Nguyen Xuan Minh, CFA
Minh has 20 years of investment and fund management experience in Singapore and Vietnam. Prior to co-founding VAM in 2006, Minh was with Franklin Templeton Investments for greater than 9 years. He joined Templeton Emerging Market Group, led by Dr. Mark Mobius, in 1997 as an Investment Analyst and subsequently, Chief of Representative Office for Templeton in Vietnam. Relocated to Singapore in 1998, Minh remained with Templeton till December 2006 as the Senior Vice President of the Group.
During his time at Franklin Templeton Investments, Minh was involved in co-managing a number of public and private equity funds. He was also involved in analyzing and evaluating many private and public investment opportunities in Taiwan, Korea and Vietnam. Being the technology sector analyst for the Group, Minh reviewed investment recommendations of technology companies in emerging markets. He was also a member of the Group's South East Asian Review team, which reviews investment recommendations by the analysts in the region. Minh is currently Chairman of Techcom Securities and sits in the Board of Directors of some other Vietnamese companies.
Minh earned a Master of Science in Engineering from Gubkin Russian State University of Oil and Gas in Moscow under full government scholarship and a Master degree in Applied Finance and Investment from the Securities Institute of Australia. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Charterholder and a licensed fund manager in Vietnam. He speaks Vietnamese, English and Russian.