Future Business Models
Shaping Tomorrow

July 7, 2022
9:00 -12:00 VNT | 10:00 - 13:00/ SGT

Languages: English & Vietnamese (Simultaneous Interpreting)
Ngôn ngữ sự kiện: Tiếng Anh & tiếng Việt (Phiên dịch đồng thời)

Redefining Sustainable Business

Sustainability business model has never been more important than it is today, the pandemic has sped up a wide range of issues and new trends, including board leadership, ESG and the adoption of digital technologies as well as business model transformation.

The era of stand-alone sustainability strategies, with subsequent integration of sustainability into company strategy, needs to end and the creation of resilient business strategies that take sustainability as the foundation needs to begin.

Digital transformation have taken centerstage in the overall business strategy and ways of working of brick and mortar businesses. While some early adopters have built their businesses with digital strategies from the get-go, some were agile enough to quickly make the necessary digital pivots.

Join us to learn about digital strategies and governance frameworks from digital transformation journeys and transformative business models.


09:00 Welcome Message
Mr Han Manh Tien (Chairman VACD) & Mr Azman Jafaar, Vice Chairman CABA

Keynote: New Global Business Normal Post-Covid Period
Speaker: Victor Tay - CEO China ASEAN Business Alliance

09:35 Panel Discussion 01: Digital Transformation of Brick and Mortar Businesses
Panelists: (1) Ms Trinh Lan Phuong (2) Mr Pang Ti Wee (3) Mr Hoang Manh Thang (4) Mr Ngo Dinh Duc
Moderator: Victor Tay - CEO China ASEAN Business Alliance 

10:45 Panel Discussion 02: Transformative Business Models / Business Models for Sustainability
Panelists: (1) Mr Seyed Mubarak (2) Mr Hoang Duc Hung (3) Mr Dang The Duc (4) Philip Ommen
Moderator: Mr. Teng Theng Dar, Founding Chairman, Asia Entrepreneurs Exchange

11:55 Closing Remark
Mr Nguyen Ngoc Bach (Vice-Chairman - VACD)

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Featured Speakers

Han Manh Tien

Vietnam Association of Corporate Directors

Azman Jafaar

Deputy Chair of CABA
Managing Partner

Teng Theng Dar

Founding Chairman, Asia Entrepreneurs Exchange

Nguyen Ngoc Bach

Vice President
Vietnam Association of Corporate Directors

Victor Tay

China ASEAN Business Alliance

Trinh Lan Phuong

Founder & Chairwoman of Bibo Mart
Founder of BonBon

Hoang Manh Thang

Associate Partner
EY Vietnam

Syed Mubarak

Vice President - Sustainability & Technology |Entrepreneur| Digitalization | ESG

Hoang Duc Hung

President of IIA Vietnam's Founding Committee, Chairman of CGS Vietnam, Board Member of Gentis Jsc.

Pang Ti Wee

Director RHT DigiCapital

Dang The Duc

Vice President & Secretary General
Vietnam Independent Directors Association (VNIDA)

Philip Ommen

Head of APDC (Hospitality Consulting & Asset Management)

Ngo Dinh Duc

Head of Southern - VACD
Founder & CEO
POCD Corp.

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Thang Manh Hoang is currently Associate Partner, Business Development, Consumer Sector Leader, Ernst & Young Vietnam Limited.

Thang has almost 25 years of working experience in the areas of expertise, mainly including auditing, corporate and financial restructuring, growth strategies, transaction advisory and M&A, and business and technology transformation. He has been working with leading businesses in various sectors and diverse types of investment.

He holds a Bachelor of Finance and Accounting degree and is a Certified Public Accountant (VACPA).

Hoang Hung is member of North Vietnam Advisory Committee of CPA Australia (2019-2021) a Council member of the Vietnam Corporate Governance Initiative (VCGI). He has more than 26 years of professional experience in advisory and auditing at Big 4 companies in South-East Asia, Australia and the US. He is currently the Founder and Chairman of CGS Vietnam Enterprise Governance Consultancy Limited and the Chairman of Gentis Joint Stock Company (term of 2021-2025).. He consulted on numbers of World Bank-funded projects such as technical preparation for issuance of a Decree on Internal Audit by the Ministry of Finance (Decree 05), internal audit capacity building for the Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Transport, Ministry of Construction and the State Bank of Vietnam as well as develop guideline and principle for financial supervision for state enterprises (Decree 61). Hung has a MBA degree in international finance from Oxford Brookes University (UK) and is a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) and member of the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA). He used to be a fellow member of ACCA, VACPA and currently is a member of CPA Australia. He is also qualified as Certified Family Business Advisor (CFBA) under Family Firms Institution (FFI)’s professional programs.

A Singaporean having worked with Japan, US, Indonesia and Singapore MNCs, he has accumulated over 40 years of senior management experience covering 12 different countries in Asia, and also in Australia and the Middle East Region.

In his years of professional career, he spent ten years each in Japan and Indonesia, over four years each in Malaysia and Australia managing businesses in multiple sectors: FMCG, commodities trading, agri-food (plantation & manufacturing), F&B, ICT and system integration, Energy-saving solutions & products, as well as infrastructure and construction.

In recent years, he has been actively engaged in agritech projects related to aquaculture and agriculture businesses.

Prior to joining Deloitte Consulting, Huy has over 30 years of advisory and direct management-operational experience, including holding CxO positions, at multi-billion dollar private and public firms in FMCG, retail, consulting, asset management, education, and property development industries in Asia and North America.

As an accomplished manager/operator, Huy has designed, installed and run entire enterprise value chain from procurement to point of sales for consumer packaged goods, F&B as well as property development and education businesses. To further improve these firms’ operational effectiveness, he has initiated major digital transformational work to expeditiously take a business to the next level of its organizational life cycle by way of rapid sales growth, operational excellence, and having robust and scalable decision support systems so that challenges/opportunities are identified early, decisions are made timely and actions are delivered decisively with measurable outcomes and sustainable impact
Huy possesses degrees in Law (Doctorate) from Chicago-Kent College of Law, Finance (MBA) from Illinois Institute of Technology, and Economics (BA) from California State University – Long Beach

Chairman of Vietnam Association of Corporate Directors (VACD), General Editor of “Management Magazine”, Director of Manager Magazine Corp., Director of Concetti Consult Co., Director of an Institute Training & Research of Management (VIM), Director of Information & Technology Management Informa Co.
- Dr. Tien was born in 1950. He was graduated from IASI General University, majoring in mathematics, and then became a research student at Russia Academy of Sciences. Dr. Tien has many years of experience in Sciences & Industrial Ministry.
- Dr. Tien is a seasoned specialist in management & consulting field, developing institutional design and restructuring organization.  

Mr Bach is the founder of AsiaInvest Group. He is a gifted expert with nearly 30 years working in corporate governance and finance, of which, over 11 years as Chief Financial Officer for Multinational Corporations and Telecommunication Firms such as TNT, Hutchison Telecom, HT Mobile.

Mr. Bach is Director of Alliance of International Corporate Advisors (AICA) in 2012 - 2013; Area President for Asia of International Association of Financial Executives Institutes (IAFEI) in 2011 - 2013, Board Member and Vice Chairman of Vietnam Association of Corporate Directors (VACD) in 2019-2023; Founding Chairman of Vietnam CFO Club (VCFO), Board member of Viet Nam National Real Estate Association (VNREA) 2016 – 2021, Advisory Panel Member of China-ASEAN Business Alliance (CABA) 2019 – 2021.

Victor Tay is the Chief Executive Office at Global Catalyst Advisory and also the Managing Director of Stout Asia, Investment Banking group managing on South East Asia office. 
His areas of expertise include corporate strategic development, market entry and expansion strategy, direct investment, M&A and corporate finance advisory, and transaction support. He has assisted a number of Asian companies in going public successfully.

He was Chief Operating Officer of Singapore Business Federation, with an in-depth understanding of global strategic developments, including in China, the United States and Asia. He was Group Director of SPRING Singapore, where he oversaw eight industry sectors comprising of Transportation, Logistics, Environmental, Engineering Services, Biomedical, Chemicals, Education and Business Services in which he had assisted Singapore enterprises in a variety of areas such as M&A advisory, technological R&D, private equity investment and internationalization. 

Quynh is Senior Vice President at Hitachi Vantara Corporation, General Manager at Hitachi Vantara Vietnam Ltd, one of the top software solution services companies in Vietnam. 

Before this current role, he has more than 20 years experiences of general management, services management in IT industry with good track of record in Multi-national Corporation as IBM (General Manager of Software Group, Deputy Country General Manager, Country Manager of IBM Global Services for Indochina Territory), Hewlett Packard (Country General Manager of Imaging & Printing Group), Schneider Electric (General Director of APC by Schneider Electric Company) … 

He has Master Degree in Computer Science & Telecommunication Management at Franco-Polish School of New Information & Communication Technologies in Poland & an MBA Degree from University of Hawaii, at Shidler College of International Business, USA. Quynh also got various leadership & executive education from Boston University and London Business School during his tenure at IBM and Microsoft. 

Mr. Phan Huu Thang was the former General Director of Foreign Investment Agency of the Ministry of Planning and Investment. 

Vice Chairman of Vietnam's Foundation of Promoting Education
Vice-Chairman of Vietnam's Association of Foreign Invested Enterprises (term IV 10/2014 - 10/2018).
Awarded "Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Neck Ribbon" by the Japanese Government in recognition of his important contributions to promoting economic relations between Japan and Vietnam (December 2018)

Mr. Thang is also the Chairman of Vietnam Tourism Property Association, and the Vice Chairman of Vietnam National Real Estate Association.

Ms. Hong Tran is the prestigious 2020 Shining Star category winner at the Channel Asia Women in #ICTAwards2020, which is hosted in collaboration with #IDG. The inaugural virtual awards ceremony was held on 13th October, to recognize and celebrate female leaders in #ICT from Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Philippines, Vietnam, and Myanmar.

Ms. Hong Tran is Founder & CEO of TechXCorp.  Prior to her current position, she was the Vice General Director of CMC SISG and in charge of Country Channel Manager of Hewlett Packard for Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia. Therefore, besides Vietnam, she’s very experience about Indochina.
With over 15 years of in-depth experience in IT industry, specially, she has extensive experience in Vietnam financial market as well as having a strong knowledge about business and customer, she plays an important role in consulting, providing business solutions for creating competitive advantage for banks in the challenge period.

Syed has more than 30 years of strategic leadership experience in ESG/Sustainability, Engineering, Facilities Management, Asset Management and Business development in Asia across multiple business sectors- hospitality, corporate real estate, commercial, industrial, manufacturing, institutional and healthcare. 

Syed currently the Vice President at EPS Singapore to oversee the Sustainability and Technology related businesses and project management. Key focus areas are ESG/Sustainability, Digital Transformation, Decarbonization, Training, Mentoring and Deep Tech development to commercialization. 

Duc is currently the Founder and CEO of POCD Corp., a leading company in Organizational Development Consulting in Vietnam.

Having over 25 years of experience in the field of human resource consulting services, Duc is one of the leading human resources consultant in Vietnam. With an strongly understanding of the domestic labor market, he has built relationships with HR professionals, leading experts in the fields and industries.

Prior to joining POCD, Duc is a successfully lead consultant for many big projects, such as: Vingroup, Truong Hai Auto, Saigon New Port, Vietso Petro, Binh Minh Plastic, Thien Long Group, Eximbank, Tan Tien Plastic, Au A Trading, Ben Thanh TSC, Ben Thanh Tourist, Mobifone, Viettel,Tasco, Thang Long Holding, Thang Long Tobaco, New Toyo, Vinasoy, Cat Loi JSC, Binh Son Refining and Petrochemical, Saigon COOP, VSIP…

H.E. Mai Phuoc Dung is a career diplomat. Prior to his appointment as Ambassador of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam to the Republic of Singapore, he served as the Director-General, Directorate of State Protocol of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Vietnam.

H.E. Mai Phuoc Dung majored in International Relations. He joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 1990. He served as the Third Secretary at the Embassy of Vietnam in Italy from 1998 to 2002, and as Vietnam’s Consul-General in Sydney, Australia from 2011 to 2014. He is married with a son and a daughter.

Ti Wee Pang is the managing director of RHT Digicapital. He graduated from the University of Edinburgh (UK) with a PhD in Environmental Engineering in 2009 and started his career with RHB Securities in Hong Kong.
He has over 10 years of combined experience in fund management and research analyst, focusing in the REITs sector in Singapore and across Asia, particularly in commercial properties.
His responsibilities at RHT Digicapital includes origination of projects, regional investments and risk management, via the deployment of digital assets, tokenization and blockchain.

Over the years, with his vast knowledge in the commercial properties sector and analytical skills, Ti Wee successfully assisted in the listing of several REITs in Singapore and property companies in Indonesia. In addition, Ti Wee is the recipient of several awards including Starmine (Singapore) Best Stock Picker – Real Estate Category in 2013. 

Azman Jaafar is the Managing Partner and one of the founding members of RHTLaw Asia.

Azman was the Chairman of the Executive Committee of SAFRA Jurong Clubhouse and member of the Management Committee of SAFRA. He is also Chairman of the Tanjong Katong Girls School Advisory Committee and he is a member of the Board of Trustees of Industrial & Services Co-operative Society Ltd (“ISCOS”). He is also a serving member of the Management Committee for Home United Football Club (“HUFC”).

Mr. Duc is the founder and Managing Partner of Indochine Counsel. With more than 25 years of experience in business law practice in Vietnam,

Mr. Duc has been recognized as a leading lawyer in Vietnam by various international publications such as IFLR1000, Asian Legal Business, Chambers Global, Legal 500 Asia Pacific, Asialaw Profiles, The International Who's Who Legal, The Expert Guide – The World's Leading Lawyers, and A-List Vietnam's Top 100 Lawyers 2020 & 2021 (Asia Business Law Journal).

Mr. Duc has been and is an independent director of the companies and representative boards of investment funds in Vietnam.

Philip Ommen, Founder of Forte Hospitality Consulting, is a hospitality veteran with over 30 years of experience in hotel operations & marketing.

His career has taken him through some of the world’s leading award-winning hotel brands, including Grand Hyatt, Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts,InterContinental Hotels & Resorts, Radisson Hotel Group and Furama Hotels International; and independent brands and operators, such as Ayana Hotels &Resorts, Best Sunshine International and NagaCorp Ltd.

He has driven successful projects around Asia in hotel rebranding, renovations and repositioning; enhancing brand and asset values; developing high-potential talent; and transforming regions and delivering stakeholder returns in both business, resort and gaming environments.

Philip is a Maître Hôtelier of La Chaîne des Rôtisseurs

Chairman of Vietnam Association of Corporate Directors (VACD), General Editor of “Management Magazine”, Director of Manager Magazine Corp., Director of Concetti Consult Co., Director of an Institute Training & Research of Management (VIM), Director of Information & Technology Management Informa Co.
- Dr. Tien was born in 1950. He was graduated from IASI General University, majoring in mathematics, and then became a research student at Russia Academy of Sciences. Dr. Tien has many years of experience in Sciences & Industrial Ministry.
- Dr. Tien is a seasoned specialist in management & consulting field, developing institutional design and restructuring organization.  

Mr. Duc is currently the Founder & CEO of POCD Consulting Joint Stock Company, an Independent member of the Board of Directors of Saki Corp, and a leading consultant in

He has participated in consulting and training for leading companies such as Truong Hai Auto, Exim-bank, Vingroup, Tan Cang Saigon, Ben Thanh Tourist, Mobifone, Binh Son Refinery, Nghi Son Refinery, Vietsovpetro, Thien Long Group, Viettel, VNPT, Tasco, Thang Long JSC, New Toyo, Tasco, Vinasoy, Cat Loi, Saigon COOP, VSIP, Deo Ca Group, etc.