About Us

About The Charity

The Suu Foundation is a charitable organisation registered in the United States. It is governed by a Board, who establish the strategic vision for the organisation in consultation with Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, State Counsellor of Burma.

The Board is chaired by Jean Todt.

The Board also receives advice from the Friends of the Suu Foundation, a body of people drawn from Myanmar and around the world who assist with their counsel, support and encouragement in the work that we are doing.

The Executive of the Foundation comprises a Chief Executive, General Secretary and Chief Financial Officer.

The Board

Jean Todt
Suu Foundation Chair
Jean Todt
Mr. Jean Todt was born on 25th February 1946 at Pierrefort, Cantal (France). He has one son, Nicolas, aged 36, and shares his life with Michelle...
Laura Welch Bush
Suu Foundation Honorary Chair
Laura Welch Bush
Laura Welch Bush served as the First Lady of the United States from 2001 – 2009. For decades, Laura Bush has championed key issues in the fields...
Tan Sri Dr. Francis Yeoh
Board Member
Tan Sri Dr. Francis Yeoh
Tan Sri Dr. Francis Yeoh is Managing Director of YTL Group of Companies. He took over the running of his family company in 1988 and grew it into a...
Michelle Yeoh
Board Member
Michelle Yeoh
Michelle Yeoh, an internationally acclaimed actress and producer, has starred in nearly thirty films including global hits: James Bond’s...

The Team

U Aung Nyein Chan
Country Director (Myanmar)
U Aung Nyein Chan
U Aung Nyein Chan manages as a Country Director in Suu Foundation’s several projects and seeks to initiate new projects focused on areas of the...
Michael Marett-Crosby
Chief Executive Officer
Michael Marett-Crosby
Michael leads a number of trusts and charities on behalf of Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, all of which focus on building a new and resilient Myanmar...
Meg Starbuck
Chief Financial Officer
Meg Starbuck
Meg Starbuck has been with Suu Foundation since its inception and has been responsible for the accounting and general administration of the U.S...
Florence Woerth
General Secretary
Florence Woerth
Florence Woerth is the Manager of the FIA Headquarters in Paris and a key a member of the cabinet of the president, looking after different...

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