Ms. Phuong Nguyen – Chairperson
As a founder of Viet Capital, Ms. Phuong has served as the Chairperson of Viet Capital Asset Management and Viet Capital Securities since the establishment of the firm in 2007. With the firm’s recent acquisition and launch of Viet Capital Bank (formerly Gia Dinh Bank), Phuong has also been elected as Chairperson of the bank. In her leadership role at Viet Capital, she is responsible for the strategic management of the firm and the execution of the entire company’s vision to become the leading financial services firms in the market.
In her past career, she has worked as the Deputy CFO of Holcim (Vietnam) Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Swiss multinational conglomerate that is one of the largest foreign direct investors in Vietnam. Prior to founding Viet Capital, she worked as an Investment Director for Vietnam Holding, a Swiss-based fund dedicated to opportunistic investments in Vietnam and listed on the London AIM.
Phuong received her BA in Business Administration (Banking and Finance) at the National Economics University, and her MBA in Financial Management from the International University in Geneva, Switzerland.
Mr. Linh Nguyen – Managing Director
Viet Capital Fund
Linh Nguyen supervises overall business operations of Viet Capital Asset Management and leads the flagship fund Viet Capital Fund. Prior to founding the company, he worked for Mekong Housing Bank where he was directly responsible in the setting up the bank’s securities firm. Previously, he was a lecturer in International Banking at the Ho Chi Minh Banking University. Linh has extensive experience in the finance industry and has previously held senior management positions in companies such as Bax Global, an international US forwarder based in Vietnam and Vietnam Lubricant & Chemical, a Vietnamese leader in the lubricants industry.
Linh earned an MBA from the Asian Institute of Technology in Thailand and has a BA in Finance & Banking from Ho Chi Minh Economic University.
Mr. Viet Cung – Managing Director
Head of Research
Viet Cung manages the operation and investments of Viet Capital Education Investments. Prior to founding Viet Capital Asset Management, he was the Chief Analyst and one of the Investment Directors of Vietnam Holding, a Swiss-based investment fund. He was also one of the first professionals of the Ho Chi Minh City Securities Trading Center when it was established in 1998. Since 2002, he has been a lecturer at the National Economic University's Business School, teaching corporate finance, securities market and valuations. In addition, Viet is also a founder of PSV Consulting firm.
Viet holds a Masters Degree in Finance from the University of Sydney and a BS in Engineering from the Technological Institute in Odessa, in the Ukraine, formerly in the Soviet Union.
Mr. Tuan Pham - Managing Director
Viet Capital Healthcare Fund
Tuan Pham is Managing Director and Head of Viet Capital Healthcare Fund (VCHF) where he oversees capital market and private equity investments. Besides playing the main role of leading VCHF, Mr. Pham is also in charge of all offshore investment funds. He previously held the position of Chief Financial Officer at VinaCapital, having the overall responsibilities in finance, human resources, and operation of the company. He is also involved in Viet Capital’s strategies and business development, investor relations, fund raising activities and represented Viet Capital in several Boards of Investees’ companies. In addition, Mr. Pham also has more than 10 years of experience in taxation and assurance in PricewaterhouseCoopers (Vietnam and Australia) and Dutch Lady Vietnam as Tax Manager and Business Assurance Manager, respectively.
Tuan earned a Bachelor degree in Accounting from Sydney University of Technology, Australia and currently a member of the Australian CPA.