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OUR TEAM

The Amber team are motivated by a vision of authentic, luxurious travel in undiscovered locations. Our combined diverse business experience and love for travel allow us to showcase our hospitality experience and unique investment opportunities.

MANAGEMENT

TAIHEI YAMADA, CIO

Taihei brings his years of experience in finance to the Amber International team as Chief Investment Officer. A Certified Securities Broker Representative and Certified M&A Professional, he is a former investment professional for one of Japan’s largest institutional investors and has engaged in private equity investments. Taihei holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of California, Berkeley and enjoys traveling to hidden scenic destinations.

MASAHIRO MITOME, CDO

 Masahiro is a seasoned professional in the service and hospitality industry, applying his vast experience to the concept and design of Amber’s resorts as Chief  Development Officer. A former manager at Recruit Holdings, the largest media agency serving the service industry, he brings strategic insights in media planning, branding and consulting to our team.

KRYSTELLE BOLIVAR (CPA, CFA), CFO

Krystelle has a decade of combined experience in the areas of financial advisory, corporate finance, accounting and auditing. She has previously worked for Sunlife Canada, Citibank and Ernst & Young, one of the Big Four accounting and auditing firms worldwide. Before joining our team, she also held the role of Head of Treasury and Corporate Planning for DoubleDragon Properties Corp., a Philippines-based developer.

APRIL BUTTEN, CMO

April has successfully launched brand identities all around the world. Over the course of 7+ years,
she has led a team of creatives, each an expert in their field, to deliver full-fledged marketing campaigns to international clients. She has a European MFA in art direction and marketing strategies from Écoles de Condé in Paris and takes inspiration from her constant world travels and the fascinating, diverse clients she works with.

ADVISORS

JEFF STOLLER (ATTORNEY AT LAW), INTERNATIONAL TAX & LEGAL ADVISOR

Jeff is a transactional attorney with extensive international experience across 19 countries.
A member of the California Bar, he formerly worked within the tax department of global accounting firm KPMG. Jeff holds an MBA and MBT (Master of Business Taxation) and is a former professor of finance and law at the University of Southern California. He is the author of “You Want To Be An Entrepreneur”.

SOCHEAT LIM (CPA), CAMBODIA BUSINESS ADVISOR

Socheat is a CPA (Australia) and qualified member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). He is a former financial controller at Leopard Capital, the first private equity fund in Cambodia, and spent 10 years as an audit supervisor at an international auditing firm, Morison Kak & Associés. He currently teaches auditing as a professor at Cambodia’s Royal University of Law and Economics.

Tan Keattech (Attorney At Law), Local Legal Advisor

Keattech’s extensive experience working as an attorney-at-law for HBS Law, a legal firm among the most prestigious in the region, has led him to specialize in real estate matters including but not limited to: advising on property purchase, concession, real estate business license application and property lease.

HOTEL OPERATOR

MAADS

Hand-crafting hotels, restaurants & experiences in Cambodia. Maads is a hospitality development and management company, established by a team of passionate and creative professionals who have founded and operate a collection of well-known boutique hotels, restaurants and more throughout Cambodia. Maads continuously strives to maximize guests’ experience while contributing to the wellness of its teams and the pride of its partners. In addition to Amber Kampot, they also manage Templation, a multiple-award-winning property in Siem Reap, Cambodia.

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