Serey Chea is a Governor at the National Bank of Cambodia. She is a vocal proponent for greater use of the local currency to promote the country’s greater independence on economic and monetary policy. Under her leadership, innovative policy instruments were introduced to develop the interbank markets and promote the use of local currency. She is a member of different policy-driven committees within the bank and nationally. She is chairwoman of the Credit Bureau Cambodia Ltd., the first and only privately-run credit sharing system in Cambodia. Under her leadership, retail payment infrastructure has been modernized with the introduction of a national shared switch for card transactions and FAST payment system, a real-time fund transfer from a bank account to another bank account in Cambodia.