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PanNature is delighted to announce the appointment of Ms. Nguyen Thi Hai Van as the new Deputy Director in charge of research and policy, officially from May 17, 2019.
In her new role, Ms. Van will provide technical and management leadership in setting priorities and strategy, planning and implementing activities of the Research – Policy Department, as well as assisting the Executive Director to make decisions, and oversee quality of the policy department’s works aligned with PanNature’s strategic direction.
Ms. Van has been with PanNature since 2008. She has developed herself from a policy research officer to policy program coordinator, policy program manager, and advisor before being appointed as the new deputy director.
In each of her previous roles, Ms. Van has made outstanding contributions to the activities of PanNature in general and the Research – Policy Department in particular, including a variety of research, analysis and policy recommendations, especially in the forestry sector.
Van received her master’s degree in Forest Policy and Nature Conservation from the Wageningen University & Research Center, the Netherlands; and currently is a PhD candidate in Environment and Development Studies at the Institute of Geography and Sustainable Development, University of Lausanne (Switzerland).
Van is the successor of Mr. Nguyen Viet Dung, who left PanNature in April 2019.