HCMC Career Talk 2018: Speakers and Mentors Profiles

Full profiles of the speakers and mentors attending HCMC Career Talk 2018: Ready for Strategic Move

Career Talk Speaker Profile and Workshop Speaker Profile


    Mr. Ngo The Trieu, CFA

    Chief Executive Officer cum Chief Investment Officer 

    Eastspring Vietnam

Mr. Trieu has totally over 18 years of financial and investment experiences in public equity and fixed income portfolio management, investment research, actuarial and corporate strategy, financial audit and banking, of which the last 11 years have been at Eastspring Investments Vietnam. Mr. Trieu is managing and leading the team that looks after all public equity and fixed income assets for funds and portfolios under the management of the Company with total AUM of cUS$ 3.1 billion equivalent as of March 2018. Mr. Trieu joined Eastspring Investments Vietnam since July 2007 after 5 years with Prudential Vietnam Assurance Private Limited with the latest position as Actuarial Manager. Before that time, he was working for Arthur Andersen Vietnam Audit Company and Vietnam Eximbank.

He holds a Master degree of International Project Management from Skema Business School in France, a MBA from Center of French-Vietnamese Management Institution (CFVG), a BA in Corporate Finance from Hochiminh City University of Economics and a BA in Foreign Economics from Foreign Trade University. Trieu is a CFA charterholder and obtains the Asset Management Practice License issued by Vietnam SSC.


  Ms. Nguyen Thi Huong Giang

  Head of Investment Banking South

  Saigon Securities Incorporation

Ms. Giang is an expert in the financial industry with 15- years of experience in the fields of investments, investment banking, and M&A. She has accumulated vast knowledge of both quantitative and qualitative aspects of Vietnam’s finance world. Prior to SSI, Ms. Giang worked at VinaCapital as a Director, Head of Capital Markets, overseeing the listed component of the VinaCapital Vietnam Opportunity Fund – at the time the largest listed fund in Vietnam.

She has obtained the BA in Economics and Accounting from University of California, Los Angeles (United States) and a Master Degree from University of Hawaii, Manor (United States).



Speed Mentoring: Profiles of Mentors Other than Speakers


  Ms. Lam Vu Minh Kieu, CFA

  Senior Manager of Transaction Advisory Services

  Ernst & Young Vietnam

Ms. Kieu has 8 years of working experiences at EY with diversified experiences in Transaction Advisory Services and Assurance Services including Corporate Finance advisory, sell-side and buy-side M&A advisory, Market Entry support, Target Screening, Feasibility Study support, Equity Restructuring, Financial/Commercial Due Diligence. She is currently the Lead Manager of Valuation and Financial Modeling team covering Indochina market specializing in financial projection, model build and model review, business valuation, intangible asset valuation, purchase price allocation in diversified sectors for M&A, project financing, IPO and capital raising  purposes.

She holds a Certified Public Accountant, CPA Australia and Bachelor Degree of Economics (Finance & Banking)                from University of Economics and Law, Vietnam National University.


  Mr. Nguyen Cong Hao

   Senior Investment Manager  


Mr. Hao has more than 12 years of corporate finance and investment experience with a track record in food and beverage, agriculture, healthcare, construction and technology. Prior to joining VinaCapital, Mr. Hao was Senior Investment Manager at MAJ Invest Vietnam, responsible for deal sourcing and post-investment monitoring. Before that, he served as Corporate Finance Manager at Viet Thai International, where he developed and oversaw the implementation of long-term strategies across the retail businesses, executed firmwide corporate finance plans, raised debt and equity capital in the international market and managed distressed situations. Prior to Viet Thai International, Mr. Hao was an Investment Manager at AIM Capital Management and PAC Partners. In this capacity, he led investments and divestments under several structures, including mezzanine, loan and warrant, and straight equity. Before that, he worked at SEAF SME Finance LLC as a Senior Investment Analyst.

He holds a Bachelors of Arts, English Linguistics and Literature, College of Social Sciences and Humanities, Ho Chi Minh City; participated in Professional Financial Analysis course, PACE Institute of Directors; participated in Corporate Accounting course, University of Economics, Ho Chi Minh City.


Mr. Bui Van Tot, CFA

Associate Portfolio Manager

SSI Asset Management (SSIAM)

Mr. Tot has more than 7 years of experience in equity research and portfolio management. Mr. Tot currently the Associate Portfolio Manager cum Senior Investment Analyst at SSI Asset Management. He is also holds the position of Senior Investment Analyst of FPT Securities. He has extensive expertise in equity research and portfolio management.

He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Foreign       Trade University, Vietnam National University.


  Mr. Ngo Hoang Gia Khanh, CFA

  Director of Finance and Corporate Development  

  TIKI Corporation

  Co-Founder | Board Member at G.A.P Institute

Mr. Khanh is currently the Director of Finance and Corporate Development at TIKI Corporation and Co-Founder | Board Member at G.A.P Institute. Before that, he was at the Financial Consultant at Deloitte, Strategy Office at Prudential Vietnam Assurance Private Ltd, Founding Member | Associate Portfolio Manager and Management Consultant at The Boston Consulting Group (BCG).

He holds a Bachelor Degree of Economics, Finance & Banking from University Of Economics Ho Chi Minh City.


  Ms. Nguyen Thanh Van

  Southeast Asia Pacific Business Unit, Commercial                      Performance & Planning Associate Director

  AB InBev

Ms. Van is one of the youngest Associate Director at AB InBev SEA. With many years of experience, Ms. Van took important positions at leading companies as Country Manager at Traveloka Philippines and Management Consultant at McKinsey & Company Vietnam.

She studied at Washington and Lee University and graduated with dual degrees with honors in Economics and Business Management.


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