CFA COMMUNITY VIETNAM

CFA Community Vietnam was assembled in 2008 with the ultimate objective of establishing the CFA Society Vietnam, a non-profit professional association in Vietnam that supports the professional development and advancement of CFA® charterholders and candidates. The community provides member services including educational programs, sponsored events, employment postings, and networking opportunities.
  • 220
    CFA Charterholders
    Each year, Vietnam welcomes 30 new charterholders who have demonstrated competency and have uphold high industry standards.
  • 41%
    Female Charterholders
    Vietnam is proud to have the highest percentage of female CFA Charterholders in the world, many of whom are in leadership positions.
  • 1,700
    CFA Program Candidates
    The CFA charter is the most desired qualification among professionals in the Vietnam finance and fund management industry.
  • 20
    Events in 2016
    2016 marked a year of increased quantity and quality of events with the introduction of Forecast Dinner and Women in Investment Management series.

Our Mission

The mission of community is to lead & promote the investment management profession and accelerate the development of financial markets in Vietnam by promoting the highest standards of ethics, investment education and professional excellence for the benefit of the financial community and society.
History of CFA Community Vietnam

Steering Committee

VO SANG XUAN VINH, CFA
Chairman
CFA Charterholder since 2005

Vinh has 20-year experience in private equity and investment. He held top positions in fund managers and currently runs his M&A advisory boutique. Vinh has strong network with local companies and is among the first CFA Charterholders in Vietnam.

He is the Founder and Managing Partner of Bluewave Advisory.

NGUYEN BA CUNG, CFA
Strategic Member
CFA Charterholder since 2009

Cung has 17- year experience in financial advisory, fund raising and corporate finance. He worked for InvestConsult Group, KPMG Vietnam, and Indochina Capital Corporation.

He is currently the CFO of Bitexco Nam Long JSC, a multi-businesses private company, producing textile products for export.

NGUYEN THI VINH HA, CFA
Strategic Member
CFA Charterholder since 2011

Ha has extensive experience in accounting and finance. She contributed to the development of Vietnam accounting and auditing standards and supports local and foreign investors with private equity investments in Indochina.

Ha is currently Equity Partner and National Head of Advisory Services at Grant Thornton Vietnam.

NGUYEN HOAI THU, CFA
Strategic Member
CFA Charterholder since 2007

Thu has over 14 years of investment and fund management experience in Asia. Thu worked for DBS Asset Management (Singapore) and BankInvest (Denmark). She is currently Managing Director, Capital Markets at VinaCapital, a leading asset manager in Vietnam.

Thu is a CFA Charterholder and a licensed fund manager in Vietnam.

LE THI HONG THAI, CFA
Strategic Member
CFA Charterholder since 2011

Thai has nearly 10 years of regional investment experience, with particular focus on the Vietnam equity market. She worked for Bloomberg Singapore and Pureheart Capital (Hong Kong).

She is currently the Director for Chubb Life Fund management company.

PHAM LE THU NGA, PHD, MBA, CFA
Strategic Member
CFA Charterholder since 2011

Nga has over 15 years of experience in financial education and research. Since 2015, Nga has been working for the International Finance Corporation and the World Bank Group to build corporate governance capacity in Vietnam.

At present, Nga is the Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Management and Tourism, Hanoi University.

LY LAM DUY, CFA
Strategic & Executive Member
CFA Charterholder since 2011

Duy has 10 years of experience in equity analysis, investment and corporate finance.

He is currently the CFO of the Aviation Ground Services Company at Cam Ranh International Airport where he engaged in setting up a 300-people organization.

BUI THI HIEN ANH, CFA
Strategic & Executive Member
CFA Charterholder since 2014

Anh has over 9 year experience in finance and investment with exposure to both public and private equity investment in Vietnam & venture capital investment in ASEAN markets. She is currently Senior Investment Associate at MAJ Invest.

Anh is the driving force of the CFA Community Vietnam.

DUONG NGUYEN, CFA
Executive Member
CFA Charterholder since 2016

Duong has more than 6 year experience in banking and finance. She currently works at the Military Bank Finance Company.

Duong is one of the key volunteers in Hanoi and leads all media activities of CFA Community Vietnam.

NGUYEN THANH TUNG, CFA
Executive Member
CFA Charterholder since 2016

Tung has more than 6 year experience in finance. He is currently Treasury Specialist at Standard Chartered Bank.

Tung is one of the most active members of the CFA Community Vietnam since inception with years of event organization experience.

TO HONG SON
Executive Member
Son has 4 year experience in corporate finance and investment banking. He currently works for Military Bank.

Son is an active volunteer in Hanoi and had suggested several improvements to CFA Community Vietnam’s processes and procedures.

BUI MINH PHUONG
Executive Member
Phuong has 5 years of diverse experience in institutional sales, equity research, real estate and private equity investment. She currently works at VinaCapital.

Phuong is valued for various initiatives, including volunteer development program.

NGUYEN VIET PHUONG
Executive Member

THE ROAD FORWARD

The CFA Community Vietnam is working on the formation of the CFA Society Vietnam. At this stage, no membership at the local society can be purchased. Meanwhile, our CFA Community Vietnam works hard with CFA Institute to provide members with a wide range of seminars and networking opportunities and to promote the development of a professional financial market in Vietnam.