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Bowman, Victoria Jane, (Vicky) free

Born 12 June 1966; d of Dr Frank Neville Hosband Robinson and Daphne Isabel (née Coulthard); m 1st, 1991, Mark Andrew Bowman (marr. diss. 2001); 2nd, 2006, Htein Lin; one d

Director, Myanmar Centre for Responsible Business, since 2013

Education

Oxford High Sch. for Girls; Pembroke Coll., Cambridge (BA Hons Natural Scis; Hon. Fellow 2016); Univ. of Chicago

Career

Entered FCO, 1988; Third, later Second, Sec., Rangoon, 1990–93; FCO, 1993–96; Spokeswoman, UK Repn to EU, 1996–99; Mem., Cabinet of Eur. Comr for Ext. Relns, 1999–2002; Ambassador to Burma (Union of Myanmar), 2002–06; Hd, Africa Dept (Southern), FCO, 2006–08; Jt Dir, Global and Econ. Issues, FCO, 2008–11; Global Practice Leader Ext. Affairs, Rio Tinto, 2011–13. DUniv Bradford, 2017

Publications

On the Road to Mandalay: translation of writings by Mya Than Tint, 1996

Recreations

travel, art, languages, translating Burmese fiction and poetry

Address

Myanmar Centre for Responsible Business, 6(a) Shinsawpu Road, Kayinchan Qtr, Ahlone, Yangon

Myanmar