Associate - Cambodia, Defense & Security, Infrastructure, Myanmar, Public Relations
Hla Hpone “Jack” Myint rejoined the Council as an Associate in March 2016 and works on the Cambodia, Defense and Security, Infrastructure and Myanmar Committees and support the Council’s external communications efforts.
Previously, Jack was a Research Assistant at Inle Advisory Group, a Washington-based advisory firm focused on investment opportunities in Myanmar. He interned for the Council during the summers of 2013 and 2014 and for the International Republican Institute’s Asia Division and the Center for Energy Policy and Management. He has also worked for a member of parliament at the Pyithu Hluttaw (Lower House of Parliament) in Nay Pyi Taw.
Jack’s op-eds and commentary have appeared in The Huffington Post (where he is a featured author), The Diplomat Magazine, Eurasia Review, Voice of America (VOA), BBC News Radio, Radio Free Asia (RFA), Borderless News and New Mandala. Jack is a Prospect Burma: Aung San Suu Kyi Nobel Peace Prize Fund Scholar, an Open Society Foundation Scholar, and a U.S Department of State International Exchange Alumnus.
Jack holds a B.A in Political Science and Conflict Resolution Studies (CRS) from Washington & Jefferson College, where he graduated top of his class in the CRS concentration. He is fluent in English and Burmese, and studied German.