Sothany Chun | Chief Executive Officer
Ms. Sothany Chun started her career with World Vision Cambodia in 2002 as an internal auditor. From there Sothany quickly progressed through a number of roles, where she managed project design, proposal development, progress reviews and building connections with donors. In 2007 Sothany became Business Development Manager for VisionFund where she worked in fund acquisition, marketing, communication and product development. In 2008 she moved to WING, an ANZ (Australia) Bank startup mobile money transfer business, where she developed strategy and managed sales, including motivating and empowering over 900 WING commissioned-based agents. In April 2011 Sothany joined First Finance as Chief Financial Officer and in August 2014 she was made CEO.
Sothany has a Bachelor of Management – Accounting, and a Masters in Organisational Development – MFI Management.
Nithya Nine | CFO
Mr. Nithya graduated in Business Administration from University of California at Berkeley and obtained license as Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in 2009. Including 2 years experiences with Fortune 500 companies, Mr. Nithya has over 8 years of managerial accounting, auditing, risk management, and financial planning & analysis in various industries including financial services.
Sakada Heng | Head of Retail Operations
Mr Sakada Heng is the longest standing First Finance team member, starting as the Operations Coordinator in 2009 when First Finance was granted its license. Sakada progressed through a number of roles, to become Phnom Penh Branch Manager in 2013. He has a detailed understanding of Phnom Penh as he has lived here his entire life but he also has experience traveling abroad. Sakada has completed two Bachelor degrees, one in Accounting/Finance and one in French language. He is currently completing a Masters in Risk Management - Insurance, Finance and Banking.
Sambo Chhour | Internal Auditor Manager
Mr Sambo has over 6 years of experience in the assurance work, external audit and internal audit. He started his first career at PriceWaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Cambodia working as an assistant auditor and then senior auditor for four years from 2007 after which he moved to First Finance working as a senior internal auditor and then internal audit manager after finishing his two-year graduate study in Applied Finance from New Zealand.
Sambo has a bachelor and a master degree in Finance and he is now pursuing his ACCA/CPA qualification.
Keoreasey Kiri | HR Manager
Reasey graduated a Bachelor’s Degree of Arts in Business Administration from Pannasastra University of Cambodia in 2008. Prior to joining First Finance as HR Manager, Reasey spent two years as HR Director at Western International School and another 10 years in administrative and HR captacity. Her skills in human resources include recruitment, training and development, conflict resolutions and more.
Voleak Veth | Finance Manager
Ms Voleak Veth has over seven years of experience in Accounting and Finance. Voleak has worked for an accounting firm, insurance and general business. She joined First Finance in 2012.Voleak has completed a Bachelor degrees in Finance and Banking, Master of Business Administration and is currently pursuing her ACCA qualification.