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Bounmee Maokhamphiou

Country Director - Lao PDR

Bounmee holds a Master of Arts degree in Marketing and a Master of Arts degree in International Business both from University of Tasmania located in Australia. He also holds Bachelor of Arts degree in Business from the University of Southern Queensland, Australia, which was funded by the Australian Development Scholarship, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business from the National University of Laos. Determined to enrich his knowledge, he is also a doctorate student at Massey University where his academic work is focus on branding. His study is funded by the New Zealand ASEAN Award Program.

With business oriented academic background, Bounmee has polished his knowledge and skills on various development context, such as forestry regulation and environment; groundwater; children and education; tourism and management; smallholder cash crop; water, sanitation and hygiene; non-timber forest products; biogas; and banking. 

Bounmee has more than 10 years of working experience, both at management and advisory position, to contribute to the development of Lao PDR through the non-governmental organizations and private business that he works with, namely GIZ, International Water Management Institute, United Nations World Food Programme, SNV Netherlands Development Organisation and Phongsavanh Bank Ltd.

Key Expertise

He specializes in stakeholder engagement, public relations, management, project management, marketing communication, corporate communication, event planning, internal communication, market research, crisis communication, social media, strategic communication, event management, social media marketing, media relations.