Pyrou Chung

Chung has extensive experience in the development sector in the conservation and human rights, including extensive work with EWMI’s Open Development Initiative (ODI) and its partners in Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, Vietnam, and Myanmar. She’s an ecologist and sustainable development practitioner and has worked between the nexus of environmental governance, conservation, and human rights with an emphasis on implementing integrated biodiversity, natural resource management, and land rights initiatives with indigenous, forest-dependent or rural communities. Prior to working with ODI, she played a critical role in the formation of the Prey Lang Community Network and conducted research which led to the foundation of what is now Open Development Cambodia.