Dr. Romina de Jong
Sector: Non profit
Chapter: Direct EuroCham

  • http://csrcambodia.org/

ACTIVITIES

Romina co-founded the Solar Energy Association Cambodia (SEAC) and was secretary in the board of directors. Next to this she has been active in the Greenbiz committee of Eurocham as head of the Renewable Energy subcommittee since 2015 until 2016 when she was elected as the chairwoman of the Greenbiz committee. She currently works at Oxfam as advisor private sector and CSR and manages the Cambodian project within the region wide gender sensitive and responsible agribusiness investments programme. She also heads the secretariat of the CSR platform Cambodia.

BACKGROUND

Romina was educated in the Netherlands and she has a strong background in education management and research. She was a visiting scholar at Stanford University and finished her PhD research on teacher training in 2012. She came to Cambodia straight after as independent consultant in research and education before she became country director at PicoSol Cambodia, a knowledge centre in Renewable energy. Romina is very active in youth and women empowerment through sports and in 2016 founded Cambodia’s first women’s ultimate Frisbee club, Bee Force. .