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Overview

Through 20 years of development (1999-2019), Nguyen Hoang became an education group with many schools, universities and member companies.

By placing people at the center of life, NHG has invested with enthusiasm, creating a complete education ecosystem from kindergarten to PhD., from international integration model, bilingual model to complete international model, including 50 campuses in 18 provinces and cities, with more than 65,000 students and more than 3,000 employees.

Respect and love of people, strong and consistent in determination, financial transparency, professional in management and training, NHG proves that, thanks to education, a developing country like Vietnam will not only step into the global community confidently, but also reach out strongly in the future based on education.

BOARD OF LEADERS

On a thousand-mile voyage, the knowledge ship of NHG reached out to the big sea, with a wide vision and a passionate mind, the board of directors operated, directed and developed the NHG education system in a diversified, comprehensive and superior way. During its 20 years of establishment and development, the steering wheel of NHG has always been firm in accordance with the Human education philosophy – a guideline for all activities, from which to continuously serve and contribute to the society.

Ms. Hoang Nguyen Thu Thao – Master of Arts, finance

CEO

M.A. in finance – Columbia Southern University (USA)

“Nguyen Hoang Group has been accelerating toward new heights, with more new schools built, more international collaboration programs signed, allowing many paths for development and providing a brighter future for the system’s students. The aforementioned outcomes have been generated by not only the hands and minds, but also the hearts of staff, colleagues, teachers, and students’ strenuous efforts to study diligently, all accompanied with parents’ sincere trust and contribution.” - Ms. Hoang Nguyen Thu Thao, CEO.

Dr. Dinh Quang Nuong

Deputy CEO, information technology affairs

Dr. Dinh Quang Nuong holds a PhD in math & computer science from the University of Bath (UK) and received a BSc in computer engineering from the Denmark Engineering Academy.

Dr. Dinh Quang Nuong has held various senior executive positions in: banking; investment; assurance; operations; IT. With a career spanning over 30 years, he has worked in countries such as: Denmark; UK; Hong Kong; Singapore; Vietnam.

Associate Professor, Dr. Thai Ba Can

Deputy CEO, university development affairs​

A member of the standing committee of Vietnam Mechanics Association and Chairman of HCMC Mechanics Association.

Doctorate of solid mechanics at Bacu General University (Soviet Union).

Associate Professor Dr. Thai Ba Can has been teaching since 1976 and holding many positions of senior management in education.

Associate Professor Dr. Thai Ba Can was the principal of the HCMC University of Technology and Education, vice president of the Vietnam Mechanics Association (2003-2013), president of Hong Bang International University (2015-2018).

Associate Professor, Dr. Ho Thanh Phong

Deputy CEO, President of Hong Bang International University (HIU)​

Associate Professor Dr. Ho Thanh Phong has 36 years of experience in education at university level.

He was principal of the International University (VNU-HCMC), deputy director of management board of HCMC Hi-tech Park, head of training department of VNU-HCMC and deputy principal of the University of Technology (VNU-HCMC).

He was awarded many noble titles for his contributions in national education, including the Teacher of People (2018) and Labor Medal 2.

Dr. Tran Xuan Thao

Deputy CEO, research & development affairs

Dr. Tran Xuan Thao holds a Ph.D. in educational administration from the University of Pennsylvania (USA), a master’s degree in English language teaching from the University of Canberra (Australia) and a bachelor’s degree from the Hue College of Education.

He was the director of the Fulbright Program in Vietnam. Since 1998, he has served on many professional education administrations in many organizations, institutions and universities.

He was awarded the State Honorary Certificate of Excellence by the US Department of State.

Dr. Do Manh Cuong

Deputy CEO, K-12 academic affairs

Dr. Do Manh Cuong has more than 9 years in the position of director of research and development at the Institute for Professional Education and over 13 years of teaching and management at the Ho Chi Minh City Pedagogical University.

Professor, Dr. Mai Hong Quy

President of Hoa Sen University (HSU)​

Professor, Dr. Mai Hong Quy graduated from the General University of Lomonosov, Law major.

With 30-year experience in higher education, Professor, Dr. Mai Hong Quy had many contributions as the president of University of Law (2006-2018) and currently the president of Hoa Sen University (HSU) in 2017-2022 term. In addition, Professor, Dr. Mai Hong Quy is also an arbitrator of the Vietnam International Arbitration Center and a standing member of the Central Committee of the Vietnam Lawyers' Association.

She was awarded many honors at state level, such as: certificates of merit from prime minister, chairman of HCMC People’s Committee, minister of MoET in many continuous years; the medal of “For the Youth”; the medal of “For Education”; the title of “Teacher of Excellence” (2012) and labor medal class III (2016); etc.

Professor, Dr. Nguyen Loc

President of Ba Ria – Vung Tau University (BVU)​

Professor, Dr. Nguyen Loc graduated with a Pressure Engineering in Metal Processing from National Research University of Science and Technology, Moscow and received his PhD. degree in Theory and Educational History in 1988 at the Russian Academy of Education. He was appointed Professor of Education in 2010.

Professor, Dr. Nguyen Loc has over 40 years of experience in education and training, held many national and international positions from teaching, research to education management, as well as in public and private education.

Currently, Professor, De. Nguyen Loc is a member of the Council of State Professors in Education.

Dr. Ha Huu Phuc

President of Gia Dinh University​ (GDU)

Former director of the Ministry of Education and Training in Ho Chi Minh City and former deputy chief inspector of the Ministry of Education and Training.

Dr. Phuc graduated with a Bachelor of Laws from the People's Police Academy, then earned a PhD in law from the Russian Ministry of Civil Affairs (Russia).

He was also a senior investigator and deputy president of the Post-graduate Training and Enhancement training department of the University of the People's Police.

Dr. Vu Thi Phuong Anh

Director of Education Quality Assurance

Doctor of Educational Measurement and Evaluation (La Trobe University, Australia, 1998).

Dr. Vu Thi Phuong Anh started teaching in 1983 and has held many management positions in universities.

She has held the position of director of the Center for Testing and Quality Assessment of the National University of Ho Chi Minh City, and is currently a member of the executive board of the Viet Tesol Association (VTA).

Ms. Hoang Thi Le Trinh – Master of Arts, finance

Director of Finance​ Department

Ms. Hoang Thi Le Trinh holds a master’s degree in corporate finance and accounting from France. She has over 20 years of experience in the field of finance and accounting. She has held the position of chief accountant and financial controller of many large French companies such as, AFFIN (Paris) and RIVP.

Ms. Nguyen Thi Cam Le

Director of Organization - Human Resources Department

Ms. Nguyen Thi Cam Le has 9 years of holding the position of deputy chief of HCMC Young Business Association, and many years of experience in the field of human resources management.

Ms. Tran Thuy Tram Quyen

Director of Branding - Communications Department

Ms. Tran Thuy Tram Quyen has more than 18 years working in the field of media, managing and executing social media projects in the health care industry for southern provinces.

From 2013 – 2017, she held the deputy chief editor position of Health&Life magazine (representative of Vietnam Ministry of Health).

Ms. Quyen was awarded Merit of Vietnam Prime Minister in 2015.

Ms. Le Nguyen Trung Nguyen – Masters of Arts

Director of K-12 market strategy department

Graduated with a master’s degree in leadership and educational management from RMIT University, she has over 17 years of experience in education with a senior management and held leadership role in many educational systems, such as: deputy director of Quality Control Center - Educational Research Institute; principal of Vietnam – Australia International School (campus 3/2) and managing director of the Mathnasium Vietnam. 

By 2016, she joined Nguyen Hoang Group as managing director of UK Academy international bilingual school, which encourages students to pursue their passion for success and to shine their light.

In February 2019, she officially became the director of K-12 marketing strategy department of NHG.

Mr. Nguyen Ngoc Tuan – Master of Arts

Director of Project Development & Management

Mr. Nguyen Ngoc Tuan has over 10 years of experience working in the education sector.

He has held positions as UNWS Global Project manager, University of New South Wales (Australia), representative of La Trobe University (Australia) in Vietnam.

Mr. Truong Cong Tuan

Director of Truong Hoang Production & Distribution of School Equipment Company

Mr. Truong Cong Tuan graduated from mechatronics engineering at HCMC University of Technology in 1999. He held management positions in many international electronics manufacturing companies.

In 2005, he established Truong Hoang Manufactoring & Trading JSC., specializing in producing and supplying school equipment for domestic and foreign educational organizations.

In 2017, Truong Hoang has become a member of Nguyen Hoang's education ecosystem. Mr. Truong Cong Tuan still holds the position of Director of Truong Hoang Production & Distribution of School Equipment Company.

Ms. Deborah Lucille Radel

Director of International Program at IEC Quang Ngai

Ms. Deborah Lucille Radel has 20 years of experience working and professional managing at some high schools in the US (teacher at Saint Francis Episcopal Day School, Head of Science Department at Tampa Catholic High School, Florida) before working in Vietnam in a variety of roles, from teaching to leadership and management (Science teacher and Head of Science Department at Vietnam Australia International School).

She has master degree in education from Western Governors University. She has gained AP Certification at Florida State University and College Board, certificate in professional education issued by Harvard Graduate School of Education, Educational Leadership ACT Diploma, Cambridge A-level and IGCSE certifications. She also used to be Cambridge Exams Center Director.

Mr. Nguyen Tan Canh – Master of Arts

Deputy General Principal of the International Education City – IEC Quang Ngai

Mr. Nguyen Tan Canh, master in education management, previously held many positions, such as: Principal of Vo Nguyen Giap High School (2011-2016), Principal of Le Khiet High School for the gifted (2000-2011) and other positions in teaching and management in Quang Ngai province.

He received certificates of merit from the Provincial People's Committee, Ministry of Education and Training and the Prime Minister for his contribution throughout 40 years of working in education.

With his management experience at senior levels in education, Mr. Nguyen Tan Canh is holding the position of deputy general principal of the International Education City – IEC Quang Ngai.

Mr. Mike Miller – Masters of Education

Vice Principal of International Schools of North America (SNA)​

Mr. Mike Miller has 20 years of experience working in many international schools around Asia and Europe, in a variety of roles, from teaching to leadership and management.

He has gained invaluable experience with International Baccalaureate (IB), Cambridge International Education (CIE) and has been directly involved in accreditation and authorization processes with IB and CIS (Council of International Schools).

Mr. Alexander Ricardo Hoyte – Master of Arts

General Principal of the system of UK Academy​ (UKA)

A post-graduate from Cardiff University in 2012, Mr. Alexander Ricardo Hoyte developed his knowledge and experience of psychological and sociological disciplines with regards to human cognitive development, pedagogy, child development.

In addition, he has gained over 7 years’ experience working as a senior social worker within the UK court system and for UK government in assessing, supporting and working with children, adults and families with a variety of complex needs.

Mr. Simon Spicer – Masters of education

Academic Director, International programs at UK Academy

Mr. Simon Spicer’s experience includes senior management and Psychology before entering his education career after graduating with a Post Graduate at Oxford Brookes University.

Prior to coming to Ha Long, he worked for 6 years in China where he opened 2 new schools and he has visited or worked in over 35 countries.

Mr. Simon has experience of the UK national curriculum, International Baccalaureate (IB) accreditation and authorization as well as the Cambridge programs.

Mr. Francis Radano Jr – Master of Education

Academic Director, international programs at iSchool

Mr. Francis has worked as a professional educator in Vietnam for 15 years, as the Academic Director of an international language school and founding principal of two international schools in HCMC designed for Vietnamese students, before working at iSchool Nha Trang.

An American educator for over 25 years prior to living and working in Vietnam, Mr. Francis was a teacher and program developer in a large, American urban school district where he worked at a multi-cultural high school for artistically talented students using drama, television and the performing arts to teach writing. He believes that EFL students can succeed in Academic English only when literacy is major part of their foundation. He encourages iSchool teachers in the use of project-based  activities and Content-Language Integrated Learning (CLIL), and emphasizes a strong home-school partnership.

Ms. Ma My Loan

General Principal of the system of Saigon Academy kindergarten (SGA)

Ms. Ma My Loan has over 10 years of experience in the field of early childhood education.