Vorasith Khieu - February 2021
Vorasith has been working in financial industry focused in Business and Project Management, FinTech, Funds Operations, Trust management, Financial Control and Reporting for more than 15 years in France, Netherlands and then headed Global Long/Short Equity Funds’ Trading & Operations in two Hedge Funds based in Geneva, Switzerland.
He holds a Master’s Degree in Business Management & Administration with major in Business Project Management and obtained the Oxford Fintech Certificate.
He is currently working as Director for Union Bancaire Privée S.A. (www.ubp.com) in COO Funds Division managing projects related to Client Reporting. He is also co-founder of Confluences Consulting Asia (www.confluences.com.kh ), incubating dozens of startups and providing accommodation and support for European companies in the ASEAN region. He has been engaged with digital transformation projects related to Blockchain technology, Trade Finance and Commodities Trading solutions including an ICO with an emission of a crypto-currency.
On Philanthropy side, he has been appointed Social Media Coordinator and Board Member at Impact Switzerland (www.impactswitzerland.ch), based in Geneva, an NGO resulting of the genesis of a unique partnership between WHO, UNICEF and UNDP and also volunteering in the Kamboo Project (kamboo-project.ngo) based in Zurich.
Early 2020, he has been appointed as Economic Diplomacy Advisor for the Cambodia Embassy in Switzerland (www.cambodiaembassy.ch) to contribute to advancement of economic relationship between the Kingdom of Cambodia and Swiss Confederation.
As former France’s Karate-Do Vice Champion he keeps the same spirit by taking up challenges with self-confidence and self-control, pushing himself to the limit. He is fluent in French and English with a basic knowledge of Khmer. His favorite quote is “Investment in knowledge pays the best interest” and he is always keen to learn new things as long as it’s positive.
After obtaining his PMP qualification to improve his skills in project management he joined the Swiss PMI Chapter to connect and exchange with people having same interests, especially in making life easier in a fast paced digital world and/or by connecting Western countries with Asia.
You can learn more about Vorasith by visiting his LinkedIn profile