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Board of Directors

Dr. IN Channy, Chairman

Born June, 1960. Dr. IN Channy joined the Board of ACLEDA MFI Myanmar Co., Ltd., on June 16, 2015. He is the Chairman of the Board of Directors and a member of all Board Committees. He is also the Shareholder Representative of ACLEDA MFI Myanmar Co., Ltd. Outside ACLEDA MFI Myanmar Co., Ltd., Dr. IN Channy was one of the founders of ACLEDA in January, 1993. He joined the Board of ACLEDA Bank Plc. (Cambodia) in August, 2014. He is the President & Group Managing Director of ACLEDA Bank Plc. and Chairman of the Executive Committee. He leads the Executive Management Team, which is responsible for overall strategic planning and running the day-to-day business of ACLEDA Bank Plc. as well as implementation of its business plan. He is directly accountable to the Board of Directors.

His other responsibilities within the group include Shareholder Representative for ACLEDA Securities Plc., ACLEDA Institute of Business, ACLEDA Bank Lao Ltd. and its Chairman, and ACLEDA Properties Ltd. Outside ACLEDA he is the Chairman of the Association of Banks in Cambodia (ABC), Member of the Credit Committee for Rural Development (CCRD), and Member of the Government Subcommittee for Corporate Governance.

He holds a Doctorate of Business Administration and is also a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD).


Drs. Pieter KOOI, Vice-Chairman

Born in 1958, Drs. Pieter KOOI obtained his Master's Degree with distinction in corporate finance and sociology at Erasmus University in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. From 1993, he advised ACLEDA in Cambodia as a microfinance consultant over a period of seven years in its course from a development program into a commercial bank. From 1999, Pieter worked as a short-term microfinance consultant in 15 countries located mainly in Africa and Asia. From September, 2002 until December, 2005, Pieter was Director of the Microfinance Unit of UNCDF in New York. From March, 2006 till May, 2011 Pieter supported ACLEDA Bank Plc. as a part time consultant in the establishment of ACLEDA Bank Lao, to ACLEDA Institute of Business, and ACLEDA Securities. At present Pieter serves on several Boards and provides short-term consultancies and training in microfinance and strategic management. He is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.


Mr. CHHAY Soeun, Director

Cambodian. Born April 10, 1954. He joined ACLEDA Bank Plc. Board in September, 2014. He obtained his Executive Master of Business Administration in Finance and Accounting from Preston University, California, USA. He is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD). He joined ACLEDA in January, 1993 until his retirement on April 10, 2014. His last job in ACLEDA Bank Plc. was as Executive Vice President & Group Chief Financial Officer. From 1980 to 1992, he was an accountant and deputy chief accountant of the Kampot Provincial Department of Commerce.

At present, he is chairman of the Board of Directors of ACLEDA Bank Plc., Cambodia, a Board member of ACLEDA Bank Lao Ltd., and a Board member of ACLEDA MFI Myanmar Co., Ltd.


Mr. KIM Bunsocheat, Director

Born in 1965, Mr. KIM Bunsocheat obtained a Master's of Public Administration from Chamroeun University of Poly-Technology, Phnom Penh, Cambodia, in 2009. He attended numerous courses and received a Certificate of SME Lending Best Practices and Selling Skills, MPDF, ACLEDA Bank Plc. Phnom Penh in 2003; Certificate of Practical Bookkeeping, Regent College in 1999; Certificate of Field Staff Training of Micro Banking, Bank RAKYAT, Indonesia in 1998; Engineer of Electricity, Professional Technical School, Dangrek Site Two, Thailand in 1991; and, Certificate of completed level 12 of English, ACD. He worked for ACLEDA Bank Plc. as Group Loan Officer in 1996 and as a Small Loan Officer until 2000. He was promoted to District Team Leader on January 1, 2001 and then Chief Credit Officer from July, 2001 to September, 2005. He was transferred to be District Team Leader from October 1, 2005 to December 31, 2005 and was promoted to Vice President & Manager of the Poi Pet Branch from January, 2006 to June, 2012. In July, 2012 he was appointed Managing Director & CEO of ACLEDA MFI Myanmar Co., Ltd.


Dr. Joachim TREDE, Director

Joachim TREDE, born in 1953, is an economist by profession. After several years working with the University of Kiel/Germany, he has worked with KfW since the 80s in various functions. He has 25 years of experience especially in Financial Cooperation with developing countries, mainly concentrating on Asia.

In the late 1990s Joachim TREDE also dealt with commercial Export and Project Finance in the mining sector in South America. He was director of the KfW office in Beijing for three years. After his return to the bank's headquarters in Frankfurt at the end of 2003 he joined the project team for developing a German carbon fund as Vice President.

As Principal Country Manager Joachim TREDE presently is responsible for the bank's activities in several countries in East Asia.


Mrs. Nguyen THU HA, Director

Born in 1957. Mrs. Nguyen THU HA joined the Board of ACLEDA MFI Myanmar Co., Ltd., on March 08, 2017. She has 38 years of experiences in banking business. She has been with Vietcom bank since 1980 and contributed to many fields such as bank strategy and restructure, international banking, trade finance, securities and investments, payments and remittances, bank card management, retail banking, marketing and branding, pubic relations, bank training... She joined TPBANK in 2013 as Independent Board Member and serves as consultant in bank strategy, retail banking development, corporate governance and risk management.

She has also played an important role in building Vietnam bank card Association (36 member banks, 95% card market share) to promote robust development of bankcard industry in Vietnam.


Mr. Sebastien NAHON, Director

Born in June 1973, Sebastien NAHON graduated from a French business school and is currently pursuing the Global EMBA at INSEAD.

He joined BRED Group in 2001, a French cooperative bank employing 5,500 employees in France and abroad, and reaching more than € 1 Billion Net Banking Income. BRED belongs to BPCE Group, the 2nd largest banking group in France.

From 2001 to 2013, he has held various positions in the sales network, from Corporate Account Manager to Head of a large Regional Branch. In 2008, he was promoted as CEO of the Indian Ocean’s branch of BRED Group and has held this function for 5 years. In 2013, he was appointed as Head of the International Retail Banking, Deputy CEO of COFIBRED and Member of the Executive Committee of BRED Group. Since December 2013, he also is Chairman of BRED BANK FIJI's Board, Board Member of some Financial Institutions in the Caribbean and Indian Ocean areas and joined ACLEDA MFI Myanmar's Board in September 2017.

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