Dr. Vong Sok

Head of the Environment Division, Assistant Director of the Sustainable Development Director, ASEAN Secretariat

Dr. Vong Sok is the Head of the Environment Division and Assistant Director of the Sustainable Development Director, at the ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community Department of the ASEAN Secretariat.

He is a passionate and dedicated Environmental Professional, with over 20 years’ global environmental compliance and governance experience, including in-depth knowledge of environmental development, strategic planning, relationship building, operations control, and implementing environmental management systems.

He holds a bachelor’s degree in Forestry from Cambodia and a master’s degree in Environmental Science and Management from Belgium. He also completed his Ph.D. research on impact assessment and climate change at the University of Western Australia in 2012.

Professionally, he works on environmental assessment, planning, and management in Southeast Asia, intensively with government agencies, international organizations, development partners, and communities at the grass-root level. This provided him with specific assets to lead and coordinate at the strategic level; and deliver substantive impacts and contributions to this region.