STAFF AND BOARD
Socheat SoyDirector of Programs
Chanphoumy ChoeunDirector of Finance & Operations
Marady KhamSocial Worker
Brent De SmedtDirector of Development
Mum SarikCook & House Mum
Mum BopHouse Mum
Tike OmissiEnglish Teacher
Hem HeuKhmer and math Teacher
Sinat NhoMusic Teacher
Kunthea SarDance Teacher
Phiyara DekKarate Teacher
Sarith KhutKhmer Teacher
Duk SeilaComputer Teacher
Co-founder of Aziza's Place and the Aziza Ghori Charitable Foundation, Amjad lives in London in the UK with his wife and young daughter, Amina. He works for Crédit Agricole's Energy and Infrastructure Group and devotes a lot of his personal time to Aziza's Place. Amjad visits at least 3 times a year and has close friendships with the children and staff at Aziza's Place.
With more than 10 years experience in the social development sector, Sothearwat works as a consultant in supervision/coaching for senior NGO managers. Also practising as a Clinical Psychologist, Sothearwat provides counselling for people with mental distress, training on psychological health related topics to organisations working with children and women, orphanages and shelters.
Kunthea lives in Phnom Penh with her husband and works for the NGO Education Program. Having previously worked for World Vision Cambodia for a number of years, Kunthea's wealth of experience in the development sector has been an invaluable contribution to Aziza's Place.
Chamreun is the Executive Director at First Step Cambodia, a local NGO designed to meet the needs of boys that were victims and survivors of sexual abuse and their families, carers, supporters and communities in Cambodia. In July 2017, Chamreun joined our local Board. His experience in social work, being active in the same geographical areas as AP and being able to share a strong network in Phnom Penh, makes him a valuable addition to the Board.
Hannah has over 10 years’ experience as a technical consultant and advisor to orphanages and residential care centers in Southeast Asia, providing support in their transition to community-based programming and for their children to safely return to their family and/or community. In 2014, Hannah supported AP in its transition from being a residential care center to the learning and development center it is today. In March 2018, Hannah joined our local Board. Having worked intensely with AP in the past, Hannah’s experiences, expertise and network in the region all contribute to AP’s board and future.