Ms Vanne Khut
Researcher, Surveillance (Regional)
Areas of Expertise
Joining the ASEAN+3 Macroeconomic Research Office (AMRO) in November 2018 as a Researcher (Regional Surveillance), Ms. Khut is involved in the production and publication of AMRO’s annual flagship economic report, the ASEAN+3 Regional Economic Outlook (AREO), and anchors the monthly update of the AREO. Ms. Khut also contributes her expertise on the Cambodian economy and supports AMRO’s relevant research and surveillance work. Prior to assuming her current position, Ms. Khut joined AMRO as a Secondee (Regional Surveillance) from the Ministry of Economy and Finance (MEF) of Cambodia from January 2017 to October 2018.
Ms. Khut previously worked as an Economist in the General Department of Policy of the MEF. Throughout her career with the MEF, she had been involved in monitoring and analyzing Cambodian economy, conducting macroeconomic forecasts, producing economic reports, contributing to the preparation of macroeconomic and budget framework and Medium-Term Expenditure Framework, and conducting other related research and analytical tasks.
Ms. Khut holds a Master’s Degree in Development Policy with two concentrations – Finance and Macroeconomic Policy, and Development Track – from Korea Development Institute School of Public Policy and Management (KDIS), Korea. She earned two Bachelor’s degrees, namely in English Education (TEFL) from the Royal University of Phnom Penh in 2011, and in Accounting from the Royal University of Law and Economics, Cambodia, in 2010.