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Our people

International qualified experts have been the key to our success. Our people understand the importance of teamwork, accountability and professional ethics.

At the heart of our performance is our dedication and honesty, with emphasis on developing enduring partnerships. That is what we provide, from senior management and our experts to every employee on site.

Nguyen Minh Nghi

Senior Advisor, Project Management

Dr. Nghi M. Nguyen has had more than 25 years of progressive experience in the field or project management on major construction and high-technology projects with leading Canadian and U.S. corporations such as the SNC-Lavalin Inc., Lockheed Martin, and the Canadian Space Agency (CSA).

He has been working as a project management consultant for the CSA on projects associated with the International Space Station (ISS) project, the construction of the largest and most sophisticated engineering facility ever undertaken as well as for SNC-Lavalin International on China’s Three Gorges Dam project, the largest on-going construction project on earth.

Dr Nghi is passionate about training and development that could help build a better management workforce in Vietnam. He had collaborated with VNTower to provide international standard project management training courses to numerous construction enterprises, senior project managers and engineers across the country.

Khong Doan Cuong

Consultant, Geology and Infrastructure

Dr. Khong Doan Cuong has 14 years of experience in construction and project management. He has acquired an in-depth knowledge about geotechnical foundation when working with Golder Associates and extensive experience in structure, geology, tunnel design, underground construction, integration management systems during his time with Faber Maunsell / AECOM.

Dr. Cuong has been awarded Engineering Diploma in Australia, a doctorate degree in Soil Mechanics in the UK. He is also a member of the Institute of British Civil Engineering, Australian Engineering Institute and London Geological Society.

Nguyen Quang Vien

Senior Advisor, Structural Engineering

Dr. Nguyen Quang Vien is one of the leading experts in steel structuring in Vietnam. He is a real talent in seeking the best technical solutions that could help optimise return on investment.

He has nearly 40 years of experience in structural design and construction project management. He had involved in a series of national mega projects such as the North-South 500KV power transmission grid, Phu My and Ca Mau Gas, Phu Quoc Terminal, Noi Bai Terminal 2.

Dr. Vien used to be the Dean of the Civil & Industrial Construction Faculty of the Construction University of Hanoi. He is a member of the National Technical Advisors Council, Vietnam Structure & Mechanical Association and Vietnam Construction Association.

Le Tien Dung

Senior Consultant, Structural Engineering

Dr. Le Tien Dung holds a doctorate degree in Construction Engineering & Project Management from the University of Texas at Austin, USA. He has extensive experience in dealing with the infrastructure construction both in the US and in Vietnam. He is currently the managing director of LEAD Consulting, a project management training arm of VNTower.

Nguyen Van Son

Senior Project Manager

As a Vietnamese Canadian, Son has 40 years experience in project development, project management, industrial construction, mining, infrastructure and high-rise buildings in the US, Canada, Algeria, China, Peru, Morocco and Vietnam.

Son used to work for the world’s leading construction corporations such as Dessau Inc and SNC Lavalin. He is keen to utilise his extensive international experience and leadership skills to provide clients with great confidence in an excellent outcome. Son wants to share his passion with VNTower team in order to further improve the quality of construction management service in Vietnam.

Chung Bac Ai

Consultant, Structural Engineering

Dr. Chung Bac Ai has over 12 years of experience in structural design. He has managed design work for many building projects in Ho Chi Minh City and surrounding areas. He has a Master degree in engineering from Belgium, a doctorate degree in structural engineering from Columbia University, New York. A member of the Vietnam Structural Engineering Association, he is currently Head of Civil and Industrial Construction Department at the Ho Chi Minh Architecture University.

Alvin Rafael S. Solas

Senior Engineering Manager, M&E

Alvin Rafael is a senior technical expert at VNTower, specialising in electrical systems with 30 years of experience in professional design, construction management in the Philippines and Japan.

In Vietnam, he had participated in numerous projects of different sizes such as the A-Class BIDV Tower, Crowne Plaza, Bac Lieu Tower... His strength lies in a professional and disciplined attitude which helps ensure safety for all buildings and operations he had involved. Alvin holds a BSEE in electrical system and is a certified international electrical engineer.

Nguyen The Phung

Senior Advisor, Structural Engineering

Dr. Nguyen The Phung’s strengths include a solid background in underground construction with over 40 years of experience. He is a member of the State Council for Construction Quality Control. Since 2001, Dr Phung has largely focused on the structural engineering for high-rise buildings.

He holds a doctorate degree from Russia and used to be a lecturer at the Construction University. Dr Phung is a great advisor to the engineering team at VNTower and truly is the proof of trust and quality to our clients.