Our Team

Khampanh Keovilaysak is GAPE’s Laos Program Manager. He comes from Pathoumphone District, and is married and has two sons. Khampanh is friendly, a great listener,  and committed to improving GAPE’s field work management system.



Souvanh Bouphasavanh has been working with GAPE since 2002, initially as a coordinator for health and gender, but for the past 10 years as the Finance and Administration Manager for the Laos program. She was born in Champasak District, is married, and has one son and one daughter. Her goal is to strengthen rural communities, particularly women, to be self-sufficient and able to protect their rights so others will not take advantage of them.


Vathsana Chathavilath, Finance and Administration Assistant


Somphet Silimoungkhoun works with GAPE as a Field Coordinator in Paksong district. He was born in Xenamnoi Village in this same district, belongs to the Nya Heun ethnic group, is married, and has eight children. Somphet is an optimist who likes to smile, and is particularly interested in developing the music characteristic of the local area.


Vanpheng Vanbisong, Field CoordinatorVanpheng Vanbisong





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Lar Matthavong, Field Coordinator





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Sinthavong Phouangchampa, Field Coordinator





Khamvichai Phommachan, Field Coordinator





Darren Daley, GAPE’s Managing Director, holds a master’s degree in public administration, with concentrations in nonprofit management and international development, and 10 years experience working in the public, nonprofit, education, and consulting sectors. He is particularly interested in how social change organizations approach learning, through monitoring and evaluation systems, in order
to more effectively achieve mission. Darren has spent significant time in Laos since his first visit in 2004, and has been a friend of GAPE since 2006.  He is honored to be part of an organization with strong emphases on participatory development, social justice, and environmental conservation.