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Date: 2020-01-15

Mr. Manoj Menon


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Partner/ Deputy General Director

  • Manoj, Malaysian nationality, is a partner, M&A services of Nexia STT.

  • Manoj is a fellow member of CPA Australia. Manoj also holds a MBA degree from Australia and CISI from the United Kingdom.

  • Manoj has over 26 years in finance and investment advisory sectors.

  • He has held positions as CFO & Finance Director for both private and publicly listed companies in a diversified range of business fields such as breweries, oil field services, building materials, manufacturing, aircraft repair and maintenance services, environmental services, steel fabrication and high-end retailing. He recently acted as consultant CFO for a leading seafood packaging company listed on the Vietnamese stock exchange. Prior to this, he worked as an auditor at one of the world’s largest accounting and audit firms.

  • Over the past decade, he has also advised and provided consultancy services to public and private companies and entrepreneurs in respect of fund raising, corporate structuring & restructuring and the setting up of accounting systems.

  • Manoj is the Director of the CISI (Chartered Institute of Securities & Investment) program at GBCC Company Limited in Vietnam. For the past 7 years he has lectured in Finance & Accounting at undergraduate and MBA level at various Vietnamese universities and also as visiting lecturer at universities with external MBA programs from Switzerland, UK, Taiwan and the Philippines.

  • Manoj has a passion for teaching and training and has used that practical experience in education to get more actively involved in a range of educational development projects. He graduated from leading universities in Australia with an honors degrees in accounting/economics and with distinction in his MBA degree program. He is proficient in six languages including English and Vietnamese.

  • His versatility as a CFO, finance consultant and educationist with exceptional business acumen is of great benefit to our clients and partners interested in doing business in Vietnam.


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Date: 2015-10-23

Ms. Nguyen Huynh Phuong Thao

Nguyen Huynh Phuong Thao

Partner/ Deputy General Director


  • Thao is Deputy General Director and leader of the Tax and Business Advisory Department of Nexia STT - Ho Chi Minh City.

  • Thao is a CPA VN - the official member of the Vietnam Association of Certified Public Accountants (VACPA) and also the Attorney-at-law. She is a BA (Economics), holding the Master of Law (LLM), the Tax Practising Certificate and the Chief Accountant Certificate.

  • With over 18 years of experience in auditing, accounting, tax, legal and business advisory, Thao has involved in many projects of consultancy and structuring the corporate system, group and financial restructuring, tax planning including tax finalisation support, M&A's tax consultancy.  

  • Thao has extensive knowledge of the Vietnamese Accounting Standards (VAS), the International Financial Reproting Standards (IFRS), the Vietnamese legal framework as well, especially in various tax laws, the Law on Enterprises, the Law on Investment etc.

  • Thao specializes and has leading roles in the provision of taxation, finance, accounting compliance services, financial and tax due-diligence services, transfer pricing reports.  She organised intensive training and implementing Double Taxation Agreements' application in Vietnam, advising foreign contractor tax, for numerous clients of BCC, MNCs, foreign-invested enterprises, and local companies in various industries, sectors such as financial services, manufacturing, retail, real estate etc.

Date: 2015-10-12

Mr. Gia Thanh Phong

Gia Thanh Phong HCM

Partner/Deputy General Director


  • Phong is a fellow member of ACCA (UK), a Chartered Accountant of Australia and New Zealand and has also been a member of CPA Vietnam since 2001.
  • Being a dual citizen of both Vietnam and Australia, Phong has opportunities to diversify his education and work experience. Phong completed his tertiary and graduate education in the UK and Australia where he earned a bachelor’s degree and master’s degree in business research. Phong is currently studying at Oxford University, the United Kingdom for the Executive Master of Business Administration program where he earns state-of-the- art knowledge and practice sharing in business at one of the world’s most prestigious universities.
  • Phong has a blended work experience gained from 15+ years of audit and advisory experience with Ernst & Young and PwC in Vietnam and in Australia and 6+ years of hands-on financial and strategic management in the FMCG and real estate industries where he held the positions of director, and deputy general director of finance, accounting, and strategic management. Whilst working in the real estate development industry, Phong led his team, alongside the McKinsey team, successfully formulated and implemented the 10-year business strategy for one of the largest real estate developers in Vietnam.
  • Phong led the team in auditing the statutory and special purposes for clients in various industries from financial services, real estate, education, supermarket, and aviation to manufacturing in Australia including ANZ Australia, Central Bank of East Timor, Ford Australia, Iveco Trucks Australia, Goodyear Dunlop & Tyres Australia, Caterpillar Australia, Grace Australia, Wolpers Grahl Pty Ltd, Centro Retail Group, Pacifica Australia, Robert Bosch Australia, Paspaley Group, Catholic Education Group of Schools, Maningrida Incorporation, NEC Australia Pty Ltd, Aegis Services Australia Pty Ltd, United Voice Australia- Northern Territory Branch, and Styron Australia Pty Ltd.
  • Phong led the team to provide assurance and advisory services to some of the largest corporations in the industry in Vietnam from investment funds, hospitality, and retail to manufacturing such as Dragon Capital, Vietnam Investments Fund, Vietnam Growth Fund, Manulife Progressive Fund, and Vietcombank Investment Fund; Exxon Mobil, Mitsubishi Motors, REE, Kinh Do, Thien Long, Ajinomoto, Heineken & Tiger Beer; Tan Son Nhat Cargo, Saigon Precision, Keppel Land, Accor Group, New World Hotel, Novotel, British Grammar School, and Big C supermarket.





Date: 2015-01-27

Mr. Vo Cong Quyet

Anh Vo Cong Quyet

Partner/ Deputy General Director



  • Quyet is member of VACPA (CPA Vietnam) and member of ACCA UK (ACCA UK).
  • Quyet has over 10 years of working experience in auditing, accounting and tax profession in Vietnam with 2 years working for KPMG and 4 months of working experiences as Audit Director of Nexia office in Sydney, Australia.
  • Quyet has gained an extensive knowledge of the Vietnamese tax system, Vietnamese Accounting Standards, Vietnamese Auditing Standards, Australian tax and accounting system and IFRS.
  • Quyet provided professional auditing, accounting, tax advisory for refunding VAT and explanation after tax inspection for foreign invested enterprises, large local companies in many different industries, such as: manufacturing, trading, retail and service, etc...
Date: 2015-01-27

Mr. Nguyen Viet Manh

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Business Development Partner

  • Manh is CPA Vietnam and CPA Australia - ASA. He holds a Certificate of Chief Accountant and Bachelor degree in Accounting.

  • With 14 years of working experience in audit profession, Manh has collected significant experience in provision of auditing and consulting services for International Donors/ funded projects, INGOs as well as local and international companies operating in Vietnam.

  • Manh has working experience in Vietnam and also other regional countries such as Cambodia, Thailand, Lao PDR and Myanmar.


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