Thu Nguyen

Head of Investment, Public Equities and Fixed Income

VinaCapital

Profile:

Thu Nguyen is Managing Director and Head of Investment at VinaCapital. In this role, she leads all of the company’s open-ended equity and fixed income funds and segregated mandates for both the domestic and international markets. She is also the Lead Manager of the Forum One – VCG Partners Vietnam Fund (VVF). Thu joined VinaCapital in 2015 to start the firm’s international open-ended fund business. Over the years, she has built up a team of 8 investment professionals and a rigorous investment process with an active, bottom-up approach, focusing on identifying the best growth opportunities within Vietnam’s public equity and bond markets. Prior to VinaCapital, Thu served in various roles at Vietnam Asset Management and affiliated companies, including Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer. Earlier, Thu was portfolio manager with BankInvest Group in Singapore and Denmark, where she comanaged USD500 million worth of Asian equities across a number of products. Thu started her career at DBS Bank and DBS Asset Management in Singapore. During her time with South East Asia’s largest bank, she was selected for leadership training as part of its Management Associate Program. Thu earned a Bachelor of Business Administration (First Class Honors) with a major in Finance from the National University of Singapore and was the first Vietnamese recipient of the Dr. Goh Keng Swee Scholarship by the Association of Banks in Singapore. She was awarded the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Charter in January 2007

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