Pham Hung Phong
Phong governs the company owned e-commerce tourism platforms and online newspapers as well as leads the development of software solutions for clients. Phong was among the first generation of dot.com dreamers of Vietnam. He first worked for The Vietnam Disaster Management Unit (DMU), a joint mechanism between the Government of Vietnam and the United Nations Development Program. He then successfully ran a series of cyber cafés in Hanoi back to 1998 – 1999 when most of Vietnam had no access to internet. Prior to the establishment of Vietnet in 2001, Phong worked as IT expert at the IT Centre of the Vietnam Administration of Tourism (VNAT). In addtion to owning a strong network in the hospitality and media industry, Phong is also very well-connected with local business community. He worked for Tan Tao Group in 2007- 2008 and for the transport pioneer Mai Linh Group in 2014 and 2015. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Bui Thuy Ngoc
Director of Trade
Ngoc has more than 20 years of working experience in multinational conglomerates of the US, Australia and Germany. She was instrumental in developing their business in Vietnam since the start of the Vietnam’s economic reforms back to early 1990s. Her expertise expands across a variety of fields: from industrial engineering and steel production, software to construction and quality certification. With a profound network of local authorities and regulators, Ngoc has positioned herself as a trusted consultant in market entry and trade promotion. She does not only help bring foreign investors and local partners together but also can deal with culture gaps that affect business success. In addtion to providing the counseling service, she currently leads the company’s distribution of German premium food & beverage to Vietnam. As a champion of social progress, Ngoc is governing Gabriela Francke Stiftung, a German non-government organisation which helps to improve lives of disadvantaged children in the remote areas of the Northern Vietnam. Ngoc speaks Vietnamese, German and English.
Bui Cam Ha
Ha is an expert in public affairs, government relations, brand and communications. She is providing consultant service on government relations to a couple of leading international corporates and associations. She is also a coach in media relations and delivers customised communications and branding strategy for local companies. During her job at Standard Chartered Bank Vietnam from 2011 to 2018, Ha provided high level coordination between Vietnam and markets under CEO’s geographic coverage including Australia, Nepal, Brunei, Sri Lanka, Philippines, Laos and Cambodia. She also managed branding activities targeting the bank’s corporate clients. Ha worked at the British Embassy in Hanoi from 2007 to 2011 where she managed public and government affairs and media related projects. Starting her career with the Tuoi Tre Newspaper in 1999, she reported foreign affairs and socio-economic issues of Vietnam, building her extensive network of diplomats, economists, regulators and think-tanks. She is now a regular contributor to the Op-ed section of the VN Express, the number one online newspaper in Vietnam. Ha received the UK Foreign Secretary’s Leadership Awards in Communications in 2009 and took further training in journalism in Cardiff, UK in 2006 and in Berlin, Germany in 2005.
Le Nhi Hoa