Nam Tran joined Fulbright from Boston Consulting Group (BCG). Nam had been with BCG for 5 years and was one of the first members of the Ho Chi Minh City office.
Working as the President’s Chief of Staff, Nam provided high-level support to the President and Governing Board and played a critical role in building the President Office, recruiting members of the development team, as well as pursuing special projects.
As of March, 2020, Nam is appointed as Fulbright’s Director of Development and Strategic Initiatives. In his new role, Nam will take the lead on building our fundraising capacity in Vietnam to support and execute one of the most important tasks of the University, working jointly with the leadership team in Vietnam, the fundraising team in the US, and board members.
Nam worked in both strategy and operations across South East Asia and Middle East in multiple industries, including Consumer Goods, Industrial Goods, Telecom, Energy and the public sector.
His passion for social impact also led him to work on varied projects in education, youth and female employment, innovation, sustainability, tourism, economic development for disadvantaged regions, and more.
Nam graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with dual degrees in Mathematics and Civil & Environmental Engineering under Vietnam’s Ministry of Education and Training scholarship.
He likes travelling, working in a multi-cultural environment, and enjoying a good board game.