Our Team

The Team

Sallo Pollak
Sallo Polak
Founder & Executive Director

Originally from the Netherlands, Sallo founded PCF in Thailand in 2011. After years of working in Dutch television, his travels to Southeast Asia gave him the vision of helping local communities in need by providing them with the necessary resources to improve their living conditions and lead dignified lives.

I wanted to found an organisation that I myself would feel confident donating to. PCF is that organisation.
Nisa Nanakorn (Pim)
Finance and Accounting Officer

Pim, from Thailand, joined PCF in June, 2018. She is responsible for managing all Finance and Accounting needs. She brings 10 years of private sector and nonprofit experience, specifically in the area of Justice education.

Being an accountant at PCF is a big challenge for me to develop the financial policy but I love to work with the amazing team members.
Acharee Hughes (Mam)
Project Finances Coordinator

Mam, from Thailand, joined PCF in February 2018. With several years of operational experience in various organisations, she is in charge of supporting the Project Team in all financial aspects, to include reviewing proposed budgets, budget tracking and project financial reporting.

I enjoy working with this professional team to develop and grow the capacity of both PCF and our partners.
Anupap Danpo (Game)
Project Coordinator

Game, from Thailand, joined PCF in January 2018. He is in charge of coordinating project administrative materials, facilitating communication between PCF and projects, and developing internal monitoring and evaluation (M&E) tools. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in English from Chiang Mai Rajabhat University.

Being Project Coordinator at PCF is a great opportunity to develop my skills while working with a professional team.
Kanyarat Pinyonitchakul (Kan)
Administrative Officer

Ms Kanyarat Pinyonitchakul (Kan) from Thailand, joined PCF as Administrative Officer in June, 2018. She brings 13 year’s of non profit administration and finance experience, specifically in the area of indigenous peoples’ rights. She holds a Bachelor of Political Science from Chiang Mai University.

PCF is a super cool organization to work with. I am proud to be a part of this team that directly helps people who need assistance.
Jacob Mooney
Jacob Mooney
Communications Officer - Media

Jacob, from the USA, joined PCF in September 2019. He specialises in Media Communications, helping to develop designs, photography, videos and other projects in the Communications department. He worked in the USA and Europe for many years in Digital Marketing, Media and Public Relations for international companies.

It's an honor to be able to contribute to a team and organisation that has such a passion for making a difference for people in need.
Mark Kearns - Communications and Strategy Manager
Mark Kearns
Communications and Strategy Manager

Mark, originally from Ireland but mostly the UK, started volunteering for PCF in 2012 soon after arriving in Chiang Mai. Mark has worked for many years in global IT teams developing websites, managing technical teams and projects. A once frequent traveller, he has worked in Europe, USA and now Thailand.

It took some time but finally I managed to take the plunge and commit myself to, in my opinion, one of the most effective organisations working in poverty alleviation in this area of the world.

This is Pong! Our Mae-Baan.

Pong has been with PCF since 2016, helping to keep the office clean.

I really like to work at PCF because the boss and staff here are so kind and treat me very friendly. The office environment is nice so when I work here, I feel so comfortable.
chonlaya (som)
Chonlaya Ek-akara (Som)
Communications Officer

Chonlaya Ek-akara (Sompoi), from Thailand, joined PCF in May 2021. She moved from Bangkok to pursue her dream job with us. She has been working for Non-profit sector for a long period of time, specializes in project management and communications. She graduated from faculty of Political Science, Chulalongkorn University and studied International Development at Brussels School of International Studies. She has always dreamt of pursuing a career in the development field in order to help people receive a better life.

It is my honor to be part of the PCF’s team to help and support others who need, I wish my knowledge and experience can play a part in making a change in someone life or a better situation in any community.
Krist Inmanee (Ton)
Krist Inmanee (Ton)
Management Support Officer

Ton, from Thailand, joined PCF in May 2021. His several years experience in hotels, condominium and tour booking administration has supplied him with all the varied skills needed in his role of management support officer.

It is wonderful to get the chance to be involved with PCF in helping disadvantaged people to have a better life and future.

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