Life at Deloitte
Ha Thu Thanh
Chairperson, Deloitte Vietnam
Madam Ha Thu Thanh is the Chairperson and one of the founders of Deloitte Vietnam. She is one of the first 5 Vietnamese to study Auditing in the United States of America, became Certified Public Account (CPA) and has made significant contributions to the development of accounting and auditing sector in Vietnam.
With over 35 years of experience in the field of accounting and auditing, including more than 27 years of experience in corporate governance and providing quality control of services to many large corporations of Vietnam, multinational companies, foreign invested enterprises and listed companies.
In addition to her current position at Deloitte, Madam Thanh holds key roles in various social organizations such as Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI), Vietnam Business Council for Sustainable Development (VBCSD), Vietnam Corporate Governance Initiative (VCGI), Ho Chi Minh City Stock Exchange’s Market Development Advisory Council, Vietnam Women’s Union (VWU), Center for Social Initiatives Promotion (CSIP), Vietnam Association of Certified Public Accountants (VACPA), Vietnam Association for Women Entrepreneurs (VAWE), Hanoi Association for Women Entrepreneurs (HNEW). She was voted one of the “20 most influential Women Entrepreneurs in Vietnam” by Forbes and the “Asia Pacific Entrepreneur Award” by Enterprise Asia in 2017.
Madam Thanh is also a prestigious lecturer who teaches accounting and auditing courses for government departments and universities. At the same time, she also actively participated in the Committee for the preparation of Auditing Standards and pioneered in applying the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) for businesses in Vietnam.
Madam Thanh is one of the first Vietnamese to study and hold a Master of Business Administration from University of Hawaii, USA. She also holds a number of significant industry qualifications, including a Bachelor of science in Finance and Accounting, a Bachelor of Law, and Certified Public Accountant in Vietnam and Australia. She also has Certificate in Legal Practice.