Ne Lynn Aung is the Senior Research Manager at MIPS. He previously worked as head of the Research and Information Management Unit at the Technical Secretariat Centre (TSC) of the Joint Ceasefire Monitoring Committee (JMC). He also served as a Communication Analyst for the United Nations Development Programme in Myanmar, and a Communication and Advocacy Manager for HelpAge International in Myanmar. Prior to this, Ne Lynn Aung held various positions with UN-funded microfinance and livelihoods development projects in the Irrawaddy Delta.
He received an M.A. in International Peace Studies from the UN-mandated University for Peace in Costa Rica, and another M.A. in Political Science from the Ateneo de Manila University in the Philippines. He is interested in counter-terrorism, transitional security, identity politics, and Burmese Buddhist iconography. Ne Lynn Aung recently published a chapter entitled “Culture, Changes and Ageing Population: An Overview of the Situation of Older Persons in Myanmar” in Ageing in Asia-Pacific: Interdisciplinary and Comparative Perspectives.