Ha Thu Thanh, Deloitte Vietnam

Madam Ha Thu Thanh is the Chairperson and one of the founders of Deloitte Vietnam. She was one of the first five Vietnamese to study auditing in the United States, became a Certified Public Account (CPA), and made significant contributions to the development of the accounting and auditing sectors in Vietnam.

She has over 35 years of experience in the fields of accounting and auditing, including more than 27 years in corporate governance and providing quality control of services to many large corporations of Vietnam, multinational companies, foreign invested enterprises and listed companies.

In addition to her current position at Deloitte, Madam Thanh holds key roles in a number of organizations including the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI), Vietnam Business Council for Sustainable Development (VBCSD), Vietnam Corporate Governance Initiative (VCGI), Ho Chi Minh City Stock Exchange’s Market Development Advisory Council, Vietnam Women’s Union (VWU), Center for Social Initiatives Promotion (CSIP), Vietnam Association of Certified Public Accountants (VACPA), Vietnam Association for Women Entrepreneurs (VAWE), and Hanoi Association for Women Entrepreneurs (HNEW). She was voted one of the “20 most influential Women Entrepreneurs in Vietnam” by Forbes and the “Asia Pacific Entrepreneur Award” by Enterprise Asia in 2017.

Madam Thanh is also a prestigious lecturer who teaches accounting and auditing courses for government departments and universities. At the same time, she also actively participated in the Committee for the preparation of Auditing Standards and pioneered in applying the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) for businesses in Vietnam.

Madam Thanh was one of the first Vietnamese people to earn an MBA degree from the University of Hawaii. She also holds a number of significant industry qualifications, including a Bachelor of Science in Finance and Accounting, a Bachelor of Law, and Certified Public Accountant in Vietnam and Australia. She also holds a Certificate in Legal Practice.

She is a longtime member and supporter of AmCham Hanoi and looks forward to serving on the board of governors if elected.