Nguyen Trong Hoai is a Professor at the University of Economics Ho Chi Minh City (UEH)…Former in 1990s, he obtained M.A. and Ph.D. in Economics from University of Colombo, Sri-Lanka. He favors his research in sustainable development, education internationalisation, green growth, green behavior, public health, regional development and smart cities. He currently serves as Vice President of UEH in the areas of international relations and academic research. He has now been assigned as a member of the Center of Education Accreditation by Vietnam National University Ho Chi Minh City (VNU-HCMC). In addition, he is a Director of the Vietnam-Netherland Programme for Master of Development Economics, a joint programme between UEH and the International Institute of Social Study at Erasmus University Rotterdam and he has also been appointed as a member of the editorial advisory board of the Journal of Asian Business and Economic Studies (JABES) at UEH. Importantly, he is one of the key members in a strategic consulting committee for the HCMC Municipal Administration (People’s Committee).
Well-respected of his excellent research ability and educational background, Prof. Dr. Nguyen has published more than 60 academic articles on the national scientific journals as well as international high ranking scientific journals. He has successfully transferred several applied research projects on competitiveness, supporting industries, public health, regional development, and education internationalisation to policy makers both at the provincial and national levels in Vietnam He often delivers key notes for a wide range of national/international conferences on sustainable development, education internationalisation and accreditation.