Our People

We have an excellent team of compassionate, friendly and highly trained expatriate and local staff, as well as young enthusiastic Cambodian doctors in training. In addition to this, we also receive the expertise of specialized volunteers from all around the world who pass their knowledge on to our local staff

Cornelia Haener, MD, MScPH, SKMH, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Medical Officer

University of Basel Medical School, Switzerland
Board certified general surgeon FMH, Swiss Medical Association
MS in Public Health/Health Services Management, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, University of London
Chairperson TWG Non-communicable diseases MEDICAM, Member of Ministry of Health non communicable diseases task force
19992005 Sihanouk Hospital Center of Hope, Surgical Consultant
2006 – 2012 Sihanouk Hospital Center of Hope, Surgical Director
2012 – present Chief Executive Officer, Sonja Kill Memorial Hospital

Kenny Schuster, SKMH Chief Operating Officer

BA International Relations, San Francisco State University
MBA, Texas Woman’s University 1998 2001 HOPE worldwide Program Director, Dallas
20012017 Licensed Nursing Home Administrator, Texas, USA
2017present COO, Sonja Kill Memorial Hospital
2018present HOPE worldwide Country Director for Cambodia Health Programs

John Vincent Daniel Moho, Chief Nursing Officer

  • 1999 – 2002 Nursing School, Wilhelm-Griesinger – School, Rheinischen Kliniken Cologne, Germany
  • 2002 – 2012 University Hospital Cologne, Germany, Nurse at Pneumology, Cardiology, Intensive Care Nurse at Neurology and Heart Surgery
  • 2004 – 2005 Voluntary adviser for the German NGO `VOR ORT` e.V. “Tuberculosis Therapy and Awareness Raising Project” Cambodia
  • 2011 Volunteer nursing adviser for “Chain of Hope”, intensive care unit for children, heart surgery, Prof. Sir Magdi Yacoub, Aswan, Egypt
  • 2012 – Present Sonja Kill Memorial Hospital, Chief Nursing Officer

Maria Catherine ‘Cathy” Arlene S. Pingoy, Deputy Chief Nursing Officer , Director of Education and Quality Program

BS in Nursing, Our Lady of Fatima University, Valenzuela City, Philippines Masters of Science in Nursing and Adult Health University of the East Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center, Manila, Philippines
1994 – 1996 HOPE worldwide Ltd, Manila, Philippines, conducted free medical services and training
1996 – 2002 Sihanouk Hospital Center of HOPE, Senior Expatriate Charge Nurse
2004 – 2016 Lyceum of the Philippines University College of Nursing, Philippines, Associate Professor and Clinical Instructor
2016 – 2018 Royal Phnom Penh Hospital, Clinical Nurse Educator
2018 – Present Sonja Kill Memorial Hospital , DNO and Director of Education and Quality Program

Doung Chenda, Deputy Director of Operations

20092012 Various responsibilities preparing to open SKMH 20122018 Director of Finance 2018present Deputy Director of Operations, Director of Finance

Sou Kin Technical Advisor

20092012 Development of SKMH to prepare for opening 2012present Technical Advisor, Sonja Kill Memorial Hospital

Dr. Sar Thona, Medical Chief of Staff, Chief of Pediatrics

Dr. Khun Sunly, Chief of Emergency Department

Dr. Ouch Chanthy, Chief of OB/GYN

Dr. Tan Poseng, Chief of Internal Medicine and Outpatient Clinic