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 YSC’s International Communications Volunteer. He has worked within the organisation to enhance communication methods and channels, support strategic development, and enhance the Monitoring and Evaluation system.

Michael holds a Master’s Degree in Economic Development from the University of Glasgow, alongside an Honours Degree in International Business and Economics from the University of Strathclyde.

Mrs. Netra Eng

Mrs. Netra Eng is the Executive Director 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. 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, and 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, Australia, and the US, and holds a Master’s Degree of Public Policy and Management from Carnegie Mellon University, Pennsylvania. He is the Convenor of the annual CamTESOL conference series and the annual Global Alumni Convention series.

Mr. Sou Savorn

Mr. SOU Savorn joins the Youth Star board as a former volunteer who served in Prey Veng province throughout 2006. Returning to the organization in 2017, he 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 Phnom Penh City Hall to develop sustainable and usable green space for the capital.

Ms. Catherine Cecil
Mr. Rithisal Kang
Mrs. Saramy Mey
Mr. HEM Chansopheak

He held dual degrees for his bachelor’s degree: a bachelor of science in agronomy from Royal University of Agriculture and another bachelor of education in TEFL from Cambodia International Cooperation Institute. He pursued a master of arts in development studies from Royal University of Phnom Penh and with an awarded academic exchange to Graduate School of International Development, Nagoya University. He is currently the Founder of Pteah Chas Community and runs a plant retail store in the heart of capital. We’re so grateful he’s joined the board!

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

19. Mrs. Sharon Wilkinson

Each of these Board members has contributed to our growth and success, bringing their knowledge, technical skills, and extensive networks to strengthen Youth Star and support the development of volunteerism in Cambodia.