Nam Tran is the Director of Development and Strategic Initiatives, in charge of building Fulbright’s fundraising capacity in Vietnam to support and execute most important and prioritized tasks of the University. He works jointly with the leadership team on major gifts and special strategic projects.
His passion for social impact led him to work on varied projects in education, youth and female employment, innovation, sustainability, tourism, economic development for disadvantaged regions, and more. Coming to Fulbright, he wants Vietnamese young people, especially his new-born son to have a choice of world-class education in Vietnam.
Before joining Fulbright, Nam worked at Boston Consulting Group (BCG). Nam had been with BCG for 6 years and was one of the first members of the Ho Chi Minh City office. Nam worked in both strategy and operations across Southeast Asia and Middle East in multiple industries, including Consumer Goods, Industrial Goods, Telecom, Energy and the public sector.
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.