Larry Strange is Senior Counsel at Sok Xing & Hwang. He is admitted as Barrister, the Supreme Court of New South Wales, Australia. At Sok Xing & Hwang, he oversees the Public Policy & Development Impact practice, where he leads the four key areas of the practice: Economic Growth, Regional Integration, Corporate Partnerships, and Governance. Mr. Strange is a key contributor to the development and framing of the existing and emerging regional architecture in the Greater Mekong Sub-region, ASEAN and the broader region (including the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership) and its implications for Cambodia.
Mr. Strange is a leading figure in policy research and influencing for the political, economic and social development of Cambodia. His previous posts include Executive Director of the Cambodia Development Resource Institute (CDRI) (2003-2014), and then Senior Advisor to March 2016; Director of The Asia Australia Institute (1993-2003) at the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia; and Deputy Chief Executive of Worksafe Australia in the early 1990s. He is a sought after advisor, presenter and lecturer, and regularly called upon by national and regional forums for his expert analysis on socio-economic development and regional integration issues in Cambodia, the Greater Mekong Sub-region, ASEAN and the broader East Asian region.
Mr. Strange holds a Master of Arts, Research Program in Indian Studies, University of Melbourne; Bachelor of Laws, Graduate Law Program, University of New South Wales; and Bachelor of Arts (Asian History and Political Science), University of Queensland. Mr. Strange is fluent in English and has attained intermediate proficiency in French.