Humphrey Fellow Gyi IRC Acting Dep Director, Myanmar

Congratulations to 2016-17 Humphrey International Fellow Aung Gyi who has recently taken the new position of Acting Deputy Director, Operations (a position like Deputy Country Director) for the International Rescue Committee, based in Yangon, Myanmar.

Mr. Gyi has over 10 years of experience in development to promote democratic reform and social economic growth by integrating aid activities strategically into the larger development and policy plans of Myanmar.  Last year he was serving as Field Director for the International Rescue Committee (IRC) in the Rakhine and Southern Chin provinces. Mr. Gyi’s role at IRC included providing oversight on programming and strategic planning, human resources and security operations, and liaising with government agencies, nongovernment and community-based organizations, and other development and relief actors in the area.  Mr. Gyi holds a Bachelor of Arts in English and a Master of Public Administration from Yangon University.

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