Khoon Thomas received his B.A. in Philosophy, Politics & Economics at Rangsit University (Thailand), International College in 2008. He was a teacher of high school in Karenni Refugee Camp#2, Thailand, worked with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) as a interpreter, and worked at Refugee Camp Administration (Disciplinary Department). He was a working group leader of Karenni Youth Organization during high school life. Currently, he has been a Program Coordinator of the Refugee Response since February 2011.