VIOD BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Ha Thu Thanh – VIOD Board’s Chairperson
Chairperson of Deloitte Vietnam
Madam Ha Thu Thanh is among the first Certified Public Accountants in Vietnam and has over 35 years of international experience in corporate governance, risk advisory, auditing and accounting. As the chairperson, she has made significant contributions to Deloitte – one of the four largest professional services firm in the world. Her contribution in advisory and auditing profession of Vietnam are made through various key positions she holds in Vietnamese and international social and professional organizations. Madam Thanh’s work supports sustainable development, corporate governance, professional accountancy and advisory, leadership development, and women entrepreneurship.
Madam Thanh was voted one of the “50 Most Influential Women in Vietnam” by Forbes and the “Asia Pacific Entrepreneur Award” by Enterprise Asia organization in 2017. She holds a Master of Business Administration from Hawai’s University, a Bachelor of Science in Finance and Accounting, a Bachelor of Law, and a Certificate in Legal Practice. She is a member of both CPA Vietnam and Australia.
Dominic Scriven OBE – VIOD Board’s Vice-Chairperson
Executive Chairman of Dragon Capital Group
Mr. Scriven is the Executive Chairman of Dragon Capital Group. Before founding the company in 1994, he worked in financial markets in London and Hong Kong. He serves as a director of various Vietnamese public companies and actively promotes financial market development and governance.
A U.K. national fluent in Vietnamese, Mr. Scriven received an OBE from Queen Elizabeth in 2006 and was awarded the Labor Medal by the Vietnamese President in 2014. He graduated from Exeter University with a degree in Law and Sociology and studied at Hanoi University for two years.
Dinh Thi Quynh Van – VIOD Director
General Director and Partner of PwC Vietnam
Ms. Van joined PwC Vietnam in 1995 and became the firm’s General Director in 2011. She is actively involved in advising multinational corporations and Vietnamese companies on strategy, corporate restructuring, and other corporate governance matters. She works closely with the business community to promote good corporate governance standards and sustainable development.
Ms. Van is a regular speaker at conferences held in Vietnam and other countries such as Denmark, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, the Netherlands, and Thailand. Her expertise includes investment and the business environment in Vietnam, corporate governance and listing issues.
She holds a MBA from Henley Management College, United Kingdom and a Diploma of Economics from University of Halle, Germany.
Vu Quang Thinh – VIOD Director
CEO of Dynam Capital
Before joining Dynam Capital, Mr. Thinh is the CEO and Vice Chairman of Vietnam Holding Asset Management (VNHAM) as well as the Chairman of its Environmental, Social and Governance Committee. He has more than 25 years of experience in asset management and management consulting.
Before joining VNHAM, he was the CEO of a local asset management company and the Managing Partner of MCG Management Consulting. Prior to that, he headed the management consulting practice of KPMG Vietnam.
Mr. Thinh has been serving on the boards of several listed and private companies in Vietnam. He is a visiting lecturer of executive training programs organized by Vietnam National University Hanoi School of Business, FPT University School of Business, and PACE Institute of Management.
He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematical Economics from Hanoi Economics University and an MBA from Washington State University.
Giles Cooper – VIOD Director
Partner and Co-Director of Duane Morris Vietnam
Mr. Cooper is a Partner and Co-Director of Duane Morris Vietnam with nearly 20 years of experience helping investors do business in Vietnam and other ASEAN countries. His core practice areas are private-sector mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, infrastructure development, and energy and renewable energy projects.
Mr. Cooper has extensive experience advising both state-owned enterprises and private companies on corporate restructuring and governance. He is a Director of the Australian Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam and a Board Member of the Vietnam Business Forum as well as Co-Chair of its Governance and Integrity Working Group. He is a graduate of Victoria University in Wellington, New Zealand, and the University of Canterbury in Christchurch, New Zealand.
Do Le Hung – VIOD Director
Independent Director and Audit Committee Chairman of Vinamilk and DHG
Mr. Hung joined Vinamilk as an Independent Director and Chairman of its Audit Committee in April 2017. He has also been appointed as the Chairman of Hau Giang Pharmaceutical (DHG)’s Audit Committee, with effective from June 11, 2019. Prior to that, he served as Director of Internal Audit and Internal Control at Big C Vietnam for more than eight years and worked as a Deputy Director of the Accounting Department of State Treasury at the Ministry of Finance of Vietnam for nearly six years. His expertise includes corporate governance, internal audit, internal control and risk management.
Mr. Hung holds a bachelor’s degree from Hanoi University of Finance and Accounting. He also has an Inspection Diploma from the National School of Treasury, a Diploma in Public Administration, and a Master of Public Administration from the National School of Public Administration – France. He is a certified trainer in corporate governance, internal audit and internal control, and fraud prevention.
Tran Trong Kien – VIOD Director
Founder & Chairman of Thien Minh Group
Tran Trong Kien has been known as a pioneer in adventure tours in Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos. He ran local tours to fund his medical studies before founding Buffalo Tours in 1994. Over the last twenty four years of establishment and development, Kien has led his business to become one of the leading travel and hospitality groups in the ASPAC.
Kien is also a member of several professional and social organizations, including chairman of Vietnam Tourism Advisory Board (TAB), Hue Tourism Advisory Board (HTAB), Vietnam Tour Guides Association (VTGA), Trustee of Fulbright University Vietnam, Vietnam Tourism Association (VITA), Independent Director of Vinaland, and ex-independent board member of Asia Commercial Bank (ACB) and VP Bank.