Inspired by humanistic values inherited from his parents and siblings who survived the Cambodian genocide, he initiated the Passionology movement to unleash people’s purpose and passion.
As a scientist, his interdisciplinary research interests include motivational constructs such as Passion in leadership, Positive Psychology Coaching and Happiness in the Performing Arts.
Being an active scholar, he completed his PhD at University of East London exploring Passion in Leadership, and he investigates Wellbeing through the performing arts at University of Roehampton. He investigated the Institute of Passion’s 4P model©, and the Passionate Leadership In Organisation (PLIO) concept. He contributed to chapters in the book Positive Psychology in practice and has authored and co-authored articles in Positive Psychology, Positive Leadership, and Positive Psychology Coaching.
As a practitioner, Sok-ho designed, trained and delivered research-based organisational interventions and has been coaching individuals, leaders, and organisational teams around the world.
As an academic, Sok-ho was a faculty member at University of East London in the MSc in Positive Psychology and Coaching Psychology (MAPPCP). He lectured at the Autonomous University of the State of Hidalgo (UAEH) in Mexico and at IE University/IE Business in Spain. He is presently a senior lecturer (Associate prof. in US and Maître de conference in France) at University of Roehampton where he leads and teaches courses related to leadership, psychology and human resources management, and org. behaviour. Sok-ho is also a founding faculty member at the Institute of Positive Psychology Coaching.
As a business leader, he has served global organizations in retail and consumer analytics and data science for nearly 15 years and acted as advisory board member and a mentor to social enterprises.
As a professional artist, Sok-ho worked in musical theatre, screen acting, voice acting, and wrote and recorded a mini album. He trained at The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, the Actors Centre, in dance and musical theatre in the UK and in France. He is represented by Nic Knight Management.
Sok-ho was born in France raised by Chinese parents who were born in Cambodia, he can speak 8 languages, has lived in 3 continents, and he is now based in London, UK with his family. His motto in life is Live with Purpose and Passion