His Excellency, Mr. Heng Sokkung is the Secretary of State of the Ministry of Industry, Science, Technology & Innovation of the Kingdom of Cambodia. Before serving this portfolio, he used to be the Undersecretary of State of the Ministry of Posts and Telecommunication, Undersecretary of State and then Secretary of State of the Ministry of Industry, Mines and Energy and Ministry of Industry and Handicraft. He was the first Cambodian Speaker in the High-Level Regional Policy Dialogue on the Food, Fuel Crisis and Climate Change: Reshaping the Development Agenda in 2008 in Bali, Indonesia, organized by the UN. He has been a member of the National Committee for the United Nations Economics and Social Commission of the Asia and the Pacific (UN-ESCAP) since 2008. He is also a speaker in various UN and International Dialogues and Forums.
H.E. Heng Sokkung graduated with a bachelor degree in Public Law from the Royal University of Law and Economics in 2000, and Medical Doctor Degree in 2003 from the Royal University of Health Science and he later earned his Master Degree in Public Law and his PhD Degree in Leadership and Management from Atlantic International University, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA. He continued his Leadership and Management academy in many countries such as First Regional Leadership course for young leader in governance in Thailand, Professional Project Management in UK, CLMV Young Leadership Program in Institute for International Studies and Training (IIST), Japan, and Leadership and Policy Study in National Graduate Institute for Policy Study, GRIPS, Japan.