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Since its inception, PanNature has focused on building a team of experienced and committed people who share the belief that young Vietnamese can make significant changes and contribute to the course of conserving Vietnam’s precious natural resources. We are proud to be a strong team and to get support from respected Vietnamese and international conservationists and scientists.
|Trinh Le Nguyen, B.A (English), Associate B.Sc (Information Technology)
Before establishing PanNature, Nguyen was one of the founders and Program Director of Education for Nature – Vietnam (ENV), a leading Vietnamese environmental education non-profit. Nguyen was involved in, and initiated, many environmental education and natural resource management projects throughout Vietnam during his time working in ENV and Fauna and Flora International (FFI). Nguyen also served as a member of the Advisory Group of the Sida (Swedish International Development Agency) Environment Fund in Vietnam from 2006 – 2008.
|Nguyen Viet Dung, M.Sc (Human Ecology)
Program Director - Policy and Education
Dung joined PanNature after completing his M.Sc studies in Human Ecology in Belgium. He was the senior environmental education program officer of WWF Indochina and involved in many natural resource management projects throughout Vietnam. Dung also co-authored a series of publications on environmental education and communication in Vietnamese and English.
|Hoang Xuan Thuy, B.Sc (Environmental Science)
Program Director – Field Projects and Technical Support
Hoang Xuan Thuy has been involved in many conservation initiatives throughout Vietnam. He was a researcher with the Owston’s Civet Conservation Program in Cuc Phuong National Park before joining PanNature. Thuy has extensive experience working with local communities, forest rangers, and managers of protected areas.Currently, Thuy is studying his M.Sc in Belgium.
|Oliver Krebs, M.Sc (Forest Science)
Oliver Krebs studied Forest Science and Forest Ecology at the Georg-August-University in Göttingen/Germany.After finishing his master degree in Environmental Education in Chile, he gained experience as Development Advisor in Bolivia and Scientific Assistant at the Institut of Environmental Communication (INFU) in Lüneburg/Germany. Before joining PanNature in 2012 as Integrated Expert (CIM) he worked as freelance Consultant on Sustainabilty Communication, Forestry and Climate Change as well as Project Coordinator for Visual Media.
FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION
|Le Van Sinh, Associate Bachelor (Accounting)
Administration and Finance Manager
Sinh joined PanNature in April 2008. Before that time, he was the Vice Director of Hanoi Heat – Refrigeration Co. Ltd. and Vice Director of Dan Phu Si Company. Sinh also served as Vice Chairman of Da Nang Sub-Association of Disable Youth (2005 – 2008 terms).
|Nguyen Huyen Trang, B.Sc (Agronomy), B.A (Finance & Accounting)
Trang graduated from Hanoi Agricultural University and Foreign Trade University. Since her start with PanNature in early 2006, Trang has been involved in field environmental education and training projects in Cat Ba National Park, Thua Thien – Hue, Tuyen Quang, and Lao Cai. She has also been involved in the field assessment of community awareness and behaviors on natural resources in Chu Yang Sin National Park (Dak Lak province). Trang began working with the Finance and Administration Department in 2010.
|Tran Hong Phuong, B.Sc (Landscape Design and Horticulture)
Admin & HR Officer
Phuong graduated with a B.Sc degree in Landscape Design and Horticulture from Ho Chi Minh City University of Agro-forestry. She joined the Editorial Board of ThienNhien.Net in mid-2007 as an intern. She was then promoted to a full-time position with PanNature. Recently, Phuong has begun working with the Finance and Administration Department.
|Do Thi Hong Nhung, B.A(Public Administration)
Do Thi Hong Nhung got her B.A from the National Academy of Public Administration in October 2008. Before joining PanNature, Hong Nhung has worked at different positions, including Human Resource Officer for a telecommunication company and then Executive Secretary for a real estate corporation. She started to work at PanNature since November 2012.
|Do Thi Hai Linh, B.A (Business Administration)
Ms. Linh joined PanNature in late 2006. Linh gained extensive experience in environmental communication and media during her time working for Education for Nature – Vietnam (ENV) as the Resource Development Officer. She co-authored a series of Green Forest magazines for school children and other environmental education publications of ENV. Currently, Linh is responsible for the Communications Department at PanNature and managing the editorial team of ThienNhien.Net.
|Nguyen Thi Thuy Hang, B.A (Russian, major in interpretation and translation)
Editing Manager of ThienNhien.Net
Ms. Nguyen Thi Thuy Hang joined PanNature in late 2008 after almost five years working as an editor and translator at the Center for East-West Cultures and Languages. She is now working as the editing manager of Environmental News and Stories: ThienNhien.Net.
|Phan Thi Bich Huong, M.A (Linguistics)
Editor of ThienNhien.Net
After finishing her undergraduate degree in linguistics at the University of Social Sciences and Humanity (Hanoi National University) in 2006, Ms. Huong worked with several communication companies. She joined the Communication Department of PanNature in October 2009 as an editor of the news website ThienNhien.Net. Huong has just finished her M.A degree in Linguistics.
|Tran Bich Phuong, B.A (International Studies)
Editor of ThienNhien.Net
After finishing an undergraduate degree on International Studies (Faculty of American Studies) at the University of Social Sciences and Humanity (Hanoi National University) in 06/2010, Phuong worked part-time for the Center for Policy and Economic Information (under theVietnam Study Promotion Association) as an editor. She started working as an editor of the news website ThienNhien.Net in April 2011.
|To Thi Bich Ngoc, B.A (English)
Editor of ThienNhien.Net
Ms. Bich Ngoc finished her undergraduate degree of English (major in English interpretation and translation) at the University of Languages and International Studies (Hanoi National University) in September 2011. During her university time, she worked as a collaborator for a media company and VietnamNet online newspaper. Bich Ngoc started working for PanNature from October 2011 as an editor of the news website ThienNhien.Net.
|Hoang Van Chien, B.A (Journalism)
Reporter of ThienNhien.Net
Chien graduated from the College of Radio and Television in 2010. Before joining PanNature, he worked as an independent reporter for many journalism agencies. Chien is now working in the Communication Department as a reporter of the news website ThienNhien.Net.
|Duong Van Tho, B.A (Linguistics)
Reporter of ThienNhien.Net
After finishing his undergraduate degree in linguistics at the University of Social Sciences and Humanity (Hanoi National University) in June 2002, Tho worked for Bac Ninh Newspaper and two communication companies in Hanoi as a reporter and an editor for over nine years. Tho started working for PanNature from September 2011 as a reporter of the news website ThienNhien.Net.
|Tran Thi Thanh Thuy, M.Sc (Environmental Engineering and Management)
Ms. Tran Thi Thanh Thuy started working in the Environmental Policy Program of PanNature in November 2009 after seven years of experience in the Center for Environmental Protection and Chemical Safety of the Institute of Industrial Chemistry. Ms. Thuy got her B.Sc degree in Food Engineering from Hanoi University of Technologies in 2002. She finished her M.Sc in Environmental Engineering and Management in Asian Institute of Technology (Bangkok, Thailand) in 2008.
|Nguyen Thi Hai Van, B.Sc (Environmental Science)
Ms. Nguyen Thi Hai Van graduated from the Department of Environmental Science of Hanoi National University of Natural Sciences. She joined PanNature in September 2008, right after her graduation from university. Van currently works as the coordinator of the Policy Program with intensive focus on studying and analysing contemporary laws and legislation on environmental protection and natural resources in Vietnam.Currently, Van is studying in Netherlands for her M.Sc.
|Nguyen Huu Dung, PhD (Forestry)
Forest Policy Analyst
Nguyen Huu Dung finished his B.Sc from Vietnam University of Forestry, M.Sc from Australian National University (ANU) and PhD from Seoul National University (SNU). He is the author of different academic papers published on both domestic and international scientific journals. His current main research themes include ecological economics, forest ecosystem services, and REDD+.
|Nguyen Hong Anh, M.S. (Rural Sociology)
Ms. Hong Anh joined the Policy Research Department in PanNature after earning a Master’s degree at the Ohio State University (USA) in 2012. She also had two years working in community development at Social Policy Ecology Research Institute (SPERI).
|Tran Thi Thanh Hai, B.Sc (Environmental Science)
Hai started fresh with PanNature right after finishing her B.Sc in Environmental Studies in Hanoi University of Natural Sciences. She formally worked as a science editor for the news website ThienNhien.Net before moving to the Environmental Policy Department in late 2010.
|Nguyen Duc To Luu, M.Sc (Soil Biology)
Mr. Nguyen Duc To Luu got his B.Sc in Agriculture (major in Soil Science and Agrochemistry) and M.Sc in Agriculture (Diploma with honours, major in Soil Biology) in Moscow State University, Russia. In addition, he also got his B.A (major in English) from Hanoi University for Foreign Studies. Mr. Luu has nearly 15 years of experience working in different organizations, including Post-Harvest Technology Institute, Center for Plant Biotechnology, Central Forest Seed Company, and Trading House Rollton (Moscow, Russia) before joining PanNature in November 2009. He is currently a member of the International Conifer Conservation Program and Hanoi Horticulture’s Association.
|Dang Xuan Truong, B.Sc (Agriculture)
After graduating from Hanoi University of Agriculture in 2008, Dang Xuan Truong worked as a researcher at the Center for Participatory Irrigation Management (CPIM) under the Vietnam Academy for Water Resources for two years. He then moved to work at a private company and served as Head of Technical Department before joining PanNature in late 2012.
|Phan Van Thang, B.Sc (Agro-Forestry)
Thang graduated from Vietnam University of Forestry in 2008. Before joining PanNature, Thang worked as an Environmental Education and Ecotourism Officer of Binh Chau- Phuoc Buu Protected Area (Vung Tau province). Thang started working for PanNature in June 2010 as a project officer in Hoa Binh province.
|Nguyen Xuan Lam, B.Sc (Business Administration)
After graduating from Vietnam University of Forestry in 2001. Lam worked for 07 years for several Vietnamese and International non-governmental organizations as a project officer or researcher. Lam is now working in the Resource Governance Department as a project officer in Ngoc Son- Ngo Luong Protected Area in Hoa Binh province.
|Tran Van Su, B.Sc (Livestock Engineer)
Su graduated from Hanoi Agriculture University in 2009. He worked for 04 years for the Research Center for Population Development, Society and Environment (CPSE) before joining PanNature. He started working in the Resource Governance Department in June 2010 as a project officer in Ha Giang province.
|Nguyen Huu Minh, B.Sc (Forestry)
Nguyen Huu Minh graduated from Vietnam University of Forestry in 2010. After two years working at a community development project in the northwestern area of Thanh Hoa province, Minh moved to work in the Resource Governance Department of PanNature from October 2012.
|Vu Duy Linh, M.A (Tourism and Hospitality)
Community Tourism Officer
Vu Duy Linh finished his M.A in Hotel Management and Hospitality at Taylor’s University in Malaysia. He gained working experience from international hotels such as Melia Hanoi and Saujana Kuala Lumpur. In 2011, he worked as a volunteer in a community-based ecotourism project in the South of Vietnam. He joined PanNature in late 2012. Currently, Linh works as the Community Tourism Officer in Quan Ba (Ha Giang province) and implements project activities within cooperation program between PanNature and Caritas Switzerland.
|Ha Cong Liem
Mr. Ha Cong Liem has worked in PanNature’s field project office in Hang Kia – Pa Co Nature Reserve since early 2009. Before that, Liem worked in Dai Sy Investment and Technology Company as a computer technician . He graduated from Hanoi Technical and Profession College in 2008.
Special Thanks: PanNature would like to thank following individuals for their contribution to the development of the organization: