FORECAST DINNER 2020 – SPEAKER’S PROFILE
1. Dr. Can Van Luc
Chief Economist – Bank for Investment and Development of Vietnam; President of BIDV Training and Research Institute.
Dr. Can Van Luc is currently Chief Economist of the Bank for Investment and Development of Vietnam (BIDV) cum President of BIDV Training and Research Institute. He is a Member of the Bank Board’s Risk Management Committee and Organizational & Strategy Committee. He is also a Member of the National Fiscal and Monetary Policy Advisory Council and a Member of Vietnam National Committee for Pacific Economic Cooperation (VNCPEC).
Prior to his return to Vietnam in early 2009, he was a senior fellow at Harvard Kennedy School and a Humphrey Fellow (under a Fulbright exchange program) in the US during 2007-2009. In 2008, he was a visiting scholar at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in Washington D.C and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. In 2003, Dr. Luc was the only Vietnamese to have received the prestigious Australia-Asia Award for his doctorate program.
Dr. Luc is a frequent speaker for various TV reports, issues on economics, banking-finance, and economics/finance conferences. He has a number of articles published in the Journal of Financial Services Research, Journal of Asia-Pacific Economy, China Economic Review, and Journal of Asset Management. Dr. Luc holds an MBA and a Doctor of Business Administration – DBA (major in Finance) from Monash University, Australia, both under the Australian government scholarships.
2. Mr. Thai Quang Trung, CFA
Director, Portfolio Management – FengHe Asia Fund Management Pte Ltd.
Trung currently works as Director, Portfolio Management for FengHe Asia, a long/short Asia ex-Japan hedge fund based in Singapore. Trung has been a CFA charterholder since 2012. He graduated from Singapore Management University in 2007 with a BSc in Economics where he completed his Economics Honours Program and a second major in Information Systems.
3. Mr. Ly Lam Duy, CFA
CFO – Aviation Ground Services Co. at Cam Ranh International Airport.
Duy is working for Aviation Ground Services Co. (AGS) at Cam Ranh International Airport as a CFO. He is a Fulbrighter and earned an MBA degree at Vanderbilt University. Before joining AGS, he experienced a number of leading firms in Real Estate (CapitaLand of Singapore) and Securities (Viet Capital Securities). His interest currently includes Corporate Finance, Aviation and Real Estate.
4. Mr. Nguyen Duc Tai
Chairman, Mobile World Group
Mr. Tai is the founder and currently the Chairman of Mobile World Group. Before that, Mr. Tai has worked as the CEO of Mobile World Group since 2014. Over 15 years, Mr. Tai has led MWG to become one of top companies in the private sector listed in Vietnam stock market. The market cap is valued at VND37,587 billion in May 14, 2020.
He earned his MBA in CFVG and his bachelor degree in University of Economics HCM.