Representative Office: Ho Chi Minh City

Members

Richard Peters
Richard Peters FCPA (Aust.)
Chief operating officer and assurance leader, PwC Vietnam, Chairman of Advisory Committee South Vietnam
Richard is currently the chief operating officer and assurance leader of PricewaterhouseCoopers Vietnam. He is also a member of the PwC global learning and education committee.
Richard graduated from St Catherine’s College, Oxford University where he read geography and was Captain of Boats (Rowing).
He joined the audit practice of PwC (then Coopers & Lybrand) in London in 1985 and has 31 years of experience with a wide variety of audit clients. Richard’s experience covers many sectors., including financial services, telecoms, manufactory, mining and utilities. He became a partner in 1997. In addition to his audit clients, he has undertaken several corporate finance activities such as privatisation work, acquisitions, public listings in various countries such as UK, Africa, Russia and India.
Ng Eng Wan
Ng Eng Wan FCPA (Aust.)
Former CFO, Zuellig Pharma, Vice Chairman of Advisory Committee South Vietnam
Sector: Pharmaceutical
Eng Wan’s most recent position was the CFO of Zuellig Pharma Vietnam, the leading healthcare distributor in Vietnam. Prior to this, he held other country CFO and finance director roles with various multinational companies. Including Prudential Assurance Vietnam, 3M Vietnam, PSA International Singapore as well as Southeast Asia Regional Finance Head with 3M. He worked in international banking with OCBC Bank, Singapore as well as in audit assurance with KPMG, Singapore in early years of his career. He has worked in Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam and Italy.
Eng Wan holds a bachelor’s degree in Accounting (Honours) from University Malaya, as well as an MBA from Henley Business School from the University of Reading. He is a fellow member of CPA Australia and is currently the Vice Chairman of CPA Australia South Vietnam Advisory Committee. He is also a finance adjunct faculty of Asian Institute of Technology in Vietnam.
Nam Nguyen
Nam Nguyen FCPA (Aust.)
General director, Nam Nguyen Consulting Company, Member of Advisory Committee South Vietnam
Nam Nguyen has more than 22 years’ experience with top-tier global professional service firms. Through these, he has developed excellent relationships with tax authorities and regulators with whom he meets regularly to address tax issues on behalf of his clients. Nam often advocates for positive tax reforms and legislative changes.
He is passionately regarded as a trusted advisor by leading companies in Vietnam as evidenced by their lasting work relationship with him throughout his career. He is one of Vietnam’s most award-winning tax advisors who has received numerous awards and recognitions, including awards by Vietnam’s Minister of Finance and Prime Minister. He has received recognitions by International Tax Review as one of the tax controversy leaders in Vietnam for several years. He regularly speaks on the topics of doing business in Vietnam and taxation. He is also the author of the book series titled Vietnam Corporate Income Tax Guide published by Vietnam Tax Consultants’ Association.
Pham Gia Tuan
Pham Gia Tuan FCPA (Aust.)
Managing director and head, Viet Capital Healthcare Fund, Member of Advisory Committee in South Vietnam
Sector: Financial investment
Tuan Pham is managing director and head of Viet Capital Healthcare Fund (VCHF) where he oversees capital market and private equity investments. In addition toleading VCHF, Tuan is also in charge of all offshore investment funds. He previously held the position of CFO at VinaCapital, having overall responsibilities in finance, human resources and the company operations. He is involved in Viet Capital’s strategies and business development, investor relations, fund raising activities and represented Viet Capital in several Boards of Investees’ companies.
He has more than 10 years’ 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’s degree in accounting from Sydney University of Technology.
Varian Phua Cheng Kee
Varian Phua Cheng Kee FCPA (Aust.)
Country chief finance controller, Interflour Vietnam, Member of Advisory Committee South Vietnam
Varian is currently the country chief financial controller of Interflour Group operations in Vietnam. Interflour is involved in flour milling, malting plant, grain trading and grain terminal operations.
Before joining Interflour, Varian provided various types of assurance and business advisory services for more than 10 years. He was also involved in financial due diligence, PO and internal audit engagements.
Varian studied a Bachelor of Commerce at Curtin University. He is a Fellow Certified Practising Accountants Australia and a member of Malaysian Institute of Accountants. He is currently about to complete the Executive MBA program at RMIT Vietnam University.
Le Anh Minh
Le Anh Minh FCPA (Aust.)
CEO, Dragon Capital Group Limited, Member of Advisory Committee South Vietnam
Minh, a Fulbright Scholar, graduated from Vietnam’s Banking University in 1991. He was recruited by Peregrine, where he completed the country’s first merger and acquisition deal with the take-over of Dai Nam Bank. He helped to restructure the bank and ran its business development and credit activities. From 1996-98, Minh attended Wharton Business School, earning an MBA and then returning to Vietnam as Coca-Cola’s Regional Financial Services Manager. Minh joined Dragon in 2002 and served as CFO until 2015, when he became CEO. He sits on the Board of Vinamilk and Ho Chi Minh Securities and is an Australian CPA.
Trinh Luong Nghia
Trinh Luong Nghia FCPA (Aust.)
Finance manager, Dairy Farm, Member of Advisory Committee South Vietnam
Nghia holds two master’s degrees from Central Queensland University and Swinburne University. He is a CPA and a member of the Institute of Internal Auditors Australia since 2007.
Nghia held various positions in FrieslandCampina from 2008 to 2016. He has a passion for enabling finance, to become a business partner with commercial functions in crafting and executing company strategies. His professional experience expanded to auditing and consultation services during the time working with Ernst & Young Australia and Vietnam.
His passion is managing and developing talented people, as evidenced by his team of more than 120 located across eight different regions.