Phuong Nguyen joined AIP Foundation as a Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Coordinator. The key focus of her position is coordinating M&E and Research Activities including data collection, data analysis, data management, and dissemination of assigned projects of AIP Foundation.
Phuong has around 10 years of experience working in a variety of public health and community development projects related to injury prevention, disease control, education and child protection. With the accumulated valuable knowledge and experience, she wishes to contribute positively to the development of the organization and bring much value to the community. She graduated from Hanoi University of Public Health, majoring in Epidemiology and Statistics. She holds a master’s degree in Public Health from Hanoi Medical University. She has a wide understanding of data processing and advanced computer skills, especially MS Office applications and statistical software (e.g. SPSS, Stata, Epi Info, etc.). She loves reading books, traveling, and chatting with others.
Cheyenne Henry joined AIP Foundation in August 2023 as a Development Coordinator – Cambodia (based in Ho Chi Minh City). Cheyenne is developing and assisting with fundraising initiatives for the Cambodian sector. Cheyenne is a recent college-graduate that has experience in a variety of fields such as medical start-ups and the non-profit sector. She has made the transition to work for AIP Foundation as she always wanted to work for a non-governmental organization that creates sustainable change in local communities.
Misha Rawal joined AIP Foundation in August 2023 as the Development Coordinator. Misha is a Princeton in Asia fellow and is developling and executing fundraising strategies at the AIP Foundation, including managing high-value partnerships and cultivating new relationships that expand AIP Foundation’s impact.
Previously, Misha worked at Beacon Capital Partners, a real estate investment firm in Boston, USA. At Beacon, she developed fundraising strategies and materials, conducted investor due diligence processes for investors, and spearheaded multiple research projects. Misha graduated from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst with the degree in Finance and Economics. In her free time, Misha enjoys rock climbing, reading, and exploring the city.
Mr. Khoeurn Chhaiya is joining AIP Foundation as a Program Assistant for Cambodia Office. He will be responsible for coordinating the program delivery with consortium partners, and other local authorities in the target provinces.
Chhaiya is currently studying Bachelor degree of Management, as a senior student. He has gained great work experience in AIP Foundation, that’s a new chance for Chhaiya to work in other environments, with other sections. He will assist the program in implementing activities and tasks at the program level to ensure the program can be smoothly operating.
Narith is responsible for coordinating the program delivery with consortium partners and other local authorities in the target provinces. Narith successfully completed his Bachelor’s Degree majoring in TESOL in early 2011, and is currently pursuing his Master’s Degree in Development Studies. He has gained tremendous experience in coordinating, facilitating, and training at national and sub-national levels for local and international organizations throughout his career path.Narith’s hobbies include traveling, camping, hiking, video editing and listening to news broadcasts.
Thuy has over 10 years of working experience in finance and planning in pharmaceutical industry. Before joining AIP Foundation, Thuy has worked for Ernst & Young, Servier Vietnam, and DKSH Vietnam. Thuy holds Bachelor’s degree in Finance & Banking at University of Economics, HCMC and is member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. She appreciates the opportunity to improve her skills and contribute to the organization and community’s sustainability. Thuy is a professional, responsible, and dedicated person. Travel, music and planting trees are her hobbies.
Alex is responsible for securing funding to support AIP Foundation’s programs, operations, and staffing in collaboration with colleagues across our Country offices. Alex has over 7 years of working experience across 7 jurisdictions across Asia, with a primary focus in Vietnam, the Philippines, and Hong Kong. The majority of his work in Asia has been with the Hinrich Foundation – a family philanthropy focused on career development and scholarships in emerging Asia – Alex worked directly with universities deans and directors of Fortune 500s and MNCs across the global trade sector to develop customized partnerships for CSR and global business development.
The intersection of social impact and business is Alex’s specialty area, and he is very passionate about opportunities for stakeholders to gather together towards a common goal that benefits all involved.
On a personal note, Alex runs a social enterprise for animal rescue in Ho Chi Minh City, with core themes of community impact, education, sustainability. He is an eager language learner and sport enthusiast.
Alex graduated from Elon University in North Carolina, USA, and was a Princeton in Asia Fellow in the Philippines in 2015.
Nhov Soheng is joining AIP Foundation as Operations Officer for the Cambodia Office. She will be in charge of finance related data entry, accounts payable, payroll, grant report entry, managing the organizations HR and administrative tasks, helping and creating organizational and program budgets.Soheng graduated from Build Bright University in Economic and Finance, IELTS from Australian Center for Education (ACE) and other relevant training courses related to Admin works. She has more than seven years working in operations support and team training with ATEC International, AGRIBUDDY Co., Ltd, Children and Development Organization. Soheng’s hobbies include reading, exercising and listening to music.
Nga joined AIP Foundation Vietnam as a Program Manager.Prior working at AIP Foundation, she has worked for several INGOs including Pact US, Oxfam Quebec, Oxfam HongKong, Oxfam Novib in community development programs. She also gained a lot of experience as a Project Coordinator for the ODA projects between Vietnamese Government and the World Bank, the Swiss Government. With more than 20 years of experience and her strong desire for the community development, Nga is willing to work her best to bring value and make positive contributions to the AIP Foundation programs in Vietnam. Nga graduated from Hanoi National University of Education in 1996 and then received a Bachelor of English degree from Vietnam National University of Foreign Language in 2006.
Hang has over 6 years working experience in managing multiple development projects in different sectors such as Education, Gender Equality and so on. She has devoted herself to being a great partner for countless ambitious forward thinkers. Making transition to work for such a great organization as AIP Foundation Vietnam is the foreseeable step for her to continue with her works contributing to a better Vietnam. Hang always seeks learning opportunities and challenges to further improve herself, both personally and professionally.
She holds a bachelor’s in Business Administration at National Economics University, and she is going to get a Bachelor of Law next year.
Hang is an enthusiastic, passionate, and hard-working person. Travel and photography are her essential hobbies.
Phong has more than 20 years of working in various fields in the development sector such as education, community development, natural resource, environmental protection, and climate change. Phong has extensive experience serving at the senior managerial level for INGOs, including ActionAid Vietnam, Room to Read, and VietHope. He is also a guest lecturer at RMIT Vietnam, and a member of RMIT’s Industry Advisory Board. With a passion for social development and education, Phong is committed to working for the development sector and feels privileged to be part of AIP Foundation and wishes to bring in his expertise to contribute to the growth of the organization. Phong Le holds a master’s degree in natural resource management, from Twente University in the Netherlands. Phong’s hobbies include reading, traveling, and photography.
Before joining AIP Foundation, Huong worked as a research associate for gender and socio-economic analysis at the Alliance of Bioversity International and CIAT. She holds a Master of Science in Sustainable International Agriculture from Georg-August Universität Göttingen.
Huong is also a returning expert with the Center for International Migration and Development (CIM), which is a joint operation of GIZ and the German Federal Agency.Huong is responsible for M&E activities of projects, managing the database, and assisting the M&E manager in reporting, research, and publications.
Uyen graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Business English from the University of Economics in Ho Chi Minh City. Before joining AIP Foundation as a Program Assistant, Uyen started a business internship at PHAPHARCO. In addition, she has also accumulated experience more than one year working in the field of transcription at TransPerfect Translation and teaching English at Skyscraper Language Center. Furthermore, she is currently the administrator and content creator of two fan pages about English teaching and entertainment on Facebook because she wants to build her ideas by contributing to the development of the community via social networks, which she considers the fastest way to reach people today.
Uyen will now be responsible for assisting Program Managers in the planning and implementation phases across all AIP Foundation’s programs and public awareness campaigns, while maintaining and strengthening relationships with stakeholders in the region. She feels great for being allowed to work here and believes she could make the most positive contributions and dedicates herself to the AIP Foundation.
Xuan holds a bachelor’s degree in English as the Second Language at HCM Open University and has some certificates in General Accounting, Secretary, and International Relations. Apart from professional ability, she has a passion for social activities and public responsibilities. She was an active volunteer supporting people at her living area and Cho Ray hospital in HCM City during the hard time of Covid19 pandemic. During the past 2 years, she worked successfully as Logistics Consultant between Viet Nam- Cambodia with Cambodia Ministry of Construction in reconstruction of the Cambodia Royal Palace project. At the same time, she also worked part-time as Financial Advisor at Manulife Financial Insurance Company.
Vichea has background as Project Officer of Peaceful Co-existence program. He monitored the implementation of the project activities and also develop an annual work plan and budget plan. Before joining AIP Foundation, he worked as Project Officer of Youth Initiative for Political and Social Action (YIPSA) at the Youth Resource Development Program Organization (YRDP). The project focused on coordinate youth club and youth initiative group to take concrete action and exercise their right to build a better community development through their initiative project. Before that, he had 4 years of working in education.
Vichea graduated from the National University of Management, majored in Business Management and he got his Master Degree in 2020 with the same University, majoring in Business Administration.
At AIP Foundation, he believes his experience as well as his passion for the development of road safety education in Cambodia.
Muslin had begun to question herself and society since she was a high school student through the various events in her life, “What is human happiness?” From this question, it sparked her determination to study at Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Kasetsart University to find answers about society and human beings in every aspect. As per that effort, she received an answer that “Life safety” is one of the main factors that make human beings happy.
After graduating with a bachelor’s degree, which is the same time that the global warming crisis was more severe than the past and all over the world are looking for solutions to solve the problems and heal the world. Muslin is the same. She realized and questioned how she could be a part of solving this crisis on a deeper level?
Receiving a scholarship from the Royal Thai Government allowed her to study master’s degree in Urban Environmental Management at Asia Institute of Technology (AIT), thus equipping her with a tool of thought, knowledge and understanding as well as ability to consider problems. It is also a path leading her to becoming part of the work on solving various environmental issues as an environmentalist which there are many success projects in both the public and private sectors.
Pha Somalen had a Bachelor Degree in Development of Accountant Studies from the Vanda Institute of Accountants. Prior to AIP Foundation, she has 8 years working as various roles relating Finance such as shop supervisor with BMG Corporation Co, Accountant Assistant for Methodist school of Cambodia. Her most recent role is Finance & Administration Officer of Hagar International Foundation
Pha Somalen is familiar with accounting and finance procedures as well as documents and papers. During her time at Hagar Internation Foundation, she worked with spreadsheet, sales; she also manages petty cash payments, credit and debt; adminstrations documents and papers.
Pha Somelen is a part of youth leader program in the Church. She is also a teacher of Sunday School and community encouragement. She is a good team player who is willing to learn and share knowledge with her teammates. In her free time, she loves ro read, especially books in Accounting and Finance. She also fancies hanging our with friends
Nin’s most recent job is Program Officer of Youth Engagement in Social Action Program for Youth Resource Development Program (YRDP) to promote youth engagement in social action. She had successfully mobilized and led establishing more than 25 Youth Clubs across Cambodia which contributed to sustainable development goals (SDGs) to improve youth in education, human rights and democracy, social accountability, road safety, cultural preservation, economic empower, and environment protection. Most of her works were involved with program management – developing project proposals, planning for implementation, implementing and facilitating, monitoring and evaluation, and reporting. She also successfully facilitated organizational strategic development and training, workshops, public forums, exchange programs, policy dialogue, and debate among youth and government officials. She had a Bachelor Degree in Sociology from Royal University of Phnom Penh. She then went on to earn her Master of Art in Development Studies several years later from the same University.
Nin would love to contribute to the road safety sector in Cambodia through the AIP foundation. She wishes to see Cambodian citizens living in safe travel everywhere. She describes herself to be a good teamplayer, who is honest, patient and friendly
Prior joining AIP Foundation, Sokha served as the Operation Manager for ISF Cambodia. She also worked for Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO) Cambodia as a Project Manager improving the Cambodian education system at sub-national level. This project sought to build the capacity of school directors and teachers in thirteen provinces through collaboration with the Program Development and Partnership team as well as with other project managers.
This contributed to the successful development and delivery of VSO Cambodia’s signature programs in line with the VSO: “People First Strategy, People First Approach and Global Program Portfolio”.
In addition, she has worked with the Cambodian Children’s Fund (CCF) as Quality Assurance Manager. In this role, she was responsible for ensuring the safety, wellbeing and the delivery of quality education to more than two-thousand children. This program was designed to give them the opportunity receive an education and to improve the standard of living for the entire community.
Sokha graduated with a Bachelor of Arts, English Literature, majoring in Translation/Interpretation and she is also pursuing a Master of Arts in Social Work.
Sokha have more than 15 year experiences in project management, travel management, inventory and property management system, procurement policy, and Leadership & HR management.
Mai has background in Statistics and Public Health. She has more than 8 years working with program data and M&E in different types of company and organization, both profit and non-profit. Before joining AIP Foundation, she worked as a MEAL officer for Save the Children International in Vietnam, taking charge in all M&E activities for a project on child protection prevention. During this time, she had completed a number of courses on MEAL practices, including MEAL DPro. Before that, she had 6 years of working as data analyst for a French consulting company, where she dealt with financial data as well as M&E data of INGOs working in the field of public health in Vietnam and other countries. She also used to serve as a admin/operational management and a teacher for a center for children with disability.
Mai graduated from the National Economics University in 2010, majored in Business Administration/ Statistics and in 2014, she received a master degree in Public Health from Hanoi University of Public Health.
At AIP Foundation, she believes her experience as well as her passion for the development domain will bring about a good contribution to the team as well as to the projects she takes part in.
Linh has had over 3 years’ experience in personal assistant/secretary in international Education and Hospitality areas. Before joining AIP Foundation, she has worked as a Personal Assistant to the General Manager of international hotel groups IHG and Hyatt, where she has been known to be a strong and high-performing supporter for a smooth operation. Linh got involved in all kinds of work but mainly in administrative tasks and coordination, she is able to tailor her skills to meet the needs of various superiors and leaders.
Linh graduated from Niagara University with a Master’s Degree in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages). During her college years abroad, Linh served as a teaching assistant for elementary classrooms in the local area, and graduate assistant in the office of the President of Niagara University. Afterward, she started her career as Teaching Assistant for English as a Second Language classrooms at Hanoi International School. In her role, Linh had opportunities to work with children from different nationalities and cultural backgrounds, thereby she came to develop her flexibility and interpersonal skills.
Before joining AIP Foundation, Quyen has worked in advertising agencies like T&A Ogilvy and The Purpose Group as a Graphic Designer/Motion Designer. As a young graphic designer and art enthusiast, Quyen is always eager to learn and develop herself through work. For Quyen, improving communications through visual arts and design and with that creating a positive influence on life has always been a goal that she strives to achieve. Quyen specializes in concept art, motion graphics and digital communication through visual arts and designs. She graduated from Dpi Center in 2017 with Best Portfolio Design Award (2nd Prize) with a road-mapping concept app called “A DRY ROUTE” that hypothetically helps HCMC commuters to navigate to a flood-less route.
Quyen is responsible for supporting teams with visual communication. She will do graphic designs, editing and everything that’s related to visual communication, and is excited to be working alongside with Communication team and other teams to help build AIP’s image.
Quyen is thrilled at the opportunity to bring her passion for arts and design to good use and contribute her skills to the pursuit of a safer, better commuting system at the targeted countries with our organization.
Outside of work, Quyen is also an adventurer and a pet-lover. She loves the vertical world of climbing (both indoor and outdoor) and camping trips. She enjoys the peaceful focus that archery brings. She lives in HCMC with her 2 cats.
Amélie Huynh Le Maux is a Biology PhD holder with 13 years of experience in Research & Development, both in university and in the pharmaceutical industry in France. In parallel, she took night courses to train in communication, with a focus on socio-cultural mediation. She settled in Vietnam in 2016. The same year was co-organizer and communication manager of the Art & Music festival Saigonella. Then, she worked as a communication manager for AsiaMotions, specialized in outdoor trips for children – with a focus on sustainability, social responsibility, and education.
In 2018, Amélie and her husband founded For Many Reasons, dedicated to events, then to communication services for start-ups. In 2020, she started writing courses at the London School of Journalism, while contributing to Le Petit Journal and Saigoneer. In 2021, she launched Copywriting for Good with a friend, to align her writing passion with purpose and positive impact.
Amélie is always busy with personal and volunteer projects. For more than 4 years, she has been managing a free newsletter Wander&Wonder, promoting culture and access to art events. She is punctually involved in initiatives such as Wintercearig (mental health awareness), SaigonHer and FEKA (women empowerment).
At AIP Foundation, Amélie will carry on the work started by her predecessor, and bring creativity to AIP Foundation’s communications. Amélie is passionate about research on potential futures, smart cities, and how public art – especially street art – can be a tool to improve urban well-being. She hopes to apply this transversal approach to her work, as well as her inclination for storytelling and visual facilitation.
Amélie is a starter, an accelerator, a connector, and a facilitator. She is always eager to learn, to collaborate, as well as to share her knowledge. At work, she will advocate for authenticity, empathy, and a strong corporate culture.
Outside of work, Amélie is a creative who always has a craft project involving clothing & accessories, and recycling. She is a cinema lover and a reading addict, from novels, comics, to manga. Her favorite genres are fantasy and science-fiction because she considers you can learn much from society and its evolution.
For the little story, Amélie is French and ‘Huynh’ comes from her husband’s father side. ‘Le Maux’ is her French family name from her native region Brittany. She is very proud of her family name, blend of her origins and her new home.
Sreyvet Nuon has been with AIP Foundation since December 2017 serving as Program Volunteer in Cambodia before joining the organization as a Program Assistant in May 2021.
Sreyvet is currently enrolled in Phnom Penh International University under the International Relations Bachelor’s Degree program with plans to graduate in Summer 2021.
While volunteering with AIP Foundation, Sreyvet served as Cambodia Road Safety Network Coordinator at the Coalition for Road Safety from March 2020 to April 2021. She is looking forward to strengthening programs to better support communities in Cambodia.
Originally from Sweden and Argentina, Victoria grew up in Basel, Switzerland. She joined AIP Foundation as Communications Coordinator in 2021. Victoria is responsible for coordinating global communication activities across all of AIP’s target countries.
She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science with a concentration in International Relations and a Communications minor. She graduated from the International Master’s Program at Stockholm University with a MSc in Political Science in 2015.
Before joining AIP, Victoria worked extensively with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in the Communications and Public Information Unit. At UNHCR, she produced implementation plans in line with social media strategies and contributed to regional and international advocacy campaigns. Victoria then went on to work with the fundraising team at the Swedish Red Cross at their headquarters in Stockholm. In Switzerland, Victoria has also dedicated her time to volunteering with several international nonprofit organizations that operate in Central and South America.
Victoria has always been passionate about communication for change. This is what she endeavors to achieve at the AIP Foundation; communicating for change by contributing to the lasting legacy of the Foundation’s work.
Khe is currently AIP Foundation’s Development Assistant Manager and supports the development and execution of global fundraising strategies, including managing high-value partnerships and cultivating new relationships to expand our organization’s impact. She previously served as the Development Coordinator at AIP Foundation for two years and has previously worked with various NGOs, including Save the Children, Saigon Children’s Charity, and SOS Children Village.
As a professional in the Development sector, Khe is passionate about promoting equitable and sustainable solutions to ensure the well-being of every community. By bridging the gap between public and private, she believes that all stakeholders can come together to work towards a common goal and maximize our shared impact.
Khe graduated from Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University with a Bachelor’s degree in International Relations and Peace Studies.
Phuong joined AIP Foundation in April 2021 as the FIA Coordinator and was promoted to Program Officer in October 2022. After a successful professional history working in the private sector on business development, market research, and relationship building and negotiation, she is looking forward to building her career in the public sector.
Phuong currently manages a regional project named Heads Up! – a public awareness campaign targeting young adults around quality helmet use and other road safety campaigns with a strong connection with FIA Region II member clubs. With a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from the Banking Academy of Vietnam, she hopes to strengthen partnerships by supporting FIA projects to expand AIP Foundation’s efforts in road safety.
Jimmy Tang serves as Chief of Staff at AIP Foundation. In this capacity, Jimmy supports the CEO with oversight and coordination of strategic initiatives – including steering executive leadership priorities and streamlining strategic initiatives that have a significant impact on the organization’s operational objectives. Jimmy previously served as AIP Foundation’s Development and Strategic Partnerships Manager, as well as Chief of Staff and Strategy/Operations Manager at the Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Fulbright University – Vietnam’s first not-for-profit, liberal arts university. Jimmy also leverages his public sector experiences, including as a former public affairs representative for the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors — the third-largest metropolitan economy in the world and the United States’ largest local government entity. Jimmy earned his bachelor’s degree in international studies from the American University in Washington, D.C. He is also a recipient of the Princeton in Asia Fellowship.
Yanin joined AIP Foundation in February 2021 bringing over 10 years of professional experience as a facilitator and coordinator for government and international non-profit organizations such as the Ministry of Social Development and Human Security, Ministry of Education, Department of Juvenile observation and protection (Ministry of Justice), Ministry of Interior, NGOs and CBOs included. She graduated from Rangsit University, Master of Education in Bilingual Education. She is familiar with program implementing, monitoring and evaluation by encouraging and empowering women, girls and people with physical/mental challenges including participating in all activities. Prior to joining AIP Foundation, she focused on the urban education project of Jesuit Refugee Service Thailand. She is looking forward to taking her professional experience and strengthening the programs and relationships at AIP Foundation.
Chaba joined AIP Foundation in April 2016. Prior to joining AIP Foundation, she has worked with non-governmental organizations both at the local and international levels. She has extensive experience working with inter-governmental offices, international corporations, NGOs, academia, local communities, local governments, and media. She is specialized in communications, coordination, facilitation, partnership cultivation, project management and implementation, project monitoring and evaluation, as well as, participation workshop training on research methodologies for qualitative and quantitative research.
She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in French Literature from Silpakorn University and a Bachelor of Political Science degree in International Relations from Ramkhamhaeng University. She also holds a Master of Arts degree in Man and Environment Management from Chiang Mai University.
Sidet graduated with a Bachelor’s degree from Royal University of Law and Economics in Phnom Penh. He joined AIP Foundation Cambodia in June 2020 as the Prevention and Participation (P&P) Program. Sidet assists the program manager in monitoring, evaluation, reporting and implementation of related programs. He has extensive work experience in the local NGO sector in his previous role as Acting Director at the Coalition for Road Safety (CRY).
Lan joined AIP Foundation as the Chief Accountant in March 2012. She graduated from the Hanoi Academy of Finance with a Bachelor of Accounting and has extensive experience in both accounting and auditing across sectors, from manufacturing and trading to education and NGO work. Prior to joining AIP Foundation, Lan worked for an international school in Hanoi and for other international organizations.
Le Nguyen joined AIP Foundation in May 2018 and is based out of our Hanoi office. Prior to joining AIP Foundation, she worked as a research and project officer for the Hanoi University of Public Health for four years and also has experience working with FHI 360 as a research assistant. Le graduated from Hanoi University of Public Health with a Masters of Public Health.
Police Major General Kriangdej Juntrawong serves as AIP Foundation’s Special Advisor for Thailand He graduated from the Police Cadet Academy in 1981. He received a Masters Degree in Administration of Justice from the University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. in 1984. He has worked at several agencies of the Royal Thai Police, including Muang Samutsongkram Police Station, the Police Cadet Academy, and the Criminal Records Division, and Narcotics Suppression Bureau. He started working on traffic management and road safety in 2001 when he was involved in the development of a road safety master plan and helmet action plan for Thailand. He attended the ASEAN road safety seminars organized by GRSP and the first global ministerial conference on road safety in Moscow organized by the World Health Organization as a delegate of the Royal Thai Police. He was also a member of the working group set up by the Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation to revise traffic laws in the country.
Ratanawadee (Ratana) Winther is the Chairperson of AIP Foundation Denmark and Chairperson of AIP Foundation Thailand. Ratana has been a dedicated advocate for fatality and injury prevention from road traffic crashes in particular vulnerable road users. She has been working strategically with partners in local and global communities to raise public awareness and political commitment from decision makers at all levels. She is currently leads an effort of a civil society group in Denmark to gather technical and financial support for projects addressing unsafe mobility and road safety equity in developing countries.
Ratana’s career in the field of road safety began 20 years ago at the Danish National Road Directorate, where she contributed to build road safety capacity for road engineers and technicians from low to low middle income countries. Since then, she had worked as a consultant on several international development assistance programs helping to reduce road traffic crashes in countries throughout Asia.
Prior to her career in road safety, Ratana managed continuing education programs for the Toronto Board of Education. Ratanawadee obtained an M.A. in Education from Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, Canada. For 9 years, she has led AIP Foundation Thailand. Ratana lives in Copenhagen with her husband Ambassador Mikael H. Winther. She spends her time between Denmark and Thailand, and is a member of the UNRSC (UN Road Safety Collaboration).
Ha Phan joined AIP Foundation in June 2005 as an Administrative Assistant and currently serves as the Operations & System Support Officer. In 2021, Ha graduated from Phuong Dong University in Hanoi with a major in Hotel and Tourism Management. Then Ha participated in a six-month English course in Gisborne, New Zealand, where she significantly improved her English skills.
Before joining AIP Foundation Ha worked for a tourist company for one year and Ha had another two years working as a receptionist and room reservation at DeSyloia Hotel in Hanoi. As the Operations & System Support Officer, Ha’s role is to support other people to get their job done, as little from organizing meetings, visas applications, travel bookings to IT system support. Ha’s job is to make sure her colleagues can get where they need to be to achieve our goal – create a world with zero road injuries and fatalities.
Hong started to work for AIP Foundation in the Ho Chi Minh City office in April 2008 as Program Assistant, was promoted to Program Coordinator, and became Program Manager in January 2013. With extensive expertise, unremitting efforts and dedication to the organization, at the end of 2022, Hong was promoted to Senior Program Manager. Hong currently manages AIP Foundation’s School Zone Safety and Speed Management programs across Vietnam, focusing on various fields, including education, environmental improvements, research, and advocacy to promote school zone safety and speed reduction at school zones. Hong believes every child has a right to commute to school safely and is committed to implementing life-saving initiatives to protect our future generations.
Quyen graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Urban Studies from the University of Social Sciences and Humanities in Ho Chi Minh City. She has taken part in a number of community projects, gaining experiences in social projects and serving the community. Her interests include urban infrastructure research. Quyen initially joined AIP Foundation in June 2019 serving as Program Assistant and has since transitioned into Monitoring & Evaluations Assistant in May 2021. Quyen is looking forward to contribute to the mission of saving lives from road crashes by supporting countries M&E activities.
Thuy Anh joined AIP Foundation as Program Coordinator. She brings more than nine years of work experience with different organizations, including international NGOs. Previously, she worked as the assistant to the Chief Representative of an export company, a project officer at AIFO, a senior retail consultant at 2REK Group Vietnam, and as an outpost coordinator with Education for Nature Vietnam (ENV). In her most recent position, Thuy Anh was in charge of managing and coordinating all activities under ENV’s public outreach program, such as public exhibits, presentations and training sessions and overseeing the successful engagement and expansion of ENV’s volunteer network. Thuy Anh graduated from Hanoi University focusing on Italian-English Linguistics.
Trang Truong started working for AIP Foundation as a Program Coordinator in 2010 and was promoted to Program Manager in January 2013. With unremitting efforts and dedication to the organization, at the end of 2022. She currently manages AIP Foundation’s helmet safety programs across Vietnam, which includes targeted education, communications for change, and helmet accessibility. Prior to working at AIP Foundation, Trang gained experience with several INGOs including the Danish Red Cross, Care International in Vietnam, World Vision, and Save the Children. Trang has enormous passion and interest in community development which gained her a certificate of appreciation from AIP Foundation’s CEO for providing technical support to AIP Foundation’s Thailand team in 2014. She is well-versed in all stages of program management and focuses on delivering quality projects, using her professional knowledge and skills to help improve Vietnam’s road safety. Trang received her Executive Masters in Development Policies and Practices in Geneva in 2016. She holds a Bachelors of Public Health from Ho Chi Minh Medicine and Pharmacy University (2003).
Na Huong is AIP Foundation’s Deputy Executive Director. She began working with the AIP Foundation as the Government Relations Advisor in 2008. She is also the Deputy General Director for Protec Tropical Helmets, AIP Foundation’s non-profit helmet factory. As Deputy Executive Director, she continues her government relations work and is involved in finance and operations management activities. Na Huong graduated from the Foreign Trade University with a Bachelors degree in Business and earned her Masters degree at the Asia Institute of Technology in Business Management.
Mirjam Sidik joined AIP Foundation in 2005 and has acted as its CEO since 2013. For more than 10 years, she has used her expertise and experience to build AIP Foundation into a renowned implementer of global road safety solutions. She has cultivated strong working relationships with governments, research institutes, and private stakeholders in Vietnam, Cambodia, China, Thailand, Tanzania, and Uganda. In December 2014, Mirjam was presented the Royal Order of Sahametrei Medal by Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister Sar Kheng for her contributions to road safety efforts. She is a member of the United Nations Road Safety Collaboration and was a participant in the Clinton Global Initiative. Mirjam graduated from Justus-Liebig University in Germany and holds a Master’s Degree in Economic Sciences.
Concerned by the growing crisis and impact of road crashes on poor economies, Greig Craft established AIP Foundation to improve road traffic safety in the developing world in 1999.
His innovative solutions have already had an impact in reducing road crash fatalities and injuries in Asia and Africa. AIP Foundation’s creation of a lightweight ‘tropical’ helmet has been hailed as a milestone in child injury prevention. Its signature Helmets for Kids program was officially launched by former US President Bill Clinton in 2000.
Setting up the world’s first non profit helmet factory in Vietnam, Mr. Craft created a new model of social enterprise demonstrating self-sustainability. Protec has become a recognized leader in producing quality, yet affordable, helmets. Protec puts all ‘profits’ back into local communities for road safety education and public awareness campaigns, and employs the physically disabled as assembly line workers.
Mr. Craft is a member of the United Nations Commission on Global Road Safety. He was awarded the Prince Michael Award for International Road Safety in 2006, and Vietnamese President Nguyen Minh Triet bestowed an award on Mr. Craft for his contributions to Road Safety Education in 2007.
Piseth Im returned to AIP Foundation in July 2017 in his new role as a School-based Program Manager. He first started working with AIP Foundation’s Cambodia team in 2011 as an Operations Officer. Given Piseth’s background in Education and his Masters Degree in TESOL, he was promoted to the position of School-based Program Coordinator, a role which he held until 2015. Piseth was awarded a Teaching Excellence Award in 2016 and attended a training program in management and leadership in the USA. He has a strong interest in road safety and wishes to see safety on Cambodia’s roads.
Pagna Kim joined AIP Foundation in 2011, leading the public awareness education, school-based, and advocacy programs in Cambodia. He is native to Cambodia, with a strong interest in global road safety. His involvement in road safety began in 2005 when he served as Executive Director of a local NGO, Coalition for Road Safety, and also as Road Safety Project Manager with the Cambodian Red Cross. Between 2010 and 2014, Pagna was awarded three Cambodia Gold Medals by the Royal Government of Cambodia for his contributions to national development. In 2012, Pagna Kim graduated from the Chamreun University of Poly-Technology with a Master’s degree in Public Administration. He completed his Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology from the Royal University of Phnom Penh in 2002.