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AD Team



Executive Director

Carol Moet Moet Aye is an Executive Director Cum Research and Advocacy Director and co-founder of Another Development. Carol is responsible for the successful leadership and management of the organization and overseeing the planning, implementation and evaluation of the organization’s programs and services. Prior to joining AD, Carol was Documentation, Monitoring and Evaluation and Reporting Officer at Karen Development Network (KDN). She also worked as Program Manager and Program Officer at Biodiversity and Nature Conservation Association (BANCA) and Sustainable Development Knowledge Network (Spectrum) respectively. She holds a Bachelor of Law (LLB) from Yangon University, and an MSc in Urban Environmental Management from Asian Institute of Technology.


Office Manager

Naw Hse Paw Htoo is AD’s Office Manager. Hse Paw is responsible for administration work, finance management, human resources management, and logistical management in AD. Prior to joining AD, she worked at Yangon Film School (YFS) as an Admin and Finance where she was responsible for admin work, finance and other logistical management. She also worked at Karen Human Rights Group (KHRG) and Spectrum (SDKN) in relations to admin and finance. She holds BA (Social Studies) from Myanmar Institute of Theology.


Research Officer

Yay Chann is a research officer at AD, and woks on urban planning project. His recent research focuses on urban green space, and urban water supply. He was also involved in AD’s responsible tourism research project. Before starting at AD in 2016, Yay Chann was a research volunteer at Forest Research Institute (FRI), and University of Forestry and Environmental Science. Yay Chann holds a Bachelor in Forestry Science from University of Forestry and Environmental Science, and studied Research Studies at Yangon University of Economics, and Development Studies at Myanmar Institute of Gender Studies (MIGS). He is particularly interested in local and urban governance, environmental governance, and enthusiastic in statistical data analysis.


Research Associate

Saw Kapru Soe is a Research Associate at Another Development. He is currently working in the research team under the Research and Advocacy Department of Another Development Think Tank. He has involved in one of AD’s current policy research works, decentralization, and local governance in Karen State and Tanintharyi Region, which mainly focused on public communication and participation. Moreover, he has also been helping with other research works such as Yangon City Water Supply System and Green Spaces in Yangon. He joined AD in March 2018. He graduated from Liberal Arts Program, Myanmar Institute of Theology with BA (Social Studies).

Nan Khine Cho Cho Thin

Junior Research Associate

Nan Khine Cho Cho Thin is a Junior Research Associate at Another Development. She is currently working with the research team to develop policy papers on Public Engagement, which is under one of the thematic areas Decentralization and Local Governance in Kayin State and Tanintharyi Region. Before working with AD, she had worked at Enlightenment Myanmar Research Foundation (EMReF) as a research assistant and then worked at Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) Myanmar/Japan, Minister of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) Education Assistant Project as a community Mobilizer. She was Alumni from Leadership and Organizational Development at Education Gathering Group (EGG) Academy, Hpa-an. She holds Bachelor degree of specialization in Mathematic (B.Sc) major from the University of Distance Education Hpa-an, Karen State.


Program Associate

Wai Hlyan Pai is currently working as a Program Associate/Innovation Catalyst at Another Development. He graduated from Pathein University with BA (English) and achieved Diploma in Peace and Security Studies from Myanmar Institute for Peace and Security Studies (MIPSS). He also worked at Democratic Voice of Burma (DVB) and some election observation teams. He has, so far, involved in AD’s research and consulting processes such as community-based tourism initiatives in Goyingyi Island, Yangon City water supply and local governance in Kayin State and Tanintharyi Region.


Program Associate

Seng San Mai is a Program Associate at Another Development. He studied Diploma in Community Development at Myanmar Institute of Theology (MIT). Prior to joining AD, he also worked and volunteered at different organizations including Yuma  IDPs Camp, Actionaid Myanmar and Phan Tee Eain (Creative Home) .He currently supports in implementation and organizing the programs to operate AD's projects.



Saw Hla Nwe is an intern at Another Development and she works closely with Office Manager to support the administration and financial management of the office. She has involved in local governance and urban planning projects where she supported research and program teams for logistical management. She is in her final year of study at Myanmar Institute of Theology by majoring in Social Studies.



Htet Wai Wai Khaing is AD’s Research Intern. She joined AD on September 2019 and she is particularly responsible to support the research activities, including research initiatives, data analysis, report editing, conducting interview with a variety of actors, and other tasks as assigned. Previously, she volunteered in two charity organizations and one campaign project. She also involved as an observer in 2015 General Election, 2018 By-Election and 2019 Yangon Municipal Election. She holds Bachelor of Arts in International Relations from Dagon University and she also studied Diploma in Painting Course at National University of Arts and Culture, Yangon.