Harry Wardill

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About Harry Wardill
  • Country Director, Turquoise Mountain Myanmar

Following his study in engineering at Trinity College, Cambridge, Harry worked for 4 years as a structural engineer in London, becoming a Chartered Member of the Institute of Structural Engineers, having worked on some of UK’s most significant historic buildings. In 2009 he spent two years with Turquoise Mountain in Kabul Afghanistan designing and project managing the delivery of a number buildings for the Institute for Afghan Arts and Architecture. Following this Harry completed a scholarship with the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings, and went on to work for the HRH Prince Charles’ Regeneration Trust in London – where he led the multi award winning restoration of Britain’s last working Victorian pottery. Harry returned to Turquoise Mountain in 2014 as Director for their projects in Myanmar, and they completed their first renovation of a building in Yangon’s historic Downtown in Spring 2016, and have formed a partnership with Daw Aung San Suu Kyi’s Suu Foundation to preserve and promote traditional Myanmar crafts from across the country.