Nam Tran joins Fulbright from Boston Consulting Group (BCG). Nam had been with BCG for 5 years where he was one of the first members of the Ho Chi Minh City office. He is seconded to Fulbright for one year to assist Fulbright University Vietnam in the stage of development.
Working as President’s Chief of Staff, Nam provided high-level support to the President and Governing Board and played a critical role in building President Office, recruiting members of development team, as well as pursuing special projects.
As of March, 2020, Nam is appointed 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 had worked across South East Asia and Middle East in multiple industries, including Consumer Goods, Industrial Goods, Telecom, Energy and Public sectors in both strategy and operation.
His passion for social impact works also led him to work in various topics, such as education, youth and female employment, innovation, sustainability, tourism, and economic development for disadvantaged regions, etc.
Nam graduated from 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 multi-cultural environment, and enjoying a good board game.