Acandemic Board

Oknha Sorn Sokna
Position: Chairman

Experience:

- Chairman of Financial Institute of Cambodia.
- Chief Executive Officer of Sonatra Securities PLC.
- Chairman of Sonatra Microfinance PLC.
- Chairman of Sonatra Co., Ltd.
- Chairman of Sonatra Investment Co., Ltd.
- Chairman of Shibatu Sonatra Co., Ltd.
- Chairman of Est Wing Auditing & Consulting Co., Ltd.
- Chairman of AgrotecVita Co. Ltd.
- Co-Founder and Former Vice Chairman of Sokimex Group
- Vice-President of Cambodia Chamber of Commerce
- First Vice President of Cambodia Chamber of Professional and Micro Enterprises
- Member of ASEAN Business Advisory Council
- Chairman of ASEAN Business Awards 2012
- Honorary Fellow Member of ASEAN Federation of Engineering Organization (AFEO).
- Professional Civil Engineer
- ASEAN Civil Engineer
Education: Master of Business Administration in Finance from Charles Sturt University, NSW, Australia

Prof. Dr. Sam Ghanty
Position: Vice-Chairman

Experience:

- Vice Rector and Director of Academic and Trainning programe of Financial Institute of Cambodia.
- Independent Director of Sonatra Microfinance Institution Plc.
- Member of the Securities and Exchange Commission of Cambodia.
- Advisor to the National Accounting Council (NAC), Regulator of the Cambodian Accounting Standards.
- Certified Financial Planner and Licensed Financial Consultant in the state of Winconsin (USA) since 1991.
- Senior lecturer of ACCA - Global teaching CPA program for London - based ACCA at CamEd, Cambodia.
Education: Ph. D. in Finance Investment and Banking from University of Wisconsin, USA

H.E. Dr. Sok Siphanna
Position: Senior Advisor to the Academic Board of FIC

Experience:

- Senior lecturer of Financial Institute of Cambodia.

- Independent Director of Sonatra Securities Plc.

- Practicing attorney and the Principal at Sok Siphana & Associates.

- Advisor of the Royal Government of Cambodia with rank of Minister.

- Former Secretary of State, Ministry of Commerce, Cambodia.

Education:

- Ph.D. from Bond University School of Law in Queensland, Australia (2009).

H.E. Dr. Bit Seanglim
Position: Senior Advisor to the Academic Board of FIC

Experience:

- Attorney at Law, member of BAKC .

- Former Chairman Securities & Exchange Regulation Working Group, Office of the Council of Ministers.

- Former Advisor to Prime Minister Samdech Decho Hun Sen, with rank of Secretary of State..

Education:

- Doctor of Education, University of San Francisco, California, USA.

- Master of Business Administration, Golden Gate University, San Francisco, California, USA.

- Diploma in Customs Law, National School of Customs Administration, Neuilly, Fance

Mr. Alec Yiu Wa Tsui
Position: Senior Advisor to the Academic Board of FIC

Experience:

- Chairman of WAG Worldsec Corporate Finance Limited, Hong Kong.

- Former Chairman of the Hong Kong Securities Institute.

- Former CEO of Hong Kong Stock Exchange.

- Former Advisor of Shen Zhen Stock Exchange.

Education: Master of Engineering Degree in Industrial Engineering from University of Tennessee, USA

Mr. Albert Chew
Position: Senior Advisor to the Academic Board of FIC

Experience:

- Former Chief Financial Officer of Boardroom Public Listed Company, Singapore.

- Professional Membership:

  + Australian Institute of Management (AIM)

  + Singapore Institute of Directors (SID)

  + The Institute of Charted Accountants (ICCA)

  + Financial Services Institute of Australasia (FINSIA)

  + Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Singapore (CPA)

  + Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (CPA)

Education: Bachelor of Commerce from University of New South Wales Australia

Mr. Tom Kimson
Position: Member

Experience:

- CEO of Dynamic Pharma Co., Ltd

- CEO of Agrotech Vita Co., Ltd

- Executive Director of Sonatra Securities Plc.

- Chairman of the Auditing Committee of Sonatra Microfinance Institution Plc.

Education: MBA in Management from Charles Sturt University, NSW, Australia

Mr. Chhun Bun Teng
Position: Member

Experience:

- Former Chief Financial Officer of Cambodia Cigarette Factory

- Former Procurement and Logistic Manager of BAT Cambodia

- Inspector of MPWT Cambodia

Education: Master of Business Administration in Finance from Charles Sturt University, NSW, Australia

Mr. Tetsuji Nagata
Position: Member

Experience:

- CEO of Sonatra Microfinance Institution Plc.

- CEO of East Wing Asset Management, Japan

- Former Head of Sales Analytics Division, Bloomberg LP, Japan

Education: Master of Business Administration & Master of International Management from Thunderbird School of Global Management, USA

Mr. Mohamed El-Mensi
Position: Member

Experience:

- Former assistant professor at the University of Tunis (Tunisia)

- Consultant with the United Nations agencies and private and public sector organizations in many developing countries in the areas of local development, financial systems design, and capacity development

Education: Master degree in Strategic Management and Master degree in Financial Information Systems from the University of Paris IX, France

Mr. Ly Kim Chhay
Position: Member

Experience:

- Economic Analyst, US Embassy Bangkok

- Former Product Manager, ANZ Royal Bank

- Former Project Manager, USAID

- Former Economic and Commercial Specialist, US Embassy Phnom Penh

- Former Economic Cooperation Officer, JICA

Education: Master degree in International Development from Nagoya University, Japan

Mr. Keng Somala
Position: Member

Experience:

- Chief of Compliance of Sonatra Securities Plc.

- Lawyer

- Former officer of supreme council of magistracy

Education: Master of Law, Chamroeun University of Poly-Technology