Lian Thawn Ngam was born in Zampi village, Northern Chin State. He studied Accounting and Finance at the University of Greenwich, UK, and Business Administration at MUAS, Myanmar. Thawn has worked in a host of international and local NGOs, civil society, media, grassroots educational foundations, and the United Nations.
Thawn is a Data Management and Project Support Specialist. He also worked in a variety of research and data management roles, particularly on elections, armed conflict, and the peace process. Most recently, Thawn has served as Project Support Officer for LIFT-UNOPS, in Maternal and Early Childhood project run by the Department of Social Welfare - MSWRR, Myammar. He is the co-founder of TheHILLS.