ASEAN

The Leaderboard: Busaya Mathelin

Who is she?  Busaya Mathelin is a veteran diplomat currently serving as Thailand’s ambassador to Belgium and head of mission to the European Union. Earlier, Busaya served as ambassador to Spain and Senegal and was director-general of the European Affairs…

The Leaderboard: Marciano Paynor

Who is he? Marciano Paynor, Jr. currently serves under Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte as chief protocol officer of Malacañang Palace. He held the same post under former presidents Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo and Fidel Ramos. In 2015, Paynor led the National Organizing…

The Leaderboard: U Than Htay

Who is he? U Than Htay most recently served in the Myanmar government as minister of rail transportation in Thein Sein’s Union Solidarity and Development Party (USDP) government from 2013 until August 2015, when he stepped down for an unsuccessful…