DR NGUYEN TOAN THANG
Former Deputy Governor, State Bank of Vietnam (SBV)
Dr Nguyen joined Vietnam Banks’ Association in July 2016 as Secretary General.
Dr Nguyen started his career in 1979 in Bank for Industry which is directly under State Bank of Vietnam at that time, forming his extensive banking experience in industrial finance for over 6 years.
After completing a PhD in Banking from Humboldt University of Berlin in Germany in 1992, he became Head of Division and then Deputy Director of Economics Research Department, State Bank of Vietnam for the next 5 years.
He then served the next 6 years of his career in Party Central Committee’s Economic Commission, a central committee consulting agency for economic policies and strategies, and 3 more years in the executive board of Lang Son Province before being appointed as Deputy Governor of State Bank of Vietnam from 2007 to 2016, where he was mainly responsible for human resources, IT, and payment system management.