Founder and Chairman
Rithivit returned in Cambodia in 1994 and first started as an investment consultant for global companies. As a serial entrepreneur, he founded Devenco Development, one of the first venture capital and investment consulting companies created in Cambodia in 2011, as well as Cintri and Gaea the national waste management companies. Through his companies, Rithivit endeavours to develop sustainable activities with a social and environmental positive impact, across different sectors such as waste management, environment, agriculture, healthcare and real estate.
Rithivit also advises several key ministries in the Kingdom.
Nanda-Devi founded her advisory and advocacy firm in France where she executed numerous assignments in business development, investment consulting and advocacy in Europe and in Asia. She advised global French companies (Axa Group, Thales, Suez Consulting, Plastic Omnium, Auchan Group) in their development on the Asian market, by introducing them to local partners, clients or at high political levels.
Returned in Cambodia in 2015, she is the Managing Partner of Devenco Development. She is in charge of the operational management and of the portfolio of investment.
Vichit’s extensive international experience has been focused on financial and economic advisory services, senior corporate management with foreign and regional multinationals, investment banking (Goldman Sachs & Morgan Stanley, Phillip bank) and private equity (Axiata Berhad) and airline (Sembawang Aviation PTE and Royal Air Cambodge). He has been advisor to various governments from Africa and Asia.
Vichit was Secretary General of the Cambodia Investment Board and Economy Advisor to the First Prime Minister in Cambodia.
He has a Bachelor Degree from the French ESSEC Business School, a Master of Public Administration from the Harvard University and followed the Senior Management Program of Brigham Young and Stanford University
Through more than 40 years of experience, Bernard acquired an extensive international experience in fighting against drug trafficking for international organizations and various renown private companies.
As a détaché to the United Nations for more than 20 years, he implemented the ONUDC and represented the French government on many drug-related issues.
Starting as a judge, Bernard dedicated his life to Justice and has been solicited by the French government, the European commissions and a variety of global companies for missions ranging from money laundering to drug trafficking.
Bernard Leroy is currently the Director of the Institut international de Recherche Anti-Contrefaçon de Médicaments (IRACM) and has been elected by the ECOSOC (economic council of the United Nations) as a member of the OICS for a second mandate until 2025.
Head of Research
After work experiences in Africa for AFD as a micro-finance officer and in Iraq as a project manager for development programs for the Fondation Danièle Mitterrand, Sandrine worked 20 years in Cambodia as a consultant for the European Union and for private companies.
She joined Devenco Development in 2012 as Head of Research and works as COO for Beetle Environmental Solutions.
Sandrine graduated from La Sorbonne University of Paris with a Master Degree and a DEA in International and Development economics.
Senior Operation Advisor
Prior to work with Devenco Development, Phallkunn has been involved in different waste management companies within the country. After being customer relation manager at Cintri and then managing director at Gaea for several years, he joined the Khmer Water Supply Holding as a managing director.
Since 2015, Phallkunn is the managing director of a rubber plantation.
Phallkunn has a diploma in Civil Construction, a BBA from University Tun Abdul Razak and a MBus from Charles Sturte University.
Senior Investment Analyst
Andrew joined Devenco Development in 2019 as a Senior Analyst. Prior to joining Devenco, Andrew worked as an investment adviser and consultant for local firms in Cambodia, private parties and foreign investors.
Andrew graduated with a Bachelor of Science, Major in Systems Management from the United States Military Academy at West Point and with a Master of Business Administration, Major in Finance from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.
Prior to join Devenco Development, Sébastien worked as an Assistant to the Chief Operation Officer at Kep Estate Properties where he started his career in Cambodia.
Sébastien graduated from Group ESC Clermont with a Bachelor Degree in International Management and from Universitas Gadjah Mada with a Double Degree in International Business.
Senior Admin Officer
Pichesda worked at various positions as an Admin before joining Devenco Development.
She supervises daily administrative tasks and maintain good policies and procedures.
She graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree of the Institute of Foreign Languages of Phnom Penh. She is fluent in Khmer, French and English.
Accounting and Admin Assistant
Phanna started as an intern at Devenco Development, and she now assists the admin and accounting team to manage the daily tasks and comply with company policies.
She graduated from PSE Institute with a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration and a Higher Diploma of Administration and HR.