We are Acclime Vietnam.
From Asia, for Asia.
Acclime Vietnam is part of the Acclime Group – an Asia-focused corporate services specialist with a genuine, on-the-ground presence in all of Asia’s hardest-to-navigate markets. By staying on top of regulatory changes, we help our corporate clients manage local governmental and administrative compliance issues quickly and with a minimum of fuss.
Vision & mission
Elevating the standards of corporate governance in Asia.
The Acclime difference
Built from the bottom up.
Seamless regional service
In Acclime’s obstacle-free structure, our partners have the drive and willingness to collaborate across borders irrespective of which of our offices will reap the benefit.
Our clients receive far more hands-on attention from our senior managers and partners than they would at Big Four firms or similar corporate services providers in Asia.
Speed & flexibility
We are nimble, responsive and always able to help. Our partners can make swift and effective decisions on your behalf, cutting through bureaucracy and guiding you forward.
Our beliefs unlock true potential.
Our local knowledge of complex Asian markets is unparalleled. But we get the big picture, too — with a global perspective that will help your business interests prosper.
We help you navigate the most complex aspects of operating throughout Asia. Applying speed and dexterity to win you success, our reliability eases anxiety and stress in your operations.
Innovative thinking and new technology are what make Acclime different. Everything we do is geared to serve you and accelerate your business.
Across Asian markets or in our own teams, working with you and for you, we believe combined efforts give the best outcome.
It’s emotional intelligence that really sets us apart, thanks to deep roots country-by-country. Driving your business forward with fairness and humility.
Leadership in Vietnam.
In-country experts with an exceptional industry reputation and track record in Vietnam.
Matthew is a qualified accountant who has resided in Vietnam for more than 15 years. He has extensive experience working in Australia for Big 4 accounting firms and investment funds, and since Matthew relocated to Vietnam he has spent much of his time advising foreign investors on successfully undertaking business in Vietnam, corporate investment transactions, market entry and corporate finance. He also currently sits on a number of boards in Vietnam, advising as an independent non-executive director.
Matthew graduated from Monash University in 1994 with a Bachelor of Commerce and qualified as a Chartered Accountant in Australia in 1997.
Thao is responsible for controlling the workload, reviewing the reports, giving advice and suggestions to solve clients’ issues. She is also involved in undertaking the planning and procedures schedule for the accounting team, maintaining the overall client relationship.
Thao has been working in the auditing, accounting and services sector for over 10 years, with senior audit experience and business services experience. Before joining Acclime Vietnam, she worked as a senior auditor at the Auditing and Consulting company.
Thao is a qualified Vietnamese CPA, with a Bachelor of Accounting from the University of Economics in Ho Chi Minh City. She also has a Chief Accountants Certificate and Tax Agent Certificate.
Head of Incorporation, Licensing & Secretarial Services
Phuong is leading the Incorporation, Licensing and Secretarial Services department at Acclime where she assists clients with their market entry into Vietnam. At Acclime, Phuong is responsible for consultancy and advisory on matters related to corporate investment, starting from pre-investment to post-licensing matters such as corporate structures advisory, capital structure, and other relevant commercial, and legal respects.
With almost 7 years’ experience in Corporate and Legal Advisory field, Phuong has supported a great number of clients in various industries: Real Estate, Manufacturing, Architecture, F&B, Training, Trading,E-commerce, Import/Export, Retail, IT, Labour, etc, with their businesses in Vietnam. Before joining Acclime in February 2017, Phuong had been working for a number of companies comprising of law firm, corporate service company and legal software service company in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
Phuong earned a Bachelor in Commercial Law and a Bachelor of Business Administration from the Ho Chi Minh City University of Law. She is also licensed to practice as a Lawyer in Vietnam by the Ministry of Justice in Vietnam.
Phung Nguyen is responsible for controlling the accounting department’s deliverables and makes sure the system runs at a high-quality standard, building client trust and alignment. She ensures the management of the accounting system as well as accounting procedures and is involved in advising clients with complex compliance issues.
She has more than 15 years experiences in accounting and tax, with more than 7 years in leadership roles within accounting and advisory firms. She has significant experience with VAT returns, tax inspections, and obtaining tax exemptions, including a focus on Japanese clients.
Phung is a qualified Vietnamese CPA, holding a Bachelor of Accounting as well as a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Economics in Ho Chi Minh City, along with a Chief Accountant certificate.
Head of Payroll Services and HR Consulting
Tran is responsible for the day-to-day operation of Payroll and HR consulting services at Acclime while continuing to develop new strategies in order to increase the annual revenue and consolidate strong partnerships with clients.
Tran has over 12-year experience in Human Resources where she specializes in providing payroll service, HR consulting, staff outsourcing, and recruitment for multinational companies in various industries. With strong background in Human Resources, Tran joined an US organization-based company in Vietnam prior to Acclime where she successfully restructured the HR department and built up a new team.
Tran holds a Bachelor of Education from Hong Bang International University and a Secretary and Assistant Director Certificate. She also received the Economic expert Certificate and is a respected member of VNHR organization.
Head of Business Development
Vlad is responsible for developing Acclime’s business strategy and growth, organizing seminars and workshops for the foreign and local investor community in Vietnam, while assisting with strategic partnerships, client relationships and the overall brand positioning of the firm.
Vlad has over 7 years of experience working in various countries across Asia. He has wide exposure in personal finance and corporate servicing, while having a strong background in consulting, client engagement, sales and marketing. Prior to joining Acclime, he worked as a senior financial consultant at a respectable investment firm in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Vlad holds a Bachelor of Economics, Marketing and International Relationships from Spiru Haret University, Romania and a Business Strategy Certificate from University of Virginia, Darden School of Business. He is also an Executive Committee Member of the Central Eastern European Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam.
Director of Advisory Services
As the Director of Advisory Services Department, Thi is responsible for leading the team to deliver various advisory services that assist investors to assess and understand opportunities and strategies for investment or expansion in Vietnam, as well as supporting clients in seeking additional capital or growth for their current operations or disposing their business.
Thi has over 11 years’ experience in working in internal control, financial advisory and M&A services for both buy-side and sell-side including transaction support, due diligence and valuations and undertaking roles of acting Finance Director and CFO for Acclime’s clients.
Thi has a Master’s in International Business from Monash University, Australia, in 2009 and graduated from the University of Economics of Ho Chi Minh City in 2006 with a Bachelor of Accounting and Auditing.
Head of Hanoi Office
Chi is heading Acclime’s office in Hanoi and is responsible for the entire team operations and client engagement deliverables, with key input on compliance, advisory, business development and marketing matters as well.
She has more than 7 years’ experience in finance and accounting, covering small businesses, not-for-profit and multinational public companies. Chi previously worked in Big 4 as a Senior Leader and was also a Finance Executive for the Nghi Son Refinery & Petrochemical Project.
Chi graduated from Vietnam National University in Business Law and holds ACCA qualifications.
Thanh is responsible for maintaining the financial health and integrity of the company. She organizes the company’s accounting system and produces financial reports. She develops plans for the financial goals by producing, reviewing and managing budgets and forecasts. She is also responsible for an effective internal control system.
Thanh has over 8 years of experience working in various foreign companies. She has wide exposure in accounting, while having a background in audit. Prior to joining Acclime, she worked as a Chief Accountant for a logistics company.
Thanh holds a Bachelor of Accounting from University of Economics Ho Chi Minh City and Certified Accountant Certificate from Ministry of Finance.
Yen Nhi Tran.
Assistant Accounting Manager
Yen Nhi Tran is responsible for assisting the Accounting Manager to make the plan for the accounting team and monitor the workload. She reviews the reports to ensure the clients’ financial records, reports and taxation documents are compliant with international standards and local Vietnamese Law.
Yen Nhi Tran has around 8 years’ experience working in the auditing and accounting services for listed companies and foreign-invested clients across a wide range of industries and sectors.
Yen Nhi is a qualified Vietnamese CPA and holds a Chief Accountants Certificate. She graduated from University of Economics and Law, National University HCMC with the Bachelor Degree in Accounting and Auditing.
Manager – Accounting & Taxation
Thuy is responsible for providing advice with various tax related cases and assisting investors to assess and understand opportunities and strategies for investment or expansion in Vietnam through supporting transactions.
Thuy has over 8 years of experience working in accounting and advisory firms, assisting clients across a wide range of sectors. Prior to joining Acclime, she worked as a senior accountant at a Korean accounting service firm in Vietnam.
Thuy is a qualified Vietnamese CPA. She graduated from the University of Economics of Ho Chi Minh City with a Corporate Finance Degree and holds a Chief Accountant Certificate along with other Vietnamese tax and accounting certifications.
Betty is a Chartered Accountant and has resided in Vietnam for more than 12 years. Betty has over 20 years of professional experience in the field of auditing, accounting, taxation, human resource and BPO in Europe and South of East Asia.
Betty has broad experience in the cloud systems process automation and deployment of systems and processes in improving efficiency. Betty worked in Dublin, Ireland for 7 years in auditing and tax before she relocated back to Asia. She founded and managed Finex, a company providing corporate services and market entry consultation in Vietnam with offices in Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi in 2008. She is proficient in English, Mandarin, Cantonese, Hokkien, Malay and Vietnamese.
Betty graduated from Queen’s University of Belfast, Northern Ireland, with a Bachelor of Science of Accounting and Information Technology and is a Fellowship Chartered Accountant (FCA) from the Institute of Chartered Accountants’ of Ireland.
Kevin joined Acclime in December 2020 when his practice, Finex merged with Acclime. With tax as his core practice, having lived for more than 12 years in Vietnam, he has practiced with one of the big 4, while subsequently oversee the setting up of the non-audit practice of one of the top second-tier global firm in Vietnam.
Currently, Kevin oversees the accounting, tax and corporate secretarial services of Acclime in Vietnam and manages special consultancy and tax projects. With over 30 years of experience, he started his career as an auditor and subsequently specialising in tax consultancy within the region with Deloitte and KPMG. His country experience includes Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam as well as Papua New Guinea. In addition, he was also one of the regional tax managers with a Fortune 500 company overseeing some countries in South East Asia as well as India.
Kevin is a Certified Public Accountant (Malaysia) and a Certified Auditor (Vietnam). He is fluent in English, Malay, Chinese (Putonghua and Cantonese) and has an intermediate command of Vietnamese and Thai.
Head of Corporate Services
Thao (Lucy) is Head of Corporate Services in Acclime Vietnam. She supports clients from different regions for entity formation and business establishment for more than 5 years. Thao advises clients on type of entity and appropriate corporate structure for setting up entity in Vietnam, handling the process for applying sub-licenses i.e trading license, retail license, labour out-sourcing license and recruitment license, food safety and hygiene certificate.
She also assists with corporate governance and compliance with statutory and regulatory obligations, including corporate restructuring and other corporate actions. Planning an on-shore and off-shore structure for clients from various industry including: real estate, F&B, retail, IT, architecture and design, consultancy and labour outsourcing services.
Prior to joining Acclime, Thao had more than 6 years working for various law firms and gained valuable legal experience practicing in Corporate, Investment and Labour Law. Thao holds a Bachelor in Economic Law from Ho Chi Minh City University of Economics and Lawyer Training Certificate. She’s a member of Bar Association of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
Truc Phuong Nguyen.
Head of HR Payroll Consultation (South)
Phuong (Tracy) is Head of HR Payroll Consultation (South). She oversees the HR payroll outsourcing and staffing outsourcing services in the South of Vietnam. She also manages full spectrum of HR team internally, provides advice and counseling to management on staff related issues.
Phuong has over 15 years of working experience in field of human resources and payroll management. She used to work for various foreign invested companies in industries of manufacturing and construction from Italy, France, Finland, Norway, and Switzerland. She is specialized in HR systems, personal income tax service and HR outsourcing services.
Phuong holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Posts and Telecommunications Institue of Technology.
Head of HR Payroll Consultation (North)
Phuong (Paula) is currently Head of HR Payroll Consultation (North). She is in charge of Payroll, Staffing and HR services for clients from Central to the North of Vietnam. She is responsible for implementing and maintaining Payroll and HR Consulting Services to ensure timely and accurately processing of payroll transactions including salaries, benefits, taxes, and other deductions.
She has over 11 years of experience in the field of human resources administration and payroll with various foreign companies in foods and beverages, real estate companies. Prior to working for Acclime Vietnam, she stably worked as HR Manager for a foreign-invested manufacturing company.
Phuong holds a Bachelor of Arts, majored in English and Certificate of Tourism and Hospitality Management. She is a member of Recruiterlink, Hrfun.net, Hrlinkvietnam, Hrtraining.
Senior Manager – Tax and Accounting
Mai is overseeing accounting and tax compliance services as well as providing solutions to clients on complex matters and manages tax audit. She is in charge of some of the firm’s key multinational clients and managing day to day operation matters of the accounting and tax compliance team.
She has more than 10 years of experience in the field of accounting, taxation, payroll and market entry services for new investors in Vietnam, previously with BDO Vietnam.
Mai is a qualified Vietnamese CPA, holding a Bachelor of Accounting from the University of Economics in Ho Chi Minh City, along with a Chief Accountant certificate and certificate for Practising service on tax procedures.
Le Anh Vu.
Senior Manager – Tax and Accounting
Le Anh is responsible for managing the accounting and tax compliance services the team in Hanoi. She is also involved overseeing the accounting practice procedure and plan and monitoring the progress deliverable of the team.
Le Anh has more than 14 years of working experience in public accounting/tax advisory and tax compliance. Before joining Acclime Vietnam, she was a senior auditor at BDO Vietnam.
Le Anh is a qualified Vietnamese CPA and has a Master of Finance-Economics-Banking of Academy of Finance. She also has Chief Accountant Certificate and Tax Agent Certificate.
Rizwan has over 25 years of experience in diversified industries and has worked with international companies in Vietnam for over 14 years in corporate services, education and manufacturing sectors. He is a seasoned professional with a solid education background, having several qualifications from USA, UK, Australia and Pakistan in accounting, audit, finance, company secretary, cybersecurity and data privacy, to name a few. He was elected as the founding president of the IMA Vietnam Chapter from 2018 to 2022.
At Acclime, Rizwan has responsibilities covering accounting, tax and licensing services. With his extensive background using technology in accounting and finance, he seeks to add additional value to our key clients. Rizwan envisions Acclime Vietnam to be at the forefront of technology-driven corporate services that bring more efficiency while meeting the needs of compliance in Vietnam.
Before joining Acclime Vietnam, he was CFO and CIO in the manufacturing industry for several years and had training in supply chain management, lean six sigma and ISO implementation. Rizwan is also a speaker at international conferences on various topics, including but not limited to technology for accounting and finance. He is also keen on training and lecturing and is actively involved in academic lecturing and professional training.