Country Team


Somaly pictureSomaly KUM, Consultant and Project Officer with the WSD Handa Center, Cambodia Programs

Somaly holds a Master of Laws Degree in Public Law from the Royal University of Law and Economics. Somaly previously worked as an intern and a program assistant to Khmer Rouge Trial Justice Project and Land & Natural Resources Rights Project for Cambodia Human Rights and Development Association (ADHOC) since 2010. She also obtained two different Bachelor’s degrees in Accounting from the National University of Management (NUM) and in Management from Preah Kossomak Political Institute in 2012.


Daniel Mattes profile

Daniel MATTES, Consulant with the WSD Handa Center, Cambodia Programs

Daniel earned a Masters of Sciences Degree in global politics and global civil society from the London School of Economics and Political Science. He completed a dissertation analyzing the transnational activist response to capital-led rubber development in Cambodia’s Ratanakiri Province.  Daniel is originally from the United States, and he has monitored Case 002 in different roles with KRT Trial Monitor since 2012. He holds a B.A. from Stanford University in International Relations and Italian, with Honors from the Center for Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law.