Ms. Chet Charya is a graduate of the Faculty of Law in the Economics School of Cambodia. Her current profession focuses on issues of advocacy on natural resource governance, good governance, advocacy training and conflict resolution, networking from remote areas to regional levels, and capacity building for local NGOs. In her position as Executive Director of STAR Kampuchea, she is engaged in top leadership and central management functions such as program planning, financial management and administration.
She is an active member of networks in different sectors such as land, forestry, fishery, good governance, ASEAN, Human Right, and women. She has more than 23 years of her experience working in the NGO sector and closely working with communities at the grassroots level.