The Team

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mr. Travis MITCHELL
Executive Director

After obtaining his Bachelor’s degree in International Relations from the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, Georgia, Travis Mitchell initiated his career working at an international public health NGO for several years. He then pursued his Master’s degree in Lund, Sweden and conducted research in Cambodia at a local think tank in 2011. Realizing the dynamism that Cambodia was experiencing, Travis relocated back to Cambodia in 2013, where he worked as a Research Fellow at The University of Cambodia. He was later promoted as the Director of the Council for Research and Creativity, where he helped create and foster a culture of research throughout the Institution. He simultaneously served as the National Coordinator of the Contemporary Teaching Methods for South Asia (CONTESSA) research project financed by the European Commission. After spending almost seven years developing human resources in Cambodia, Travis has served as the Executive Director of the American Chamber of Commerce since 2020, where he connects with members of the private sector, creates opportunities for growth and investment, and cultivates ties between American and Cambodian business people.

Email: ed@amchamcambodia.net

Ms. Sereyviriya CHEAN
Communication and Events Manager

Viriya holds a Bachelor’s Degree in English for Business Communication from the Norton University of Cambodia. Before her graduation, she started her career journey as the Documentation Consultant in a Singaporean Company, then as an Admission Officer in one of the best International schools in Cambodia, and lastly opened up her opportunity to join the American Chamber of Commerce as the Office Manager in late April 2021.

As an Office Manager, she supports the Chamber’s operations by maintaining the office system, record keeping, logistics management, and acts as a point of contact. By joining the Chamber, Viriya strongly believes that she will be able to strengthen the connection between American and Cambodian businesspeople.

Email: comms@amchamcambodia.net

Ms. Sophanneth TENG
Finance and Admin Officer

Phanneth is currently a senior student majoring in accounting and finance at CamEd Business School. She was able to participate in the project planning department as an official club member of CamEd Audit Club. With her experience of participating in various events and competitions, Phanneth has built up skills in communication, teamwork and problem-solving.

As a finance and admin officer, she supports the finance, administrative and event management. She is looking forward to becoming a part of the Chamber as well as to assist the AmCham members.

Email: finance@amchamcambodia.net

Ms. Mynea YI
Marketing and Social Media Officer

Mynea is a fresh graduate from Institute of Foreign Languages (IFL), majoring in Bachelor of Arts in English and International Relations. When she was an undergraduate student, she liked to explore and get herself involved in social movements, through volunteering as she strongly believes that it will contribute a lot to her community, and the world. She was a campus ambassador for Ignite Cambodia, and an intern at the Institute for International Studies and Public Policy. She was also a creative multimedia officer at the ASEAN Youth Advocates Network. Thus, she acquired highly effective skills such as leadership, professional communication, and other organizational skills. Due to her interests in digital marketing, and working with a range of people from different backgrounds, she is keen to join the team as a marketing and social media officer of AmCham. 

Email: marketing@amchamcambodia.net

Ms. Chanboromey TIM
Finance and Office Manager

Boromey is a BA graduate in Accounting and Finance at CamEd Business School, and gets her Certified Accounting Technician’s certificate in 2020. She has three years experience working in the accounting field and tax. She is currently pursuing ACCA at CamEd Business School. During her college years, she has been working with her team on a fund-raising project to support the elderly’s families at Takeo province and she used to be a class representative helping her lecturer to coordinate the class. With these experiences, she gains the skills that help with her current role at AmCham as a Finance and Office Manager.

As a Finance and Admin manager, she ensures that AmCham is in compliance with the law and regulations in Cambodia, oversees the day-to-day admin tasks to help support AmCham’s team, and oversees the administration and events. She is looking forward to connecting and assisting AmCham members and being part of AmCham’s amazing team.

Email: admin@amchamcambodia.net

Mr. Mengseang IM
Policy Advocacy Manager

Mengseang holds a bachelor’s degree in International Relations from the Institute for International Studies and Public Policy. Before his graduation in 2020, he started his career journey as a journalist and pursued this path onward. He simultaneously devoted some of his time volunteering in a youth-led think tank. To put it simply, he is a journalist by profession and a researcher by passion. During his ‘journalism’ career, he earned recognition by having high research skills to find good, comprehensive, and trending topics covering current affairs. He as well completed the “Training Programme for Cambodian Journalists on Geopolitics and Foreign Policy Analysis” from the Asian Vision institute in 2021.

With in-depth knowledge of regional architecture, he was designated to participate in international events, including the ASEAN Summits and ASEM Summit, which were held in Cambodia in 2021 and 2022 respectively. Remarkably, he was honored to interview influential people in the diplomatic realm, including U.S. Ambassador to Cambodia, H.E. W. Patrick Murphy, and then-Cambodia Ambassador to ROK, H.E Long Dimanche.

Having spent almost 5 years helping the public get informed about up-to-date global affairs, he currently serves as Policy Advocacy Manager of the American Chamber of Commerce in Cambodia, where he is looking forward to acting as the primary coordinator for 8 advocacy committees and ensuring the effectiveness of their advocacy efforts. He will also drive the direction adopted by committees in line with current events and developments, and other tasks include but are not limited to building strong relationships with Committee members and managing the logistics for Digital Policy Advocacy Support in the Southeast Asia program.

Email: policy@amchamcambodia.net

Mr. Veniamin Proskura
Finance Intern

Аfter completing the bachelor’s degree in International Economic Relations from the Ukrainian National University of Taras Shevchenko, Veniamin worked as an intern manager and then as a team leader in a B2B sales company in Ukraine. Currently, he is doing a master’s degree in accounting and finance at CamEd Business School. Veniamin is happy to serve people as a finance intern.

Email: intern@amchamcambodia.net

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