Meet the ISY Board

ISY is a non-profit Association that is governed by a volunteer Board of Trustees of up to eleven members.




Ekayi is Burmese-Australian being born in Myanmar but being educated in Australia. She has also lived in Singapore.  Ekayi has two children at ISY (Class of 2024 and Class 2027).  Ekayi has a business background having mainly worked in the finance sector and currently works at AustCham.  Ekayi holds two bachelor degrees, Bachelor of Commerce (first class honours) and Bachelor of Asian Studies, both studied at the Australian National University.


Vice Chair

Tun Thura Thet is Burmese and has a son at ISY (Class of 2033). He has been on several boards including as an elected director of the Myanmar Institute of Directors, an Independent Director of the Myanmar Credit Bureau, a director at Myanmar ICT Development Corporation and a vice-chairman of the Myanmar Computer Federation. Tun Thura Thet holds a PhD and MSc from Nanyang Technological University in Singapore.

Sao Thanda Noi


Sao was appointed to the Board of Trustees in June 2019. She is a Myanmar National with 1 daughter; Zarah (Class of 2027). Before being appointed to the Board of Trustees Sao worked with the Parent Association Board most recently as the Class Parents Coordinator. Sao has worked in the Travel Industry for many years.



Phyoe Min Kyaw was born and raised in Yangon. He spent 5 years in the United States studying Finance at Arizona State University. He then returned to Myanmar to start his career in the Consumer Product Distribution sector as the Managing Director of Pahtama Group where he worked for 10 years. He is currently working in the Retail sector as the COO of City Mart Holding Company. Phyoe Min Kyaw is married with a son at ISY in the Elementary School.

Goran Simic


Goran Simic has a long history at ISY having graduated from ISY in 1999 and having 3 brothers go through the school as well. Goran has a daughter, Natalija, at ISY in the High School who started ISY in the 2021-22 year in 9th Grade. Goran is from Serbia but has spent time in Yangon working in the field of industrial production and international business in general. He is currently working as an Economic Counselor at the Embassy of the Republic of Serbia in Yangon. Not only is Goran fluent in Serbian and English, he also speaks fluent Myanmar.


Kunsuk has been fortunate to be raised, not only in Korea, but also abroad during his youth in Germany, and Singapore. He attended various International Schools, where he gained valuable experience in becoming a truly global citizen. After graduating from Yonsei University, Seoul, Republic of Korea, Kunsuk gained further international experience over 20 years, working in Hong Kong, and Geneva, Switzerland. He currently works as the General Manager in a global multinational company here in Yangon.  He is very proud to send his children to this school and he is fully supportive of ISY’s clear mission and vision. Kunsuk has two sons at ISY.

Wai Phyo


Wai Phyo is Burmese and an ISY alumni (Class of 1993). Wai Phyo has two children at ISY (Classes of 2029 and 2035). Wai Phyo is an entrepreneur and his businesses include food manufacturing, distribution and technology. He holds a bachelors degree from the American University and MBAs from UCLA and National University of Singapore.

Anamika Dinodiya Agarwal

Anamika is an alumni who graduated from ISY in 2006, after spending 12 years as a student studying here. She went on to further her education, gaining a Master of Arts in Mass Communications from Oklahoma City University.  Anamika is currently the Director of The Corriander Leaf Restaurant, and Delhi Deli here in Yangon.  She would like the opportunity to help ISY on the next chapter of its journey.  Anamika has two children attending ISY in the Elementary School.


Kanyanakorn Saorumnee (Erk)


Erk is a Thai national but married a Burmese national and moved to Myanmar in 2009 where she initially worked as a general manager with the MK group of Companies. Erk has a Master’s Degree in Computer Information Systems from Assumption University. Currently she works alongside her husband as a Business Director at NCX Myanmar Honda Automobile and Motorcycle business. Erk has two sons at ISY (Classes of 2031 and 2027).