Board of Directors (BOD)
MS. PHAM MINH HUONG – Chairman of BOD
Ms. Pham Minh Huong has been working in the field of finance and banking for over 25 years. She used to hold the position of Chief Business Officer of Capital and Finance at Citibank N.A. She was one of the first members to contribute to the Bank’s operational development. She also contributed greatly to building the foundation and development of SSI Securities Corporation. SSI initially went from a brokerage company with a capital of VND 20 billion to one of the largest investment banking institutions in Vietnam.
As both a major shareholder and the General Director of the company, she has accumulated a lot of experience to form the foundation of VNDIRECT Securities Joint Stock Company. With the desire to build a digital technology company in the financial sector, Ms. Huong has devoted herself to build VNDIRECT to become a securities company with the most prestigious personal customer service on the Vietnamese market today.
Under her leadership, VNDIRECT has been challenged through many ups and downs of business in a fledgling market like Vietnam. She is also a visionary leader and a pioneer in bringing new products to the market. Her contributions have a great influence on the securities community, and the personal prestige of her activities has helped her to be a prestigious leader in Vietnam’s financial market all the time.
MR. DO NGOC QUYNH – Acting General Director / Member of BOD
Mr. Quynh graduated from Hanoi Foreign Trade University with a major in Economics. Mr. Quynh has over 22 years of experience in banking and finance who has been working closely with the bond market in Vietnam since the early days.
He used to hold key positions at the Bank for Investment and Development of Vietnam (BIDV) such as Deputy Director of Department of Capital and Currency Business, General Director of BIDV International Hongkong, Director of Capital and Monetary Business. Besides, Mr. Quynh has been one of the first founders of the Vietnam Bond Market Forum since 2006, and the Vietnam Bond Market Association (VBMA) since 2009. He has held the position of General Secretary of VBMA from 2009 to the present. Mr. Quynh officially assumed the position of Acting General Director for VNDIRECT from January 15, 2020.
MR. VU HIEN – Member of BOD
Mr. Hien is a successful entrepreneur, business administrator, and investor with experience in many areas. With nearly 20 years of experience investing in finance and many years of experience working in the field of commercial services, Mr. Hien led IPA Investments into a multi-sector investment group covering energy, food, medicine, real estate, and finance.
Mr. Hien is also a member of the Board of Directors of a few reputable companies operating in the field of manufacturing and tourism. He is a businessman who contributes greatly to social work to create more human values and a healthy environment for the community.
MR. PHAM LE NHAT QUANG – Member of BOD
Mr. Pham Le Nhat Quang has many years of experience in investment, finance, and securities. He graduated from Banking University of Ho Chi Minh City. From 2011 to present, he has held important positions such as Vice Chairman of Board of Directors of Vietnam Foods, Chairman of the Board of Beta Media Company, and a member of the BOD of Hoa Cam Industrial Zone Investment and Development Joint Stock Company.
Mr. Quang has been a member of the Board of Directors of VNDIRECT Securities Joint Stock Company since April 2016 until now, he has served as a supervisor and adviser of the medium and long-term development strategy for VNDIRECT.
MR.PEKKA MIKAEL NASTAMO – Member of BOD
Mr. Mikael Nastamo is the co-founder, Chief Executive Officer, and Chief Investment Officer of Wipunen Asia, a regulated asset management business headquartered in Singapore.
He has been managing the Wipunen Asia group of companies since 2014 and has 10+ years of experience in the asset management industry.
Having worked with active ownership of publicly listed companies in both Europe and Asia has given him a breadth of experience in shareholder value creation
Mikael holds a Master’s degree in Finance from the Hanken School of Economics, Finland. He is also a member of the Singapore Institute of Directors.
MS. HOANG THUY NGA – Head of Board of Supervisors
Ms. Hoang Thuy Nga graduated from National Economics University with a major in Banking. She has 16 years of experience in financial accounting and corporate restructuring.
She used to work as a Chief Accountant for Qunimex from 1999-2004, as a corporate finance consultant for Saigon Securities Company in 2005.
Ms. Nga used to be an assistant of the Chairman of VNDIRECT’s Board of Directors, and several key positions for VNDIRECT in the first period of operation. Ms. Nga was elected a member of the Board of Supervisors on April 21, 2013.
MS. NGUYEN THI MINH HANH – Member of Board of Supervisors
Ms. Nguyen Thi Minh Hanh graduated from National Economics University with a major in Accounting. She has over 10 years of experience in accounting and finance in large enterprises.
She used to work as an accountant for VTS Logistics Joint Stock Company from 2009-2010. From 2010 to present, she has worked as an Accountant for IPA Investment Group Corporation. Hanh was elected a member of the Supervisory Board from April 23, 2015. She is responsible for supervising and evaluating the business performance of VNDIRECT.
MS. HUYNH THANH BINH MINH– Member of Board of Supervisors
Ms. Huynh Thanh Binh Minh holds a Master’s degree in Economics under the Erasmus Mundus Program funded by the European Commission. She has over 12 years of experience in banking and finance. Ms. Minh is currently an investment specialist for VIGroup.
From April 28, 2012, to the present, she has worked as a member of the Board of Supervisors for VNDIRECT Securities Corporation. She is in charge of supervising and evaluating VNDIRECT’s business performance.
MS. VU NAM HUONG – Director of Finance
Ms. Vu Nam Huong has more than 10 years of experience in banking and finance. She has contributed greatly to building a team of capital businesses and business relationships with financial and banking institutions, which helps VNDIRECT expand its financial business with banking institutions in the market.
She is also one of the young leaders to build careers and collective success for VNDIRECT.