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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)

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Thu Nguyen - Managing Director

Thu Nguyen has more than 10 professional years working in the consultant world where she provided clients with government relations, corporate social responsibility and business development advice. She has been representing clients in the Government Affairs works in high level meetings and advocacy activities with Vietnamese Government. She has established influential relationship with related state authorities, ministries and local agencies.

Thu updates clients on Vietnam’s regulation and potential policy changes and provides advice to help clients meet the legislative goals. She demonstrates profound knowledge of Vietnam trade and economy and leads the clients’ advisory projects in developing policy and commercial solutions for entering Vietnam market.

She plays instrumental role in the strategic advisory partnership with IndoChina Capital where she has worked since 2005. She also has substantial experience in working with financial institutions to provide financing for corporate clients when she was with Indochina Capital.

She graduated with B.S. of International Economics from the Foreign Trade University, Hanoi and obtained a M.S in Finance from the University of Nottingham, United Kingdom