2018-2019 OPCC Board of Directors
President | David Hutt
David Hutt is a political journalist, based in Cambodia since 2014. He is Southeast Asia Columnist for the Diplomat and a regular writer for Asia Times, as well as a contributor to the South China Morning Post and Nikkei Asian Review, among others. Previously, he was a reporter for Southeast Asia Globe and an editor of Focus Asean.
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 | Luke Hunt
Luke Hunt is currently treasurer, a life member and former President of the OPCC. He writes about the region from Phnom Penh for The Diplomat and other mastheads. He is also the Opinion Editor for UCAN and he lectures in war and media at Pannasastra University.
Secretary | Robert Starkweather
Robert Starkweather is a writer, editor and freelance media professional. He has worked for The Cambodia Daily, Mekong Review, and Phnom Penh Post, among others.
Regular Board Members
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.
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.
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.
|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|