Mr. Michael Renfrew (Board Chairperson)
Mr. Renfrew is a trade economist working in policy, advocacy and research.
Michael began his association with Youth Star Cambodia in 2016 as YSCs International Communications Volunteer. He has worked within the organisation to enhance organisational communication methods and channels; to support strategic development; and enhance the Monitoring and Evaluation system.
Michael holds a Masters Degree in Economic Development from the University of Glasgow, alongside an Honours Degree in International Business and Economics from the University of Strathclyde.
Mrs. Sharon Wilkinson
Ms. Wilkinson is a health economist with extensive international development experience leading programmes in Africa, India and Cambodia. Sharon retired as the country director for CARE International (2002-2010) and is presently working part-time with the Australian Scholarship Awards. With Ms. Eva Mysliwiec coming to the end of her chairperson tenure, Sharon was unanimously elected for the position by her peers.
Mrs. Netra Eng
Mrs. Netra Eng is the head of the Governance Unit at Cambodia Development Resource Institute (CDRI). She has been researching and writing about governance, decentralisation and public sector reforms in Cambodia for over a decade now. She has a PhD in political science from Monash University, Australia.
Mr. Sou Savorn
Mr. SOU Savorn joins the Youth Star board as a former volunteer who served the community of Prey Veng throughout 2006. Returning to the organization in 2017, Sou brings with him a wealth of experience in social agriculture and development. After bolstering his skills through the Youth Star program, he has continued to engage in social development projects, coordinating decision making and finance at all levels of discourse. Mr. Savorn is currently the operations manager of Eco A&G Ltd, working with the Phnom Penh City Hall to develop sustainable and usable green space for the capital.
Mr. Sreng Mao
Mr. Mao works in a number of industries and sectors, including business and entrepreneurship, aid and development project management, language education, scholarship and international education interfacing with the business community, UN/donor agencies, civil society organisations, Cambodian and foreign governments. Mr. Mao is Country Director of IDP Education in Cambodia and the Australian Centre for Education (ACE). He is educated in Cambodia and Australia, and holds a Master Degree of Public Policy and Management from Carnegie Mellon University, Pennsylvania, USA. He is the Convenor of the annual CamTESOL conference series and the annual Global Alumni Convention series.
Youth Star Cambodia would like to express our deep gratitude and appreciation to the former Board members including:
1. H.E. Dr. CHEA Sophara
2. H.E. Dr. HANG Chuon Naron
3. H.R.H. SISOWATH Pheanuroth
4. H.E Dr. HUN Manet
5. Mr. IN Channy
6. Mr. OUTH Renne
7. Ms. CHEM Veyrith
8. Ms. CHENG Nivana
9. Mr. OK Seri Sopheak
10. Ms. Thida. C KHUS
11. Ms. Nisha AGRAWAL
12. Ms. SOM Khemra
13. Oknha Dr. Mengly J. Quach, MD, MPH
14. Ms. Mora Gibbings
15. Ms. Eva Mysliwiec (Founder)
16. Ms. Pat Baars
17. Mrs. Socheat Chi
18. Mr. Greg Polk
Each of these Board members have contributed to our growth and success, bringing their technical skills and knowledge, and extensive networks to strengthen Youth Star and support the development of volunteerism in Cambodia.