Myanmar Campaigns Assistant

Htoo Myat Hlaing (Steven) is an ethnic Burman who graduated from the Myanmar Mercantile Marine College as an engineer. During his second year of college, he volunteered at a local civil society group, called Community Response Group (Comreg), where he became passionate about human rights and the environment. Last year, Steven interned at ERI’s Yangon office for 4 months, after which he joined the 2015 class of the EarthRights School. Upon his graduation, he joined the campaigns team as Myanmar Campaigns Assistant and is working with communities affected by large-scale development projects in Myanmar. Steven speaks Burmese and English fluently, can communicate in Japanese, and is currently learning French, Thai and Tamil.