Meet Our Team
Min Chan Win (Managing Director)
Min is a project development professional with expertise in project implementation, coordination and evaluation with a particular focus on sustainable energy utilisation and access. He has a clear understanding on the fundamentals of energy policy, a balance between energy security and environmental protection as well as the socio-economic challenges behind it.
After founding Myanmar Eco Solutions (MES) in 2012, Min has successfully facilitated between international companies and local key stakeholders, which includes government ministries and regional authorities for projects across Myanmar. As Managing Director for both EAM Myanmar & MES, he is constantly pursuing his vision to be the best sustainable energy solutions provider in Myanmar.
Benjamin Frederick (Head of Operations)
Ben first came into contact with Min whilst on a summer internship for a foreign solar energy company who were expanding to Myanmar in 2013. Falling in love with Myanmar and seeing it’s need and huge potential benefit for sustainable energy solutions, Ben joined the MES team in 2014.
Ben’s role in MES encompasses the creation and development of business opportunities with day-to-day project management. A recent (MSci Physics 2014) graduate from the University of Bristol, Ben enjoys the challenge of weaving the technical and economic factors together, throughout the project development and operational stages.
Joacim Kontny (Sustainable Energy Manager)
Joacim is a Norwegian Environmental Scientist with a lot of experience in project development and natural resource management. His education at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences was broad, covering subjects including biology, geology and physics which gave him an eye for systems thinking with a holistic view. He is equally comfortable with his feet in soil as he is in a conference room in a busy metropolis.
Thwe Thwe Tun (Director, Administration and Logisitics)
Thwe is one of the founding directors of MES and have been actively engaged in the company’s day to day activities regarding general administration & logistics.
Thwe’s has a solid administrative background in the services industry which includes as director of sales for a leading international hotel in Yangon and as head of administration for Myanmar Tourism Marketing Committee.
Shein Mon Aung (Accountant)
Perusing her passion and interest for the natural world, Shein Mon graduated from The University of East Yangon with a B.Sc Botany in 2009.
Shein Mon turned her attention to accountancy, enjoying a challenge and wanting to develop her aptitude for Mathematics, and was awarded a Group Diploma in Accounting and Diploma in Management Accounting in 2011 from London Chamber of Commerce and Industry international qualifications. She has been working as an accountant ever since.
From previous experience working with Min, and believing in the potential of the solar business, Shein Mon was excited to join MES in 2015.
Ye Thu Win (Project Development Manager)
Ye Thu is passionate in developing sustainable energy projects across Myanmar, which are affordable and reliable for the people and industry alike. He has a mechanical engineering degree from National University of Singapore (NUS) and a master’s degree in engineering from Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Thailand. His focus is on alternative energy and environmental aspects covering perspectives from energy economics and modelling, environmental implications and advance renewable energy technologies. He also has a “Certificate Renewable Energy Project Developer” accreditation from Renewables Academy AG (RENAC), Germany. Previously, he worked for GIZ in the Project Development Program (PDP) for renewable energy as an alternative solution and Rural Electrification Program with specialized experiences on mini-grid development prior to joining Myanmar Eco Solutions.