Natharoun Ngo

Natharoun Ngo


Director, The Center for Khmer Studies

Natharoun Ngo joined the Center for Khmer Studies (CKS) as their country director in 2017. CKS is an independent research center focusing on Cambodia and mainland Southeast Asia (CKS was the organizer of TechCamp Cambodia in 2016). He has served the non-profit sector in Asia since 2005, working with Doctors without Borders and then The United Nations Development Program in Cambodia as Head of Programs.  art of his role was to support innovative ICT projects aiming to solve development issues).

Prior to that, he worked for business consulting firms in Europe and the United States (Ernst and Young Consulting, Cap Gemini) from 2000 to 2005 on large business transformation projects.

He holds an MBA from Paris XII University (1999), and an MPA from the Harvard Kennedy School (2015). He is a member of the Asia Society/Asia 21st Young Leaders fellowship (2013). He also serves as an advisor to the board of Platform-Invest in Impact, an organization that intermediates global investors, development agencies, and impact projects in Asia.