Bunly Soeung serves as a Lecturer in the Faculty of Social Sciences, Svay Rieng University. He is as a Research Fellow and core member of the Network of Friend of R2P-Cambodia at the Cambodian Institute for Cooperation and Peace. In 2020, he was a short-term Research Fellow at Raoul Wallenberg Institute for Human Rights and Humanitarian Law. In 2019 and 2020, he was a Member of Nomination Committee of Gwangju Prize for Human Rights of the May 18 Memorial Foundation in South Korea. In 2017-2019, he was a Research Associate at Education Research Council, Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport.

SungYong Lee is Associate Professor at the National Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies at the University of Otago. He has published many research outputs on peacebuilding and post-conflict reconstruction, which include Local Ownership in Asian Peacebuilding: Development of Local Peacebuilding Models (2019, Basinstoke: Palgrave Macmillan), International Peacebuilding: An Introduction (2016, London and New York: Routledge), and Local Ownership in International Peacebuilding (2015, London and New York: Routledge).