Mr. Preap Kol, the executive director of TI Cambodia, was elected a member of International Board of the Transparency International, the global movement against corruption at its Annual Membership Meeting held in Berlin.
Mr. Preap Kol becomes a member, along with new six new board members, vice chair and chair among the 20 candidates running for the International Board of TI. Delia Matilde Ferreira Rubio was elected chair of Transparency International. Rueben Lifuka was elected as vice-chair, along with seven new board members. All will serve a three-year term.
The elections took place as representatives of more than 100 Chapters, the movement’s Advisory Council and individual members who came together for the Annual Membership Meeting to discuss their work around the world.
Preap Kol founded Transparency International Cambodia in 2010 and has been entrusted by the Board to serve as its executive director since then. Before founding TI Cambodia, Kol had worked for the World Bank, UNDP, National Democratic Institute for International Affairs and the European Union Election Mission to Cambodia on a range of roles to promote democratic governance, accountability and strengthen public demands for reforms.