Souphachanh Khansyla (May) is the Chief Operating Officer at ANZ Banking Group, Lao branch.

May is an experienced International Banker with a demonstrated history of 15 years working with ANZ across Operations, Relationship Coverage, Research & Analysis and Transaction Banking with a primary focus on Institutional Clients including Financial Institutions. As a Chief Operating Officer, May works very closely with businesses to deliver seamless services to their customers.

May is also a champion promoting Gender Equality in her workplace. May was invited by the UN to participate as one of the Panelists at the Women’s Empowerment Principles Annual Event held on 15/16 Mar 2016 in New York, speaking on ‘The Generation of Change Agents” to promote Gender Equality. May is also a mentor / supporter for other Lao women (outside ANZ Laos) who want to advance their career in leadership roles.

Within the BBGL, May is an Advisory Board Member supporting the Management & Finance sub-committees.

On a personal note, she is an opened minded individual with strong growth mindset, who has always been fully committed throughout her career and is a strong working mother of three children.