About CTIF

The Cambodian Tourism Investment Forum (CTIF) is an initiative of the Cambodian Ministry of Tourism’s (MOT) Tourism Investment Department (TID) that is designed to provide targeted support for investment in the tourism sector in Cambodia. MOT understands that existing tourism businesses and new investors need up-to-date and specific information that informs current and future investment decisions. More...


Individuals and companies seeking investors for proposed hotel and/or tourism projects

Regional and international hotel and resort investors

Business incubator and start up specialists

Hotel, resort, and hospitality developers

Real estate developers and agents

Hotel and tourism industry entrepreneurs

Commercial and specialized bankers, venture capitalists, institutional and private investment fund representatives

Legal and accounting firms

Hotel chain executives

Regional tourism statistics and market research companies

Public and private hotel tourism, and convention agencies

Aviation and airline representatives and civil aviation authority representatives

Build Own Operate developers and facility managers

Emerging market specialist, consultants and companies

Adventure, eco-tourism and island resort operators

Resort architects and planners, and Interior designers of Hotel, resorts,

Developers and investors in Mixed-Use development projects

National tourism, restaurant and travel associations

Government agencies including Ministry of Tourism, Ministry of Economy and Finance, Council for Development of Cambodia, Ministry of Public Works and Transport, Ministry of Planning, State Secretariat of Civil Aviation (SSCA)



Our speakers are leading experts in the hospitality, professional services and tourism investment sector.
Bernard Kee
Regional Manager
South-East Asia, Asia Pacific. STR
Celia Boyd
Managing Director
SHE Investment
Clint O'Connell
Partner & Head
Cambodia Tax Practice Group. DFDL
Declan O'LEARY
Cambodia Public Private
Partnerships Specialist
Guillaume Massin
Partner, Cambodia Managing Director & Head
Regional Real Estate Practice Group. DFDL
James Roberts
Partner, Deal Advisory Services
KPMG Cambodia
Jameson Wong
Business Development. APAC ForwardKeys
Jens Thraenhart
Executive Director
Mekong Tourism. MIST
Juvena He
Managing Director
International Business. Plateno Group
Ben Nesbitt
Valuation Manager
Marc Townsend
CBRE Cambodia
Matt van Roosmalen
Consulting Director.
Emerging Markets Consulting (EMC)
Melanie Mossard
Venture Support Director
Impact Hub
Natasha Martin
Managing Director
Bannikin Asia
Paul Dean
Dean & Associates
Philippe ARAUJO
Secretary General
Cambodia Airports
Porchhay Phoung
Founder and CEO
Commercial Advisory Chamber of Cambodia (CACC)
Sharee Bauld
Tourism Investment Speacialist
Soreasmey Ke Bin
Tapaz Kuila
General Partner
Thong Rathasak
Director General
Tourism Investment and International Cooperation. Ministry of Tourism, Cambodia
Founder and Chairman
OBOR Capital
Steven Schipani
Unit Head, Project Administration Southeast Asia Department
Asian Development Bank
Catherine Chan
Executive Director
Urban Village
Hok Yean CHEE
HVS Asia Pacific
Mao Savin
Senior Investment Manager
Emerging Markets Investment Advisers
Sam Vongsy
Head Public-Private Partnership Unit
Ministry of Economy and Finance
Tom O'Sulivan
Leakhena Saroeurn
Thriive Program Manager
SHE Investment
Thomas Zazworka
Cambodian Officer
Yin Nat
Director of Tourism Investment Department
Ministry of Tourism
Thou Samnang
Deputy Director General
Ministry of Public Work and Transportation

Sponsors and Partners

Our Forum would not be possible without the following partners and sponsors.