WHO WE ARE

Conyat Create was born out of the desire to yield meaningful connections and lasting solutions in Myanmar’s transitional setting.
Our expert team of consultants work hand-in-hand with businesses in an effort to move them along a globally and socially responsible path. With extensive experience in community engagement and consultation, environmental concerns, addressing grievances and corporate social responsibility, Conyat partners to help businesses gain a deeper understanding of their market as well as address the issues and opportunities most relevant to them.

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OUR MISSION

Conyat Create partners to meet the diverse needs of organisations, communities and individuals in search of environmental and social solutions within Myanmar’s unique and ever-changing context.
We work to achieve progress through empowerment by leveraging the roles of women and youth wherever necessary. By building leaders, increasing capacity and fostering healthy partnerships, we aim to create healthy ecosystems and meaningful connections rooted in shared knowledge.

OUR TEAM

Anastacia Howe Anastacia Howe

Anastacia Howe

Founder & Director

Anastacia’s passion for community engagement and development started when she lived and worked alongside ethnic communities in West Sumatra. With this experience, she has spent the last six years in Myanmar working for the private sector developing and shaping sustainability strategies with a particular focus on sustainable project designs and stakeholder engagement. As a forward thinker, colouring outside of the lines, she firmly believes in the power of utilising innovation to create and influence change agents with women at the centre. Anastacia holds a Masters in Sustainability Leadership from Cambridge University and a Masters in Public Health from Melbourne University. 

Tomas Derville Tomas Derville

Tomas Derville

Head of Delivery

Tomas brings a diverse skill set to his advocacy for environmental sustainability through his background in science with a chemistry specialisation, and a Masters Degree in Business Administration. He worked in the field of business development for 6 years in both Europe and Asia prior to joining the Conyat Create Team. His greatest passion is increasing global awareness of climate change issues, and working collaboratively to create innovative sustainable solutions. 

Zarni Aung Zarni Aung

Zarni Aung

Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist

U Zarni Aung is our master monitoring and evaluation in-house expert. With more than 20 years of experience working within various sectors on M&E activities, he aims to address sustainability and human right issues by developing and setting up grievance mechanism strategies and designs to promote responsible business practices and community development. His experience and dedication make him an invaluable part of our team.

Khin Myat Mon Khin Myat Mon

Khin Myat Mon

Consultant

Coming from civil society background and specialising in environmental awareness raising and advocacy, Khin Myat Mon is passionate about nature conservation and social development. She is a dynamic NMDC graduate who aims to develop solutions for a sustainable future through creative ideas, multi-stakeholder engagement and environmental conservation. In her free time, she can be found taking care of her plants, working on youth development activities in Myanmar or traveling, engaging with the people of the world.

Shwe Mar Shwe Mar

Shwe Mar

Consultant

Shwe Mar believes that Gender Equality is more than a goal in itself; it is a precondition for meeting the challenge of reducing poverty, promoting sustainability development and building good governance. She believes that it is our generation’s responsibility to break some of the boundaries that keep girls behind. Growing up in a society where women are not treated as equally as men, Shwe Mar is committed to creating a better world where women will stand shoulder-to-shoulder with men.

Marc Olivier Marc Olivier

Marc Olivier

Senior Consultant

Marc Olivier is an experienced and action oriented communication and partnerships professional tailoring collaborative models to integrate sustainability into businesses core systems, values and brands. He believes in the power of collaboration to inspire, empower, and engage people and organisations into responsible practice, exploring new ideas and opportunities outside their comfort zone, building on new technology and traditional wisdom, knowing that the beauty of innovation lies in its simplicity. 

Jue Jue Hlaing Jue Jue Hlaing

Jue Jue Hlaing

Associate Consultant

Jue Jue is conscientious and passionate about helping others. She recently joined the Conyat team as an intern after graduating from Dagon University with a Bachelor degree in Chemistry. Her passion for community development led her to volunteer at a number of organisations including Doh Eain, NLD Education Network, and the Mingalabar Festival. Jue Jue is primarily responsible for Conyat’s social media posts and increasing the public’s awareness around the SDGs in particular sustainable cities and communities.