Board of Directors
Mr. Neth Sovann
Mr. Sovann holds two master’s degrees, one in public administration and another in economics. With more than 15 years of experience with local and international organizations and with the private sector, Mr. Sovann has contributed significantly to community transformation. He has experience in building sustainable leadership and in community development that promotes local good governance, a just society, and inclusiveness. Mr. Sovann’s background is in education. He believes that education and religion are fundamental to changes in human society. He has participated in many events that relate to education, especially inclusive education. He has built good relationships with the government and worked closely with key trainers to build the capacity of teachers in inclusive education. He has been elected to be NEP’s board chairman in 2018.
Ms. Jojo Lam
Jojo Lam is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley and has 15+ years experience working in the public and private sectors in the United States. Prior to joining Teach For Cambodia (TFC) in its startup stage, Jojo was a leadership resident at the Harpswell Foundation, an international education NGO operating in Phnom Penh. At TFC, Jojo leads development efforts with public and private sector partners, oversees finance and operations, and helps set the strategic direction of the organization. TFC’s biggest public sector partner is the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport.
Mr. Kheng Piseth
Mr. Kheng Piseth was one of the founders of Open Institute in 2006, working on the standardization of Khmer script in Computer (to UNICODE) as manager of the KhmerOS Program. In 2007 his interest shifted to ICT in Education, a topic on which he has worked since, becoming Executive Director of Open Institute in 2016. He has completed a Bachelor Degree on Computer Science and a Master’s Degree on Development Managment.
Ms. Nathalie Dupont
Ms. Nathalie Dupont has two Master Degree in Economy/urban geography and European Affairs & lobbying. She is an expert in international development and particularly in the area of vocational training and youth employment. She is expert in project management, project evaluation and advocacy. She has extensive experience in NGO’s networks coordination, board roles and responsibilities.
After first involvements on the development sector in Somalia and Liberia, Nathalie has joined the French NGO CCFD Terre Solitaire as desk officer and West Africa. She was in charge of the strategic support to the projects and local implementing NGOs as well as supporting the structuration of African civil societies and the dialogue with their government. Youth professional integration, in urban and rural areas had been defined as the priority in the areas and a new regional network was set up with 20 NGOs. In 2010, Nathalie changed position to become the advocacy manager of the French NGO platform coordination SUD. For 5 years, she managed a team in charge of facilitating working groups and discussions with the government on funding SDG in the sectors of education, agriculture and health.