Dr. Can Van Luc is currently Chief Economist of the Bank for Investment and Development of Vietnam (BIDV) cum Director of BIDV Training School. He is a Member of the Bank Board’s Risk Management Committee and Organizational & Strategy Committee. He is also a Member of the National Fiscal and Monetary Policy Advisory Council since June 2016 and a Member of Vietnam National Committee for Pacific Economic Cooperation (VNCPEC) since September 2016.
Prior to his current position, Dr. Can Van Luc has gone through various positions at the Bank Head Office, including Officer of Foreign Credit, Guarantee services, Trade finance; then Head of International Banking, Head of Securities Department, Director of Trade Finance Center, Deputy General Manager of Transaction Center I, General Manager of Transaction Center III – BIDV, and Senior Advisor to the Group Chairman, Senior Executive Vice President and Director of BIDV Training School.
Prior to his return to Vietnam in early 2009, he was a senior fellow at Harvard Kennedy School and a Hubert H.Humphrey Fellow (under a Fulbright exchange program) in the US during 2007-2009. In 2008, he was a visiting scholar at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in Washington D.C and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. In 2003, Dr. Luc Can was the only Vietnamese to have received the prestigious Australia-Asia Award for his doctorate program. He was also Chairman of the Vietnamese Graduates from Australia Club (VGAC) during 2001-2003. He was involved in teaching (banking-finance courses) for Master’s programs at Monash University (Australia) and Boston University (the US) during 2004-2008. He is also a frequent guest speaker for various TV reports, issues on economics, banking-finance, and economics/finance conferences.
He has a number of articles published in the Journal of Financial Services Research, Journal of Asia-Pacific Economy, China Economic Review, and Journal of Asset Management. Dr. Can Van Luc holds an MBA and a Doctor of Business Administration – DBA (major in Finance) from Monash University, Australia, both under the Australian government scholarships. He has received numerous achievement awards for his outstanding academic performance in his university and MBA studies, and for his management role at BIDV.
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