Ana Nov


  • Program Year
  • 2003-04
  • Country of Current Residence
  • Australia
  • City/Town of Current Residence
  • Canberra
  • Current Position
  • General Manager
  • Organization
  • Ang Khmer Group
  • Profession(s)
  • Communications Specialist, Translator

  • Sector(s)
  • Communications (including media), Journalism, Social justice
  • Language(s)
  • Khmer, English, Chinese, French, Thai
  • Interest(s) / Expertise
  • international relations, public relations, translation
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Ana is General Manager at the Ang Khmer Group translation agency and also provides consulting services to several local and international organizations. She is an active participant in many professional associations, press clubs, and civil society organizations working to promote social equity and economic development. She often raises global and local issues through public fora and social media, and reaches an audience of up to 30,000 people, including students, NGO workers, and senior government officials.

Prior to coming to Canada, she was a senior Public Relations Executive for 141 worldwide/Bates advertising agency and  project manager with the Institute for Media, Policy and Civil Society (IMPACS). She provided training to local Cambodian TV and radio stations, and served as a reporter for The Cambodia Daily, an English-Khmer newspaper covering labour, social, and political news.

Ana earned a BBA from the Pannastra University of Cambodia. She has also attended the American University of Paris, financed by the Center for the Study of International Communication and the Asia Foundation; the National University of Management, supported by Georgetown University, San Francisco University, and the Community Legal Education Center (CLEC).

After returning home from Canada, Ana worked for banks, NGOs, and in the private sector. In 2005-2006, Ana completed a Research Project on Labor Disputes for CLEC/World Bank/ILO before deciding to start her own translation company.


As a Fellow

Ana studied marketing, law, and international relations at McGill University and she participated in several international seminars.