Our Board

Oum Vongnarith
Chair Head of Operations, ChildFund Cambodia
Oum holds a Masters Degree in Development Management and has more than 20 years experience in senior positions in international NGOs working in Cambodia. His wide range of skills and knowledge include: leadership and management; human resources management; financial management; grant management; and establishing and maintaining collaborative relationships and partnerships with stakeholders. He has served previously on the Boards of several Cambodian NGOs.
Srey Sotheavy
Executive Director, Alliance for Conflict Transformation (ACT).
Sotheavy holds a Master of General Management degree. She has experience working in Cambodia in peacebuilding and conflict transformation since 2009, as well as participating with various other social and community development groups in Cambodia and Asia working to contribute to respect human dignity for all. Sotheavy enjoys working with peacebuilding and hopes a true spiritual conversion will lead to respect for dignity, values, ethnicity, and religious traditions of everyone.
Russell Peterson
Freelance Consultant
Russell is a development professional with 17 years' experience at the Representative (Director) level, mainly in Cambodia. He has extensive experience in SE Asia in program management, fund-raising, conflict analysis, peace-building, NGO network building, and coaching of local counterparts. He now works as a consultant to NGOs in Cambodia and SE Asia. He has a Master’s degree in International and Community Development from Australia's Deakin University.
Carole Williams
Freelance Consultant
Carole holds a degree in Finance & Accounting from the UK and for the first 14 years of her career worked in financial management in the higher education sector, in retail and with a charity focused around the issue of UK poverty. This inspired her to take the opportunity to move to Cambodia nearly 20 years ago with Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO), to support local colleagues in financial, administrative and management systems. Carole has continued to work in Cambodia and has worked with various non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in project, financial and administrative management, planning, institutional review, planning and development, monitoring & evaluation and research and capacity building & mentoring. This has given her wide knowledge and experience in the education, social services and community development sectors, working with a range of stakeholders, from grassroots to Ministry level in both urban and rural areas across the country.
Leang Rattanaktevy
Co-Coordinator, Southeast Asia Development Program (SADP)
In my role at SADP I facilitate the grant making process, oversee the work of the Program Team, collaborate with other donor organizations, coordinate cooperation with the SADP consultants and liaise with government institutions. Tevy originates from Prey Veng province. I hold a Bachelor Degree in Accounting and have joined a number of short courses on issues such as critical thinking, cultural diversity and peoples-led development in Cambodia, Sweden and the Philippines. She has been working with local non-government organizations for more than ten years in managerial and financial positions as well as program implementation, advocacy and research roles. Tevy has experience working with local organizations, youth groups, and community groups on community rights, livelihood, and democracy. She is currently Chair of the Board of Cambodia Future Foundation (CFF).
Mao Lan
Mr. Mao Lan has over 15 years of project management and business experience, 8 years of which were at senior management level. He has expertise in the implementation of new technological solutions to improve customer service and increase productivity, and using big data to interpret findings in a scientific manner. He also has broad experience in managing public-private partnership projects, working with both government ministries and major donors. Through his work Mao has also developed strong media links with local and international outlets in his media advocacy efforts.