Our people

SeeBeyondBorders and SeeBeyondBorders UK are governed by a Board of Directors, with management delegated to the CEO. A predominantly Khmer team in Cambodia implements our education programs, supported by a small number of staff and volunteers in Cambodia, Australia and the UK.

CEO and founder - SeeBeyondBorders

Edward SHUTTLEWORTH

Edward SHUTTLEWORTH

Chief Executive Officer
Country Director, Cambodia

Born in India where he lived until the age of 16, Edward was educated in England. After qualifying as a Chartered Accountant, he worked in financial and treasury management in London and Hong Kong before settling in Australia in 1995. Edward held a number of CFO roles in the energy industry, and served on the Board of LMS Generation until 2015. 

Passionate about social justice, and following a family visit to Cambodia in 2002, Edward spent four years on the board of Tabitha Foundation Australia, a development organisation operating in Cambodia.  Then, driven by a desire to improve the lives of children in Cambodia, Edward and his wife Kate (a teacher and education leader) established SeeBeyondBorders in 2008, combining Edward's financial management experience and Kate's teaching knowledge and expertise.

Edward now leads SeeBeyondBorders, and has made it his life's work to improve the lives of Cambodian children with access to quality education. He is committed to making SeeBeyondBorders the authority on teacher education in Cambodia, and a sustainable Cambodian-led organisation that by mobilising quality education, is able to empower Cambodian children towards a better future.

Edward and Kate were married in 1982 and have three adult children. 

Program implementation team

Cambodia leadership team

Pov PHEUNG

Pov PHEUNG

Country Manager

Pov has been working as a teacher in Cambodia since 2003. He was a primary teacher for two years before working at the District Office of Education for one year. He then qualified as a secondary teacher and subsequently was promoted to the position of school director. Beside working in state schools, Pov has worked in several NGOs including Plan Internal Cambodia as an English teacher and Kampuchean Action for Primary Education (KAPE) as a District Program Officer.  Pov graduated with a Bachelor Degree in Mathematics in 2011 and completed an MBA in Management in 2014.

Pov joined SeeBeyondBorders in July 2013 as the Provincial Education Coordinator in Siem Reap. He is married and has two children, a boy and a girl.  His ambition is to improve Cambodian society through quality education.

Sophen PHAN

Sophen PHAN

Education Program Coordinator

Sophen has worked in the educational sector in Cambodia for nine years. Sophen started his career as a qualified lower secondary school teacher and spent two years teaching English at a school on the Thai-Cambodian border. He was subsequently promoted to Deputy Director of the school. Prior to this, Sophen spent five years working for a UK-based international non-government organisation as a volunteer's assistant and translator on the Mainstreaming Inclusive Education (MIE) project. Sophen joined SeeBeyondBorders in June 2011 as Education Program Coordinator. His role is to coordinate the Teach the Teacher program in Cambodia.

Reasmey CHEUT

Reasmey CHEUT

Operations Manager

Reasmey joined See Beyond Borders in September 2012. He’s worked on a range of programs in Cambodian primary schools, in a variety of roles including community liaison and project management.

In 2017, Reasmey was appointed to a new role as Operations Manager with responsibility for overall management of SeeBeyondBorders’ programs. As a member of the Leadership Team he is involved in management of SeeBeyondBorders’ Cambodian operations including budgeting, implementation of strategic plans, governance and compliance.

Reasmey holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Pannasastra University in Cambodia, and is completing a Masters of Economics in Rural Development at Build Bright University, Battambang.  Reasmey passionately believes education can improve the lives of Cambodian children.  He's worked with local and international non-government organisations and led groups of students, involving them in community service and social work. 

Cambodia program implementation team

Phath BLUNG

Phath BLUNG

Acting Project Manager - Angkor Thom

Phath has been working as a teacher since 2005. He was a primary teacher for one year and then moved to teach at a secondary school in Banteay Meanchey province for 3 years. Besides working in state schools, Phath has worked in several NGOs and private sectors including Angkor Micro-Kumpuchea Limited (AMK), Satapana Limited as Credit Officer, Children Development Association, and Ponleu Kumar organization as Project Officer, assisting vulnerable students to gain access to higher education and engaging the community in the schools.

Phath graduated with a Bachelor's Degree and Master of Business Administration in 2010 at Build Bright University and is dedicated to engaging communities to improve education.

Rebecca Evans

Rebecca EVANS

 

Sopha HENG

Sopha HENG

Mentor Development Coordinator, Siem Reap

Sopha qualified as a primary school teacher and spent 3 years teaching before working as Community Research Worker with Care Cambodia. In 2006, he worked for CEDAC as provincial trainer, then moved to work for CRDT as a Project Officer before taking up a vice principal role with Global Child School in 2009. Sopha joined SeeBeyondBorders as Mentor Development Coordinator in November 2017, responsible for coordinating and monitoring in-school mentoring program, including developing teacher skills and collecting data.  Sopha now holds a Masters Degree in General Management.

Chanrith MAK

Chanrith MAK

Mentor Development Co-ordinator, Siem Reap

Chanrith joined SeeBeyondBorders in January 2018.

Souneang SENG

Souneang SENG

Chief Accountant

Souneang joined SeeBeyondBorders Cambodia as Financial Officer in January 2012. She'd had experience in accounting for several organisations based in Cambodia.  

In 2017, Souneang was promoted to the new position of Chief Accountant.  In this role, she assists the Country Manager and the Leadership team to manage and plan by providing appropriate financial information and undertaking related accounts administration.  She also oversees accounting procedures and prepares forecasts, budgets and risk analysis, oversees HR and administration processes, and maintains relationships with key external stakeholders.

Souneang has a Bachelor of Finance and Banking from the University of Management and Economics and a Master of Accounting from Build Bright University in Battambang.

Boumey THANH

Boumy THANH

Community Liaison Officer, Bavel District

Boumy joined us in January 2016 as a Community Liaison Officer. She is currently studying Business Administration part time at Pannasastra University of Cambodia. Prior to joining SeeBeyondBorders she was an English kindergarten teacher for 2 years and volunteered as a member of Pannasastra student senate to support students in rural areas.

Colm BYRNE

Colm BYRNE

Senior Advisor to the Leadership Team

Colm qualified as a primary school teacher in 2003 and spent ten years teaching in a school called DPETNS in Ireland. DPETNS is an Ashoka Changemaker School. In June 2014, Colm moved to Cambodia and began working with PEPY based in Siem Reap. While there he established and oversaw all elements of a partnership between PEPY and schools in Ireland. In July 2017, Colm joined SeeBeyondBorders as Senior Advisor to the Leadership Team. His responsibilities include building partnerships, report writing and seeking to achieve CCC accreditation. He believes in empowering others through education. Colm's hobbies include cycling, football and reading.

Palynath HAM

Palynath HAM

Assistant to Education Technical Manager/Mentor
Development Coordinator, Battambang

A trained teacher, Palynath taught in a primary school for 8 years before working in a variety of other roles including teaching Khmer to foreigners, and sales and management positions in an NGO and in several tourism organisations. Palynath joined SeeBeyondBorders in December 2017 where she’s responsible for supporting, implementing and monitoring the Quality Teaching program, including the teacher mentoring program. Palynath also has a Bachelor Degree in Management.

Sarou KONG

Sarou KONG

Mentor Development Coordinator, Ek Phnom District

Before joining the SeeBeyondBorders team, Mr. Kong Sarou was a School Principal for 18 years and a member of DTMT (District Training and Monitoring Team) for 5 years in Ek Phnom District.

He also worked as a mentor teacher with SeeBeyondBorders. Following his retirement from his state job in February 2015 he joined SeeBeyondBorders as Mentor Development Coordinator based in Ek Phnom.

He is proud and happy that SeeBeyondBorders have given him the opportunity to share his knowledge in order to help other teachers. He hopes this contribution will help Cambodian children access quality education.

Chanleakena NISSAY

Chanleakena NISSAY

Project Assistant

Chaneakena started working for SeeBeyondBorders in February 2016 as a Project Assistant in Siem Reap province. She assists project staff in Angkor Thom and Puok districts implementing and monitoring programs whilst learning in depth about the projects. Before joining us, she worked as a supervisor in a restaurant for over three years from 2012-2014. Later she became a teaching assistant at Smart Kids International School in Siem Reap.  She is currently undertaking a 3 year course at the University of South-East Asia in Siem Reap in English Literature. “I am so pleased to be a member of SeeBeyondBorders and really enjoy working with schools in rural areas,” she says. She has a dream to see children from underprivileged families learn in quality schools.

Serey SOK

Serey SOK

Mentoring Coordinator - Bavel

Serey has been working with SeeBeyondBorders since November 2013 as a mentor coordinator in Bavel District, having already spent two years with us as a mentor teacher.

Prior to joining SeeBeyondBorders, Serey worked for 30 years as a goverment teacher. Initially teaching grade six for two years, he was promoted to deputy director of Kdang Ngea primary school for 11 years and then became a school director and cluster director at Sdey Leur primary schools for 17 years. 

Sophean UN

Sophean UN

Mentor Development Coordinator, Siem Reap Office
Communications Officer

Sophean was born in Banteay Meanchey province and moved to Siem Reap province in 2003 to pursue his education at Buddhist schools as a monk. He resigned from monkhood in mid-2009 and in 2012 graduated with a bachelor degree in business management from Build Bright University, where he is now studying a master degree. 

Sophean worked as an English teacher and a general communication officer before becoming program manager at a local NGO, Friends of the Orphan Children Organization, supervising and mentoring English teachers.  Sophean joined SeeBeyondBorders Cambodia in 2016 as a Mentor Development Coordinator and in this role looks forward to “supporting the communities to improve access to education and seeing a higher level of quality education in Cambodia.”

Sovoeun CHHOUT

Sovoeun CHHOUT

Mentor Development Coordinator - Siem Reap

Sovoeun joined SeeBeyondBorders in November 2013. Previously, he worked for 3 years as a secondary school teacher, teaching English and Khmer subjects at Romcheck Secondary School in the rural area of Siem Reap province. In addition to teaching work, he also held an important role in quality improvement as a leader of the technical support group (TSG) in the school. His role is mentoring mentor and mentee teachers, supporting them to develop professional capability in order to provide quality teaching and learning at schools. He is due to complete his Bachelor degree in English in 2014.

Sophat HEM

Sophat HEM

Mentor Development Coordinator

Mr Sophat Hem is from Battambang. Prior to joining the SeebeyondBorders team Sophat worked as a public education officer and taught Khmer general knowledge at Hun Sen Khnach Romeas Primary School for 20 years. He was appointed school principal of Koh Ream Primary school where he worked for ten years and was also a cluster principal of Hun Sen Khnach Romeas Primary School.

Sophat was a mentor teacher with SeeBeyondBorders' Quality Teaching program in Bavel District and in 2015 joined the SeeBeyondBorders team as Mentor Development Coordinator in Bavel district. He enjoys “supporting the teachers to build up the education sustainability and through technique method that I learn from SeeBeyondBorders and my existing experiences."

Mesa LEANG

Mesa LEANG

Project Manager, Ek Phnom district

Mesa joined SeeBeyondBorders as a Junior Project Manager in November 2017. He has previous experience teaching English to children at the Worldwide International School, and also volunteered at Riverkids Project. In 2016, he ran an independent fundraising campaign to raise money for school supplies for a school in the Rovieng District. In his current role, Mesa prepares monthly plans, monthly budgets, meetings and workshops, and monthly reports. He enjoys working with children and in education. Mesa completed a bachelor’s degree in Economics from the Royal University of Laws and Economics in 2012, and also holds an associate degree in English from Human Resources University.

Kimhou RONG

Kimhou RONG

Finance and Administration Officer

Kimhou joined SeeBeyondBorders in September 2017.

Kimlen TAN

Kimlen TAN

Project Manager, Bavel District

Kimlen joined SeeBeyondBorders in February 2015.  She has had previous experience working with international NGOs assisting disadvantaged students to gain access to higher education and engaging the community in the schools.   Kimlen has worked closely with many young students to achieve scholarship programs and also with authorities and school support committees.  She has counselled young students in personal development and thus assisted within the wider community.  Kimlen enjoys working within rural communities and, in particular, assisting young disadvantaged students change their lives by engaging in good quality education. 

Volunteers in Cambodia

Damian CRIPPS

Damian CRIPPS

Education Consultant

Deirdre CORISH

Deirdre CORISH

Binh HUYNH

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Binh HUYNH

Chief Financial Officer

Governance and advisory teams

Board of Directors - SeeBeyondBorders Australia

David ARMSTRONG

David ARMSTRONG

Chair

David is closely involved in SeeBeyondBorders being one of the founding directors of the Foundation. He has worked for KPMG, Shell Australia and been a partner in a Chartered Accounting firm for more than 25 years. With significant experience in business services including directorships and the chairing of an audit committee of a listed ASX company he brings wide commercial experience to SeeBeyondBorders.He continues to hold other community based committee memberships as well as having previous involvement on various panels including the ICAA.

Kate SHUTTLEWORTH

Kate Shuttleworth

Kate, with her husband Ed, founded SeeBeyondBorders. She co-ordinates the Quality Teaching program which includes co-writing the programs, delivering the workshops and running training sessions for volunteer teachers. Until 2015 she also worked part-time in a Catholic primary school in Sydney. Kate qualified as a Registered Nurse in the UK in 1982, and then as a mature age student went on to retrain as a primary school teacher gaining her B. Education. She also holds a Masters in Educational Leadership. Kate and Ed have three children.

 

Priscilla CHANG

Priscilla CHANG

Priscilla is a Primary school teacher (B Ed. Primary) and has worked in education since 1990. She has worked in the NSW Government system in Western Sydney and the Catholic system in the Diocese of Sydney and Broken Bay. Currently, Priscilla is also teaching English to Sudanese refugee women at Homebush. She became involved with SeeBeyondBorders through her work colleague Kate Shuttleworth, one of the co-founders of SeeBeyondBorders. Priscilla is committed to bringing quality education to the children of Cambodia and believes that this is of the utmost importance in the recovery of the country. She is married with 4 children.

Penny EVERITT

Penny EVERITT

Penny originally joined SeeBeyondBorders as an International Volunteer in Cambodia in January 2015. Originally from Australia, she holds a Bachelor of Commerce and Art History and a Masters in International Development.  After graduating, Penny worked as a project manager in the art and finance sectors before discovering her passion for development work.  Penny spent four years in outback Australia working with indigenous communities to improve outcomes for children, which is where she truly saw the power of education to transform the lives of individuals and communities.  In this role she worked with a local organisation to design and implement place-based solutions.  Seeking to broaden her community development experience, Penny moved to Cambodia in March 2014 to take up a role with the Cambodian Red Cross in Phnom Penh.  Here she provided strategic organisational development support to the various departments seeking to strengthen their practices and processes.  Having thoroughly enjoyed her time to date, Penny is excited to be able to extend her experience and learning in Cambodia and supporting the growth of quality and effective education through SeeBeyondBorders.

Governance and advisory teams

Advisory Committee - SeeBeyondBorders Australia

David ARMSTRONG

David ARMSTRONG

Chair

David is closely involved in SeeBeyondBorders being one of the founding directors of the Foundation. He has worked for KPMG, Shell Australia and been a partner in a Chartered Accounting firm for more than 25 years. With significant experience in business services including directorships and the chairing of an audit committee of a listed ASX company he brings wide commercial experience to SeeBeyondBorders.He continues to hold other community based committee memberships as well as having previous involvement on various panels including the ICAA.

Daniel FOGARTY

Daniel Fogarty

Daniel is an experienced business leader, who has run financial services businesses of up to 1,600 people, and is currently CEO and Founder of Evari, an online insurance business. He gained his Masters at Stanford Business School, California and is an Australian Chartered Accountant. Helping others is what Daniel is passionate about, and he understands the value of education in improving people’s lives. He believes that the work of See Beyond Borders can make a real difference to the lives of people in developing countries. Daniel has been working with See Beyond Borders since mid 2009.

Peder Pedersen

Peder Pedersen

Peder is the CEO of the Charitable Foundation, one of Australia’s largest donors for overseas development aid and emergency assistance. He is originally from Denmark and has 25 years of experience with international work in the areas of peacekeeping, development and emergency assistance projects. He lives in Marrickville with his wife Tonya and their two children.

Pricilla CHANG

Priscilla CHANG

Priscilla is a Primary school teacher (B Ed. Primary) and has worked in education since 1990. She has worked in the NSW Government system in Western Sydney and the Catholic system in the Diocese of Sydney and Broken Bay. Currently, Priscilla is also teaching English to Sudanese refugee women at Homebush. She became involved with SeeBeyondBorders through her work colleague Kate Shuttleworth, one of the co-founders of SeeBeyondBorders. Priscilla is committed to bringing quality education to the children of Cambodia and believes that this is of the utmost importance in the recovery of the country. She is married with 4 children.

John C. FRIEND-PEREIRA

John C. FRIEND-PEREIRA


John C. brings to the Advisory Committee over 15 years experience in the education sector at national and international levels including the last 6 years in Cambodia. He moved to Cambodia in 2010 and worked as the advocacy and policy adviser to the Cambodian Independent Teachers Association (CITA).  He later worked with VSO-Cambodia as Head of Programmes overseeing 15 staff and more 60 volunteers working across health, education, livelihoods and governance programs. Prior to moving to Australia in 2017, he worked as Education Specialist with UNICEF and was responsible for delivery of the Capacity Development Partnership Fund (CDPF) Phase II programme a three year (2015-17)  (USD)$15m pooled fund supported by European Union, Sweden and UNICEF. John is passionate about the teacher education and mentoring programme run by SeeBeyondBorders, which are recognized as the best in Cambodia. 

Kate SHUTTLEWORTH

Kate SHUTTLEWORTH

Kate, with her husband Ed, founded SeeBeyondBorders. She co-ordinates the Quality Teaching program which includes co-writing the programs, delivering the workshops and running training sessions for volunteer teachers. Until 2015 she also worked part-time in a Catholic primary school in Sydney. Kate qualified as a Registered Nurse in the UK in 1982, and then as a mature age student went on to retrain as a primary school teacher gaining her B. Education. She also holds a Masters in Educational Leadership. Kate and Ed have three children.

 

Keith DREWERY

Keith Drewery

Keith brings to the Advisory Board over 30 years in the professional services sector, working with Perpetual Trustees, KPMG and the Private Wealth Network. Keith has been Trustee for the Belnaves Foundation, Director of the Board of Trustees for the National Foundation for Medical Research and Innovation, Chair of the Sydney Leadership Council, and Board Director for the Documentary Australia Foundation.

Kendra MdKAY

Kendra McKay

Kendra brings to the Advisory Committee over 10 years in the legal services sector. Kendra is a Senior Associate specialising in major projects and infrastructure in Australia's property development sector at Holman Fenwick Willan. HFW have an ongoing relationship with SeeBeyondBorders, including appointing the charity as its Global Charity Partner from 2013 – 2016, as well as continuing to support the charity through its CSR program, on a pro-bono basis, and through various other initiatives / seminars / trips utilizing HFW's corporate and client networks, facilitated by Kendra.

Kendra travelled to Cambodia in 2015 with SeeBeyondBorders as part of its ‘Project Team’ program, and got to experience firsthand the implementation of SeeBeyondBorders' vision to education for school children in Cambodia. Kendra is passionate about equal opportunity education, and believes the only way to change the cycle of poverty starts with education.

Andy WADE

Andy Wade

Andy grew up in London. After gaining an Economics degree at Bath, he worked as a software designer for UK software houses. After completing an MSc in Business Administration in 1987, he migrated permanently to Australia, where he now lives with his wife Rosanna and their three children. After working in several start-up companies, he co-founded Infra Corporation, an Australian software company that grew to have operations across Europe and US. He left the company in 2008 when it was acquired by EMC Corporation. He currently advises Australian IT SMEs on growth strategies, particularly developing international operations. Andy has been working with SeeBeyondBorders since inception, and is currently General Manager of SeeBeyondBorders' Sydney operations.

Board of Trustees - SeeBeyondBorders UK

Caroline ABEL

Caroline ABEL

 

Caroline is Edward Shuttleworth's sister and was also born in India. Caroline was educated in England and studied Zoology at Oxford University. Caroline continues to have a passion for ecology and the environment and is determined to give something back to society for the privileged education she received. Caroline has worked in medical research for over 25 years, both in the United Kingdom and abroad, including a placement at Sydney's Royal North Shore Hospital. Her experience includes bench work, liaising with potential funders of research and coordinating projects from start to finish. Caroline is also involved with an education program in Kalimpong, India, and a conservation program in South London.

Robyn KNOX

Robyn KNOX

Robyn first joined SeeBeyondBorders as a volunteer in February 2015. Originally from the UK, she holds a Bachelor of International Development and Politics and a Masters in Conflict, Security and Development.  After graduating, Robyn worked as a consultant for a global risk and security consultancy, holding positions in London and Baghdad.  She provided advisory, strategic and operational support to colleagues and clients in the Middle East and Africa.  In 2012, Robyn and her partner relocated to Sydney, where she led and facilitated strategic development and organisational improvement at both the state and local government level.  Since volunteering with SeeBeyondBorders, Robyn has returned to the UK and currently works with the British Red Cross. Robyn has a long standing passion for international development and embedding positive change. 

Brenda GOSLING

Brenda GOSLING

Brenda qualified as a radiographer in Cambridge in 1977, she has since worked for 20 years in various NHS and private hospitals. Since leaving the NHS Brenda has become involved in antiques, running her own stall in London and teaching furniture restoration. Brenda's charitable work has involved various fundraising events for several charities and schools. She believes there is great potential to expand SeeBeyondBorders in the UK.

Rob BUCHAN

Rob BUCHAN

Rob Buchan is a cartoonist and illustrator. Educated at Bristol University, he has 15 years experience in technology investments as well as several years in the restaurant and bar trade. Rob has done one trip to Cambodia during the floods of Oct 2011 and has seen firsthand the need of the schools for well-planned assistance as well as the charm and resilience of the people.

Peter SHUTTLEWORTH

Peter SHUTTLEWORTH

Pete is Edward Shuttleworth's brother and was also born in India. He is the founder of Hoi Polloi Media and has worked in video production and digital media for over 25 years, including setting up his first digital business in 2005. Pete has worked with several of the larger UK charities to chronicle their work in Africa, India and the UK and produced award winning films as part of this communication. Pete was educated in the UK and received a first from Goldsmiths, University of London. He has continued to provide training and mentored young talent for many years within his industry and through the businesses he has run.

Jayne CROW

Jayne CROW

Jayne  joined the board of Trustees in April 2017. Following a volunteer role in Cambodia with a local child rights organisation in Phnom Penh, Jayne has been seeking to lend her skills to an organisation in Cambodia in order to continue contributing to children’s development in a nation close to her heart. Jayne brings Cambodian contextual understanding as well as experience and knowledge in the International Development Sector. Following a masters in International Development and Social Anthropology, Jayne has worked for a leading international volunteering organisation VSO and currently is a Programme Design Specialist for the child rights organisation Plan International. Prior to this Jayne has worked extensively in a multitude of fundraising disciplines including institutional, corporate, community, major donors, trusts and foundations and regular giving. Jayne will draw on this range of experience and current work in the sector to the advantage of SeeBeyondBorders.

Andrew STUDD

Andrew STUDD

Andrew is a partner in Russell-Cooke's Charity and Social Business team. He advises on a wide range of constitutional and governance matters, commercial contracts, mergers and reorganisations. Andrew worked as in-house counsel for major international development agency, Care International UK, and currently sits on their Finance and Audit Committee. Prior to that, he was a partner in another leading law firm, advising charities. He started his career at Ashurst where he advised corporate and private equity funds on international mergers and acquisitions.

Fundraising and support teams

Staff and volunteers in Australia

Jenny COYLE

Jenny COYLE

Jo FORBES

Jo FORBES

Jo joined SeeBeyondBorders in 2010 and was Administration Manager in Sydney until 2015. She is now volunteering part-time while studying linguistics. Originally from the UK, Jo came to Australia in 1980 after spending two years in Africa. Her background is in university administration, both in Australia and the UK, and she has also worked in event coordination with Fairfax Media, collaborating on major cultural and sporting events in Sydney.

Jenny LAMBERT

Jenny LAMBERT

Andy WADE

Andy Wade

Andy grew up in London. After gaining an Economics degree at Bath, he worked as a software designer for UK software houses. After completing an MSc in Business Administration in 1987, he migrated permanently to Australia, where he now lives with his wife Rosanna and their three children. After working in several start-up companies, he co-founded Infra Corporation, an Australian software company that grew to have operations across Europe and US. He left the company in 2008 when it was acquired by EMC Corporation. He currently advises Australian IT SMEs on growth strategies, particularly developing international operations. Andy has been working with SeeBeyondBorders since inception, and is currently General Manager of SeeBeyondBorders' Sydney operations.

Jo DREW

Jo DREW

Bandula GONSALKORALE

Bandula GONSALKORALE

Bandula is an international development sector consultant. He holds a Masters degree in Business Administration from the AGSM. He was held senior management positions in the sector including Finance & ICT Director/Company Secretary of ChildFund Australia, and Chief Financial Officer/Company Secretary of Actionaid Australia (then Austcare). He is a Board member and Chair of the audit and risk committee of Access Industries for the Disabled Ltd. Prior to moving into the international development sector, Bandula held senior management positions in several large to medium-size commercial organisations in Australia and overseas. He served as a committee member of the Australian Council for International Development Code of Conduct Committee for six years, including two years as the Deputy Chair. Bandula is a Certified Practicing Accountant and a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Alan SMITH

Alan SMITH

Alan has worked in the marketing industry for over 40 years, initially in Melbourne and then in London for seven years. In 1982 he managed the Wunderman International Australian office in Sydney, and then started The Direct Response Company in 1985. This became an award winning Direct Marketing agency in Australia with clients that included Commonwealth Bank, Hewlett Packard, MBF, Volvo and Telstra. After 16 years, the company was bought by McCann Erickson. Since then, Alan has consulted to various businesses and not-for-profit organisations, working with the National Trust for six years. Alan joined SeeBeyondBorders in 2012 on a part-time basis.

Fiona YATES

Fiona YATES

Fiona trained as a chartered accountant in the United Kingdom, working in public practice and stockbroking, and now works as a volunteer assisting the  Finance Manager. While her children were young, an interest in supporting education led to six years serving as a school governor. Fiona gained experience in the not-for-profit sector as Finance Manager of a Community Foundation in England. Fiona and her family moved to Sydney in 2009 and she joined SeeBeyondBorders as a volunteer in 2011. Fiona visited Cambodia in July 2012 and witnessed both the need for, and quality of, the education programs being developed by SeeBeyondBorders.

Louise FOODEY

Louise FOODEY

Finance Manager

Louise qualified as a chartered accountant in the UK in 1989, and has worked in private practice and as a sole practitioner.  Louise’s involvement in not-for-profit started with theatre clients in the UK, and continued with a term as Finance Manager for Sydney Theatre Company.

Louise became interested in supporting education in Cambodia after a trip to the country in 2012, and upon hearing Kate Shuttleworth, her daughter’s teacher, speak about the valuable, sustaining work being carried out by SeeBeyondBorders.  Louise was initially involved with the Black and White Ball in 2014 and joined SeeBeyondBorders in April 2015 as Finance Manager.

Petra KREMER

Petra KREMER

Petra joined SeeBeyondBorders in 2015 and is volunteering on a part-time basis.

She is Dutch and together with her husband and two children she moved from The Netherlands to Sydney in June 2015 for her husband's work.

Prior to moving to Sydney she was Relationship Manager in the hospitality industry and also spent over 10 years in the recruitment industry where she held various roles with different employment agencies. She holds a Bachelor Degree from the Hospitality Business Hotel school in The Hague, The Netherlands.

Kat UCHIMOTO

Kat UCHIMOTO

Staff and volunteers in the UK

Sarah REYNOLDS

Sarah REYNOLDS

Sarah first joined SeeBeyondBorders in July 2015 when she arrived in Cambodia to work as a Projects Volunteer. She lived and worked in Battambang for a year before returning to the UK and starting the role of Fundraising Manager in July 2016. This role has grown and developed since then and she is now the UK Country Manager for SeeBeyondBorders, responsible for all our activities in the UK.

Before joining SeeBeyondBorders, Sarah worked in the recruitment industry for 14 years in a variety of different roles, most recently working for Reed in Partnership and running a large government contract focussed on supporting long-term unemployed people back into work. Sarah holds a BSc in International Management and French from the University of Bath and a Masters in Management from the University of Durham.

In her spare time, Sarah loves to run, swim and cycle and is also a qualified Sports Massage Therapist!

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