Youk is a Cambodian National and has held many senior positions in Cambodia’s insurance, investment and construction sectors over the past 25 years. Some of the senior positions that he currently holds include Managing Director of Forte Insurance (Cambodia) Plc, Chairman of Forte Microinsurance Plc, Managing Director of Tokojaya Lao Assurance Co Ltd, Chairman of Battambang Rice Investment Company Ltd, Board Director of Phibious Incorporated, Board Director of Phoenix Security and Board Director of Taisin Construction and Development Co Ltd.
Previously, Youk also served as Chairman of AQIP and held senior positions in Asia Insurance Cambodia Ltd and Cambodia National Insurance Company Ltd. He also served as a Government Officer in the Ministry of Economy and Finance.
Youk obtained his Bachelor of Economics from the University of Economics and Finance in Phnom Penh. He then travelled to Australia for graduate studies and obtained an MBA from the Institute of Economics and Finance at Charles Stuart University. Mr. Youk then obtained his Associateship in Insurance (ACII) from The Chartered Insurance Institute in the United Kingdom.
Youk also holds an Advanced Diploma in Insurance (AMII) from the Malaysian Insurance Institute and holds a Certified Insurance Professional diploma (Senior Associate) from the Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance (ANZIIF).