The Northern Strategic Advisory Committee (NVAC) was established with the aim of supporting CPA Australia in serving and representing Vietnam-based member interests through enhancement of skills, qualifications and professionalism.

Note, naming conventions stated by first name and followed by surname.


Can Van Luc

Van Luc Can FCPA (Aust.) - President

Chief Economist of BIDV; President of BIDV Training & Research Institute, The Bank for Investment and Development of Vietnam (BIDV)

Sector: Finance and banking

Van Luc Can has had an extensive career in financial services industry. Dr. Luc is a prolific contributor to international finance journals and a key speaker at conferences and on commentary programs. He has received awards for outstanding academic performance and contributions to research. Dr. Luc is a member of the Vietnam National Fiscal and Monetary Policy Advisory Council and the Vietnam National Committee for Pacific Economic Cooperation.

Thi Thu Giang

Thi Thu Giang Dao CPA (Aust.)

Vice President, Foreign Trade University Hanoi

Sector: Education

Thi Thu Giang Dao is Foreign Trade University’s Vice President. She has 25 years of teaching experience in accounting and is an associate professor in international trade and business. She has published more than 30 books and articles and has contributed extensively to accounting and business management research in Vietnam.

Hung Hoang

Hung Hoang CPA (Aust.)

Partner, Risk Assurance Practice, PwC Vietnam

Sector: Public practice

Hung Hoang manages PwC Vietnam’s risk assurance practice. He has 25 years of professional experience in advisory and auditing in Southeast Asia, Australia and the US. He has advised on internal audit, enterprise risk management, corporate restructuring, corporate governance, finance function transformation services, risk and internal control, and internal audit for a range of private companies, state-owned enterprises and foreign investors.

Le Thi Yuet Nhung

Thi Tuyet Nhung Le CPA (Aust.)

Deputy General Director – Accounting and Auditing Policy Department, Ministry of Finance Vietnam

Sector: Government

At AAPD, Ms. Nhung is responsible for overseeing the regulation of auditing, including licensing and inspections, enforcement of auditing standards and other policy matters. She is the vice-chairwoman of the Vietnam Association of Certified Public Accountants (VACPA) and chairwoman of the Monitoring Committee of Vietnam, which is implementing the Mutual Recognition Agreement on Accountancy Services within ASEAN. She is a member of the ASEAN Chartered Professional Accountant Coordinating Committee (ACPACC).

Lan Anh Ngo

Lan Anh Ngo CPA (Aust.)

Head of Compliance, Standard Chartered Bank Vietnam

Sector: Finance and banking

Lan Anh has more than 20 years’ experience in international banking, including as finance director, head of legal and compliance, and in operational risk and internal audit. These positions covered finance, accounting, organisation culture and conduct, financial crime compliance, investigation, business and regulatory compliance, legal, internal audit, market risk, fraud management and operational risk. Lan Anh is the chairperson of legal and compliance sub-committee banking working group of Vietnam Business Forum.

Thuy Duong Nguyen

Thuy Duong Nguyen CPA (Aust.)

Partner, Financial Services & ITA Leader, EY Vietnam

Sector: Public practice

Thuy Duong Nguyen has nearly 20 years of experience in audit and advisory in Vietnam and Australia. As Vice Chairwoman of the Vietnam Fintech Association, Duong is responsible for strategy development and promoting members. Ms. Duong is the author of numerous articles in Finance Asia, Vietnam Investment Review, Vietnam Economic Times, VnExpress, and other publications.

Quynh Hoa Pham

Quynh Hoa Pham CPA (Aust.)

Audit Director, Deloitte Vietnam

Sector: Public practice

Quynh Hoa Pham has more than 17 years of professional experience working for Deloitte Vietnam. She has served local and multinational companies operating in industries such as manufacturing, construction, transportation, energy and resources.

Thi Thuy Ha Tran

Thi Thuy Ha Tran CPA (Aust.)

Director, Integrated International Tax Advisory, KPMG Vietnam

Sector: Public practice

Thi Thuy Ha Tran has advised for a diverse range of multinationals, including in the industries of consumer/industrial goods, media and entertainment, financial services, electronics, forwarding and logistics, compliance and planning, and inbound investment. Ha consults with the General Department of Taxation and Ministry of Finance on Decree 20/2017/ND-CP and Circular 41/2017/TT-BTC on transfer pricing.

Thi To Dung Tran

Thi To Dung Tran CPA (Aust.)

Technical Assistant to CEO, FLC Group

Sector: Corporate, Integrated marketing

Ms. Dung started her career in 2016 as FLC Group’s Director of Internal Control, and is now Technical Assistant to the CEO and an executive board member of VACPA. From 2012 to 2014 she worked for Ernst & Young Vietnam as Director of Business Development. She was the Chief of VACPA Office in Hanoi from 2006 to 2009, and the Secretary General of the ASEAN Federation of Accountants from 2004 to 2005.