U Zaw Naing Oo

U Zaw Naing Oo is an Environmental Scientist and Director at the Resource & Environment Myanmar Co., Ltd., a leading resource and environmental consultancy services company, and Secretary of the Myanmar Environment Institute, an educational institute for environmental science and sustainable development. He has a Master in Science in Geology and a Bachelor of Science in Geology from Yangon University.
U Zaw Naing Oo has twenty years of experience in the field of Geosciences, having worked in the Geology Department, Yangon University during 1997 to 2007, and as principal consultant for environmental impact assessments (EIA), environmental, social and health impact assessments (ESIA), environmental management plans (EMPs) and initial environmental examinations (IEE) in various international and national projects. These include the following:
Energy projects: EIA of Myanmar-China Gas Pipeline Project; ESHIA of Mai Khot Coal Power Project; ESHIA of Upper Yeywar – Shwezaryan 230 kV Transmission Line Project; ESHIA of Baluchaung- Shwemyo 230 kV Transmission Line Project; ESHIA of Thaketa Gas Turbine Project; EIA of the Hlawga 500 MW combined cycle power plant; environmental and social survey for Electric Power Development in the Thilawa Area; environmental baseline survey for the energy sector rehabilitation program in Myanmar; ESIA of Upper Yeywa Hydropower Project; ESIA for Mongwa Hydropower project in Shan State; and EIA of Shweli River II Hydropower Project.
Industrial and transport projects: ESIA for Baseline study of Thilawa Special Economic Zone; Environmental Baseline Survey of Dawei Deep Sea Port and Industrial Development; SIA of Main Road Project in Dawei; EIA of MCC Cement Plant in Mawlamyaing; IEE for manufacturing of construction materials and factory utensils; IEE for several garment manufacturing projects at Hlaingtharyar, Intagaw, Pathein and Dagon South; Environmental Management of Star City Project in Thanlyin; environmental management and public consultation meetings for ESIA of Thayet Cement Plant in Magwe Region; environmental management and public consultation meetings for ESIA and EMP for cement plant in Thandawmyat Taung in Kyaukse Township; actual environmental survey for feasibility study for the construction of Bago River and Thaketa river bridges.
Mining projects: ESHIA of Modi Taung Gold Project (National Prosperity Gold Production Co. Ltd.).
Socioeconomic development projects: Socioeconomic Assessment of Rakhine Region; EIA of reclamation works at Sittwe in Rakhine State; environmental & social information surveys for the strategic urban development plan of Greater Yangon; environmental management and IEE for Water Treatment Plant Project in the Initial Development Phase of Dawei SEZ; and social environment considerations study on the project for rehabilitation of education colleges.