David is the Country Manager (Cambodia) for Hongkong Land Ltd., having previously served as General Manager of Gaysorn Land Asset Management Co., Ltd., Thailand (a joint venture between Gaysorn Group and Hongkong Land Limited). David has also worked as a Real Estate Manager for Swire Properties, both in Hong Kong and China.
Prior to his career in real estate David played both professional and international rugby. He has played professional rugby for the London Wasps, as well as representing England U21 rugby team in the 2002 IRB U21 World Cup in South Africa.
David holds a Masters Degree in Real Estate Finance from Cambridge University and a 1st class honours Undergraduate Degree in Real Estate Management from Oxford Brookes University.
HongKong Land has been a BritCham member since 2011. David also sits on the Eurocham Cambodia Board as BritCham’s representative.
Matthew is a Senior Partner of the ZicoLaw Group, and has been practicing commercial law in Cambodia since 1994.
Previously, he has been a Managing Partner of Sciaroni & Associates international law firm and was Head of the Property & Real Estate Practice Group.
Matthew has advised the Cambodian Government on the implementation of the new property registration and ownership laws, as well as the establishment of the Labor Arbitration Council (on which he was the first foreign arbitrator).
A BritCham Board member since 2009, Mathew also sits on the Eurocham Cambodia Board as BritCham’s representative. He also sits on the Board of CAMFEBA.
Benilda Fernando has been in Cambodia since 1995, following time spent in Vietnam and her native Philippines. Her work has also taken her to Thailand, Myanmar and Bangladesh. An experienced auditor and technical trainer, Mrs Fernando worked with Ernst & Young before joining PwC. At PwC, she is a member of the Professional Compliance Group with a focus on risk management, she advices on Cambodian accounting standards and international financial reporting standards, and she is the International Development Aid Coordinator for the firm’s South East Asia Peninsula region, coordinating business development and business opportunities with international development agencies.
She is a member of the Philippines Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Khmer Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Auditors, where she serves as Vice-Chair of the Quality Control Committee.
PwC Cambodia has been a BritCham member since 1998 and Benilda has been actively involved since July 2010. She was appointed Secretary of the Board in August 2012 and re-elected in February 2013. She also chairs the Membership Committee.
Originally from England, Trevor has resided in Cambodia for 16 years with his wife and two children. Currently Senior Partner with Yejj Consulting Partnership, specialising in business, organisational and brand development. Studying MA in International Business Management.
Trevor, and later Yejj, has been a member of the Chamber since 2006, active on the Events Committee in 2012-14 and on the Board in 2014-15.
Martin became the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Prudential (Cambodia) Life Assurance plc in July 2014 having worked with Prudential for 7 years. Before arriving in Cambodia he was the Finance Director in Malaysia and the Director, Financial Reporting, Asia at the regional office in Hong Kong. Prior to joining Prudential, Martin worked in audit in the UK and Hong Kong for 18 years, the last 8 being with KPMG in Hong Kong where he specialized in the audit of insurance companies.
Martin is a Fellow of both the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accounts.
Prudential Cambodia, a subsidiary of the UK based Prudential plc, began operations in Cambodia in January 2013 and became a BritCham member in 2014.
Daniel is a commercial lawyer with over 14 years’ experience in mergers & acquisitions, banking & finance, securities law, insolvency, commercial law and commercial property. He is Head of Banking & Finance Practice Group at DFDL
He holds Bachelor of Law and Bachelor of Arts degrees (Victoria University, Wellington, NZ). Daniel has experience acting for institutional clients and particular expertise in the structuring of finance company lending and security.
Ronald has been in Phnom Penh since May 2013 and is the managing partner of Grant Thornton in Cambodia.
He has been in the audit practice for over 25 years and joined Grant Thornton Cambodia in May 2013 from a Big 4 firm in Vietnam, where he spent 7 years in providing audit services to multinational companies across multiple industries. Prior to Vietnam, Ronald also worked in Grant Thornton in the Philippines. He has also been involved in capacity building engagements by providing technical training on accounting, auditing standards, audit methodology and tools for NGOs and multinational clients.
Ronald is a member of the Philippines Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Vietnam Association of Certified Public Accountants and the Khmer Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Auditors, where he serves as a member of the Quality Control Committee.
Grant Thornton Cambodia has been a BritCham member since 2011. Ronald was elected to the Board in February 2014 and is a member of the Membership and Finance Committees.
After living in Cambodia for 8 years Paul has built up a wealth of knowledge of the dos and don’ts of establishing residence or doing business in Phnom Penh.
He has 20 years of experience of the financial services industry. Since moving to Cambodia 8 years ago, Paul has built up Infinity Financial Solutions from a fledgling firm to the country’s leading provider of expatriate financial services. During this time he has made network connections with all the leading overseas firms particularly those that are British owned or led. Many experiences along this journey has left Paul in a good position to offer support and advice to both existing and new enterprises.
The other role Paul fulfils for Infinity is the position of Regional Sales Manager. As part of his job, he has travelled widely and conducted business throughout the Asian region.
I am perhaps best known in Phnom Penh for organising charitable, social and corporate events. Something I have been doing since I arrived in Cambodia. I feel these skills will allow me to make a significant contribution to BritCham and support it’s to growth as an organisation that can offer support to British business on multiple levels.Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Paul is the General Manager of Jaguar Land Rover in Cambodia which is part of the RMA Cambodia group.
Now 40, he started in the automotive industry 14 years ago initially a trainee sales executive and over the 14 years, worked his way up through the business as finance manager, sales manager brand manager and now general manager. Paul has worked with some of the best and in some cases most iconic automotive brands in the world Audi, Aston Martin, Ford, Porsche and now Jaguar Land Rover
Most of his early development was in the UK with Audi but that experience allowed him to the opportunity to spend 3 years working in Oman. More recently Paul worked in Myanmar for 2 years with RMA group where he opened the Ford showroom and also Jaguar Land Rover.
In July 2015 Paul was promoted to General Manager of Jaguar Land Rover Cambodia just as the company was launching the new showroom here in Phnom Penh.Email: email@example.com