BILLY HARKIN

Chairman of Energize Myanmar (www.energizemyanmar.com

Director of the EU Myanmar Centre (www.eu-myanmar.org)

 

EDUCATION

 

EMPLOYMENT AND BUSINESS OWNERSHIP

Yarrows Shipbuilders (founded in 1865), Glasgow, Scotland

Founder and Proprietor of Premier Mechanical Services Business, Ireland

Head of IPR Strategy, Scotland’s Technology Ventures Team, Glasgow, Scotland

Business Development Manager, University of Glasgow (founded in 1451), Scotland

“Nowhere has the rise in academic enterprise been faster than at Glasgow University, an institution with a good research record now earning a handsome deal from innovation. Three years ago it owned intellectual property worth less than £300,000. Today that figure is £100m.”

Founder and CEO, QucomHaps, Ireland (founded in 2005, with operations in Malaysia, Russia, Singapore, Myanmar and Czech Republic).

Founder and Chairman, Energize Myanmar, Myanmar and Singapore

Founder, EU Myanmar Centre (EUMC), Myanmar and Singapore

 

PUBLICATIONS

 

PUBLIC SPEAKING AND ENGAGEMENTS