1. Junro L. Binag, CPA – Partner and Managing Director
Mr. Binag is a Certified Public Accountant who practiced financial auditing mainly in Cambodia for the past six (6) years now. He was assigned to audit engagements conducted in countries like Philippines, Vietnam, Myanmar, Afghanistan and India. He has provided audit and advisory services to manufacturing entities such as solar and paper companies. He also provided audit services to medical equipment supplier, schools, catering services, social enterprises and local and international non-profit organizations. Mr. Binag is a holder of both Tax Practitioner Certificate and Cambodian Business Law Certificate issued by CamEd Business School.
Mr. Binag is a member of the Philippine Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA) – Active member since 2013 – present, Kampuchea Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Auditors (KICPAA) – Active member since 2016 – present.
2. Zion May Y. Castro, CPA – Partner Director for Audit and Assurance
Ms. Castro is a Certified Public Accountant with more than ten years of diversified experience as Audit and Accounting Service Manager of Donasco & Co., Ltd., Project Transition Lead and Deputy Team Leader of Citibank, and as an Associate Auditor of Sycip, Gorres, Velayo & Company (SGV) – A member firm of Ernst and Young Global (EY). She has practiced International Standards on Auditing in actual audit engagements, and applied International Financial Reporting Standards to review corporate financial statements and disclosures. She has also been engaged in project management for the implementation of an in-house financial reporting system. Her industry experience includes financial services, aviation, healthcare, pharmaceuticals, shipping logistics, real estate leasing and non-profit activities.
Ms. Castro graduated with honors (Cum Laude) with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accountancy from the University of the Philippines (UP), and obtained her license as a Certified Public Accountant in 2008.
Ms. Castro is a member of the Philippine Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA) – Active member since 2008.
3. Richel D. Loren – Partner and Accounting Service Director
Mrs. Loren has been practicing financial auditing mainly in Cambodia for the past nine years now. She was assigned as Audit Engagement Manager to audit engagements conducted in countries like Vietnam, India Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Indonesia. She has diversified experience in auditing international and local Non- Government Organizations in these countries. Mrs. Loren has pursued her Association of Certified Chartered Accountant Certification (ACCA) since 2011 through CamED Business School and the Professional Development Center in Cambodia.
Mrs. Loren graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of the Philippines – Premier State University of the Philippines.
4. Chuon Sreynith – Partner and Senior Associate Director
Ms. Chuon Sreynith is a graduate of Bachelor of Science in Accounting and is currently pursuing her Chartered Accountant license under the Association of Certified Chartered Accountant in UK. Ms. Chuon has been with Firm for more than ten years starting as Junior Auditor and then succeeded as Senior Auditor and Audit In-Charge. Before joining the firm, she worked as Finance Officer of a Catering Company.
5. Ronald A. Donasco, CPA, FAIA – Partner for Quality Control
Mr. Ronald A. Donasco, CPA, FAIA – Philippines, Cambodia and UK, obtained his Bachelor of Science in Accountancy at the University of the Philippines (UP) in the Visayas, a premier state university in the Philippines in 2000. He obtained his license as Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in May 2001. He has more than 15 years’ experience in the practice of public accountancy and financial consultancy in the Philippines, Cambodia, Vietnam, Thailand, Laos, Myanmar, India, Nepal, Sri-Lanka, Bangladesh, Indonesia and Afghanistan. Mr. Donasco is a registered CPA with Philippine Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA), Kampuchea Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Auditor’s (KICPAA) and Association of Certified Public Accountants (ACPA) UK. Mr. Donasco is also a Fellow Member of Association of International Accountants (AIA) UK (FAIA) and the Associate Member of Association of Certified Fraud Examiner (ACFE).
Mr. Donasco is a member of the Philippine Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA) – Active member since 2001 to present, Kampuchea Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Auditors (KICPAA) – Active member since July 2008 to present, Association of Certified Public Accountants (ACPA) UK – Associate member since 2013 to present, Association of Certified Fraud Examiner – Associate member since 2014 to present and Association of International Accountants (AIA) UK – Fellow member since 2012 to present.
6. Rufina C. Payne, CPA – Quality Control Reviewer
Mrs. Rufina C. Payne, CPA – Philippines, has more than 30 years of professional experience in the practice of public accountancy and financial consultancy in the Philippines and Cambodia. Mrs. Payne is a registered CPA with Philippines Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA). She is also a Member of Association of Certified Public Accountants in Public Practice, Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) and Association of Certified Fraud Examiner (ACFE). During the course of her career, Mrs. Payne held leadership positions in Finance, Internal Audit, Financial Audit, Management Support departments of International Non-Government Organizations and Local Companies both in Cambodia and in the Philippines.
7. Seng Cheaseth, CPA – Tax, Law and Accounting Advisor/Expert
Mr. Seng is a Certified Public Accountant and holds a Doctor of Philosophy from RMIT University in Australia in Accounting, Accountability and Corporate Governance. he also earned Masters of Commerce at Adelaide University and Master of International Customs Law & Administration from the University of Canberra in Australia, specializing in accounting and taxation.
Cheaseth has worked with Sok-Heang Law Firm (Rajah Tann Sok-Heng) as Tax Associate. He provided consultation in all areas of taxation law as well as tax auditing and implementation.
Currently, Cheaseth is the Deputy Director of Law, Litigation and Statistics Department of the General Department of Taxation, Ministry of Economy and Finance, overseeing international taxation, law and statistics bureaus. The combination of being in providing advice and developing taxation policy and law provides a unique skill for furnishing comprehensive advice to client.
As Advisor/expert for the firm, Cheaseth provided advice to the team on tax issues that came up during the conducts of audit and accounting services.
Cheaseth is a graduate of Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Economics from Monash University in Australia and a Certified Public Accountant from Kampuchea Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Auditors.
8. Sarah T. Donasco – Editor
Mrs. Donasco is a graduate of Classics Degree (Literature, Languages and Philosophy) Jesus College, Oxford University, Oxford, United Kingdom.Since October 2010, Mrs. Donasco lived and worked in Phnom Penh, Cambodia as an EFL teacher and, since 2015, as the company editor of Donasco & Company, Ltd. Her prior experience in editing and writing includes writing drama reviews at university, an internship as an assistant editor for a lifestyle website, and writing travel articles for internet publication.