Our Team

Eugene Kraamwinkel
Eugene Kraamwinkel
Chief Executive Officer

Our CEO, Eugene Kraamwinkel joined Grandis in April-2017. Eugene has been involved in the forestry industry since 1996, handling all aspects of forestry from silviculture right through to harvesting, environmental and forestry management. He served in positions from Logistics supervisor, Management Forester, General Manager and Chief Forester in various forestry companies in South Africa with an array of responsibilities including transport, plantation, personnel and agricultural management as well as project planning and evaluation. He was also involved in upliftment, training and job creation projects in the community.

He has completed a Post Graduated diploma in Agroforestry, Management Development Programme through Unisa, and a B.Tech Degree with special reference to Business and Environmental Management. He started of doing a diploma in forestry after spending time on a political science course at University of Pretoria.

He was involved with agroforestry research with special reference to the impact of cattle farming in plantations in the reduction of fuel loads to prevent the occurrence and the spread of fire.
He has project management experience and is used to taking all decisions, fully understanding the entire forestry ‘process’, from budgets and financial reporting to execution. Currently, Eugene is responsible for the management in Grandis Timber Limited.

Prou Theary
Prou Theary
General Manager-Corporate Services

Theary, started with Grandis Timber in 2013. Her key focus in overall leadership and direction for the company’s Human Resource Management, Information technology, administrative, procurement and in Sep-16 she also takes an additional responsibility in Finance function. Before joining Grandis Timber, she had worked in Travel industry for 8 years as Finance and Human Resource Manager and 1 year with an Accounting & Auditing company.

Theary, hold a Bachelor degree in Accounting from Norton University in Phnom Penh

Yung Vantha
Yung Vantha
Site Manager

He is considered the longest service serve for Grandis Timber since the business start in 2009. Vantha has been gone through many various responsibilities from Site Finance assistant, HR Manager and now as Site Manager. His current role is generally manages all aspects of Grandis Timbers Site office and facilities provide management of Human Resources, Accounting, Infirmary and Security.

Vantha, graduated in Bachelor degree in Accounting in 2009 from Vanda Institute of Accounting in Phnom Penh.

CHEAT VICHET
CHEAT VICHET
Management Forester

Mr.Cheat Vichet, joined Grandis Timber in Feb 2016 in the position of Management Forester, through consistently demonstrated in many challenges, in Jan 2018 he was promoted to be Senior Forester.
Under his leadership the plantation development and maintenance went through several development stages. He is responsible for the overall planning, management and control of operational budgets and contractors management for the plantations.

He was previously employed in several forestry roles in different companies he has vast experience including project management and operational control.

He graduated with a Master degree in Natural Resources Management and also Bachelor Degree of Forestry Science from Royal University of Agriculture in Cambodia.

Neak Phearoom
Neak Phearoom
Government and Community Relations Manager

PHEAROOM gained experienced in forestry from various International Organizations such as GFA, WWF, Conservation International, TUV and Fintrac/USAID. He had involved with either consultancy service or full-time job with a firm and NGOs. Within more than 5 years, he was a technical forest management officer with WWF and Community Forestry Specialist with Fintrac/USAID program. Furthermore, he had involved with FSC auditing which was a local expert with GFA.

He graduated in Master degree of Natural Resources Management and has joined Grandis Timber as Government & Community Relation Manager (GCRM) since January 2015 with responsible in overall leadership and direction for Grandis Timber Limited’s community and government relations either the operational support functions.

Hong Lina
Hong Lina
Sustainability Officer

Lina jointed Grandis Timber in May, 2014. Lina is responsible for executing corporate social responsibility (CSR), maintaining Forest Stewardship Council certification (FSCTM) and implementing and monitoring conservation management area. Additionally, Lina also involves in Corporate Integrity System to ensure bribe is not committed.

Meas Makara
Meas Makara
Finance Manager

Mr. Makara joined Grandis Timber in 2013 as Management Accountant. In December 2017, he was promoted to Finance Manager to provide overall leadership and direction for Grandis Timber Limited’s accounting and financial functions such capital structure to support its Annual Operational Plan and appropriate financial, risk, accounting and policies development. Before joining Grandis Timber Ltd, he gained experience in financial management with NGOs and private business. Mr. Makara hold a Master of Business in Financial-MBF from Royal University of Law and Economics (RULE) and Bachelor of Economics in Finance and Banking of Cambodia Mekong University in Cambodia.