Aung provides in-depth analysis, research and strategic advisory support for clients in Myanmar. He joined BGA Myanmar following a distinguished career as a civil society leader and journalist.

Aung began his journalistic career working for the English language weekly, The Myanmar Times. He worked his way through the ranks from reporter to editor before moving to the non-profit sector.

As a communications officer for Save the Children in Myanmar, Aung oversaw the organization’s emergency and development program communications.

Aung is a graduate of the Yangon University of Foreign Languages with a degree in French. He also holds a master’s degree in public affairs from the University of the Philippines.

  • BowerGroupAsia
    • Advisor (Oct 2020- Present)
    • Senior Analyst (2017- Oct 2020)
    • Analyst (2013-2017)
  • Executive Editor, The Farmer Media (May 2012- Jun 2013)
  • Communications Officer, Save the Children- Myanmar (Apr 2008- Sept 2010)
  • Reporter & Editor, The Myanmar Times; Myanmar Consolidated Media Co.,Ltd (Mar 2004- Mar 2008)

Geographic

  • Myanmar

Functional Expertise

  • Government
  • Government Affairs
  • Legal
  • Public Affairs
  • Research & Development

Industries

  • Banking
  • Education
  • Energy
  • FinTech
  • Government
  • Government Affairs
  • ICT
  • Insurance
  • Media
  • Yangon University of Distance Education (2017- Present)— 4th Year, Bachelor of Laws
  • University of Philippines, Los Banos, Philippines (2012)— Master of Public Affairs & Specialized in Education Management
  • Yangon University of Foreign Languages (2003)— Bachelor in French