Hujjat believes in creating prosperity for all, which is why he set-up up Tun Yat. As a co-founder and CEO, Hujjat led the pilot design to establish proof of concept, securing partners and fundraising to finance Y1 of Tun Yat operations. He also recruited and trained an initial team that supported service-delivery across six areas of Myanmar where 5,000+ farming households were able to access and trial the more reliable rental service. The overall result generated $100,000 in additional income for this group of farmers.
Hujjat brings 15 years’ experience working in a number of emerging markets including: Kosovo, Mongolia, PNG, remote Australia, East Timor, Lebanon and Myanmar. Highlights of this career-track include working with the Centre for Appropriate Technology (an Aboriginal Science and Tech non-profit), in a policy impact function; worked in teams that set-up first Desert Hub for Aboriginal rural entrepreneurs partnering with Commonwealth Bank, and separately led communication efforts to secure Engineering Australia’s top Hudson Award on major ADB-funded renewable energy Bush light livelihood project impacting 150,000 households in rural India. He has an MBA from Australia’s Flinders University, an American B.A in international relations from Lewis and Clark College and an Italian post-Grad in design Instituto Marangoni.