Our Board of Directors

Alvaro M. Amaral
Chairman of the Board

Professional Internal Auditor and management accounting expert with PhD qualification and associated with DIT; has experience on National Strategi Plan of TL-2009, and procurement and bribery control in Public Sector Funding. He is member of audit committee of Board

Neak Niporn
Board Member

Niporn has spent his career in the banking and microfinance sector, the latest as CFO in BOPA Pte Ltd, Singapore, and Head of Finance in LOLC Cambodia, a large deposit-taking microfinance institution in Cambodia.

He has a Master’s Degree in Financial Management and a bachelor’s degree in Banking—a member of CPA Australia. He participated in several trainings at the Boulder Institute of Microfinance for risk and management concentration, Corporate Governance (CG) in the banking sector.

In BOPA, Niporn is focusing on areas of financial management, risk and internal controls, and financial due diligence.
Niporn is based in Phnom Penh, Cambodia and is active on the board audit and risk committees of BOPA Portfolio Companies.

Angelo B.C Soares
Executive Board Member

With TRM since 2001 and high enterprising & resilient power proven during civil war in 2006/07, transformed to CEO of the first ODTI of TL with due training at Boulder-Italy, Cambodia, India, Kenya & Fiji; Truly well accepted leader of team

Shamim Khan
Independent Board Member

Mr. Khan currently serves as the Group Financial Controller & Business Development for JYL International in Timor-Leste. Specifically, Mr. Khan works as a Support Director and GM Operations on business strategy development and implementation of initiatives. Mr. Khan has over a decade of experience in the banking sector, being the Head of Operations for ANZ in Fiji from 2012-2013, Chief Operating Officer, ANZ Timor-Leste from 2006- 2009 & Manager Direct Banking for ANZ, Papua New Guinea from 2009- 2011 etc. For that, Mr. Khan is an expert in Leading & Managing operations team on property, leadership of electronic and business and great experience in implementing and coordinating the Core Banking system, making him great fit to joining Kaebauk Board.

Mamadou Aliou Diallo
Board Member

Diallo is a seasoned IT professional, and his experience includes
– Selection & Management of vendor of Core Banking Systems.
– Implementation of Core Banking Systems.
– Digital Financial Services (Mobile Money, Agent Banking, Internet Banking, Mobile Banking)
– Risk Management. He is Certified Expert in Risk Management from Frankfurt School of Finance and Management.
– Database development. Diallo is a Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate in Microsoft SQL Server (MCSA).
– IT Networking: He is a Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA).
– Full Stack Web Development (HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP, MySQL; C#, ASP.Net)
– Mobile Application development: Android Studio
– Micro Finance Operations: Product development (Savings, Loans including SMEs, insurance, risk management).
– Accounting and Finance: Setting up and operating a Computerized Accounting System (MYOB). Diallo has cleared the level 1 of the CFA Program; he is pursuing the level 2 on his journey to get the CFA Designation.
– Data analysis: advanced Excel, R, SPSS, designing Mobile data collections.

Aldo Lucas Sarmento
Board Executive Assistant

Mr. Aldo joined Kaebauk in 2018 as a Human Resources Assistant and quickly rose to the role of Human Resources Officer in 2020. Throughout his five-year tenure in this capacity, he has actively contributed to the development of numerous Management and Tracking systems, streamlining HR data processes. Mr. Aldo’s approachable and humble demeanor has fostered strong relationships with staff at both Head Office and Branch levels, showcasing his unwavering commitment to understanding and meeting their needs.

As of 2024 Now serving as the Board Executive Assistant, Mr. Aldo combines technical expertise with meticulous attention to detail. His youthful vigor and adept interpersonal skills contribute to our collaborative environment. Currently pursuing a degree in finance management, Mr. Aldo exemplifies our dedication to excellence at Kaebauk.