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  • The Team

Vincent Jalabert

Founder & Managing Director, The Myanmar Fly Fishing Project, Yangon, Myanmar

Vincent holds a Master Degree in Sustainable Development & Urban Planning. After graduating in 1997 in France, he started his career working for the French Government before joining international NGOs in 2000. For the following 8 years he worked in 5 countries managing multimillion dollar projects.

In 2008, following cyclone Nargis, Vincent joined Save the Children in Myanmar as a Regional Programme Manager to participate in the relief efforts. He managed 12 offices and up to 500 staffs across a range of different projects on various themes, transferring strong project management and leadership skills to his staff until 2012.

Vincent then joined The Green Vision Group of Companies in January 2014 as Business Director to support the development of activities in the Real Estate sector in Myanmar.

Finally in 2018, after 10 years in Myanmar, Vincent founded The Myanmar Fly Fishing Project, bringing together his passion for nature and fly fishing, his business and corporate experience  and his knowledge of NGOs' environments and ways of working.

Nwe Nwe Tun

Co-Founder, Director of Finance & Grants at the Myanmar Fly Fishing Project, Yangon, Myanmar

Nwe Nwe Tun holds a Bachelor Degree in Science (2001). Soon after graduating She realised her interest and skills in numbers and accounting; she enrolled in LCCI and obtained her Diploma in Accounting in 2004. In parallel she worked for various private companies as an Accountant and then a Senior Accountant.

In 2008, following cyclone Nargis, Nwe Nwe joined Save the Children in Myanmar as a Finance Officer to support humanitarian work. Realising her interest in accounting applied to Humanitarian and Development work, Nwe Nwe worked for several International Organisations, promoted to Finance Manager and more recently to Senior Grants Manager. In such capacity, she manages Finance and Grants for Community Based Organizations (CBO), Civil Society Organizations (CSO), and Local NGOs while supporting them to improve their Financial Management Capacity, their compliance, their accounting knowledge and their Budget Management Skills.

In parallel, Nwe Nwe is pursuing her academic studies; she currenly is an ACCA (Association Certified Chartered Accountants) student and recentlly enrolled in a MBA from Horizons University in France.

As a Co-Founder and Director of Finance and Grants of The Myanmar Fly Fishing Project, Nwe Nwe is supporting the project in accounting, fundraising and financial management.

Thadoe Wai

Fresh Water Ecologist

Thadoe completed his B.Sc in Environmental Science at Simon Fraser University in Canada, with a specialization in Water science. During this time he was highly involved in Citizen Science based Environmental Programs throughout Metro Vancouver and had plenty of field experience via his studies.

After graduating in 2018, Thadoe returned to Myanmar and started a research based internship with WorldFish, a Fisheries Research Institute based in Malaysia. During this time he worked on socio-economic studies and biomonitoring in communities within the Irrawaddy Delta. Later on he was involved in the AQUADAPT Project, an initiative developed to improve food security through promoting climate resilient aquaculture practices.

Afterwards, Thadoe started work with WWF-Myanmar, firstly as a Conservation Monitoring and Evaluation Officer and currently as a Freshwater Ecologist. He has taken part in a fish migration study along the Irrawaddy River back in August of 2020, where the status of key economic migratory fish species such as Hilsa, Mahseer, Seabass, and Pangasius were assessed.

Throughout this time, Thadoe has also developed an interest in the Ornamental fishkeeping hobby, especially on native fish species. He advocates for conservation of wild fish populations popular in the aquarium trade by promoting sustainable fisheries production and management and raising awareness about the impacts that overharvesting, pollution, and invasive species can have on local aquatic ecosystems. In his spare time he actively experiments with breeding various species of native fish with the ultimate goal of restoration, repopulation, and management of degraded waterways.

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