Dr. Maung Maung Thein was appointed as Deputy Minister of Finance in 2012, charged with the duties to take care of MOF’s International Affairs, State-owned Banks and Non-Banking Financial Sector. He was the Chairman of the Preparatory Committee for holding AFMM and AFDM+3 meeting in Nay Pyi Taw last year. He represented Myanmar MOF as co-chairs of AFDM+3 meetings in Nay Pyi Taw, Kazakhstan and recently in Tokyo.
He has checkered career, starting as part-time tutor in Law Department, Yangon University and moved on to Housing Authority, National Shipping Line and National Insurance Co. before he was nominated to join MOF. He is a lawyer by training, holding B.A. (Law), LL.B., LL.M. (Master of Laws), Ph.D (specialized in international Economic Law). He is also interested in finance and is a fellow of Australian and New Zealand Institute of Finance. He has post-graduate diploma in applied psychology. He has published 6 books and over 350 articles.