2017-07-13 02:14:15 | Admin

The human resources of GreenViet is made up of a Scientific Advisory Board and the staff of the center. 

1. Scientific Advisory Board

GreenViet Biodiversity Conservation Centre has been supported by a Scientific advisory board including prestigious scientists and managers:

2. Staff

Ha Thang Long (Phd. of ecology)

Long is working for Frankfurt Zoological Society. He started working in the field of nature conservation since 1999 at Primate Rescue Center,Cuc Phuong National Park. In 2009, he ended the research graduate program curriculum of animal ecology in Selwyn College, University of Cambridge, UK. Field researching in Kon Ka Kinh National Park, Gia Lai brought chance for him to meet the nature lovers like Tinh, Vy, Bao. Since then, the idea of establishing a biodiversity conservation center in Central,Viet Nam was formed. Together with general communities, Long wishes he can preserve primary forests and wildlife animals for the next generations.


Tran Huu Vy (Biology Environmental Major)

Vy graduated from Faculty of Biology and Environmental Science, Danang University of Training and Education in 2006. Up to now, he has had 6 years of working experience in studying Primate conservation project of the Frankfurt Zoological Society (Germany) in the Central Highlands. He is not only a good researcher but also a special one with strong leadership qualities and management. Vy used to be a Secretary Union of the Faculty of Biology and Environment when he was a student. Moreover, he was also a research leader in the field of Conservation Project Grey-Shanked Douc at Kon Ka Kinh National Park, Gia Lai. He was the founder of Hand In Hand and GreenViet clubs.


Le Thi Trang (Bachelor of Environment Engineering)
Head of Commnuication & Education Department

Trang graduated from Danang University of Technology in 2009, majoring environmental technology. After graduation, Trang worked on the project team MacArthur Central and Central Highlands Region of Natural Education Center (ENV), in charge of the area from Quang Tri to Gia Lai province, in investigating wildlife hunting activities, and collaborating with functional agencies to organize communication programs on raising awareness to the community. From April 2013, Trang's reponsible for running community awareness-raising & education campaigns for GreenViet and increasing the participation of the public in Danang on conservation. She works closely with relevant government departments of different levels and schools in Danang to conduct education programs with an emphasis on red-shanked douc langur in Son Tra peninsula. 

Bui Van Tuan (Ecology-environmental Major)
Head of scientific research

Graduated from Danang University of Traing and Education education with Ecology-Environmental major, then he participated in a program to study on Grey-shanked douc langur in Kon Ka Kinh National Park, Gia Lai Province. He also has been a staff of Frankfurt Zoological Society in “Vietnam Primates Conservation Program” for three years (2009 - 2012). Currently, Tuan is the Head of scientific research Department who is in charge of coordinating research and conservation projects.


Dinh Thanh Huong (Master of Education)
Founding member

Huong joined GreenViet at the very first days, and has been in charge of administrator and project officer. Huong also has had many years’ experience working in the field of nature conservation such as being a volunteer of Nhiet Huyet project, Education for Nature ENV Vietnam, an intern at SANCCOB, South Africa. Huong has just graduated from the University of Oulu, Finland in October 2016 as a Master of Arts (Education) about “Learning, Education and Technology”. Currently, Huong has been supporting and consulting GreenViet in communication and education activities. For a long run Huong would like to become an expert in educational designing, focusing on Education for Sustainable Development, with a wish to make effective contribution to GreenViet’s success in saving Vietnam’s nature.


Hoang Van Chuong (Msc. in Elology)

He used to be a team leader of the Education for Natural of Viet Nam Centre (ENV) (2009 – 2011). He has research experience in hunting and trading wildlife in the Central of Viet Nam during the time he work in ENV. During 2012-2014, he managed the project on assessment anthropogenic pressure to primates in Kon Ka Kinh NP, Gia Lai Province (Primate Conservation Inc. Grant). He also has experience on wildlife protection campaign and developing volunteer network. Chuong is now researching the impact of climate change on the distribution and population size of the Annamite crested gibbon (Nomascus annamensis) in Indochina. This research is part of his master degree in Tropical Biology and Conservation in James Cook University, Australia.


Nguyen Thi Tinh (Msc. in ecology)
Communication Officer

Tinh used to be a member of a group carried on the research programme of the grey-shanked Douc langur’s ecological behaviors in Kon Ka Kinh National Park, Gia Lai Province for two years. After that, she joined communication activities to educate and raise the management capacity in the Vietnam Primate Conservation Programme of Frankfurt Zoological Society – Germany. She was also be a member of Education for Nature Vietnam Centre (ENV) in a field research on hunting and trading wild animals in the Central of Vietnam.


Nguyen Ai Tam (Biology-Environmental Major)

Tam participated in a program of researching and preserving the grey- shanked douc langur in Kon Ka Kinh National Park, Gia Lai province. He also studied the distribution and behaviors of the black-shanked douc langur species in Hon Heo Peninsula, Khanh Hoa province. Besides, he took part in a program to study and monitor the primates and small animals. Last but not least, he also joined a training program for Forest Ranger about biodiversity, and other educational programs to raise awareness of local people on conservation.


Tran Ngoc Son (Mcs. in ecology)

He works as a lecturer at Faculty of Biology and Environmental science, Danang University of Training and Education. He has experience of studying on primate conservation and organizing primate conservation training course for students.


Jonathan B. Clayton (PhD)


Hoang Quoc Huy (Msc. in Zoology)


After graduated in 2010 from Hue's University of Education and spent 02 years as a teacher in Quang Binh, Huy went on to study Master of Science in Zoology in the same university from 2012-2014, following his passion for scientific research. Huy's been working with GreenViet since December, 2014 and has participated in different herpetofauna research projects in Son Tra peninsula (Danang), K'bang district (Gia Lai) and Bac Ai district (Ninh Thuan). His role varies from interviewing the locals, night herping, taking photographs, processing and restoring samples to identifying species and writing report. 

Nguyen Thi Ha Trang (Bachelor of Accounting)

Graduated from Ho Chi Minh University of Industry in Accounting - Auditing, Ha Trang has experiences at 3 companies at different positions as administratior, human resources staff, accountant. Ha Trang has joined GreenViet as an accountant cum administrator since February of 2015.


Tran Thi Kim Ly (Bachelor of Natural Resource and Environment Managemnent)
Project Officer

Ly graduated from Danang University of Education in June, 2015, majoring Natural resource and environment management. Since 2012, Ly started join community project in the field, such as climate change, water environment, biodiversity conservation in Gia Lai, Quang Nam and Da Nang. With passion with primate conservation activities, particularly Red- shanked douc langur in Son Tra Peninsula, Ly has 01 years experience as an interns in the Communication - Education at GreenViet BiodiversityConsercation Centre. 

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