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)

Strategic Advisory Services

We provide advisory services to help our clients understand and navigate the full business and government environment in Vietnam and beyond. Bay Global Strategies is uniquely qualified to serve as a bridge for companies looking to expand into Vietnam or to grow from Vietnam to a global market.

With decades of on-the-ground experience and local knowledge, we understand the challenges and work to find solutions for businesses and associations looking to establish or grow their business in Vietnam. We work with our clients to develop and execute a strategic plan to reach their goals and create lasting value.

We bring a unique approach to every client and context, working to design solutions to meet our clients' needs. We help you:

  • Build Strategic Relationships
  • Develop Business and Marketing Plans
  • Identify Target Customers and Shape Messages
  • Identify Strategic Partners
  • Execute a Stakeholder Engagement Plan
  • Research Financing Terms and the Best Capital Structures
  • Effectively Connect with Government
  • Implement Corporate Responsibility Projects
  • Engage with Media and Public Relations
  • Create Trade and Investment Solutions
  • Provide Foreign Trade Advisory Services
  • Supplement Manufacturing and Operations Management

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