I'm English and so already pushing my comfort zone to talk about myself!  My formative years were spent growing up in the countryside on the English/Welsh border before moving to the South coast to study Biology and Geography as an undergraduate.
Mam is a Cambodian native who received his B.A. in fishery science at the Agriculture Institute in Phnom Penh in 1990 and Master of Marine Management at Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia, Canada in 1996.