I worked in Paris for a few years as an Architect and returned to Cambodia in 2010.
I have joined the City Hall of Phnom Penh as Director of the Urbanization Office under the Urban Management Division, where the Master Plan 2035 of Phnom Penh was conceived.
My current missions are advising, designing and implementing various urban projects in the public work field linking to the master plan of Phnom Penh.
I am promoting urban vegetation, valorisation of public spaces and civic education through pilot projects like public parks and gardens, revitalizing pedestrian spaces, development of public transportation etc.
Outside of her professional life, Yu Nong volunteers as Junior Committee with Mad About Art Benefit, part of Fountain House, a non-profit dedicated to the recovery of men and women with mental illness.
Anupam Yog is a global strategist and entrepreneur with experience in competitive positioning of countries, cities, destinations and places.
In terms of infrastructure, we have a long way to go to in terms of road networks, drainage and sewage networks, etc to compare with the likes of Singapore and Hong Kong, but through seminars provided by the Temasek Foundation and Center for Liveable Cities at least we can understand how these cities were transformed, what needs to be done and how to do it.
Yu Nong is CEO and cofounder of Cyklr Inc, a startup that aims to be a catalyst for improvement in urban environments by committing to create abundance for people through the enhancement and replenishment of Earth’s soils by recovering organic wastes in cities and returning them to the earth to sustain it. is supported by New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) and was accepted into Futureworks Incubator program in New York City. has also recently been accepted by the US Department of Energy’s Phase 0 program that helps Small Business Innovation Research applicants.
Yu Nong holds a Master in Architecture from Southern California Institute of Architecture and was awarded Best Graduate Thesis, as well as the top award for the American Institute of Architects Los Angeles Chapter Verge 2x8.
Passionate about urban innovation, Anupam is involved with a portfolio of businesses and community initiatives that are at the forefront of design-led, technology-enabled placemaking.
In a career spanning nearly two decades, Anupam has held leadership roles in high growth environments across the public, private & social sectors.