Speaker: Nghiêm Thanh Sơn
Tile: Deputy Director
Organization: Payment Department – State Bank of VietNam
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Nghiem Thanh Son is Deputy Director General of Payment Systems Department of State Bank of Vietnam (SBV). He took his post as payment systems expert in 2005 and involved in preparing Vietnam’s payment systems development strategy. He is now in charge of payment systems oversight activities and development of national payment systems. Currently he is involving in preparing the national financial inclusion strategy. He is the member of the International Task Force on Payment Aspects of Financial Inclusion (PAFI) co-chaired by the WBG and BIS-CPMI.
Mr. Son has led and participated in several scientific research projects such as “Restructuring National Payment Systems until the year 2020”; “Solutions to promote mobile payments in rural areas” etc.
Mr. Son has been working for the SBV since 1997 and prior to working at Payment Department, he was money market expert in the Credit Department. He also used to work as Secretary of General Director of SBV. He has Bachelor degree in Economics of Foreign Trade University in 1996 and Master Degree in Public Policies of National Graduate Institute for Public Policies in Tokyo, Japan in 2004.