Prum Virak, PhD
Teaching Diploma in Cambodian Business Law
Dr. Virak PRUM is a well-known figure in the legal community and brings with him over 10 years of international academic and work experience in the fields of law and international development. He has served in various leadership positions including being a senior political officer at the British Embassy, a senior legal consultant, a Dean of a law faculty, a public affairs specialist at the United States Embassy, a policy advisor for an international organization and an Associate Dean of a college of social sciences. Dr. Virak has published articles in various peer-reviewed journals on decentralization, public administration and climate change. He has also authored many opinion pieces on Phnom Penh Post on constitutional law, administrative law, international economic law and competition. Dr. Virak is a frequent speaker and acts as a legal expert at numerous conferences and workshops and teaches at the Royal Academy for Judicial Professions.
Dr. Virak received his law degree in 2000, a Master of Law in 2003 from Nagoya University (Japan) and a PhD in international development in 2006 also from Nagoya University. He also received a graduate certificate in human resources management from George Brown College, Canada, in 2008. He speaks English, French and Khmer professionally and can carry on conversation in Japanese.