Mr Sum Dara is a Vice-chief Office at the Marine and Coastal Research Office, Department of Marine and Coastal Zone Conservation, Ministry of Environment, Cambodia. He previously worked as a researcher at the Centre for Agricultural and Environmental Studies, Royal University of Agriculture, Cambodia, since 2013. His professional background, he has graduated a Master of Art in Environment and Sustainable Development, Kyung Hee University, South Korea (2020), a Master of Science in Natural Resources Management (2019), and a Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Technology and Management, the Royal University of Agriculture in 2014. He is also a Lecturer at the Royal University of Agriculture and the University of Kratie. Recently, he was in charge as a national expert working natural resources along the coastal area of Cambodia.