CEO Corner


Dear Supporters of SeeBeyondBorders and of better education for Cambodians, This has been my last year as CEO, and Kate’s last year on the Board, of this charity we started in 2008 and has been so close to our hearts and minds ever since. Our dream to do something meaningful for Cambodians after seeing the […]

Socially Democratic with Ed Shuttleworth

CEO of SeeBeyondBorders Ed Shuttleworth recently appeared on the Australian Podcast Socially Democratic. Socially Democratic is a politics and culture podcast hosted by Stephen Donnelly, founder of Dunn Street – a campaign agency bringing change by organising from the ground up. You can listen to a snippet of the podcast on the video below. Ed’s podcast covered […]

SeeBeyondBorders is featured on Social Justice Ireland’s Podcast.

Listen to CEO Edward Shuttleworth’s discussion with Eamon Murphy (Economic and Social Analyst at Social Justice Ireland). The podcast can be found on podbean and apple podcasts. You can find the running order for the podcast below. Thank you to Social Justice Ireland for providing our organisation with this platform!Running Order0:00 – 1:31 Introduction (Mission […]

Protesting in Lockdown

Last night our daughter showed us a video recorded by the company she works for, during its Thursday Town hall meeting – an all-staff get together to talk about something topical. One of their directors is an African American called Charles and he spoke for fifteen to twenty minutes about his experiences as a black […]


We were just talking about what an initiative on “well-being” might look like for our organisation and were at a bit of a loss to describe what its focus should be or how it would be represented so that it could be meaningful. We had Aisling Costello on the call, someone who we have been […]


SeeBeyondCOVID-19 has become the focus for us all in one way or another. Beyond the hand sanitiser purchases, the working from home, the school closures, and the toilet paper mountains that someone must be climbing as a virtual challenge in their bathrooms, how do we spend our time in isolation to get ready to resume […]

More than you bargained for at the water cooler

So it’s mid-morning on Friday and I’m making a cup of tea. Phath, our Operations Manager comes over to get a drink. “How’s progress?” I ask him casually. “What do you mean, ‘progress’?” he says with his characteristic wry smile. “Well you know. In your life.” “Well, I used to be a simple farmer and […]

Keep Safe Australia

Photo credit: ABC Goldfields: Tom Joyner “So where’s home for you?” is a question we get a lot and one we don’t have a simple answer to. Home is where the heart is of course and in our lifetime we have shared our hearts out to a few places, but Australia is special. We settled […]

Traffic Accident

Edward Shuttleworth is our CEO and he and his wife Kate live and work predominantly in Cambodia. He has written the following blog post on their bus journey on Monday. How can anyone know what goes on in a country like Cambodia if they are not based here? There is so much happening beneath the […]

Momentous Day for SeeBeyondBorders

– By SeeBeyondBorders – Jul 2 2019 SeeBeyondBorders CEO, Edward Shuttleworth, was today presented with a “Development Medal” by Cambodian Minister for Education, Dr. Hang Chuon Naron. This medal was given in recognition of the sustained and engaging role SeeBeyondBorders has played in improving educational standards in Cambodia whilst supporting the Ministry’s National Reform Agenda […]

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