Staff

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.

MANAGEMENT BOARD

Trinh Le NguyenTrinh Le Nguyen, B.A (English), Associate B.Sc (Information Technology)
Executive Director
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.
NVDNguyen 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.
HXTHoang Xuan Thuy, M.Sc (Human Ecology)
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. Thuy finished his M.Sc program in Belgium late 2013.

OFFICE ADMINISTRATION

Anh SinhLe Van Sinh, Associate Bachelor (Accounting)
Administration 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).
Hong PhuongTran 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)
Administrative Officer
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.

FINANCE AND ACCOUNTING

NHTNguyen Huyen Trang, B.Sc (Agronomy), B.A (Finance & Accounting)
Finance and Accounting Manager
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.
bichthuyNguyen Thi Bich Thuy, B.A (Accounting)
Accountant
Nguyen Thi Bich Thuy got her B.A in Finance and Banking from the National Univeristy of Economics in 2011. After graduation, she worked as an intern and then program financial staff of Oxfam Hongkong. She then worked for Helpage International as an accountant. Since February 2014, Bich Thuy became a member of Finance and Accounting Department of PanNature.

 

COMMUNICATION

DHLDo Thi Hai Linh, B.A (Business Administration)
Communication Manager
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 Bich HuongPhan 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.
To Bich NgocTo 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 and got his B.A in Journalism from Hanoi National University of Social Sciences and Humanity in 2013. 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 ThoDuong 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.

POLICY

Tran Thanh ThuyTran Thi Thanh Thuy, M.Sc (Environmental Engineering and Management)
Program Manager
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.
van022009Nguyen Thi Hai Van, M.Sc (Forest and Nature Conservation Policy)
Program Coordinator
Ms. Nguyen Thi Hai Van graduated from the Department of Environmental Science of Hanoi National University of Natural Sciences and got her M.Sc from Wageningen University (Netherlands). 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.
Nguyen Hoang Phuong, B.A (Laws)
Program Coordinator
Nguyen Hoang Phuong graduated from Hanoi Law University in 2008 and got layer certificate from the Judicial Academy of Vietnam in early 2012. Before joining PanNature in May 2013, Phuong worked as the Coordinator of the Policy and Legal Program of Education for Nature – Vietnam (ENV) and as legal advisor in several law firms and companies. Currently, Nguyen Hoang Phuong is the Coordinator of PanNature’s Policy Program.

 

ducanhNguyen Duc Anh, PhD (Biology)
Senior Policy Analyst
Dr. Nguyen Duc Anh finished his B.Sc and M.Sc of Environmental Science at Hanoi National University of Natural Sciences, then Ph.D in Biology from the Ibaraki University in Japan. He has involved in different environmental protection activities and assessment of development impacts on ecosystems. His main focus now at PanNature includes biodiversity conservation and extractive industries.
NguyenXuanLamNguyen Xuan Lam, B.Sc (Business Administration)
Program Officer
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 joined PanNature and worked in the Resource Governance Department as a project officer in Ngoc Son- Ngo Luong Protected Area in Hoa Binh province. He then moved to join the policy team in 2012.
Tran Thi Thanh Hai, B.Sc (Environmental Science)
Program Officer
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.

RESOURCE GOVERNANCE

Nguyen Duc To LuuNguyen Duc To Luu, M.Sc (Soil Biology)
Program Manager
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)
Project Officer
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)
Project Officer
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.
TranVanSuTran Van Su, M.Sc (Agriculture)
Project Officer
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)
Project Officer
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.
Ha Cong LiemHa Cong Liem
Project Assistant
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 and is currently studying his B.A in Land Administration.

Special Thanks: PanNature would like to thank following individuals for their contribution to the development of the organization:

  • Nguyen Vu Khoi, Executive Director of Wildlife at Risk
  • Nguyen Hoang Long, M.Sc (Sustainable Development)
  • Pham Quang Tung, M.Sc (Natural Resources Management)
  • Cao Dai Hung, SNV Netherlands
  • Oliver Krebs, CIM/GIZ
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