Dr. Hla Theingi is the independent director of EFR Group of Companies. She graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration and MBA from Assumption University Thailand and received her PhD from Asian Institute of Technology Thailand. She has also passed CFA Level 1.
As an academic professor, Dr. Hla Theingi has taught many subjects in the areas of economics, finance and accounting, international business, logistics, marketing and research for postgraduate, graduate and undergraduate students. She also published a book “Export Import Practices: ASEAN Focus” in 2013. She works as a mentor, guest speaker, reviewer, and editor for various institutions, conferences and journals. Her recent research, journal and book publications are in the area of SMEs, trade financing, remittance, sustainability, international business, ethical business, technology transfer and technology acceptance.
As a practitioner, she is currently a Chief Executive Officer of MADP Distributing Co., Ltd. and a financial advisor and executive coach for telecom, trading, agriculture, animal feed, and education companies in Myanmar and Thailand. She worked as a consultant for Myanmar Automobile Development Public Co., Ltd in 2015 and 2016. She has more than 20 years’ experience of running her own container transportation business in Myanmar. She worked as a deputy chairperson of the Department of International Business Management, Martin de Tour School of Management, Assumption University, Thailand from 1996 to 1998. She was also a member of the Research Support Committee, Assumption University, Thailand for 2012 to 2016.