About Us

Our Board

Each of our registered office locations has a Board of Directors to provide strong governance concerning our operations in Cambodia.

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Global Advisory Board Chair

John Rice

Mr. Rice served as Non-Executive Chairman of GE Gas Power from 2018 to 2020. Prior to this role, Mr. Rice was President and Chief Executive Officer of the GE Global Growth Organization for seven years. Mr. Rice held other senior leadership positions with General Electric in its global markets, including Hong Kong, Singapore and Canada, before retiring from GE as Vice Chairman in 2018. Mr. Rice serves as a director of Baker Hughes and AIG, and is a trustee of Emory University and Hamilton College.

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Executive Director | Global Advisory Board Member

Scott Neeson

Cambodian Children’s Fund Founder, Scott Neeson, spent 26 years in the film industry, lastly as President of 20th Century Fox International. He managed revenues in excess of $1.5 billion and oversaw the release and marketing of several blockbuster Hollywood films, including Braveheart, Titanic, Star Wars and X-Men. In 2004, Scott left the film industry to set up Cambodian Children’s Fund (CCF) after a life-changing visit the Southeast Asian country. Paying for all of the start-up costs out of his own pocket, Scott started CCF to help just a handful of children. CCF now educates around 1,900 children living in one of the most impoverished parts of Cambodia and supports families with community-based projects.

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Global Advisory Board Member

Lach Savy

Savy was Operations Manager at CCF before leaving to join Aide et Action International (AEAI) as Regional Director Southeast Asia & China, later rising to Deputy Chief Executive Officer. At AEAI, he led global strategic planning and execution, and program development working with institutional donors such as the European Union, French Development Agency, and the United Nations. Savy brings a wealth of experience to CCF, with 22 years within the private sector and civil society institutions, and a track record in leadership and senior management roles. Savy holds a Master's Degree (MBA) and Bachelor's in Accounting.

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Global Advisory Board Member

NiQ Lai

Mr. LAI Ni Quiaque (NiQ) is the former Group Chief Executive Officer of Hong Kong Broadband Network Enterprise Solutions (HKBNES). NiQ is passionate about developing talents because he believes if you get the people right, the company will do great. Prior to joining HKBN in 2004, NiQ was a highly rated analyst as Director and Head of Asia Telecom Research for Credit Suisse. As a teenager, NiQ dreamt of becoming a tennis pro but wasn’t very good at tennis, so he became a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) instead. In 2011, NiQ visited CCF, and the visit changed his life from thinking, “The world is too big for me to change” to “I can change the world for two people and leave a net positive impact.”

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Global Advisory Board Member

Axel Maier

Axel has a successful career spanning almost 25 years in the financial industry with senior management positions in Frankfurt, London, Singapore and Hong Kong. Most recently for Macquarie Investment Management and Wellington Management, where he was a Managing Director, heading up their Asian and European business. A native of Germany, he has been either visiting or working in Asia since the beginning of his career. Over this time, he has developed first-hand a deep appreciation and understanding of the challenges and opportunities people in emerging countries in Southeast Asia face. Axel has a keen interest in educational strategy and is dedicated to helping young children living in poverty. He now lives with his wife, Allison, and their young daughter in London.

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Global Advisory Board Member

Kerry Doyle

Kerry has held leadership roles in the Government and not-for-profit contexts for over 20 years, working with the business, research, and technology sectors to support greater impact from science and medical research for better health and economic outcomes in Australia. In 2005, Kerry was awarded an Australia Day Public Service Medal for services to Science and Medical Research in recognition of these efforts. She continued this work as Chief Executive of the NSW Heart Foundation and now holds the position of Executive Director of the Australian Cardiovascular Alliance, continuing her work in this area. A mother of five and grandmother of ten, Kerry is also a passionate believer in the power of education to transform lives. Kerry first travelled to Cambodia in 2015 and became aware of CCF soon after. CCF’s impact was tangible, motivating Kerry and her husband Peter to sponsor two children and look for additional ways to support and promote CCF. Kerry and Peter travel to CCF annually, visiting their sponsor children and bringing back stories to share with other sponsors and stakeholders. Kerry was appointed to the CCF Board in 2018.

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Global Advisory Board Member

Warren Share

Warren is a fixed-income sales manager for BNY Mellon Capital Markets, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Bank of New York Mellon Corporation. Previously, he was an attorney specializing in real estate and commercial litigation. Warren has been a supporter and fundraiser for a variety of organizations helping at-risk children, including Charity Water, International Justice Mission, and Maiti Nepal. Warren has also been a mentor to children in the New York City area for the past 11 years and sponsors two CCF kids whom he visits annually in Cambodia.

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GLOBAL ADVISORY BOARD MEMBER

Thomas Cripps

Tom is the Chairperson of the Cripps Foundation. Tom is an entrepreneurial investor with leadership experience in real estate finance and operations, and venture investing. Originally from Melbourne, Australia, Tom has spent the last 18 years working in the USA in Boston, Manchester, New York City, Las Vegas, and Austin, where he co-founded a real estate concept in the commissary kitchen industry. Tom first visited Cambodia in 2001 whilst backpacking in his early 20s, and in 2012 decided to jump on a plane to Phnom Penh with his father, Robert, after watching a documentary on CCF titled “The Australian Story.” After meeting with Scott and getting to understand the impact that CCF has on the lives of so many Cambodian children and families, the Cripps Foundation decided to support through financially backing key CCF programs and initiatives. Other top-tier educational institutions with which the Cripps Foundation has long-standing relationships took notice, and soon, the University of Nottingham and the University of Melbourne were involved, helping to support and elevate the education CCF offers. Seeing CCF graduates go on to achieve fulfilling careers and further academic success has become an enormous source of pride for the Cripps Foundation. Tom continues to live and work in Austin, Texas, with his wife and three children (not including his two current CCF sponsor children and one graduate) and runs ultra-marathons when time permits.

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Chair | Advisory Committee Chair

Kerry Doyle

Kerry has held leadership roles in the Government and not-for-profit contexts for over 20 years, working with the business, research, and technology sectors to support greater impact from science and medical research for better health and economic outcomes in Australia. In 2005, Kerry was awarded an Australia Day Public Service Medal for services to Science and Medical Research in recognition of these efforts. She continued this work as Chief Executive of the NSW Heart Foundation and now holds the position of Executive Director of the Australian Cardiovascular Alliance, continuing her work in this area. A mother of five and grandmother of ten, Kerry is also a passionate believer in the power of education to transform lives. Kerry first travelled to Cambodia in 2015 and became aware of CCF soon after. CCF’s impact was tangible, motivating Kerry and her husband Peter to sponsor two children and look for additional ways to support and promote CCF. Kerry and Peter travel to CCF annually, visiting their sponsor children and bringing back stories to share with other sponsors and stakeholders. Kerry was appointed to the CCF Board in 2018.

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Director

Scott Neeson

Cambodian Children’s Fund Founder, Scott Neeson, spent 26 years in the film industry, lastly as President of 20th Century Fox International. He managed revenues in excess of $1.5 billion and oversaw the release and marketing of several blockbuster Hollywood films, including Braveheart, Titanic, Star Wars and X-Men. In 2004, Scott left the film industry to set up Cambodian Children’s Fund (CCF) after a life-changing visit the Southeast Asian country. Paying for all of the start-up costs out of his own pocket, Scott started CCF to help just a handful of children. CCF now educates around 1,900 children living in one of the most impoverished parts of Cambodia and supports families with community-based projects.

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Chair

NiQ Lai

Mr. LAI Ni Quiaque (NiQ) is Group Chief Executive Officer of Hong Kong Broadband Network Enterprise Solutions (HKBNES). NiQ is passionate about developing HKBN Talents because he believes if you get the people right, the company will do great. Prior to joining HKBN in 2004, NiQ was a highly rated analyst as Director and Head of Asia Telecom Research for Credit Suisse. As a teenager, NiQ dreamt of becoming a tennis pro but wasn’t very good at Tennis so he become a CPA instead. In 2011, NiQ visited CCF and the visit changed his life, from thinking “the world is too big for me to change” to “I can change the world for 2 people and leave a net positive impact”.

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Director

Scott Neeson

Cambodian Children’s Fund Founder, Scott Neeson, spent 26 years in the film industry, lastly as President of 20th Century Fox International. He managed revenues in excess of $1.5 billion and oversaw the release and marketing of several blockbuster Hollywood films, including Braveheart, Titanic, Star Wars and X-Men. In 2004, Scott left the film industry to set up Cambodian Children’s Fund (CCF) after a life-changing visit the Southeast Asian country. Paying for all of the start-up costs out of his own pocket, Scott started CCF to help just a handful of children. CCF now educates around 1,900 children living in one of the most impoverished parts of Cambodia and supports families with community-based projects.

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Sheel Kohli

Sheel Kohli is a Communications and Marketing specialist. He spent 18 years at two of the world’s largest financial institutions, Credit Suisse and ING Group, and for the last few years, has been advising some of the most successful blockchain technology startups, Block.one, AAX and Diginex. He started his career in journalism and remains passionate about current affairs and the power of knowledge to change outcomes. He sees CCF as the embodiment of that pursuit, transforming whole families and generations through the power of education. Sheel also loves cycling and running and you can often find him on his bike or running around the hills of Hong Kong.

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David Sit

David is a French born Chinese whose parents were born and raised in Cambodia until they had to flee the Khmers Rouge. After having worked for BNP Paribas in Paris and Hong Kong, he is currently a director at Macquarie in the Trading Division and a co-founder of a whisky bar. After an inspirational meeting with Scott in 2016, he decided to sponsor children and help CCF organizing fundraising events. Being able to help Cambodia is always something he wanted to do given his roots. Empowering children and young people through education is crucial: being a son of political refugees, he knows that even when people start with a big disadvantage they can still succeed through education, hard work if there are given the chance/opportunity to study and be healthy. He is a rescue scuba diver, loves reading, travelling with a passion for F&B.

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David Wiadrowski

David is an experienced non-executive director currently on the board of four (4) ASX listed entities and Chairs’ the Audit and Risk Committee at each of those entities. David has a passion for mentoring early stage technology businesses and was on the board and CFO at the Elevacao Foundation, an organisation focused on young female entrepreneurs. He was a senior Assurance partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) for more than 25 years. David led the Technology, Media and Telco practice for 8 years and was also the Chief Operating Officer of the PwC Assurance business for 5 years. David holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of NSW, is a Fellow of the Chartered Accountants of Australia and New Zealand and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. David has been involved with CCF for many years providing support to the finance team and Chairing the Audit Committee.

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Chair

Warren Share

Warren is a fixed income sales manager for BNY Mellon Capital Markets, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Bank of New York Mellon Corporation. Previously, he was an attorney specializing in real estate and commercial litigation. Warren has been a supporter and fundraiser for a variety of organizations helping at-risk children including Charity Water, International Justice Mission and Maiti Nepal. Warren has also been a mentor to children in the New York City area for the past 11 years and sponsors two CCF kids that he visits annually in Cambodia.

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Alan Lemon LLB

Alan was born in Albury, New South Wales. He served as a member of the Australian Federal Police for 20 years, including 5 years of international service in Hong Kong and Cambodia. He practiced as a solicitor for 5 years in New South Wales before moving to Cambodia in 2008 to work as a consultant for CCF. He was subsequently appointed as Manager Legal & Compliance and is a member of the Senior Management Team in Phnom Penh. He is also a member of the Managing Committee of Cambodian Children’s Fund Australia Incorporated and a member of the Board of Trustees of the Cambodian Children Trust Fund.

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Scott Neeson

Cambodian Children’s Fund Founder, Scott Neeson, spent 26 years in the film industry, lastly as President of 20th Century Fox International. He managed revenues in excess of $1.5 billion and oversaw the release and marketing of several blockbuster Hollywood films, including Braveheart, Titanic, Star Wars and X-Men. In 2004, Scott left the film industry to set up Cambodian Children’s Fund (CCF) after a life-changing visit the Southeast Asian country. Paying for all of the start-up costs out of his own pocket, Scott started CCF to help just a handful of children. CCF now educates around 1,900 children living in one of the most impoverished parts of Cambodia and supports families with community-based projects.

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Bob Alexander CA

Bob leads CCF’s global operations, implementing systems to enable an integrated and coordinated approach, and providing a high degree of transparency and accountability, good governance and sustainability. Bob commenced his professional career as a chartered accountant and has over 20 years experience working in financial roles with entertainment and media-related companies. In addition to his service with Hoyts Entertainment, Bob spent 10 years with Universal Music, both in Australia and the UK, and more recently as Global CFO for international Out of Home Media company, Eye Corp. Bob has known Scott for over 20 years and currently sponsors a child at CCF.

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Cammie Rice

Cammie Rice is a senior level executive in the technology and financial services industries. Mrs. Rice held the position of Senior Vice President within the Finance Technology group at Bank of America headquarters. She also led the strategy team for the Global Corporate Staff Technology Group. From 1998 to 2006, Rice was the Senior Director of the Americas Strategic Partners at Hyperion Solutions Corporation. Cammie has always enjoyed public speaking engagements for KODAK, National Education Association, Duke University, Photo Marketing Association International and IBM. She is also currently a board member and Vice Chairman of Usher’s New Look Foundation, and is on the advisory council for Emory’s Global Health Institute. She and her husband live in the US and have four sons.

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Libby Vaughan

Libby is an Australian/British citizen who has been living in Hong Kong for the past 16 years. Her business background is in Sales Management and Marketing. Libby's experience with social impact in Hong Kong is extensive: she established the Cambodian Children’s Fund Hong Kong chapter in 2010, was the Business Development Director of Social Career and is an on-going key volunteer for Asian Charity Services. She is currently a Board Director for Kids4Kids. As CEO of The American Club Foundation, she oversees operations, fundraising, volunteers and grant giving.

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Matt Greene

Matt Greene resides in Hawaii. He co-founded Red Leaf Resources as its initial investor in 2005 and served as CFO until 2013 when he transitioned to managing Red Leaf's licensing program, resource acquisition efforts, and special projects. In 2014, he became a consultant and moved his family outside the United States. Since departing full-time executive positions, Matt has enjoyed being an active dad to his children, coaching volleyball, and volunteering in his community. Matt founded a family foundation, The MJG Foundation, which conducts several solar, internet, and construction projects that serve the indigenous Qeros Nation in the Peruvian Andes. The foundation provides tuition assistance to underprivileged students and also assists school programs in Costa Rica. Matt continues to remotely oversee several development and construction projects in Utah and Idaho.

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Jonathan Cummings

Jonathan and his family have been involved in fundraising for CCF for over a decade, including through the Panda Paddlers dragon boat team he co-founded. Jonathan is President, APAC for WPP owned brand consultancy Landor & Fitch. He was a partner in London based StartJG which he established in Dubai and Russia before moving to Hong Kong where it grew to become market leader in Asia before being acquired by WPP. Jonathan is a passionate sports fan and has served as a director of Cricket Hong Kong, focused on leveraging the power of sport to create opportunity for the less privileged children of Hong Kong.

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Victoria Elegant

Adjunct Professor Victoria Elegant is Vice-President, JAPAC (Asia Pacific) Regional Medical Head, and Global Lead, Access to Healthcare for Amgen. Prof Elegant is a physician who joined the pharmaceutical industry after postgraduate training in obstetrics and gynaecology in the United Kingdom. She has held positions in global drug development, Medical Affairs, Regulatory Affairs and Drug Safety in Japan, Australia, Europe and Asia Pacific. Prior to Amgen, Prof Elegant was the Vice-President, Regulatory and Medical Affairs, APAC, based in Shanghai for 10 years for Baxter, and Vice President, Medical Affairs, Asia for Shire. She has extensive experience in pharmaceuticals, biologics, and devices. Prof Elegant is a Fellow of the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Medicine, and a Global Fellow in Medicines Development. She is on the Board of Studies for the Masters in Pharmaceutical Medicine, UNSW, and Adjunct Professor, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, on the Advisory Board for the Masters in Pharmaceutical Medicine, University of Sydney, and Adjunct Professor, University of Sydney. She is also on the advisory committee for the Pharmaceutical Industry Practice, University of Queensland. She has a Certificate in Sustainability from the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership. She is President of the Asia Pacific chapter of the Medical Affairs Professional Society (MAPS), on the global MAPS Board, and a member of the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Medicine Global Forum. She is also on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange biotech advisory panel.

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Advisory Committee Member

Brett Sturgess

With a focus on family and service, my wife Leanne and I were married in 1986 and have been blessed with three sons Luke Jake and Lachlan and equally their wonderful partners Laura, Alison and Kirsten. Since 2012, our family has also been privileged through the CCF experience, to have welcomed Samean, Sokhom, Sochiva, Granny Yon and just recently Pheaktra into our lives. Since graduating from boarding school in 1983 much of my working career has been in the family wholesale floorcovering business founded by my late father and mother in Brisbane in 1967. MJS Floorcoverings has grown over the years to become a national company and as the Managing Director I am proud to say is continuing in the family tradition to the third generation of the Sturgess family - with our son Luke and nephew Alex being a part of the team for just over ten years. In addition to my association with CCF, I am also a board member of the Floor Covering Institute of Australia. Fishing, travel and enjoying the company of family and friends are my passion as well as being able to play a role in giving back to my community through supporting those who need us most. My mantra is; “To leave a positive imprint and the world in a better place through giving back!”

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Pip Fell

After graduating from Charles Sturt University with a BA (Communications), including a year in the USA on exchange, Pip worked in public and private sector PR and marketing roles in both London and Sydney. She was the National Publicity and Promotions Manager at Greater Union (now Event Cinemas) and the National Publicity Manager at Twentieth Century Fox. Pip is a director of Sequitur Hotels, which owns resorts in Fiji and Vanuatu. She is also the managing director of the Fell Foundation, which supports the wonderful work that CCF is doing in Phnom Penh. Her daughter, Charli, spent three months volunteering in the CCF classrooms in 2018.

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Advisory Committee Member

Rosy Sullivan

Rosy has been an educational professional since 1987. Her career began in the public sector, in disability and welfare, where she progressed from caseworker positions to hold management and senior operational positions. In 2000, Rosy moved into the private sector, establishing a vocational training college for professionals in the property, finance and business sectors. Rosy shares her management and leadership skills as an active member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and the Australian Institute of Training and Development. Over the years, Rosy has held various board positions in charitable organisations and been a member of numerous government advisory committees. Rosy and her husband John have been associated with CCF since 2014 and now support 3 children through the sponsorship program.

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Ralph Sudfeld

Ralph Sudfeld is a graduate of the University of Alberta, in Canada, He also received his MA in Communications – Marketing, Strategy, Research and Development for Non-Profit Organizations, at Wheaton College Graduate School. For over 25 years, Ralph has worked on projects in International Development and global health. Projects have ranged from partnering with in country programs to develop resources and education for vulnerable children in the Global South to major global health initiatives. Ralph was named the President & CEO of Assist International in May 2015. For the past five years, Ralph has led Assist International in the growth and development of their partnerships with in-country programs that target the needs of vulnerable children, through orphan village development and education. At the same time, the role of Assist International in global health has continued to expand. These are exceptional times, and Ralph is passionate about bringing partners together to work together to efficiently and effectively address the needs of the world’s most vulnerable people.

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Chair

Axel Maier

Axel has a successful career spanning almost 25 years in the financial industry with senior management positions in Frankfurt, London, Singapore and Hong Kong. Most recently for Macquarie Investment Management and Wellington Management, where he was a Managing Director, heading up their Asian and European business. A native of Germany, he has been either visiting or working in Asia since the beginning of his career. Over this time, he has developed first-hand a deep appreciation and understanding of the challenges and opportunities people in emerging countries in South East Asia face. Axel has a keen interest in educational strategy and is dedicated to helping young children living in poverty. He, his wife Allison and their young daughter now live in London.

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Vice-Chair

Andrea Thorpe

Andrea Thorpe has been involved with CCF for over 10 years since becoming a sponsor of a CCF child in 2007. Andrea lived with her husband and three children in Singapore for over five years, during which time she became active in supporting charities that are promoting a better future for Cambodia. She is a graduate of the University of Bournemouth and has a finance and hospitality background.

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Treasurer

Mike Griffiths

Mike is a UK Chartered Accountant who has worked mainly in Higher Education. Mike retired five years ago from a senior position at University College London (UCL) and, since then, has undertaken a number of volunteer projects for NGOs in Africa and South East Asia. He has been involved with CCF Cambodia for over 4 years, undertaking volunteer projects in Phnom Penh, implementing both financial systems and school information systems. Having seen firsthand the excellent work done by CCF and its impact on the lives of students and others in the community, Mike is keen to continue supporting CCF by volunteering as a Trustee in the UK.

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Director

Scott Neeson

Cambodian Children’s Fund Founder, Scott Neeson, spent 26 years in the film industry, lastly as President of 20th Century Fox International. He managed revenues in excess of $1.5 billion and oversaw the release and marketing of several blockbuster Hollywood films, including Braveheart, Titanic, Star Wars and X-Men. In 2004, Scott left the film industry to set up Cambodian Children’s Fund (CCF) after a life-changing visit the Southeast Asian country. Paying for all of the start-up costs out of his own pocket, Scott started CCF to help just a handful of children. CCF now educates around 1,900 children living in one of the most impoverished parts of Cambodia and supports families with community-based projects.

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Trustee

Duncan Neale

Duncan Neale is a Finance Director with 20 years experience working for both publically-listed and privately-owned energy & technology companies. Duncan is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and qualified as an accountant with Price Waterhouse in London. He is a Trustee and has raised money for CCF UK via the Thames Path Challenge.

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Noni Ware

Noni has been a passionate supporter of CCF for around 12 years, helping to promote the charity when she lived in Hong Kong, assist with the Galas and find sponsors. She currently sponsors two CCF children. Noni is the contributing Executive Editor of House & Garden magazine. She was formerly the retail editor of both British Vogue and Harper’s Bazaar. She has worked as a stylist in Hong Kong and London, working with clients on both interiors and fashion projects Noni spent nine years living in Hong Kong and was the fashion director for Quintessentially Asia, hosting events with luxury brands and offering personal shopping for private clients. Since moving back to London, she has focused on working with a global list of clients to provide a bespoke personal shopping service.

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Kaye Holder

Kaye has held leadership roles in the marketing and communications industry for more than 25 years. More recently she has been engaged in the social enterprise sector launching Australia’s first social enterprise bank and is an advocate for purpose driven businesses. Kaye is a graduate of the Macquarie School of Management, the Harvard Business School Leadership Program, and Leadership and Ethics at the St James Ethics Centre. She first visited Cambodia in 2002 and fell in love with the people. This called her back in 2004. In 2012 she became aware of the extraordinary work Scott Neeson is doing and became a sponsor of Panha, he is now eleven years old. Kaye is also part of the Grannies sponsorship program and sponsors Granny Kin. She lives in the Northern Beaches of NSW with her husband and in her spare time is a volunteer Primary Ethics teacher.

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Kate Nacard

Kate is a member of one of the Professional Conduct Committees for the Bar Association of NSW and is Ombudsman for Australian Mensa. With a background in Philosophy, with a keen interest in Ethics in particular, she has also taught Ethics for the Dept. of Education in its alternative programme to religious instruction and is part of the Raise Foundation’s Mentor Program, mentoring students from Fort St High School. Kate has had a long career in teaching at all levels from primary to tertiary, much of that time focussing on remedial programmes for lower ability students during early adolescence. Following that, she was a Sessional Lecturer at the University of Notre Dame (Syd.) in the Education faculty, teaching post-graduate language assimilation strategies into the secondary classroom. Kate is also a member of Australian Mensa and was elected to the position of Chairman and CEO, a position she held for six years. During that period, she was a member of the General Council of Mensa International Ltd and sat on the International Board of Directors. At present, she is the International Editor of the Mensa World Journal, a monthly magazine that is distributed to every Mensa member worldwide.

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Advisory Committee Member

Richard Pengelley

Richard Pengelley began his career as a High School Physical Education teacher in 1982 after years of swimming and playing water polo at an elite level including at the 1984 and 1988 Olympics and 1982 and 1986 world championships. Upon being invited to become a school Chaplain he studied for the Anglican priesthood and was ordained in 1994. He has since been a parish priest, Director of Service Learning, Associate Professor of Sports Science, Dean of St George’s Cathedral, Sub-Dean of Community at the University of Western Australia, University College Chaplain, and he is now back in schools as the Chaplain of St Mary’s Anglican Girls’ School. He has extensive media experience and speaks regularly at educational conferences. He met Scott Neeson in 2012 as he and his wife, Jo, set up an annual service-learning program at CCF where 24 students and 9 staff come to serve each December. He has been on numerous boards and chaired a number of charities. Richard is an Adjunct Teaching Fellow in the School of Human Sciences at UWA. He is honoured to be part of the CCF Australia board.

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Director

Jeffrey Shiu

Jeffrey Shiu, Senior Managing Director, is the Head of Innovative Equity Ventures team in Macquarie Capital. Jeff is based in Seattle and is responsible for IEV’s global strategy and relationships. He has worked in finance for almost two decades and started his career at a hedge fund as an analyst and trader. Jeff has also held various senior investment banking positions and in leading IEV, executed exclusive investments and transactions in some of the most sought after TMT/Internet companies globally. He has over 14 years of experience at Macquarie, spanning numerous offices and countries. He also previously was head of cash equities for Greater China overseeing three offices and over 100 staff. Jeff graduated Phi Beta Kappa and with honors from Johns Hopkins University in 2002. He serves on the Krieger School’s Second Decade Society and the Center for Financial Economics Advisory Council. Jeff is also active with youth sports as a volunteer coach and board member.

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Dan Roberts

Dan discovered CCF in 2017 after visiting Cambodia and witnessing first-hand some of the hardships faced by children growing up in poverty there. He has since become a sponsor to two boys and has visited the country several more times to see his sponsor children. His latest visit was in December 2023, when he ran the Angkor Wat International Half Marathon to raise money for CCF. Dan has worked in the aviation industry for over 20 years and is the co-founder of a firm providing consultancy services focused on sustainable aviation.

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Mark Zoradi

Mark Zoradi is a member of the Board of Directors and past CEO, (2015-2021) of Cinemark Holdings, Inc. a leading motion picture exhibitor operating more than 500 theaters and nearly 6,000 screens in 42 U.S. states in addition to Brazil, Argentina, and 13 other Latin American countries. Prior to joining Cinemark, Mark spent 30 years at The Walt Disney Company, most recently as the President of Walt Disney Studios Motion Picture Group. He previously held a variety of positions within The Walt Disney Company, including as the General Manager of Buena Vista Television and President of Buena Vista International with responsibility for the international theatrical and home entertainment marketing and distribution of Disney, Touchstone and Pixar films. Mark also served as the President and Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Dick Cook Studios from January 2011 until July 2014 and the COO of DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. from August 2014 until January 2015. He has a strong history of charity and community service, and has served on the Westmont College Board of Trustees since 1997, the Young Life National Board of Directors since 2011 and the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum since 2020. In 2009, he received the Louis B. Mayer Award for Motion Picture Business Leader of the Year. Mark holds an MBA in Marketing and Finance from UCLA’s Graduate School of Management and a BA in Economics and Sociology from Westmont College. He’s been married to his wife, Cathy, for more than 40 years and together, they have three children and six grandchildren.

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Jeff Sheehan

A believer in a personal obligation to strive for compassion, social justice and reconciliation, Jeff has traveled to 85 countries. Most recently, he volunteered as an assistant teacher at Cambodian Children’s Fund in Phnom Penh. Jeff is the founder and owner of Sheehan Advisory LLC, an educational consulting company, established in 2013 in Philadelphia. He holds degrees from Columbia University and The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University, where he worked from the time of his graduation in 1977 until his move to The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in 1983. He also studied at the American University of Beirut and was a participant in Operation Crossroads Africa in Bangui, Central African Republic, in 1966. He also taught U.S. History and was the Assistant Headmaster at Dublin School in Dublin, New Hampshire. Jeff served as Associate Dean for International Relations at Wharton, establishing global representative offices and Executive Boards, and created a series of 43 annual Global Forums. He has counseled and advised hundreds of young people and their parents from all over the world in the pursuit of their educational dreams. Jeff is the author of two published books; ‘There Are No Foreign Lands’, an inquiry concerning intercultural communication, and ‘My Year of Living Adventurously’, an autobiography covering the years 1966-67. He’s currently working on an historical novel. Jeff received the Silver Magnolia Award (recognising outstanding contribution from foreigners) from the Municipal Government of Shanghai in September 2003.

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Director

Jane Hiatt

Joining Merck in 1999, Jane serves as Executive Director, Site Management and Monitoring and Early-Stage Development. Having over 30 years in the pharmaceutical industry, Jane leads multiple teams supporting clinical research which helps bring important medicines to patients. She resides in the Orlando Florida area with her family and has been a strong supporter of fundraising activities involving children and feeding the hungry for over the past 20 years. Jane was appointed to the CCF board in 2023.