Ajay is a qualified accountant and works as a Chief Financial Officer. He has international experience and has worked for several blue-chip organizations and a number of Private Equity backed businesses. He now works for a Private Equity firm in the UK in the capacity of CFO and Operating Partner working with a number of international portfolio businesses. In 2017 Ajay volunteered with the Happy School in Phnom Penh and joined the Board in early 2018.
Charly is an English teacher who started his career 6 years ago. He now works at a vocational school where he teaches English to nurses and IT professionals and he also guides and assesses teachers in training from the University of Rotterdam. Next year, he will expand his expertise on education as he is going follow a master’s degree program which focusses on innovation in education. Charly volunteered with the Happy School in 2018 and joined the CBF board in 2019.
Kirk is an international development Project Manager with specialist skills in education, scholarships, citizen participation and leadership development. He is currently working as a program design specialist with a Youth Leadership organization in Papua New Guinea and as a researcher for Latrobe University in Melbourne. Kirk has been working for the Happy School since 2004 and on the CBF Board since it began in 2009.
Trent is currently the Director Business Development for The iPi Group of Companies based in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. Trent is a dynamic executive leader with 20 years’ experience building strong multi-discipline teams, committed to business development, international trade, education and driving innovative opportunities. Trent was recently recognized for his work by the Lowy Institute as one of the Australia-PNG Emerging Leaders in 2017.