We help Clients

Find and Develop Sustainable Partnerships

Navigate Government Relations

Reduce Market Risks

Understand Regulatory Strategies

Implement Corporate Citizenship Programs

Identify and Work with Stakeholders

Problem Solve

Virginia B. Foote founded Bay Global Strategies, LLC in 2011 with the goal to provide clients with critical knowledge and strategic planning for doing business in and with Vietnam. With over 20 years of experience in Vietnam, commendations including the President of Vietnam’s Medal of Friendship (2007), Ms. Foote provides clients with top notch on-the-ground strategic advisory services, stakeholder engagement, and government relations. She has played a pivotal role in normalization with the U.S., Vietnam’s accession to the WTO, and Vietnam’s growing economy. (click to keep reading)



Robert L. Schiffer is CEO and Executive Director of the US Vietnam Trade Council and one of Washington's leading experts on Vietnam’s commercial and political climate.  Mr. Schiffer has broad experience in both in the private and public sectors, ranging from Wall Street to appointments in two White House administrations. His background in financial markets, diplomacy, crisis management, negotiations and trade policy, provides clients with a broad perspective and a dynamic approach to problem solving with both non-profit and for-profit organizations.  (click to keep reading)

Our Clients

Our clients include Fortune 100 companies, major Vietnamese corporations, and small and medium size enterprises and associations. Our team has an excellent track record working with a diverse group of clients and meeting their wide range of needs and goals. We bring our clients knowledge, connections and strategies to help their organizations flourish.

Our work includes:

  • Assisting a global energy company in the design and implementation of a key stakeholders program for investment in a major infrastructure project
  • Providing a global financial services company with a regulatory and stakeholder mapping program
  • Assisting a key sector's association with regional work on government policy for the TransPacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations
  • Developing policy and commercial solutions for a top internet company
  • Designing and implementing a corporate citizenship program with a prominent nationwide Vietnamese association
  • Providing commercial partners and vendor relationships for a top manufacturing company
  • Providing regulatory and policy strategies for a major consumer product importer
  • Marketing a top Vietnamese company looking for new retail brands for growth and partnership

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