Htet Thiri Aung has over four years of projects management and research experience. Htet has developed her skills in research and evaluation since joining Montrose and has gained geographical experience across much of Myanmar through her involvement in numerous research and evaluation field missions in education, environment, social and livelihoods programmes for local and international private clients, and development sector clients such as FCDO, DFAT and UN agencies. Htet supports project management and research for Montrose’s Asia-Pacific programmes by coordinating and supporting project designing, risk management, research and evaluation, project administration and financial management, and business development.
Prior to working with Montrose, Htet worked as a freelance translator and volunteered at The Myanmar Times. She was also an active member of Young Charity Group, which provided assistance to the flood victims in Rakhine State in 2015. Htet is a core volunteer member of youth volunteering and children’s education group Wisdom for Life. She contributes to youth training, fundraising and distribution of storybooks to orphanages and monastic education students in the sub-urban area of Yangon, Karen and Mon States. She also assists tutors and accompanies MIT Liberal Arts Programme final year students on research studies.
Htet holds a BA in English Literature from Mawlamyine University and International Relations and Business Law postgraduate diplomas with distinction from Yangon University. In addition, Htet holds a certificate in research and evaluation from Myanmar Business School. Htet is fluent in Burmese, English and Korean.