Zo Tum Hmung  is the Executive Director of Chin Association of Maryland, Inc (formerly known as Chin Integration and Advocacy Network USA) based in Maryland. He previously co-founded the Ethnic Nationalities Affairs Center-Union of Burma (ENAC), a research center that supports the peace process and development of democratic institutions in Burma, and served as its first Executive Director. ENAC has offices in Chiang Mai, Thailand, and Yangon, Burma.

Among other publications, he led the efforts by ENAC to publish Fiscal Federalism: Implications for Future Federal Democratic Union of Myanmar, May 2018,

Natural Resources of Myanmar (Burma): Ownership, Management, Revenue Sharing, and Impacts, September 2017,  and The Sectoral Policy Recommendations for Building a Future Federal Union (English and Burmese Version), December 2014. He also co-authored Seeking Refuge: The Chin People in Mizoram State, India, December 2011.

Mr. Hmung has frequently spoken on Burma, including at Harvard University, Oxford University, and Yale University.

In 2003, he completed his Master of Public Administration from Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government, focusing on foreign policy and negotiations. He currently lives with his family in Elkridge, Maryland.