Mr. Seila holds three master degrees: an LLM from South Korea, a Masters in Human Rights from the University of Sydney-Australia and Mahidol University-Thailand, and a Masters in Democratization also from the University of Sydney-Australia and Mahidol University-Thailand. He is currently working full-time as the National Programme Officer at the Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law. He also works part-time as Law Professor at the Royal University of Law and Economics. Mr. Seila has extensive experience with many human rights organizations in Cambodia, including the International Justice Mission (IJM), UNICEF, and the East-West Management Institute-Programme on Rights and Justice (EWMI-PRAJ). He has been a member of the CRF board since 2012.
PROGRAM MANAGER, AIDE ET ACTION
Vanna is currently pursuing an ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants). As of August 2015, she has completed 10 among the required 14 papers of ACCA program. She also holds a master's degree in Finance from Preston University. She is currently working for Aide et Action Cambodia as Head of Finance and Administration department.
From 2007 to 2014, she worked for the East-West Management Institute-Program on Rights and Justice. As the Grants Finance Manager, she was responsible for managing, monitoring, and evaluating grants to be awarded to NGOs - to ensure that the grants are used in line with the donor requirements. The other equally important role is to strengthen financial management capacity of the sub-grantees through regular financial and technical supports.
From 2000 to 2006, she worked for World Vision Cambodia; started as the Finance Assistant to the Senior Finance Officer, whose responsibilities included the overall coordination of the program office, project accounting, and financial reporting functions. The aim was to ensure compliance with the Field Financial Manual, Stewardship Manual, Grant Terms and Agreements, and other organizational policies issued from time to time to promote good stewardship of funds and resources.
PROGRAM OFFICER, DIAKONIA
Ms. Peng is a CRF founder and now serves as Chairperson of the Board of Directors of Child Rights Foundation. She has a Bachelor of Law degree from RULE in Cambodia, a Masters of Law degree from Nagoya University in Japan, and a Masters in International Human Rights Law from Northwestern University School of Law in Chicago. She currently works with the Cambodia office of Diakonia as a Program Officer with a special focus on Human Rights.
Ms. Peng has been involved for many years in the promotion of children’s rights in Cambodia and Asia. She was elected as the initial president of the first child-led organization in Cambodia,Children’s Committee in 1996; nominated as one of the Asian core marchers of the Global March against child labor in 1998; and founded the youth-led organization Child Assistance for Mobilization and Participation (CAMP) in 2000.
She has held the following positions: Programme Assistant for Child Rights Foundation (2001 to 2004), Southeast Asia Coordinator for Child Workers in Asia in Bangkok (2007), and Legal Advisor for the USAID-funded Program on Rights and Justice in Cambodia (2008 to 2012). Ms. Peng also taught at the Royal University of Law and Economics in Phnom Penh as an adjunct lecturer in law (2008-2009).