Name: Soeun Saron
Date of birth: 7 March 1976
Place of birth: L'berk Village, Khlang Hay Commune
Srei Snam District ,Siem Reap Prov.
Present Address: Salakanseng village
Svanydangkum commune, Siem Reap, Seim Reap Province
After Vietnamese troops overthrew the Khmer Rouge, Saron's family fled to the Thai border where they lived in UN refugee camp for 15 years during the reconstruction of the country. The refugee camp, with a population of 300,000 people, provided Saron with an education, allowing him to complete his High School diploma, ear a Human Rights Studies Certificate, and learn to speak English. In 1993 all the refugees were repatriated back to their villages/homeland. Upon returning to Siem Reap, Saron started studying for the Tour Guide Certificate. He received the Tour Guide Certificate from the Siem Reap Provincial Department of Tourism in 1998 and has continued his studies working towards a Management Certificate.
Previous Employment: Saron has worked as an English and Thai teacher; the Manager of the Angkor Youth Language Group; hotel receptionist; and a Supervisor and Interpreter for the Gecko Environment Centre with the FAOUN project (Food and Agriculture Organization of United Nations.) Saron continues to support the Centre, which is working to promote environment awareness to the local people in floating villages and encourage the preservation of the fragile Tonie Sap ecosystem.
2006: Two year Associate degree in Business Management and Human Resource Management from a private university in Siem Reap.
2010-2012: Bachelor of Business Administration, BBA, at ACL
2012 to present: Continuing MBA at private university in Siem Reap. Saron currently resides with his wife and two young daughters and one son Salakanseng Village, Siem Reap. He is a Professional licensed Tour Guide-Angkor Wat/Siem Reap region.
Saron has been the Project Manager for Water Pump Wells for Rural Cambodians since 2009.
For further information visit his website; www.sarontours.com