Our Team

Preap Kol
Executive Director
kolpreap@ticambodia.org / kolpreap@gmail.com

Mr Preap Kol is the Executive Director of TI Cambodia. A founder of the organisation, Mr Kol has been integral to the development of the policy framework, strategic plan as well as the fund raising aspects for the organisation. Kol had also served as the Regional Coordinator of the UNCAC Coalition (United Nations Convention Against Corruption) in the Asia Pacific region from June 2012 to September 2014.

Having worked with several international organisations and development agencies over 18 years, Kol brings extensive experiences and knowledge on the topics of governance, social accountability and anti-corruption. He used to serve as a Program Advisor at the World Bank in Phnom Penh; as a Senior Programme Manager at the National Democratic Institute for International Affairs (NDI), Cambodia; as well as working for the European Election Mission to Cambodia.

Mr Kol has earned a Postgraduate Degree in International Election Observations and Electoral Assistance from University of the Pasque Country, Spain; a Master’s degree in Political Science from a University in Cambodia; a Diploma in English from the Australian Centre for Education; a Certificate from The Global Leadership Centre 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. Mr Kol was a certified trainer of the Oxford Centre for Leadership, UK specialising in Communications.

He was also appointed as Ambassador for Peace of the Universal Peace Federation (UPF), in June 2010.

Pech Pisey
Senior Director of Programmes

Mr Pech Pisey joined the team on 25 June 2012. Pisey has acquired management skills and experience in various economic and social affairs, as well as in improved public financial management, national policy, good governance and aid effectiveness which he gained from working in development sector for more than 13 years in organisations such as CARE International, Cambodia; Haringey Association for Voluntary and Community Organisations, London (HAVCO), UNESCO, UNDP and BBC Media Action. Mr Pisey holds a Master Degree of Globalisation, Development and Transition from the University of Westminster in London, United Kingdom and a Bachelor Degree of Philosophy from the Royal University of Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

Sun Long
Senior Director of Operations

Mr Sun Long joined the team on 02 July 2012. Almost 23 years in his working life, Mr Long has worked with a number of INGOs such as Dan Church Aid / Christian Aid (DCA/CA) as Finance, Administration and Human Resources Coordinator; Academy for Educational Development (AED) as Finance and Administration Manager, Pharmaciens Sans Frontieres (PSF) as Senior Administrator, Institute to Serve Facilitators of Development (VBNK) as Finance and Administration Manager, Services for the Health in Asian and African Regions (SHARE) as Finance and Administration Officer, and the United Nations Transitional Authority in Cambodia (UNTAC) as the English / Khmer Interpreter-Translator. During this period, Long has learnt and contributed a lot of his knowledge and skills to the organisation and partners/colleagues/friends whom he has worked with. His professional skills and experiences are development of internal control, and policy for the organisations, staff management and capacity building, finance, human resources, admin, procurement, logistics and office management. Long was also appointed by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and the World Population Foundation (WPF) as a Cambodian Youth representative at the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD+5) in The Hague, Netherlands in 1999. Long holds a MBA degree with majors in Finance from Australia’s Charles Sturt University; BBA degree majors in Accounting/Finance from Preston University; and Diploma of Accounting from Region College. In addition, he has attended and arranged several workshops/trainings/forums in Cambodia, Asia and Europe.

Lim Sokly
Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) Specialist

Mr Lim Sokly joined the team in April 2015. Sokly is a data and statistics expert with more than 10 years of experience lecturing statistics and mathematics at university in Cambodia. Prior to joining TI Cambodia, he worked with the International Republican Institute (IRI) for six years, helping the organisation conduct polls and generating statistical analysis. He has also served as a student advisor, a quality assurance person and a research and quantitative analysis consultant for NGOs. Sokly holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics from the Royal University of Phnom Penh and a Master’s degree of Natural Science specialising in Statistics and Operations Research from Arizona State University, USA.

Seang Meng Aun
Human Resources and Administration Manager

Mr Seang Meng Aun joined the team on 02 July 2012. Meng Aun has worked for both local and international non-government organisations within Cambodia for almost 16 years during which he gained extensive experiences and knowledge/skills in human resources management and administration. He has served as Assistant to Regional Office Manager for Cambodian Institute for Human Rights (CIHR), as Admin & Logistics Assistant for Lutheran World Federation (LWF), as Administrative Assistant for Pact Cambodia then there were several promotions to be Junior Admin Officer, Admin Officer, Senior Admin and HR Officer; and then joined Cooperation Committee for Cambodia (CCC) as HR and Admin Manager. Meng Aun holds Master of Business Administration (MBA) in field of Management from Build Bright University (BBU) in 2008 and Bachelor Degree of Business Administration (BBA) in field of Management from Royal University of Law and Economics (RULE) in 2000.

Bo Dine
Procurement Officer

Mr Bo Dine joined TI Cambodia on 11 May 2015 as Procurement Officer. Dine holds Master Degree in Business Administration in 2010 and Bachelor degree in Business Administration in 2007 from Build Bright University. He has over 12 years of experiences in a field of procurement, administration and human resources management, logistic support to program and other assistance to assist in the development of new program initiatives, act as a liaison with the NGO community and represent the program at NGO meetings and official functions. Prior TI Cambodia, Dine worked at Pact Cambodia as HR and Admin Officer where he has involved in developing administrative policies and organisational manual.

Phan Bunthi
Internal Auditor

Mr Phan Bunthi joined TI Cambodia in February 2015. Bunthi has ten years of experiences in finance and administration fields and has worked for a number of local and international organisations including Vocational Training for Alleviation of Poverty and Social Development as Admin and Finance Officer, Environmental Protection and Development Organization as Admin and Finance Assistant, Youth for Peace as Admin and Finance Officer, and Oxfam as Finance Assistant. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Sciences from the Cambodian University for Specialties.  And he is pursuing Master of Risk Management in Insurance, Banking and Finance from Royal University of Law and Economics and a Master of Finance, Banking and Insurance with Nantes University, France.

Yim Soklim
Senior Finance Assistant

Ms Yim Soklim joined TI Cambodia in July 2014 as a Finance Intern before becoming a Finance Assistant six months later, then becoming Senior Finance Assistant. During her undergraduate studies, she interned at the finance department for the Organisation of Community Managed Development Partners (CMDP) and the Cambodia Micro’s Small Medium Enterprise Strengthening Project (MSME), and worked as an Accountant for the CPWF project at the Royal University of Phnom Penh. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Accounting from the Vanda Institute of Accounting.

Ann Sokong
IT Officer

Mr Ann Sokong joined TI Cambodia in December 2016. Prior to joining team, Sokong worked for Mekong River Commission and Word Vision Cambodia. More than 10 years of work experiences in the private sectors, international and inter-governmental organisations in the area of Information Technology, he had various working experiences related to Management of Information Technology, Database Administrator, System Administration, Email Exchange Administrator and Network System Administrator starting from local up to international work environment. With regard to his educational background, he earned a bachelor degree in Information Technology from Royal University of Phnom Penh and master degree in management business administration from National University Management.

Pen Raksa
Senior Programme Manager – Public Sector Engagement and Reform Programme & Partnership and Coalition Building Programme

Mr Pen Raksa has joined the team on 02 October 2012. He has more than 17 years of experience in the private and public sector. Drawing on his background in engineering, business administration, and public management, Raksa has served in many private and public institutions – international companies, international organisations and UN agency, such as AristonLtd, SL International Co. Ltd, Mekong River Commission (MRC), Council for Development of Cambodia-CDC/UNDP Aid-Coordination and Partnership Project, and UNDP. Raksa has brought with him an extensive experience in site management, administration/finance/HR management, project management, and network and partnership building. He also has strong knowledge in policy analysis, project development and monitoring. Raksa holds a Bachelor degree in Business Administration from Paññāsāstra University of Cambodia, and a Master in Public Management from National School of Administration of France (ENA) & Royal University of Economics and Law (RULE).

Som Chanthida
Senior Programme Officer – Public Sector Engagement and Reform Programme & Partnership and Coalition Building Programme

Ms Som Chanthida has joined a team on 01 August 2016. She has more than 7 years of experience in working for both educational and international organizations such as Royal University of Phnom Penh; University of Puthisastra; Spanish Agency for International Cooperation Development (AECID); Mekong River Commission; and German Technical Cooperation (GIZ). During her work, she got involved in many areas of work including administration and finance, tourism development and research, and policy development and advocacy in the field of sub-national democratic development by working with various key stakeholders including the National Committee for Sub-national Democratic Development, Ministry of Interior, Ministry of Civil Services and sub-national administrations. Thida holds a Master Degree in Sustainability Science from the University of Tokyo, Japan in 2011, and Bachelor Degree of Arts in Tourism Management in 2007 from the Royal University of Phnom Penh, and Bachelor of Education in 2007 from the Institute of Foreign Languages.

Neang Savatha
Programme Officer – Public Sector Engagement and Reform Programme & Partnership and Coalition Building Programme

Ms Neang Sovatha joined TI Cambodia on 21 November 2016 as Programme Officer. Sovatha holds Bachelor degree in International Relations from University of Cambodia (UC). She has over 5 years of experiences in the field of project management, implementation, monitoring and evaluation with both local organisation and at Italy. Moreover, she plays role to build networking with non-government organisation and government to implement the advocacy activities in the purpose of contribution to Cambodia development. Prior to joining TI Cambodia, Sovatha worked at World Vision International as Youth Networking Building Officer.

Chin Lyda
Lawyer – Advocacy and Legal Advice Center (ALAC)

Mr Chin Lyda joined the team on 20 April 2015. Mr Lyda has acquired experiences in legal and human rights field, legal advocacy skills, and some management knowledge which he gained from working in legal and human rights NGO sector for nearly 10 years. Lyda used to work at the Bar Association of Cambodia, Council for the Development of Cambodia/CDC, the Cambodian Youth for Development/CYD, the Cambodian League for the Promotion and Defence of Human Rights/LICADHO. Mr Lyda holds Master Degree in Private Law from Royal University of Law and Economics/RULE, Bachelor Degree of Law majoring in public and private law from Faculty of Law and Economics, BA in English from Institute of Foreign Languages/IFL. Mr Lyda received Certificate of Aptitude in the Legal Profession from Lawyer Training Centre and was officially adhered to the Bar Association of Cambodia in 2005.


Ly Pichey
Senior Youth Programme Officer – Citizen and Youth Empowerment Programme

Mr Ly Pichey joined the team on 01 October 2012. Pichey has worked in Youth Engagement and Development programs for more than 7 years in Cambodia. Most of his coordination involved international and local organisations in Cambodia including Peace and Development of International Spanish Organisation, US Embassy in Cambodia, Outstanding Youth Group of Cambodia, for the project inspiring youth participation and engagement for development of Education, Employment, Anti-Corruption and Volunteerism. Mr Pichey hold a Master Degree of Social Science(Major in Philosophy of Education) from Khemarak University and a Bachelor Degree of Philosophy from Royal University of Phnom Penh, and has attended professional training for over 2 years such as the of United States Institute for Student Leaders (SUSI) in the United States, Leadership on for young leaders in Malaysia, Singapore, Philippines, Thailand and Korea and Advanced International Communication Skills which is certified by the Oxford Centre for Leadership, United Kingdom.

Chheang Amrith
Programme Assistant – Citizen and Youth Empowerment Programme

Mr Chheang Amrith joined TI Cambodia on the 18 July 2016. Prior to joining TI Cambodia, Amrith had three-year experiences working within cross cultural environment in international organizations such as AIESEC, an international youth led organization; Peace Corps of US embassy in Phnom Penh and IDP Education (Cambodia). Most of his works were involved with project implementation in logistical, administration supports and training. Amrith holds a dual degree in English Literature from University of Cambodia and International Relations from Paññāsāstra University of Cambodia, one of which was under scholarship. In addition, in early 2015 he was also granted a scholarship to join one semester exchange program at Institute of Southeast Asian Affairs, Chiang Mai University in Thailand.


Sophia Aspesi Areias
Programme Manager – Promoting Business Integrity

Ms Sophia Aspesi Areias joined TI Cambodia in December 2016. Prior to joining, she worked as a pro bono associate with Destination Justice and lecturer at Royal University of Law and Economics. She previously served as a policy and legal advisor for a political affairs firm in Sacramento, California. Additionally, Ms Areias worked for two years for the American Bar Association, Rule of Law Initiative in their Africa Division. She received a B.A in International Affairs from the Elliott School of International Affairs at the George Washington University and a J.D. from Santa Clara University School of Law, with a certificate in public international law. She is a lecturer at the National University of Management.

Sor San
Programme Assistant – Promoting Business Integrity

Ms Sor San is recently working as the Promoting Business Integrity Programme Assistant, San is a dual-degree fresh graduate in Bachelor of Education from Institute of Foreign Languages (IFL) and in International Relations from BELTEI International University, one of which was a fully-funded scholarship. During her academic years, she had got various outstanding recognitions, won a medal and certificates in Reading and Public Speaking competitions and was recommended to help in a research conducted by a Ph.D. student from Australia. In her senior year at IFL, San was awarded an Excellent Award for being a top-ten outstanding student. Apart from this, she has organized such numerous charity and social events under her own management and organizations as Junior Chamber International Cambodia, Cambodia Women Entrepreneurs Association and Global Peace Foundation.

Houth Ratanak
Programme Coordinator – Governance Foundation and Capacity Strengthening Programme

Ms Houth Ratanak joined TI Cambodia on 01 April 2015 as Consultant for Business Integrity Programme, before becoming Programme Coordinator for Governance Foundation and Capacity Strengthening Programme in August 2016. She was a program manager with more than 20-year’s work experience across a range of areas including governance, anti-corruption, civil society strengthening, organizational capacity assessments (OCA ), community capacity assessment (CPI ), networking capacity assessment (ONA ), governmental capacity assessment (GOPI ) at sub-national level, community score cards (CSC), capacity development and curriculum and trainings on relevant skills and family in utilizing the social accountability framework (I-SAF). For membership of professional associations, she currently serves as Board of Directors for Cambodian Centre Independence Media (CCIM), Gender & Development for Cambodia (GADC), Buddhism for Development (BFD), member of Cambodian Working Group on ASEAN Human Rights Mechanism. She used to TI-Cambodia’s Board of Directors for 4 years, 2010 – 2014 and was a member of the advisory committee of radio-talk back program on Demand for Good Governance (DFGG) of National Radio Kampuchea in 2010. She hold a master degree of Commerce major in Management from IIC university 2006; a diploma from PTU-92 college, Sun Petersburg (Leningrad) Russia 1987; a diploma in English from Australian Centre for Education (ACE) 1994; and certificates of: Training of Trainer from ITD Group 2014, Project Management from OXCEL Cambodia 2014, OCA 2008, Octagon 2005, MERL 3 phases from CRD 2005, Information Technology Management from Life Academy, Karlstad, Sweden 2001 and Navigation and Service from Internet Society, Kuala Lumpur 1997.

Hor Mouyseang
Senior Programme Assistant – Governance Foundation and Capacity Strengthening Programme

Ms Hor Mouyseang joined TI Cambodia in January 2015 to come and support the Citizen and Youth Empowerment Programme. Now she is working as Governance Foundation and Capacity Strengthening Senior Programme Assistant. Previously, she worked as an Advocacy and Network Assistant for the Coalition for Road Safety, a Cambodian NGO working to promote respect for the traffic law and the rights of others on the road. She holds a Bachelor of Economics specialising in Economic Development from the Cambodia Mekong University, a Diploma in English from Paññāsāstra University of Cambodia and a certificate in advocacy skills.

Im Norin
Programme Coordinator – Research & Advocacy, and Public Fundraising Programme

Mr Im Norin joined TI Cambodia in December 2016. Norin holds two master degrees—Political Sociology from London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), London, UK (2016), and Public Administration from University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (2013). Norin also holds a bachelor degree in Economics from IIC University of Technology, Phnom Penh, Cambodia (2008). He has more than eight years of working experience with LICADHO where he held various positions, including Documentation Officer, Campaign Coordinator for Child Rights and Child Labour, and Advocacy Coordinator.


Kheng Ratha
Programme Assistant – Research & Advocacy

Mr Kheng Ratha joined TI Cambodia on 01 July 2016. Prior to joining team, Ratha was among the first batch of trainees in the 2014 Young Leader Programme offered by TI Cambodia. Through this programme, Ratha and friends initiated an innovative training, campaign and youth debate forum on Governance and Anti-Corruption. Ratha has also worked as Program Assistant Volunteer with Youth Resource Development Program which aims to empower youth to be responsible and active citizens. In this role, he organized public forums, trainings, workshops, dialogue with politicians, exposure trips, writing contest, and capacity & team building. Additionally, Ratha also has extensive research experience. He has worked as data collector, data entry, data transcriber, moderator, note taker, team leader, and research assistant in many research projects. Academically, he graduated Bachelor of Social Science from Royal University of Phnom Penh.

So Chenda
Provincial Coordinator – Battambang 

Mr So Chenda joined with TI Cambodia on 13 March 2017. He has achieved a bachelor degree in 2008 in the field of Business Administrative Management at National University of Management and he pursued a master degree at Norton University in 2013 in the field Development Management which he have not graduated yet. He started his first career as a Part-time English teacher in 2001 before he was promoted as a private institute’s Branch Manager, called Newton Thilay Institute in 2003. After 2 years of working experience in private sector, he decided to look for a new job in community development at Project AIDS Khmer based in Takeo province where he was a Provincial Coordinator, Program Officer and then Senior Program Officer. Moreover, with desires to explore new working environment and experiences, he was selected as a Program Manager at River Kids Foundation in 2014, an organisation working to fight against child trafficking and exploitation locally and abroad. Finally, he moved to Battambang working with one local NGO, Puthi Komar Organization in 2016 before he started with TI Cambodia.

Hopefully, he have a dream to share my knowledge and experiences with private and community development with youth where he believe they are the main catalyst of positive change in social and country prosperity. Therefore, he am delighted to be part of TI family to execute the strategies in fighting corruption and promote integrity and transparency among Cambodian people especially youth population.

Keng Kunnang

Prey Veng Provincial Coordinator-Governance Foundation and Capacity Strengthening Programme


Mr.Keng Kunnang Joined TI Cambodia on the 06 March 2017.Period to Jonning with TI Cambodia, Kunnang had graduate bachelor degree in 2012 in Cheasim Kamchaymear University specialization in rural development,During he study in university was volunteer in local and university for 2 year, since graduate he working in NAS local-organization for 3 year most of his work on agriculture sector, Heath sector, livelihood sector and good government sector, additional used to work with iDE Cambodia Organization as district leader to promote sanitation rural behavior change.

Ms.Chhorn Reakshar

Siem Reap Provincial Office Coordinator


Ms.Chhorn Reakshar joined TI Cambodia on March 6th 2017. She graduated a bachelor’s degree in Economics and Management from Royal university of law and economics in 2015.  During undergraduate, she interned in Finance department of Microfinance Vision Fund Cambodia. After she graduated, she worked as accountant clerk at CBM corporation.

Mr.Tein Samedy

Kampot Provincial Office Coordinator


Mr.Tein Samedy Joined TI Cambodia on the 06 March 2017.Period to Jonning with TI Cambodia, Tein Samedy had graduate bachelor degree in 2014 in Angkor Khmera  University specialization Public law, He study at the  university and volunteered with NGOs (YCC) in Kampot Province  for 3 years (most of his work on Youth). since graduate he working in Generous local-organization for 1 year most of his work on Heath sector, additional used to work with Children and Women Development Center in Cambodia as Project Officer To promote tourism in the community.

Ms Sathapor

Legal Assistant for ALAC project

joined TI Cambodia in 2017 as a legal intern, and later on in 2018, she has been recruited as a Legal Assistant for ALAC project. She is a 4th-year student in the English Language Based Bachelor of Law (ELBBL) at the Royal University of Law and Economics (RULE). Sathapor started volunteerism in her first year in university; one of the significant volunteer experiences was for the ASEAN Youth Ending Slavery (AYES) which aims to end exploitation and prevent human trafficking. During her second year, she interned for WSD Handa Center for Human Right and International Justice as the Trial Monitor at Extraordinary Chamber in the Court of Cambodia (ECCC) on Case 002/2. Sathapor’s passion is to promote human rights in Cambodia. 

Mr Sovath

Finance Manager

Mr Sampan Sovath joined the team on 25 April 2018. Almost 27 years in his working life, Mr Sovath has worked with numbers of Local and INGOs such as Cambodian Health Committee Organization (CHCO) as Finance Manager, Indigenous Community Support Organization (ICSO) as Provincial Program Support Coordinator, Population Services International (PSI) as Finance Manager, Catholic Relief Services (CRS) as Deputy Finance Manager, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as Logistic and Program Development Officer for Literacy Project/UNV, GOAL organization as Hygiene and Sanitation Project Officer, and the United Nations Transitional Authority in Cambodia (UNTAC) as the English / Khmer Interpreter-Translator / Pooling Officer, Secondary Teacher (Mathematics field). His professional skills and experiences are a development of internal control, policy for the organizations, staff management and capacity building, finance, human resources, administration, procurement, logistics and office management. Sovath holds an MBA degree with majors in Finance from Build Bright University, BBA degree majors in Accounting/Finance from National Institute of Management (NIM), English Business letter writing at Region College. In addition, he has attended workshops/ training/forums in Cambodia, Asia and the United States of America.

Ms. Chea Sreypov

Project Assistant in Prey Veng’s Office

Ms Chea Sreypov joined TI Cambodia on the 21 May 2018 at Prey Veng regional office. Sreypov graduated from Build Bright University in 2013, majored in finance and banking. During her university time, she volunteered as a health insurance community network with the Reproductive and Child Health Alliance (RACHA) for 3 years. After she graduated, she worked as Voucher Agent with Action for health organization (AFH) for one year. She also worked as a Credit officer with Seila Capital Leasing PLC for 2 years, which most of her work was facilitating small loads with communities.

Ms Nouk Sreyleaph

Project Assistant in Battambong’s Office

Ms Nouk Sreyleaph joined TI Cambodia on 21 May 2018 as Project Assistant at Battambang regional office. Sreyleaph holds Master of Business Administration degree in Management from Build Bright University (BBU) – Banteay Meanchey Branch and a Bachelor degree in Accounting at University of Battambang. She has over 3 years of experiences work with youths in the field of good governance and agriculture cooperative. Prior to joining TI Cambodia, she worked at a local organization named Buddhism for Development (BFD) as project field staff. Right now, she is pursuing another master – Master of Science in Sustainable Agriculture (MSA) at the University of Battambang (UBB).

Ms. Chheun Sophea

Communication Assistant


Ms. Sophea is contemporary a senior at Institute of Foreign Languages majoring in Department of International Studies, Royal University of Phnom Penh. Besides her studying, Sophea also took part in her society like doing volunteer and intern. At her first starts, she volunteered in 2015 as a Marketing and Sales person in the project of Achievement and Future 3. In 2017, she got a chance to be a Youth Ambassador of AIESEC Cambodia as an interpreter for international students; then she upgraded to be a membership of AIESEC afterwards. After ending her term there, Sophea started to be an intern under the department of Communication at ActionAid Cambodia for more than 8 months in 2018. And in early February 2019, she began her new journey as a Communication Assistant at TI Cambodia.