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Batch 4 Members

Andrian Haro


Lecturer at the Department of Management, Faculty of Economics, Universitas Negeri Jakarta, Indonesia, and currently a PhD candidate in Management (Marketing) at Universitas Brawijaya, Indonesia. He is also a book editor at Syiah Kuala University Press. He has several professional experience in R&D (formulation), sales executive and  key account of executive Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) in cosmetics and personal care industry. Research interests include marketing, consumer behavior, islamic marketing, services marketing, and behavioral intention.


Bawi Hein (William)


Social Business Program Officer at Educatry Academy and the Co-founder of Youth Engagement Program. He is an inspirational and dedicated youth who has been involved for over 4 years in community and social development; working on a range of thematic issues such as Education, Youth Policy and Human rights.


Chiva Mork


Currently a freelance researcher at National University of Battambang, financial controller at the Department of Economy and Finance, Cambodia and the co-founder of Sister Dreams Project. She has led many community projects related to leadership and youth empowerment. Research interests include agricultural economics and economic deveopment. 


Chong Kim Mee


A PhD graduate from Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, UNIMAS. She is currently the programme leader cum postgraduate lecturer in SEGi University. She is also a certified trainer registered with the Human Resource Development Fund (HRDF) and a Licensed Financial Planner (LFP) with Certified Financial Planner (CFP) from Financial Planning Association of Malaysia (FPAM). Research interests include financial management and research methodology.


Siti Sara Ibrahim


A PhD graduate in Business Administration from Universtiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM) Malaysia where she now is a senior lecturer there. She is also the Deputy Rector of Research Industrial Linkages, Community and Alumni Network Division at Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) Malaysia. Research interests include research, innovation and community program.


Hjh Siti Munawwarah


PhD candidate in Applied Linguistics at Universiti Brunei Darussalam. She completed her Master's degree in the same field at the University of Nottingham, UK and before that had obtained her Bachelor's degree in English Language and Linguistics from her current university. Research interests include language and socialization, discourse analysis, systematic functional grammar (SFG), students' writing skills, student silence in classrooms and student behviour. 

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Honey Htet Htet


Currently, she is working at the Disaster Management Department of Myanmar Red Cross Society as the Technical Manager. She completed Masters of Applied Science and Post Graduate Diploma in Disaster Risk and Resilience from Lincoln University jointly with University of Canterbury, New Zealand. Research interests include disaster risk and resilience, social research and community development.


Khin Sapel Htoo


Master's degree graduate in Statistics from YUEco, Myanmar. Currently a teaching and leadership fellow at NUUM_BACI. With expertise in statistics, data analysis and research, her other research interests include environmental science and tourism.


Lenis Aislinn C Separa


Associate Professor at Polytechnic University of the Philippines, Bataan branch and at the same time a faculty researcher at the Research Management Office. She is also currently pursuing Doctor of Communication at the University of Philippines Open University. Research interests include qualitative research in business, tourism, education, language communication, development and business communication.


Mai Kim Thoa


A PhD candidate in Hospitality Management at Taylor's University, Malaysia and also a lecturer at Hoa Sen University, Vietnam. She specializes in leadership and management. Research interests include hospitality leadership and sustainability.

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Md Shaharul Islam


A PhD candidate in Marketing at Putra Business School, Universiti Putra Malaysia. An active member in various voluntary organizations such as Rotary International. Research interests include green marketing, green technology, sustainability and marketing and green building technology.


Mel Joseph Castro


A cum laude graduate of Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Philippines. Currently, he is the lead researcher for Central Visayas Farmers Development Center and former national sectariat for Partners Linking Partners, a network Bread for the World partners for climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction efforts.


Melbert Libo-on


Melbert earned a Bachelor of Science in Hotel and Restaurant Management for Visayan Maritime Academy Global College. He was awarded CUM LAUDE after receiving a Masters in Hospitality Management from La Consolacion College, Bacolod and is currently pursuing PhD in International Hospitality and Tourism Management at the Lyceum of the Philippines niversity, Batangas.


Mokhammad Ardafillah


Mokhammad holds a bachelor's degree in law and government from Universitas Gadjah Mada and a Master's degree in International Law from Australian National University. With significant experience in research, consulting and policy institutions, he is also the Policy and Research Officer at ASEAN-Australia Strategic Youth Partnership and the Quality Education Division Staff at the Alumni Association of PIMNAS, Indonesia. Research interests include law, governance, sustainability and global affairs.


Monirida Sous


Part-time lecturer at National University of Management and the Telecommunication Regulator of Cambodia. She graduated with a Bachelor degree in Law from the Royal University of Law and Economics and then pursued Master's degree in Comparative Law and Polictical Science at Nagoya University under MEXT scholarship.


Paul John Japson Capote


Researcher and instructor at Polytechnic University of the Philippines, Pranaque. Currently undertaking his PhD in Statistics at the University of Philippines Diliman, Philippines. He has a Master's degree in Teaching Mathematics from Surigao del Sur State University, Tandaq, Philippines and Bachelor of Secondary Education in Mathematics, from the same univeristy. Research interests include forecasting using ARIMA time series models, analyze Likert scale responses using ordinal logistics regression analysis and hypothesis testing


Pranakusuma Sudhana


Lecturer and did his PhD in Management at Lincoln University, Malaysia. He is also the General Manager and lecturer of LaSalle College as well as an Adjunct at Widya Kaartika University, Surabaya, Indonesia. He holds Master's degree in Manager from Sekolah Tinggi Ilmu Ekonomi, Indonesia European Univeristy, Indonesia and a Bachelor degree in Engineering from Petra Christian University, Infonedia. Research interests include consumer behavior, management and marketing.


Pham Hong Long


An Associate Professor and Dean of the Faculty of Tourism Studies, University of Social Sciences and Humanities, Vietnam National University (Hanoi). He is a leading consultant in sustainable tourism, community-based tourism, and ecotourism in protected areas in Vietnam for international organizations such as the British Council Vietnam, KOICA, GIZ, UNDP, UNESCO, USAID, ILO, and JICA. His research areas include ecotourism, community-based tourism, sustainable tourism development, and tourism policies and governance in Southeast Asia.


Nadiah Syafiqah


PhD candidate in Chemical and Environmental Engineering, University of Nottingham, Malaysia, where she is also currently working as a research assistant. Previously, she obtained her Master's degree in Environment from Universiti Putra Malaysia and Bachelor's degree in Environmental Science from the University of Nottingham, UK. Research interests include chemical engineering, sustainable development, ecotourism, environmental management and hospitality. 


Nagathisen Katahenggam


PhD candidate in Hospitality and Tourism at Taylor's University, Malaysia. He researches on heritage tourism governance, the role of government in tourism and the debate of authenticity. He is keen to explore research oppotunites with fellow researchers for the betterment of heritage sites especially in Southeast Asia.


Niño Aaron S Tolo


Part-time faculty at Cebu Normal University and Front Office Supervisor at Henan Resort Alona Beach, Tawala, Panglao, Bohol. Niño graduated from Cebu Normal university with a degree in Tourism Management and is currently pursuing his master's degree in International Tourism Management at the Lyceum of the Philippines University, Manila. Research interests include sustainability which highlights tourism and hospitality.


Pg Rusydina Nurul Rif'ah


PhD candidate in Civil Engineering at Universiti Teknologi Brunei, focusing on e-waste management and its policy. From the same institution, she had also obtained Master's of Science in Water Resources and Environmental Engineering. She graduated with Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Studies from Universiti Brunei Darussalam. Research interests includes waste management, social work which includes the environment and the society.


Pheany Norng


Recently graduated with a Master's degree in Economics from Thammasat University, Thailand. She is an officer at the National Bank of Cambodia, a freelance trainer on access to finance and the treasurer at Ednich Toastmaster Club. Research interests include financial technology, financial innovative products and financial economics.


Phon Sophat


Lecturer at the Royal Academy of Cambodia, Khmerak Univeristy and Executive Director of Cambodia Econometric Association, Cambodia. Sophat holds a PhD in Economics from Thammasat University, Thailand. 


Samnang Tim


Lecturer at University of Heng Samrin Thbongkhum, Cambodia. He holds a Master's degree in Environmental Management from Prince of Songkla Univeristy, Thailand and hence, has experience in solid waste managment, EIA projects, Carbon Footprint for Organization Evaluation Experience in Instituional and Internatioal Collaboration.


San Yi


San Yi focuses on working in the field of peace education, human rights and economic development in Myanmar through different research projects and development programs. She holds a Master's degree in Community Development from Myanmar Institute of Theology and is the program coordinator of Shared Security, Peace and Prosperity, American Friends Service Committee, Myanmar. 


Vanney Keo


Academically, Vanney holds a Master's degree in Economics (International Program) from Thammasat Univeristy, Thailand. Professionally, she has been working in the banking and financial sector for 5 years and currently she is the Senior Officer in Finance Department at Forte Insurance (Cambodia) Plc. Research interests include financial economics, digital insurance and leadership management. 

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Tran Tuyen (Wilson)


Senior researcher at Saemaul Undong Rural Development Center (CRD-SU) of  Vietnam National University, Ho Chi Minh. Previously he graduated with a Bachelor degree in Tourism Management from the same university and a Master degree in Public Policy at Fulbright University, Vietnam.


Ma Xuan Vinh


PhD candidate in Tourism at University of Social Sciences and Humanities, Vietnam National University, Ha Noi. He is also a lecturer at HUFLIT University, Vietnam. He specializes in tourism and management. Research interests include on CSR and sustainability.


Cherdsak Manakitpaisan


Lecturer and currently doing his PhD in Integrated Tourism and Hospitality at the Graduate School of Tourism Management, NIDA. Previously he had completed Master of Business Administration in Hospitlity Management at Les Roches, Switzerland and Bachelor of Business Administration in Tourism and Hospitality Management at Mahidol University International College, Thailand. Research interests include consumer behavior, hospitality, management, marketing, sustainability and tourism.


Ieng Kruoch (Kevin)


Kevin holds a Bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering from Cal Poly Pomona, US and a also in Business Administration from Economics and Finance Institute, Cambodia. His working experience include being the training control manager for Lanmei Airline, ground operations for Cathay Pacific Airline and flight crew training administrator for Cambodia Bayon Airline. Research interests include tourism, aviation management, aerospace and sustainability.


Luong Hoang Phu


Graduated in Bachelor of Tourism and Traveling Management from Hoa Sen University, Vietnam. He now works as a researcher for Corporate and Alumni Relations at the Faculty of Tourism, Hoa Sen University. Research interests include hospitality, marketing and tourism.


Meas Sa Im


Researcher working on  human trafficking and migration evaluation project. She graduated with a Master's degree in Private Law from the Royral University of Law and Economic Science, Cambodia. Research interests include human rights, human trafficking, migration and gender based violence.


Nandar Aye


Nandar obtained her Master's degree in Tourism and Hospitality (International Master's program of Tourism and Hospitality) from the National Kaohsiun University of Hospitality and Tourism, Taiwan. Prior to that, she graduated in Bachelor of Arts in Tourism from Mandalar University, Myanmar. She is a translator for Grow Back for Posterity, an NGO based in Myanmar. Research interests include sustainability, tourism, tourism geography and development research.


Panca Oktawirani


Currently doing her PhD in Tourism Management at the National Kaohsiun Univeristy of Hospitality and Tourism, Taiwan. She also works as a sustainable tourism and community development staff for Sustainable Management Groups Corporation. Research interests include marketing, sustianabiity and tourism.

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