Governance

University Council

As VinUni’s highest governing body, the Council is responsible for representing the interests of founding donors and a diverse group of stakeholders including students, faculty and staff members, government agencies, and members of both Vietnamese and international communities. The ultimate mission of the University Council is to work with the entire university community to develop VinUniversity into the university of excellence, developing talents for the future.

Le Mai Lan, PhD

Le Mai Lan, PhD

Vice Chairwoman, Vingroup JSC

Nguyen Mai Hoa

Nguyen Mai Hoa

CEO of VinAcademy LLC

David Bangsberg, MD, MPH

David Bangsberg, MD, MPH

Provost, VinUniversity
Dean, College of Health Sciences

Nguyen Hong Ha, MS

Nguyen Hong Ha, MS

Chief Academic Operations Officer, Planning & Academic Administration Division, VinUniversity
Fellow, College of Business and Management

Pham Thanh Hao, MS

Pham Thanh Hao, MS

Chief Operations Officer, Support Division, VinUniversity
Fellow, College of Business and Management

Le Thuy Anh

Le Thuy Anh

Chief Executive Officer, Vinmec Healthcare System
Member of the University Council, VinUniversity

Senior Leadership

The VinUniversity’s leadership team, representing the best interests of the University, includes the President, Provost, Vice-Provost, Deans and Heads of Faculty, Vice-Deans, and Heads of Operational and Administrative Units. The VinUniversity organizational structure is based on the principle of hybrid governance, in which administrative and operational support is centralized, and academic units (colleges and faculty) are decentralized, for implementation of the education and research mission of the university. Please click here for the full organization chart.

Le Mai Lan, PhD

Vice Chairwoman, Vingroup JSC

Dr. Le Mai Lan serves as Vice Chairwoman of the Vingroup Joint Stock Company, in charge of Education. In 2013, she was tasked with setting up Vinschool, a not-for-profit K-12 education system, with the goal of becoming a Vietnamese education system based on the highest international standards. Founded in 2013, Vinschool has become the largest education system in Vietnam with a core of quality teachers and robust educational programs.

David Bangsberg, MD, MPH

Provost, VinUniversity
Dean, College of Health Sciences

Vice Provosts & Deans

K. David Harrison, PhD

Vice Provost of Academic Affairs, VinUniversity

Professor, College of Arts and Sciences

Laurent El Ghaoui, PhD

Vice Provost of Research & Innovation, VinUniversity

Dean, College of Engineering and Computer Science

Vu Anh Dung, PhD

Dean, College of Arts and Sciences

John Evans, MBUS, MSc, PhD, FCPA

Dean, College of Business and Management

Vice Deans

Stephen J. Leisz, PhD

Interim Vice Dean, College of Arts and Sciences

Director of New Initiatives, College of Arts and Sciences

Ho Hong Hai, PhD

Vice Dean, College of Business and Management

Senior Lecturer – Faculty of Finance Major, College of Business and Management

Pham Ngoc Nam, Assoc. Prof., PhD

Vice Dean, College of Engineering and Computer Science

Director, Electrical Engineering program, College of Engineering and Computer Science

Assoc. Prof. Le Cu Linh, MD, PhD

Executive Vice Dean, College of Health Sciences

Prof. Le Van Phuoc, MD, MPH

Vice Dean for Medical Education, College of Health Sciences

Dr. Phung Nam Lam, MD, PhD

Vice Dean for Hospital Engagement, College of Health Sciences

Senior Officers

Pham Thanh Hao, MS

Chief Operations Officer, Support Division, VinUniversity

Fellow, College of Business and Management

Tran Thi Thu Hoai, MS

Chief Finance Officer

Nguyen Hong Ha, MS

Chief Academic Operations Officer, Planning & Academic Administration Division, VinUniversity

Fellow, College of Business and Management

Bui Thanh Hanh, MA

Head of Department, Academic Engagement & Student Exchange

Fellow, College of Arts and Sciences

Nguyen Hoang Viet, MBA

Head of Department, Operations

Nguyen Van Anh, ACA, BFP, MA

Head of Department, Alumni, Industry and Development

Fellow, College of Business and Management

Daniel Ruelle, MPM

English Program Director, College of Arts and Sciences

Phung Thi Viet Bac, Asst. Prof., PhD

Head of Department, Research Administration

Faculty, College of Engineering and Computer Science

Minh Do, Prof., PhD

Honorary Vice Provost, VinUniversity

Phan Thi Thuc Anh, PhD

Associate Vice Provost, VinUniversity

Director, Agile Innovation Center

Faculty of Organizational Behaviour & Human Resources Management, College of Business and Management

Pham Hong Hanh

Head of Department, Student Affairs

Nguyen Thi Hong Thai

Head of Department, Admissions Office

VinUniversity Academic Advisory Board Founding Members

The University Academic Advisory Board (AAB) is the principal advisory body on academic (education and research) matters and assists the leadership team to more effectively carry out its mission and main objectives.

David Bangsberg, MD, MPH

Provost, VinUniversity
Dean, College of Health Sciences

Laurent El Ghaoui, PhD

Vice Provost of Research & Innovation, VinUniversity
Dean, College of Engineering and Computer Science

K. David Harrison, PhD

Vice Provost of Academic Affairs, VinUniversity
Professor, College of Arts and Sciences

Assoc. Prof. Le Cu Linh, MD, PhD

Executive Vice Dean, College of Health Sciences

Prof. Le Van Phuoc, MD, MPH

Vice Dean for Medical Education, College of Health Sciences

Pham Ngoc Nam, Assoc. Prof., PhD

Vice Dean, College of Engineering and Computer Science
Director, Electrical Engineering program, College of Engineering and Computer Science

Vu Anh Dung, PhD

Dean, College of Arts and Sciences

Phung Thi Viet Bac, Asst. Prof., PhD

Head of Department, Research Administration
Faculty, College of Engineering and Computer Science

Prof. Pranee Liamputtong, PhD

Professor in Behavioural Science
College of Health Sciences

Hau Lee

Co-Director, Value Chain Innovation Initiative, Stanford University, USA

Jason Picard, Assoc. Prof., PhD

Senior Lecturer, College of Arts and Sciences

Glen N. Gaulton, PhD

Vice Dean and Director of Global Health, University of Pennsylvania, USA

Sanjay Sarma, PhD

Vice President for Open Learning
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA

Susan A Martinis

Vice Chancellor for Research and Innovation, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA

Thuc-Quyen Nguyen

Director of the Center for Polymers and Organic Solids, University of California, USA

Wendy Wolford

Vice Provost for International Affairs, Cornell University, USA