2019-2020 OPCC Board of Directors
President | Ate Hoekstra
Ate Hoekstra is from The Netherlands and he works as a correspondent in Cambodia, Thailand, Myanmar, Vietnam and Laos. He works regularly for the Dutch newspapers Trouw and Het Financieele Dagblad, as well as Deutsche Welle and UCANews. He is based Phnom Penh.
Vice President | Enric Català Contreras
Enric Català Contreras is a photographer and videographer based in Phnom Penh since 2015. He contributes to the South China Morning Post and Nikkei Asian Review, among others.
Treasurer | Peter Ford
Pete Ford is a freelance writer and photographer (and full time PR stooge), regularly filing social history, politics, environmental and travel articles from across the region. A former Cambodia Daily reporter, he has recent bylines in local and international publications including The Independent, Christian Science Monitor, Southeast Asia Globe, South China Morning Post, and ThinkProgress.
Secretary | Marissa Carruthers
Marissa Carruthers is a freelance journalist based in Phnom Penh since 2012. She has more than 16 years of experience in the field, with regular bylines in South China Morning Post, Eco-Business and Action Asia. She is also TTG Asia’s correspondent for Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam. Marissa spent four years as editor of AsiaLIFE and is currently editor of Forward, a Cambodian business publication.
Regular Board Members
Matt SurruscoMatt Surrusco is a journalist based in Cambodia since 2016.
Jose Rodriguez Senase
Jose Rodriguez T. Señase is a Filipino writer and journalist based in Phnom Penh. He has more than 12 years of experience as a journalist and has written extensively on social issues, military, environment, business, law, education, agriculture, arts, travel, sports, and politics. Jose is a former reporter and copy editor for the Leyte Samar Daily Express in the Philippines and Palau Horizon, Tia Belau, and Island Times in Palau. Presently, Jose is writer and editor of Realestate.com.kh.
|1996/97||Matthew Lee||Agence-France Presse|
|1997/98||Matthew Lee||Agence-France Presse|
|1998/99||Matthew Lee||Agence-France Presse|
|1999/00||Christopher Fontaine||Associated Press|
|2000/01||Chris Decherd||Associated Press|
|2001/02||Chris Decherd||Associated Press|
|2002/03||Luke Hunt||Agence-France Presse|
|2008/09||Brian Calvert||Voice of America|
|2009/10||Patrick Falby||Agence-France Presse|
|2010/11||Robert Carmichael||Deutsche Presse-Agentur|
|2011/12||Robert Carmichael||Deutsche Presse-Agentur|