David Van is one of Cambodia’s most experienced and savvy business and policy advisors. With three decades of experience with international firms and the development sector in Asia, he is a key resource of the BGA team as it identifies new opportunities for companies in Cambodia.
David holds dual French and Cambodian citizenship, as well as permanent residence in Singapore. He is fluent in English, Cambodian, French and Chinese.
David has worked closely with the United Nations, World Bank and Asian Development Bank, among other multilateral and bilateral development agencies in Cambodia and mainland Southeast Asia. He also has extensive experience working with multinational corporations across sectors from infrastructure to health care and consumer goods and industrial to information technology. He has worked for General Electric, Intraco, Inchcape and Elders IXL in senior management roles throughout Southeast Asia.
David has also worked with a wide range of Cambodian ministries and maintains unparalleled networks in Cambodia and Southeast Asia. He is senior advisor to the Federation of Associations of Small and Medium Enterprises of Cambodia, a member of the board for the Society of Human Resources Management and Productivity and a member of CAMPRONET, the Cambodian Professionals Network.
David earned his Bachelor’s degree in commerce from the Paris Académie de Versailles and Certificate in Information Technology at Société de Gestion Informatique in Paris.