Senior Management Team


Jan Noorlander

Interim Country Director

Jan is responsible for overall CARE’s programs. He has over 15 years experiences working in Cambodia. In 2002 Jan started with CARE Cambodia to establish and manage the Highland Children’s Education project and has been integral to considerable developments in the multilingual education sector in Cambodia.

Jan did his Masters in the Netherlands (British and American Literature) followed by Post Graduate study in educational management. In the 1990s he worked as the Principal of a college for adult educational education and training programs for asylum seekers.


Meng Sokkheang

Deputy Country Director – Program support

Sokkheang is in charge of overall CARE’s program support. He is managing CARE business included Finance and operations. He brings an extensive experience over 17-years in finance and support services from various local and international development organisations into the management role in CARE structure.

Sokkheang hold a postgraduate degree in Finance and Accounting, and he is currently studying CPA Australia toward the Certificate of public accountant.


Yin Sopanha

Senior Finance Manager

Sopanha is responsible for managing the overall CARE Cambodia mission budget and country office financial management. She has 18-year experience in Administration and Finance with various international development organisations, private sector, international agency and embassy.

Sopanha holds a bachelor degree in Economics, specialising in Enterprise Management, and she is working toward ACCA qualification from UK.


Seng Danet

Senior Human Resource Manager

Seng Danet plays a role as Senior Human Resource Manager for CARE Cambodia started in August 2018. She has been working across the different functions of human resources such as recruitment and selection, compensation and benefits, staff’s capacity building, employee relation, staff’s performance and talent management. Before staring her work with CARE Cambodia, she has more than 6 year experienced in HR field within local and international organisation included two years in management.

Danet is holding a Master Degree of Business Administration from Pannasastra University of Cambodia.


Khieu Dany

Education Advisor

Dany is responsible for driving CARE Cambodia’s Education Strategy in alignment with CARE International Vision 2030. Her key role is to provide technical oversights of CARE’s long-term programs and program quality assurance, apply innovative program ideas and transformative approaches to education and youth empowerment, and offer technical insights to strengthen ongoing programs as informed by national and international trends and best practices in education and girls’/adolescent empowerment to strengthen CARE Cambodia’s education programs. Dany has more than 10 years of experience working to eliminate gender disparities in education and promote equitable teaching practices, 21st century education, gender equality, ethnic diversity and cultural sensitivity.


Dany holds a Master’s Degree in Education Studies from the University of Canberra, Australia and a Master’s Degree in Educational Management and Planning from the Royal University of Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Her field of specialisation includes mother tongue based multilingual education, girls’ education, global citizenship education with proven track-record of successful proposal development and program design and implementation.

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Chan Sophoan

Gender Advisor

Sophoan is responsible for supporting CARE Cambodia's work to promote gender equality and women's empowerment by raising visibility with staff and partners, providing strategic guidance and gender-transformative approaches for program development and implementation, and leading capacity building for external stakeholders.


Sophoan has more than 11 years experience working on women empowerment and gender equality at all levels. She holds a BA of accounting and taking Master Degree in International Relations on Peace and Development at Panasastra University of Cambodia.


Chov Sophorn

Senior Program Manager - Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights

Sophorn is responsible for providing high level leadership and strategic direction across the SRH and Rights program of CARE Cambodia. His key role is to lead and be accountable for the oversight of a technically complex program, including leading a team, project management, technical support, representation, project and financial accountability and compliance. He has more than 10-year experiences in leading and managing the community development program in rural and urban settings and has shifted a focus on promoting SRH and Rights of the workers in the factory industry in the last seven years.


Sophorn holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from University of Management and Economics and a BA degree in Agricultural Economics and Rural Development from Royal University of Agriculture.


Phoeurn Sokchan

Senior Program Manager - Inclusive Governance and Social Accountability

Sokchan oversees financial and program management, provides technical support to staff and local NGO partners to effectively implement CARE’s program quality strategies relating to social accountability frameworks, good governance, poverty alleviation, gender transformative, women’s empowerment and marginalised ethnic minorities. He has over 10 years of experience working in good governance and policy research.


Sokchan holds a Master’s Degree in Development Management from Khon Kaen University of Thailand and a BA in Sociology at the Royal University of Phnom Penh, Cambodia. 

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