Yupar Myint joined EFER as a Programme Director in Sept 2008 to manage EFER European Entrepreneurship Colloquium (EEC). She currently manages the European Commission funded ESPER project at EFER, a consortium among EFER, Europe Unlimited, IESE, Warsaw School of Economics and University of Cambridge to run three EEC programmes for professors across Europe over 2010-2012.
Yupar also serves as a Director of International Business Development at Centre for Entrepreneurial Learning (CfEL), Judge Business School, University of Cambridge to implement international collaborations of the Centre. She also manages Ignite, an intensive, one week training programme for entrepreneurs, scientists, Engineers and senior executives of technology companies at CfEL. Yupar joined CfEL in 2003 where her research on "Social Capital of Cambridge Cluster" was awarded one of the top 50 articles in the Emerald Management Review, 2005. Her previous experience includes business development, project management and entrepreneurship start-ups in Thailand and Myanmar. She completed her MBA at Judge Business School in 2002, where for her dissertation, she undertook an analysis of the critical success factors for hi-tech companies in the Cambridge Cluster. Yupar has a BA (Honours) International Relations from University of Yangon, Myanmar and an MBA (International Business) from Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand, where her thesis on “Time, Cost, Quality trade-off in Project Management: A Case Study” was published in “The International Journal of Project Management”.