Technical Assistance Team

Assistance for the ASEAN Secretariat and ASEAN Member States takes the form of technical assistance missions, advisory services, studies, study visits, seminars, workshops and working groups’ activities. This is facilitated by a core team of two key experts:

  • A Team Leader; and
  • An International Merchandise Trade Statistics Specialist – Deputy Team Leader.

They will be supported by a team of short-term experts with extensive experience in project fields and the region.

teamleaderMr. Yannick Bineau – Team Leader
Mr. Yannick Bineau, Phd in Economics, Team Leader of the COMPASS Project, has been professor of macroeconomics, finance and international economics, exchange rate economics and national accounts during more than two decades in France and several worldwide universities in Europe, Latin America, Central, Northern and South-East Asia. He also as has extensive experience in economics, statistics, international economics, and project management. He also has a wide-range knowledge of European and regional integration processes and a good knowledge on regional integration dynamics. This experience provides him with an extensive knowledge of project management and gives him a broad vision coupled with an in-depth knowledge of the main domains covered under programme.


Mr. Henri Tyrman – Deputy Team Leader, IMTS Specialist
Mr. Henri Tyrman will have the responsibility for the implementation of the activities of his thematic sector. He will define and implement the work programme of the IMTS sector in close coordination with the ASEAN Secretariat and the ASEAN Member States and will supervise the assistance delivered by the short-term experts in IMTS. He has been for more than 6 years the Head of the “Macro-Economic Analysis, Quality, Dissemination” Sector in the External Trade Unit of Eurostat and has a great experience of assessment of national systems, of the identification of best practices and of technical assistance.