Our people

As one of the pioneering groups in the field of finance investment and enterprise development of Vietnam, IDJ Group is proud of attracting professors who not only have deep knowledge in the field financial, banking, insurance, enterprise administration, real estate, law … but also have extensive experience and rich understanding about Vietnam market and International market.

Board of directors

Mr. Tran Trong Hieu


Mr. Hieu graduated with a Bachelor of Economics Degree from the Academy of Finance and then a MBA from an USA University and Hanoi School of Business, Vietnam. He also completed a senior business administration training program in Germany funded by the German Government Scholarship, training by Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) and organized by GIZ.

In 1999, Mr. Hieu was among the first builders of the business network for Prudential Vietnam and was awarded with Star Builder – an honor for those having important contribution to the development of Prudential Vietnam.

In IDJ Connection, he established a wide investment community and M&A network. He came to over 20 different countries around the world to get experience of companies and global financial group.

Mr. Hieu was one of the two founding members of IDJ Financial and acted as Chief Executive Officer and BODs member of the company since foundation. Under his leadership, IDJ Financial has made numerous achievements over the last six years, listing on the stock exchange. In 2010, IDJ Financial was recognized as one of the 500 biggest companies in Vietnam by VNR 500.

Mr. Hieu is currently Chairman of IDJ Group and Chairman of IDJ Academy of Business Administration, BODs member of IDJ Asset and BODs member of IDJ Connection. He is also a founding shareholder of IDJ Investment and Hanoi Academy under IDJ Group’s system.

In 2014, on behalf of IDJ Group, Mr. Hieu received “The New Era Award for Technology, Innovation and Quality” which was awarded by Association Otherways Management & Consulting Paris – France in Rome, Italy.


Mr. Tran Duc Thanh

Executive Chairman

Studying business administration in Moscow Trade Union University in earlier 1990s, Mr. Thanh has wide experience in real estate, finance and insurance. In the past, Mr. Thanh was the Branch Manager and then Director of Vinh Yen General Agency, Prudential Vietnam.

From 2004 to 2007, he became the CEO of IDJ Connection – the founder of IDJ Financial.

From 2007 – 5/2015, he is the Board Chairman of IDJ Financial.

He is currently the Executive Chairman of Fansipan Green and the Chairman of 2 different companies under IDJ Group’s system.

Mr. Hoang Ha Phan

Managing Director

Mr. Hoang Ha Phan graduated from Foreign Trade University, then went to Singapore studying. Having experience working in some international businesses, Mr. Hoang Ha Phan is currently CEO of IDJ Group.

Mr. Phan has extensive experience working with foreign partners in the field of international trade and real estate investment. He has signed many successful contracts with domestic and international partners, contributing greatly to the prosperous development of IDJ Group.

Mr. Pham Xuan Ha

Board Member

Having a Bachelor Degree from Hanoi University of Science and Technology in 1981, Mr. Ha has years of experience working as an inspector at Hanoi Inspectorate. Mr. Ha participated in the stock market from the very first day of its establishment and has been a successful investor in this market.

From 2007 to 2010, Mr. Ha was also the Chairman of the Board of Directors of IDJ Education, the developer of Hanoi Academy.

Mr. Do Trung Thien

Board Member

Receiving a MBA from Hanoi National Economics University in 1999, Mr. Thien has experiences working for Hai Phong Department of Planning and Investment, and then held top management positions in finance and insurance organization such as Petrol Vietnam Insurance Company.

He is currently the Chairman of IDJ Education and Barotex.

Mr. Yoshihiro Matsuo (Japan)

Board Member, Vice Chairman of Advisory Board

Yoshihiro Matsuo received a Bachelor of Economics from Waseda University, Japan. He is currently a board member of Matsuo Company and SOS Japan. He is also an active and successful investor in stock market in Japan, Hongkong, US, Vietnam and Thailand.

Member of BODs

With academic background is petroleum engineer, Mr. Le Van Hung has over 10 years of training and studying in foreign countries (Russia, France). Came back to Vietnam from 1980, Mr. Hung has held manager positions in several state enterprises and private sector such as Deputy General Director of International Cooperation Department of Petroleum, Commercial Market Manager of Vietnam Petroleum Corporation, General Director – Board Chairman of Processing and Business Petroleum Products Co., CEO – Board Chairman of Petro Insurance Vietnam JCS.,

Over 30 years of working and dedication, Mr. Hung has achieved the title of National Emulation Fighter, Vietnam Typical Entrepreneur, Vietnam Talent and Virtue Entrepreneur, Typical Character of 50 years of Vietnam Petroleum Industry Construction, and President awarded the First-Class Labor Medal, Second, Third.

Currently, Mr. Hung is also the Board Member of Barotex Vietnam Investment and Trading JSC., (Barotex).

Mr. William Shum (Australia)

Mr. Bill has a great experience of training and is knowledgeable about Vietnam. He is currently Vice Chairman of Fansipan Green (FG), a company which develops strongly in IDJ Group.