People

Our People

Meet the people who work for us and bring about lasting change. 

Leadership Team, Cambodia

Edward Shuttleworth – CEO 
With his wife Kate, Ed founded SeeBeyondBorders in 2009. He is committed to providing Cambodian children with access to quality education.

Kate Shuttleworth – Program Director
Co-founder of SeeBeyondBorders with Ed Shuttleworth, Kate coordinates the Quality Teaching Program and the Literacy Program.

Pov Pheung – Country Manager
With over 15 years in Education, Pov joined SeeBeyondBorders in 2013. He became Country Manager in 2016.

Blung Phath – Operations Manager 
Joining SeeBeyondBorders in 2013, Phath now manages all our operations. Prior to assuming this position, he was project manager for Angkor Thom.

Colm Byrne – Director of Development 
 Colm has been living in Cambodia for over four years and is a qualified teacher. His responsibilities include HR and Communications

Sophen Phan – Education Technical Manager 
 Sophen has worked in the Cambodian educational sector since 2004. Joining SeeBeyondBorders in 2011, he now manages the Quality Teaching Program.

Staff in Cambodia

Sovoeun Chhout – Project Manager/MDC Trainer
Sovoeun joined us in 2013. He supports mentors and teachers to provide quality teaching and learning in Prasat Bakong and Banteay Srey Districts.

Nissay Chanleakena – District Coordinator
Leakena joined us in 2016 as a Project Assistant. She now oversees SeeBeyondBorders’ work in Angkor Thom District.

Kimlen Tan – Project Manager
Joining in 2015, Kimlen is responsible for overseeing SeeBeyondBorders’ work in Bavel District.

Serey Sok – Mentor Development Coordinator
Serey was a School Principal and Cluster Director for 13 years. He is a Mentor Development Coordinator, based in Bavel District.

Kong Sarou – Mentor Development Coordinator
Sarou was a School Principal for 18 years. He is a Mentor Development Coordinator, based in Ek Phnom District.

Boumy Thanh – Community Liaison Officer
Joining SeeBeyondBorders in 2016, Boumy works closely with the Project Manager, and is based in Bavel District.

Rong Kimhou – Administration and Finance Officer
Since joining SeeBeyondBorders in 2017, Kimhou works closely with the Finance Manager. She’s based in Battambang.

Houn Sen​ – Accountant
Sen is our accountant and works in our Siem Reap office. He started with SeeBeyondBorders in 2019.

Nel Ratana – Digital Content and IT Manager 
Ratana joined SeeBeyondBorders in 2018. He is responsible for IT equipment, IT maintenance and digital content.

Leng Lia – Bavel Cleaner
Lia started working with SeeBeyondBorders in 2018. She works as the cleaner in our Bavel Office.

Melinda Cashen – Quality Teaching Program Coordinator 
After participating in two Teach the Teacher projects in 2016 and 2019, Mel joined SeeBeyondBorders in mid 2019, as the Quality Teacher Coordinator.

Hoeu Chantoeu – Administration and Finance Assistant
Chantoeu joined SeeBeyondBorders as an intern. She supports the Finance team, and is based in Siem Reap.

Ngeav Ankearith – Project Manager
Based in Ek Phnom District, Rith joined SeeBeyondBorders in 2018. He is our Project Manager. Rith has a Bachelor Degree of Teaching English as a Foreign Language.

Rachana San – Translator
Rachana is a translator. She works primarily in our Literacy Program and is based in Battambang.  Rachana has a bachelor degree in education.

Leak Pheap –  Siem Reap Cleaner
Pheap began working with SeeBeyondBorders in 2017. She works in our Siem Reap office. Pheap has two children.  

Khann Phearith – Communications and Teaching Resource Assistant
Phearith joined SeeBeyondBorders in May 2018 as an intern. He is responsible for quality internal and external communications.

Staff in Australia

Andy Wade – General Manager Australia
Andy has been supporting and working with SeeBeyondBorders since its inception in 2009.

Louise Foodey – Finance Manager
A chartered accountant since 1989, Louise joined SeeBeyondBorders in April 2015 as Finance Manager.

Zoe Scamps – Australian office Manager
Joining SeeBeyondBorders in early 2019, Zoe is the newest recruit in the Australian Office.

Alan Smith – Corporate Partnerships Australia 
Alan joined SeeBeyondBorders in 2012 and works in developing our Corporate Partnerships. With a background in marketing Alan started the Direct Response Company in Australia in 1985.

Fiona Yates – Finance Officer
Fiona is a chartered accountant who works from Sydney. She started volunteering with SeeBeyondBorders since 2011 and previously worked in the not for profit sector in England.

We are also fortunate to be supported by additional superbly skilled volunteer staff in Australia. These volunteers provide expertise in areas such as IT, digital marketing and event planning.

Staff in the UK

Isabel Kearney Fundraising Officer
Isabel joined SeeBeyondBorders as a Fundraising Officer in April 2018 to help raise funds, mainly from trusts and foundations to continue our programs in Cambodia.

Sarah Reynolds UK Country Manager 
Sarah spent 2015 – 2016 with SeeBeyondBorders in Battambang. Appointed funding manager in the UK in 2016.

Leadership Team, Cambodia

Edward Shuttleworth – CEO 
With his wife Kate, Ed founded SeeBeyondBorders in 2009. He is committed to providing Cambodian children with access to quality education.

Pov Pheung – Country Manager
With over 15 years in Education, Pov joined SeeBeyondBorders in 2013. He became Country Manager in 2016.

Kate Shuttleworth – Program Director
Co-founder of SeeBeyondBorders with Ed Shuttleworth, Kate coordinates the Quality Teaching Program and the Literacy Program.

Sophen Phan – Education Technical Manager 
 Sophen has worked in the Cambodian educational sector since 2004. Joining SeeBeyondBorders in 2011, he now manages the Quality Teaching Program.

Nikki Williams – Chief of Staff
Nikki joined our Cambodian team in June 2019. She has experience in communications and policy development. Nikki is based in Siem Reap.

Colm Byrne – Director of Development 
 Colm has been living in Cambodia for over four years and is a qualified teacher. His responsibilities include HR and Communications

Blung Phath – Operations Manager 
Joining SeeBeyondBorders in 2013, Phath  now manages all our operations. Prior to assuming this position, he was project manager for Angkor Thom.

Staff in Cambodia

Sovoeun Chhout – Project Manager/MDC Trainer
Sovoeun joined us in 2013. He supports mentors and teachers to provide quality teaching and learning in Prasat Bakong and Banteay Srey Districts.

Nissay Chanleakena – District Coordinator
Leakena joined us in 2016 as a Project Assistant. She now oversees SeeBeyondBorders’ work in Angkor Thom District.

Kimlen Tan – Project Manager
Joining in 2015, Kimlen is responsible for overseeing SeeBeyondBorders’ work in Bavel District.

Kong Sarou – Mentor Development Coordinator
Sarou was a School Principal for 18 years. He is a Mentor Development Coordinator, based in Ek Phnom District.

Boumy Thanh – Community Liaison Officer
Joining SeeBeyondBorders in 2016, Boumy works closely with the Project Manager, and is based in Bavel District.

Rong Kimhou – Administration and Finance Officer
Since joining SeeBeyondBorders in 2017, Kimhou works closely with the Finance Manager. She’s based in Battambang.

Nel Ratana – Digital Content and IT Manager 
Ratana joined SeeBeyondBorders in 2018. He is responsible for IT equipment, IT maintenance and digital content.

Leng Lia – Bavel Cleaner
Lia started working with SeeBeyondBorders in 2018. She works as the cleaner in our Bavel Office.

Melinda Cashen – Quality Teaching Program Coordinator 
After participating in two Teach the Teacher projects in 2016 and 2019, Mel joined SeeBeyondBorders in mid 2019, as the Quality Teacher Coordinator.

Ngeav Ankearith – Project Manager
Based in the Ek Phnom District, Rith joined SeeBeyondBorders in 2018. He is our Project Manager. Rith has a Bachelor Degree of Teaching English as a Foreign Language.

Hoeu Chantoeu – Administration and Finance Assistant
Chantoeu joined SeeBeyondBorders as an intern. She supports the Finance team, and is based in Siem Reap.

Leak Pheap –  Siem Reap Cleaner
Pheap began working with SeeBeyondBorders in 2017. She works in our Siem Reap office. Pheap has two children.  

Damian Cripps – Technical Education Consultant
Damian is a qualified teacher from Australia. He began working with SeeBeyondBorders at the end of 2017 and is based in Battambang. Damian works in our literacy program.

Rachana San – Translator
Rachana is a translator. She works primarily in our Literacy Program and is based in Battambang.  Rachana has a bachelor degree in education.

Houn Sen​ – Accountant
Sen is our accountant and works in our Siem Reap office. He started with SeeBeyondBorders in 2019.

Khann Phearith – Communications and Teaching Resource Assistant
Phearith joined SeeBeyondBorders in May 2018 as an intern. He is responsible for quality internal and external communications.

Staff in Australia

Louise Foodey – Finance Manager
A chartered accountant since 1989, Louise joined SeeBeyondBorders in April 2015 as Finance Manager.

Zoe Scamps – Australian office Manager
Joining SeeBeyondBorders earlier this year, Zoe is the newest recruit in the Australian Office.

Alan Smith – Corporate Partnerships Australia 
Alan joined SeeBeyondBorders in 2012 and works in developing our Corporate Partnerships. With a background in marketing Alan started the Direct Response Company in Australia in 1985.

Fiona Yates – Finance Officer
Fiona is a chartered accountant who works from Sydney. She started volunteering with SeeBeyondBorders since 2011 and previously worked in the not for profit sector in England.

Andy Wade – General Manager Australia
Andy has been supporting and working with SeeBeyondBorders since its inception in 2009.

Staff in the UK

Isabel Kearney Fundraising Officer
Isabel joined SeeBeyondBorders as a Fundraising Officer in April 2018 to help raise funds, mainly from trusts and foundations to continue our programs in Cambodia.

Sarah Reynolds UK Country Manager 
Sarah spent 2015 – 2016 with SeeBeyondBorders in Battambang. Appointed funding manager in the UK in 2016.