Phuong manages strategic communications among BGA’s leaders, identifies ways to improve the efficiency of the firm’s processes, advises the CEO on priorities and maintains his schedule.
Phuong earlier served as BGA’s research director for South Asia and Vietnam, where she worked closely with the company’s teams in Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Vietnam to perform research and analysis on a wide range of issues in those countries. Before that, she led efforts to track trends and government policies at the BGA Vietnam office, where she conducted research, utilized her far-reaching networks and facilitated client engagement with key officials.
Prior to joining BGA as a public relations and communications officer in 2010, Phuong worked on the financial analysis team at IBM Vietnam. She had experience in marketing and branding strategy in the real estate market and also served in the president’s office of a leading state-owned insurance company in Vietnam.
Phuong graduated with honors from the Thunderbird School of Global Management in Arizona with a master’s degree in global management and received a bachelor’s degree in international economics from the Foreign Trade University in Vietnam.