Kunthea was born in Kampong Thom province, she moved to Siem Reap city with her family in 2006. Just started birding in 2012, yet Kunthea is a fast learner who has participated in so many activities for conservation and education projects as well as guiding for long itinerary she was promoted as one of the senior guides among the team since 2016. She has been guiding to all over the birding sites in Cambodia and met many great birdwatchers from over the world.
Besides being a bird guide, Kunthea is one of CBGA key persons, she coordinates the environmental education program and bird survey. Support local people to do conservation is her main purpose to keep the wilderness of nature.
More recently, Kunthea has been focusing on butterflies of Cambodia. Occasionally, she will go out into the field checking for butterflies and birds for her growing lists, and later on, she would happily share her work in a class at CBGA for others who interest. Kunthea likes meeting new people and traveling for vacation and improving her birding skill – been in Vietnam, Laos, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, and South Korea.