Cambodian. Born in June 1960. Dr. Channy is President & Group Managing Director of ACLEDA Bank Plc., a position he has held since it was established as a bank in 2000. He became a member of the Board of Directors of ACLEDA Bank Plc. in August 2014. He was one of the founders of the Association of Cambodian Local Economic Development Agencies (ACLEDA) in January 1993. As President of the Executive Committee he leads the Executive Management Team which is responsible for overall strategic planning and running the day-to-day business of ACLEDA Bank Plc. and its Group as well as implementation of its business plan. He is directly accountable to the Board of Directors.
His other responsibilities within the Group include Chairman of ACLEDA Bank Lao Ltd. and ACLEDA MFI Myanmar Co. Ltd., Shareholder Representative for ACLEDA Bank Lao Ltd., ACLEDA Securities Plc., the ACLEDA Institute of Business, and ACLEDA MFI Myanmar Co., Ltd. He is also the Chairman of ACLEDA Financial Trust.
Outside ACLEDA, he was a member of the board members of the Entrepreneurship Development Fund (EDF), a Royal Government of Cambodia established Trust, from 2019 to May 2022. He is a former Chairman of the Association of Banks in Cambodia for two consecutive terms from 2019 to March 2022. He is currently a council member of the Association of Banks in Cambodia and he co-chairs a working group on Banking and Financial Services. He also represents ACLEDA Bank Plc. as one of the members of the World Economic Forum.
He completed an Executive Course on Financial Institutions for Private Enterprise Development (FIPED) at Harvard University, USA in 1998. He holds a Doctorate of Business Administration and is also a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD).