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“To build tomorrow’s business leaders.”

Our aim is to focus on business skill training and education enabling responsible entrepreneurship to challenge for positive changes in our society.


  • We connect our school with companies and organizations locally and internationally to ensure a platform of open learning and experience sharing of best practices, real-life learning experiences and new creative ideas.
  • We work in teams with our expertized teachers, consultants and trainers from different industries and countries to educate our students with real-life learning experiences and up-to-dated knowledge.
  • We focus on business skill training and education inclusive with social and commercial entrepreneurial skills to build responsible and ethical business leaders to positively impact their community.


We are passionate about business skill training and education. We strongly believe that ethical and responsible business and entrepreneurial skills positively transform our society.

Hence, we put in ourselves integrity, social responsibility and strategic cooperation among our students, clients and partners to ensure positive changes to our business community and society.


We continuously invest in business and entrepreneurial skill training and education which is a sustainable investment in human capital that long lastingly benefits our society.

At Phnom Penh Business School, we are passionate about learning and education because our success was originated from our purposeful learning and education. We share our success with our community; we cannot succeed if our community fails. Hence, we share parts of our incomes as funds to support any initiative or project that potentially benefits our society.


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Effective training methodology is the key to the success of each training program.

Based on practicality of a program and knowledge base of participants and students, the training methodology will be flexible to ensure students and participants gain the maximum benefit from what’s been instructed in each program. We utilize creative and innovative training methods including:

  • Training needs analysis
  • Brainstorming
  • Group discussion
  • Role plays
  • Case studies
  • Practical exercises
  • Experience sharing and coaching
  • Project works, etc

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Heang HUN, Principal Consultant and Chair of Digital Marketing Strategies Program
Heang HUN is currently CEO of Tridital Marketing Agency and Chair of Digital Marketing Strategy Programme at Phnom Penh Business School. He earned degrees from leading universities and capped them with Computer Science at Harvard Extension School.   He has over a decade of experience in business development in fields including technology, real estate, hospitality, and F&B. His background has provided him the acumen needed to establish Tripmeta.com where he is CEO and Founder.   Working in Cambodia, Thailand, and the U.S. has transformed him into a digital marketeer and SEO expert. He is also the current Chief Technology Officer of Phzar.com, the largest ecommerce site in Cambodia.
Gérard VANN
Principal Consultant
Gérard VANN is a Cambodian-born, Swiss citizen who holds an Engineering Master degree from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne) as well as a PMP certification  (Project Management Professional) from PMI which is the most important industry-recognized certification for Project Managers.
Richard Veldon
Chair of Project Management and Principal Consultant
He has behind him a wealth of experience with major international contractors and property developers and has an enviable track record of delivering a broad range of large scale projects in the UK, Australia, Singapore, the Philippines, Vietnam and Malaysia. He has a rare blend of experience and academic achievement and as a result is well qualified to converse about Further Education in the Built Environs.
Nitin Damodara
Senior Trainer and Business Coach
Nitin is a banking, investment and technology professional with an experience spanning over 20 years pertaining to leadership and management roles in highly competitive and regulated international markets. Flawless executor who is result oriented with quest for excellence, he is an analytical strategist who can successfully analyze markets and efficiently deliver bespoke solutions to client’s need, implement innovative marketing and sales strategies to maximize revenues.
Tivea Touch
Senior Trainer and Lecturer
Tivea is Senior Lecturer, Trainer and Consultant of Legal and Compliance Program. He joined Phnom Penh Business School in 2016, passionately trains executives and shares his knowledge on practical compliance and legal practices in banking, financial and commercial industries. He is currently working as the Head of Legal & Compliance Department at Cambodia Post Bank Plc. Before joining CPB, he worked at ACLEDA Bank Plc. as Senior Compliance Specialist. Tivea has an extensive experience of solving compliance issues, drafted and developed Policy, procedure, and guidelines, developed the Cash Transaction Report with IT team to interface with electronic reporting system of National Bank of Cambodia. He leads training courses on the FATCA which was widely disseminated to banking staff, and also AML-CFT system. He has conducted risk assessment and annual internal control report. Tivea obtained his Master of Private Law (MPL) at Royal University of Law and Economics, a BA at National Institute of Business.
Chanvuthy Ouk
Lead Trainer and Consultant
Chanvuthy graduated his Master Degree in Development Management (MDM) from International Master Program at Norton University, Cambodia (2012); BBA (1996), majoring in Accounting and Industrial Mechanics Diploma (1986), Professional Technical School No 9, former USSR.   He has substantial experiences in teaching, coaching and mentoring Cambodians individuals, organizations, institutions, and private businesses since 1997, as he was an instructor of the Secondary School of Business (a government’s educational institution, in Phnom Penh), the Lead Trainer of SILAKA organization (a leading educational organization in Cambodia), Consultant with long term contract (11year period) with Cardno Emerging Markets (Australia) Pty Ltd to perform services to develop training curriculum and Participatory methods in relation to CAVAC program in Cambodia.   He was trained by international teams (in Vietnam and Thailand) on advanced knowledge of adult learning methods for social activists and SMEs (small and medium entrepreneurs) from 2000 to 2003. He has conducted and facilitated many training projects so far as shown below and classified into the following core fields:   Finance, such as: Basic Financial Management for non-accountant; Internal Financial Controlling, Business Accounting.   Administrative, such as: Training of Trainers (TOT); Advanced TOT; Presentation & facilitation Skills; Team Building; Professional Report Writing Skills; Communication and Negotiation Skills; Leadership Skills; Effective Meeting Facilitation; Forum Organization.   Business, such as: Business Marketing; Business Skills for Young Entrepreneur; Basic Marketing Research.   Development Management and Governance, such as: PCM; Participatory Rapid Appraisal; Project Planning Utilizing Logical Framework Approach; Project Management;  Project Monitoring and Evaluation; Good Governance & Social Accountability (approaches and tools in the Cambodian Context); Citizen Engagement-Innovative Approaches in the Cambodian Context; Basic Community Development; Motivation & Empowerment; Community Participation; Community Organizing.   Management, such as: Supervision Skills; Proposal Writing for Funding & Fundraising; Strategic Planning; Performance Management.  
Van Oul
Senior Trainer and Principal Consultant
Van is a successful entrepreneur for his businesses: Line Management Group Co., Ltd, Bayon Book Center, and Sunflower Printing House with a high sense of experience and responsibility in managing and leading business. Apart from his businesses, he is a senior professional trainer and consultant in Marketing and Sales, Management and Leadership, Business Development and soft skill trainings. So far, he has been working as a business consultant, advisor and coach for many business consultants, HR consulting firms, NGOs, banks, microfinance institutions, private companies and public institutions in Cambodia. He is a professional Trainer for WTO, UNCTAD, MPDF and many other organizations.   Van also lectures for several universities in Cambodia such as Phnom Penh International University, Cambodian Mekong University, Cambodian University of Specialty, Dewy International University, and IIC, etc. He holds an MBA from Charles Sturt University, Australia and obtains a certificate of Certified Trainer of Trade from Canada.   As a business leader, manager and government official, he has been successfully negotiating on many high-profile matters within Cambodia and with other parties in many foreign countries. His professional experiences include:   General Manager of Asia Tune Hotel, a 4-star hotel based in Phnom Penh (asiatunehotel.com ). Managing Director of Line Management Group Co., Ltd (linemanagementgroup.com), Bayon Book Center, and Sunflower Printing House Chief office, Government Financial Statistics, Ministry of Economy and Finance, Cambodia. Consultant Trainer and Coach at Phnom Penh Business School (ppbschool.com) Associate Trainer of CAMBODIAN FEDERATION OF EMPLOYERS AND BUSINESS ASSOCIATION (CAMFEBA) Associate Trainer of Educational Development Institute (EDI), Associate Trainer at Regent School of Business and Sovannaphumi University Trainer and Senior Consultant ITMS and Trainer at RVMS Int’l (Cambodia) Trainer at Mekong Project Development Facility of World Bank (MPDF & Business Edge Training Program) Vice Rector IIC University of Technology, MBA and BB A Lecturer BBA Lecturer at   Asian University, MBA Lecturer   at  Cambodia University for Specialist and MBA Lecturer   at Royal Academy of Police   Van has been top leading and managing several companies and consulting for many local and international companies and organizations on areas of executive coaching, sales, marketing, management and leadership, strategic planning, customer services, communication, project management, sales negotiation, business deal negotiation and other soft-skill training courses. He has trained and coached more than one thousand executives and managers across Cambodia so far.
Soeur Huon
Senior Trainer and Labour Law Expert
Sophiep Chat
Senior Trainer and Consultant
Sophiep’s history of work spans over sixteen years with a number of organizations, with various specialized roles and duties. He frequently finds himself in leadership positions because of his ability to bring people together. His approach to working with others is to listen carefully, respect all points of view and help create a supportive work environment. When working with team as well as one-on-one that he serves, Sophiep is empathic, caring and constructive. He is capable, measured, entrepreneurial-minded person whose skills and personal style will make him an asset to an organization that can benefit from his experience. He coaches supervisors and managers in handling people-based issues and leadership skills.Sophiep’s unique aptitude is in understanding the role of attitude in performance and he carries the techniques in how to shift attitudes to create optimal results. His passion in developing sustainable leadership modality remains as core motivation for every role he undertakes. He enjoys his work and displays contagious enthusiasm. Sophiep’s past and present work includes current employment with ChildFund as the Sponsor Relations Manager. Prior to his present role, he worked as independent consultant/trainer conducted leadership training and coaching for local and international organisations. He was once employed by ChildFund as the National Consultant (for 6 months – 2007). He was recruited by ChildFund as the Program Manager responsible for program operations in Cambodia (2008-2010). He was responsible for developing and managing programs, staffing and supervision. During 2012 to early 2013 he was recruited by American Jewish World Service (AJWS) as Country Representative for Cambodia. He was once employed by the United Nations Development Programs (UNDP) in Cambodia as the Planning Advisor to support the Good Governance Reform Program of the Royal Government of Cambodia.  
Dr Eric Mousset
Associate Trainer and Consultant with a varied range of qualifications
Dr Eric Mousset is an Associate Trainer and Consultant with a varied range of qualifications.  He has been providing advice and technical assistance to various international organizations, governments and private firms — encompassing issues such as private sector development, Industry-Academia liaison, entrepreneurship, market analysis, strategy, corporate social responsibility, project management, capacity building, knowledge management, change management and research methodology. He has a track record as top management, currently acting as Board member of the French Chamber of Commerce in Cambodia (CCIFC).  Eric also lectured Master Degree programs for several prestigious universities in Cambodia including Limkokwing University of Creative Technology, Pannastra University of Cambodia, Royal University of Law and Economics (The Master Program co-delivered by the University of Lyon 2 and the Business School of the University of Lille 1, France). He was also Postgraduate Lecturer at The University of Sydney, Australia from 2002-2006.
Chanthorn Theng
Head of the Business School
Chanthorn joined Phnom Penh Business School in early 2014 and took leadership of the school. His career originally rooted in human resources management, specialized in training and development. Apart from human resource management experience in banking and commercial sectors, he took leadership role as managing director of few consulting and service companies based in Cambodia until 2016.   His subjects of expertise include project management, entrepreneurship, business planning, sales and marketing, business management, training and development, human resource management, strategic planning and professional development.   EDUCATION Master Degree in Entrepreneurship and Project Management, Université Lumière Lyon 2 Graduate in International Relations, University of Cambodia (UC), Cambodia Associate Degree in Finance and Banking, University of Puthisastra (UP), Cambodia
Purshottam Tiwari
Associate Trainer and Consultant
Puru Tiwari is a Project Management Professional (PMP ) Certified trainer from Project Management Institute (PMI based in the US) with more than 19 years of experience through which he managed more than 20 high volume projects in Australia, Canada, The United Arab Emirates (UAE), India, Thailand, China & Cambodia. Puru has worked in Defense, Immigration, Governments, Banking, Telecomm, System Integrators, software developments, Constructions and logistics.  He is Previously IT Project Manager at Dubai Airport and IT Engineering Project Management at head OPTUS Telecom in Australia which is 2nd biggest Telecom group.   He has trained more than 200 PMP’s in last 8 years. He provided PMP, Portfolio Management and PMO courses and other relevant courses to top companies in several countries including Cambodia   Educational Qualification MBA (Master of Business Administration) from MGSM Institute 2nd best in Australia , 10th rank in Asia, 57th ranked in top 100 MBA's (Macquarie University),  Australia in 2010 PGDBM Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management from Asia Pacific Institute of Management BE (Bachelor of Engineering Electronic & IT) from GSITS Institute in 1992-96. Training and Personal Enhancement Certificate IV in Training and assessment from Australia Sydney TAFE NLP ( Neuro-Linguistic Programming ) foundation Course from Canada IELTS Certificate Training , Advance diploma in Business English Training Project Management Professional (PMP) PMI institute US certification, ITIL and ISO Certificate in Quality, Risk and Change management Cisco CCNA, CCNP,  Microsoft MCSE , Certified information System Manager CISM Diploma in Information Security
Varabott Ho
Senior Trainer and Principal Consultant
Varabott has more than 20 years’ work experience (mostly in Credit Suisse) in Financial Services across Europe and Asia with extensive international exposure to large scale Investment Management, Hedge Funds, Private Equity, Bancassurance and Corporate Advisory missions. He also completed several missions in 24 countries (of which 7 in Asia, 15 in Europe).   He graduated from Chicago Booth School of Business, MBA'12 (Finance, Private Equity, Strategy), CEFA'98 (Chartered European Financial Analyst, SFAF/EFFAS/CIIA) and Master in Finance '94 (Master’s degree in Tax, Legal & Wealth Management).   Lecturing and Training Experiences at Universities and Business Schools He has lectured and trained at universities & professional training centers in  Cambodia since Jan.2014, lecturing at CamEd Business School  (CamEd), Phnom Penh Business School, Zaman University, Royal University of Law & Economics  (RULE) , Paññ?s?stra University of Cambodia (PUC), Royal School of Administration/Ecole Royale d ‘Administration (RSA/ERA) and CAMFEBA (Cambodian Federation of Employers and Business Associations).   His corporate experiences include: Frontier Markets Investment Specialist - Cambodia. Since Aug.2012 Market research, Financial Advisory, Corporate Finance focusing on emerging Asia (Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam)   Consultant at VDB Loi & BNG Legal (leading legal & tax firms). Assigned in multiple corporate missions (market research, corporate finance, strategy) in industries such as seafood, biomass, healthcare, technology, and in corporate advisory for CEOs   LEOPARD CAPITAL ASIA - Cambodia/Myanmar. Feb.2012/Aug.2012 Investment Consultant & Business Development Advisor. Leopard Private Equity Funds is specialized in frontier markets (Laos, Myanmar, Cambodia). Assigned in multiple projects management (premium beer, mineral water bottling company, agribusiness, micro-finance, seafood) and Investors conferences in Yangon and Phnom Penh (May'12). New funds Business Development advisor (West Indochina, Myanmar)   AXA - Nanterre. May.2010/May.2011 Business Development Manager, Emerging Markets, Credit Life Business (AXA Entreprises) Developing comprehensive and customized services for global credit professionals (EMEA & South East Asia): retailers, car manufacturers, utilities, bancassurance, credit cards, insurance brokers and online financial services. Designing B2B insurance & reinsurance solutions (Lifestyle Protection for credit/payment products, mortgage, reverse mortgage, leasing, affinity), from pricing negotiation to marketing plans and innovative servicing platform implementation   CREDIT SUISSE - Paris/London/Zurich. Dec.1997/May.2010 Credit Suisse Asset Management, 1997-2009 & Aberdeen Asset Management, 2009-2010 Director, Senior Investment Manager Global Sector and Pan-European Equities Funds/  MACS Mandates/  Hedge Funds Senior Portfolio Manager on Pan-European Equities Funds and Hedge Fund: Sep.1999/May.2010. Equities fund management mainly based on sector neutral/ alpha generation process (based on buy side analysts’ stock conviction, in partnership with CS Prime Brokerage). Member of the European Equity Strategy Team since 2000 and Head of European Equities of Paris desk since 2002. Major contributions: regular outperformance and asset growth (AUM> 300n MnE, notably with 3 pension funds mandates won between 2003-2006) and 2007-2009 creation and launch of the single Hedge Fund (long-short equity market neutral).   Senior Portfolio Manager and Product Specialist on Global Luxury Funds: Sep.2005/May.2010. International road shows in Europe (UK, Continental & Eastern Europe) and Asia (Japan, Singapore, HK, Mainland China with ICBC), Global Luxury fund launch in South Korea with Woori Bank in 2007 (100 Mn USD target reached after 10 months). Large public presentations to clients to promote the managed products (total AUM>250 MnE). Business development and Product management in liaison with legal&compliance, operational, risk, financial, marketing.   Head of Global Technology Team: Dec.2008/Jun.2009. Managing Global Technology team (3 PMs, London/Zurich) and funds (AUM>150 Mn CHF, RFPs). Responsible of strategy, sector/stock allocation (hardware, it&software, telecoms, media, internet), marketing, client-facing.   Economist & Junior European Fixed-Income Portfolio Manager: Sep.1997/Dec.1998   BANQUE HOTTINGUER- Paris. Apr.1994/Dec.1997 Financial Analyst and Portfolio Manager for private banking mandates. Investment Funds are respectively focused on Asian, Swiss, and European equities. Acquired by Credit Suisse in 1997   UFFB (BANQUE INDOSUEZ) - Paris. Dec.1992/Sep.1999 Wealth Management Advisor. Investment advisory including mutual funds, tax&financial planning, life insurance, corporate savings, retirement solutions and real estate investments.    
Lyaun Hay
Senior Trainer and Principal Consultant
Lyaun Hay is a Cambodian-born, Canadian citizen and trilingual business professional who holds two Bachelor degrees from France as well as an MBA from Canada.   He has gained more than 20 years experience in Canada, USA and abroad in various senior level positions across a variety of manufacturing sectors such as fine paper, aerospace, transportation, pharmaceutical, food industry and distribution.   These recent years, acting as Project director, Hay, became an international development consultant working with international donors such as IMF, WB, AFD, ADB, etc. in many emerging countries including East Africa, the Caribbean, Asia Pacific providing  project management support to public institutions in the monitoring of significant tax reforms and in the optimization of their tax systems and business practices. Also, Hay, conduct feasibility studies, business process reengineering, business development, Training and Coaching.   Having frequented Cambodia since 1995, Hay uses his expertise and broad knowledge of capacity building, leadership and management to coach participants into having a clear understanding of Cambodia’s social and business environment and the world’s best management practices.
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