Currently, I am the Executive Director of Transparency International Cambodia (TI Cambodia), an organisation leading the fight against corruption. Prior to this role, I used to work for several international and inter-governmental organisations including UNDP, the World Bank, NDI, EU and CWS. Collectively, I have 19 years of work experience in various fields including integrated community development, advocacy, democratic development, governance and anti-corruption.
In addition, I used to work for US-based technology company (Angkor One LLC) as Cambodia Director of Operations. I was a certified trainer of the Oxford Centre for Leadership of the United Kingdom from 2010 – 2012 and I have been seasonal trainer on various topic including Communications and Public Speaking, Management and Leadership, Personal Empowerment and Transformation, Good Governance and Anti-Corruption, etc.
On international stage, I was appointed as Ambassador for Peace for the Universal Peace Federation (UPF) since June 2010. From 2012 to 2014 I served as the Regional Coordinator for the UNCAC Coalition (a global civil society organisation working to promote the implementation of the UN Convention Against Corruption). In addition, I served as a member of the Advisory Committee for the Asia Pacific department and a member of the Working Group to develop the global strategy 2020 of Transparency International.
I earned a Postgraduate Degree on International Election Observation and Electoral Assistance from Basque Country University, Spain; a Master’s degree in Political Science in Cambodia; a Diploma in English from the Australian Center for Education; a Certificate from The Global Leadership Center of OHIO University, USA; a Professional Certificate in International Anti-Corruption from the International Centre for Parliamentary Studies, UK; and Governance and Social Accountability Certificate from Ateneo School of Government, The Philippines.
I have participated as a participant and as a guest speaker in many international events in many countries around the world including: U.S.A, Brazil, Panama, United Kingdom, Germany, Austria, Egypt, India, Nepal, Bangladesh, Philippines, Indonesia, East Timor, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam and Laos.