Ms Buntheung Sanethavong is Chief Finance Officer of the Mekong River Commission (MRC) Secretariat.

Under the guidance of the Director of Administration, she is responsible for the smooth financial functions, including accounting, procurement, treasury and corporate finance, of the Secretariat.

Prior to this role, Ms Buntheung held several roles at the Secretariat, including Finance Analyst and Finance Assistant, over the last 12 years. Before that, she worked at the Ministry of Energy and Mines of Lao PDR as Project Accountant for the Nam Ngum River Basin Development Project.

Ms Sanethavong holds a Master of Business Administration from Santapol College Udonthani, Thailand, and a Bachelor of Financing and Banking from Rattana Business Administration College, Lao PDR.