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...
Alexey Viktorovich Kuzmichev
Board Member
Alexey Viktorovich Kuzmichev
Alexey Viktorovich Kuzmichev is a prominent Russian businessman. He is one of the founders and controlling owners of an investment conglomerate –...
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...
Martin Sorrell
Board Member
Martin Sorrell
Sir Martin Sorrell is the entrepreneurial founder and CEO of WPP, the world’s largest marketing communications group.  He is one of the most...
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...
Muhtar Kent
Board Member
Muhtar Kent
Mr. Muhtar Kent is Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of The Coca-ColaCompany, a position he has held since April 2009. Previously...

The Team

Alfred Burton
Operations Manager
Alfred Burton
Based in Myanmar, Alfred manages Suu Foundation projects in all areas of the strategic goals. He works with our Myanmar colleagues as well as...
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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