AAA-C is a non-profit and non-political organisation for all Cambodians who have studied at an Australian tertiary or vocational institutes. The AAA-C has around 700 members from diverse professional backgrounds, including government officials, business people, academics, researchers and individuals working in public and private sector.
AAA-C is with missions to represent Australian alumni inside and outside Cambodia to contribute to the well-being of society, as well as, to assemble the Australian alumni to positively implement the association’s objectives in a professional and responsible way.
AAA-C assists members to:
- benefit individually and collectively from the experience gained in Australia
- achieve their full professional potential
- share the knowledge gained for the sustainable and equitable pattern of development of Cambodia
- create a network of informed citizens that can advise Australian and Cambodian institutions on social, economic and education matters
- foster friendly relations between Cambodia and Australia
The AAA-C’s Charter
The AAA-C Board
|Dr Mao Nara , Chair of the Board (2016-2018)
Dr. Mao Nara received his Master degree and PhD in Business from Victoria University. He is Vice Dean at the Royal University of Agriculture. He began his teaching career as a primary and high school teacher since 1982. He lectures Research Methodology and Leadership at three public universities since 1993. He is also a consultant and adviser to local companies producing local products to reduce imported ones. He is a co-founder and the first president of Cambodian Australian Network of Students whose members studying in Asia, Europe and America.
|Mr Chhoun Pheak, Vice-chair the Board (2016-2018)
Mr Chhoun Pheak graduated with a Master degree in Public Health form Flinders University of South Australia in 2013 and Bachelor Degree in Nursing Science in Cambodia in 2009. Currently, he is a Research Fellow at KHANA Center for Population Health Research. He is also Founder of Independent Voluntary First Aid Team (IVFAT) and Khmer Foundation for Health and Education (KFHE).
|Ms KEN Bopreang, Board Member (2016-2018)
Ms. KEN Bopreang obtained a Master Degree in Environmental Management from Flinders University, South Australia in 2013. She is currently a Deputy Director of Biodiversity Department and a General Secretariat of National Council for Sustainable Development at the Ministry of Environment.
|Dr Nguon Pheakkdey, Board Member (2016-2018)
Dr Nguon Pheakkdey graduated with a Master’s in International Development and Environmental Analysis at Monash University and a PhD in Geography at Clark University, Massachusetts, United States. He is currently a Research Coordinator at the Department of International Studies at the Royal University of Phnom Penh. He is also an Environmental Consultant for the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Cambodia; and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) the Philippines.
|Mr Saing Sokchea, Board Member (2016-2018)
Mr Saing Sokchea received his Master of Public Administration (Management) at Flinders University, Australia. He is currently a Founder and Executive Director of Advanced Centre for Empowerment (ACE) which deliver a service to meet the demands of the Cambodia impoverished community needs.