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ChairmanBretton Sciaroni

Sciaroni and Associates

American/Cambodian. Born in 1951, he is a member of the District of Columbia Bar. He has lived and worked in Cambodia since 1993, making him the longest serving foreign lawyer in the country.

He is Senior Partner in Sciaroni & Associates, and also has served as Legal Adviser to the Royal Government of Cambodia since 1996, a position which holds the rank of Minister. Mr Sciaroni is also the Private Sector Co-chair of Working Group ‘D’ on Law, Tax and Good Governance of the Government-Private Sector Forum and is currently Chairman of the American Cambodian Business Council.

Mr. Sciaroni joined the IBC’s Executive Committee in 2000, and has served as Chairman since 2001.

Vice-chairmanPankaj Banerjee

Prudential (Cambodia) Life Assurance Plc.

Mr. Pankaj Banerjee is the Chief Executive Officer of Prudential (Cambodia) Life Assurance, which commenced operations in January 2013. He has more than 14 years of life insurance industry experience, with more than 7 years in South East Asian markets while the prior seven years were in the Indian market.

Prior to joining Prudential Cambodia, Pankaj was responsible for the development of the Partnership Distribution (PD) channel at Prudential Vietnam Assurance from 1Q2009 to 1Q2011. Pankaj joined Prudential Vietnam Assurance in 2007, as ‘Director, Product Development and Sales Training’.

Pankaj is a Chartered Financial Analyst from ICFAI, India and also holds a PG Diploma in Business Administration in Marketing and Finance.

TreasurerJames Roberts

KPMG Cambodia Ltd.


Executive MemberDavid Sok Dara Marshall

IBC Board Member

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David Marshall was recently the Head of Mutli-National Corporates and Financial Institutions Group with ANZ Royal Bank. Being part of the Board of the IBC Executive Committee, he also serves as Chairman of the Sub-Committee on Education for the IBC. As an Executive Committee member of ANZ Royal, David has served on a number of bank management committees including ALCO and the Audit and Risk Management committee and been working in the banking sector for 20 years, 13 of which have been Cambodia.

David has structured a number of unique first to market transactions in Cambodia for the bank sector and has been a part of deal teams that have delivered financing structures for a variety of industries including agriculture, telecommunications, brewery, airlines, and electricity and water infrastructure. He has also worked in Retail banking on the Wealth Management and consumer lending sides including building out a mortgage proposition to the Cambodian market. Outside of Cambodia, David has worked in Singapore and Canada in the banking sector.

In addition to banking, David has been involved in a number of activities relating to development of bankers including a Leadership Development Program. He is the chairmanĀ of the young CANCHAM (Canadian Chamber of Commerce) in Cambodia.

Executive MemberPaul Clements

Cambodia Mekong Bank Public Ltd.

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Paul Clements, an Australian who has worked mainly in Australia but also across Asia covering China, Indonesia and currently in Cambodia. With his long career in banking involving in Relationship Banking, Investment Banking, Risk, Operations and Transformation, Paul has an extensive knowledge of banking across a broad range of industries and recent focus on restructuring, building, and growing businesses in different geographic and cultural locations.

Paul has been involved with Cambodia since 2008 and joined MekongBank in 2013 as Executive Vice President. He joined the Executive Committee of the IBC in 2014 after being involved in the Investment Sub-committee in 2013. He is also the chair person of the IBC Membership Sub-committee.


Executive MemberJun Arii

Mitsubishi Corporation Phnom Penh Representative Office

Executive MemberPierre Tami

Shift 360

PierreT_ID ExcomProfileOriginally from Switzerland, Pierre is a social entrepreneur with over 30 years’ experience in Asia; since early 90′ Pierre has worked in Cambodia, launched Hagar in Cambodia, consisting of social rehabilitation programs and commercial businesses for victims of abuse, violence and trafficking. Now, Pierre is leading Shif360 which facilitates fair and sustainable economic opportunities to the youth of Cambodia, is also the founder of the Academy Of Culinary Arts Cambodia and co-onwer of a number of F&B businesses in Phnom Penh. Pierre is an active member of IBC since 2002, heading the Investment Conference Subcommittee for several editions. He also serves as Personal Adviser to the Prime Minister of Cambodia, Member of the World Economic Forum’s Schwab Foundation as a social entrepreneur since 2004. Pierre is the recipient of awards: from former US Secretary of State Colin Powell, Officer of the Royal Order of Sahametrei by the Cambodian King and Brandenberger Prize from Switzerland. Pierre is married and has three daughters and three grand children.

H.E. Mr David Reader (UK)

Special Envoy to G4S Group and former British Ambassador to Cambodia

Born 1947, he was a career British diplomat until retirement in 2008. His last position was as UK Ambassador to the Kingdom of Cambodia Jan 2005 – Aug 2008; he was previously British High Commissioner to Swaziland 2001-2004, and UK Director of Trade and Investment Egypt 1998-2001. He is currently Special Envoy for G4S plc (North Africa, Middle East and South Asia) and Director of G4S (Cambodia); he is also a Special Representative (Protocol) for the UK Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs.

He joined IBC as Honorary International Advisor in September 2010.

Denise Lauwens (Vietnam)

Region Manager, Central Vietnam and formerly Country Manager, Coca-Cola Sabco

Ambassador Verghese Mathews

High Commissioner to Fiji and concurrently Ambassador to the Pacific Islands Forum

Owen Perry (NZ)

Former member of EXCOM and Social Sub-committee

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