As the world experience epoch change, a period of disruptive change, social fragmentation and uncertainty. BUV sees vast opportunities for Vietnam.
With these opportunities in mind BUV’s mission has two key foci:
To achieve this BUV will:
Empathetic and creative
From Enterprise Partners
From university partners
Sir Graeme Davies
H.E Khalid Muhmood
Mrs. Arabella Peters
Mr. Dato’ Loy Teik Ngan
Mr. Nguyen Bao Hoang
Sir Graeme completed his term of office as Vice-Chancellor and President of The University of London in September 2010, a post he took up in October 2003. He is now Emeritus Vice-Chancellor of the University, the first to be awarded this honour.
Previously he was Principal and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Glasgow from 1995 to 2003. He was Chief Executive of the Higher Education Funding Council for England from 1991 until 1995. As such he played a key role in the development of policies concerned with the contribution which higher education institutions make to economic development through teaching, research, and related activities, with particular emphasis on international developments in higher education including the utilisation of online resources.
He moved to the Funding Council from being Vice-Chancellor of the University of Liverpool from 1986 to 1991. He was Professor of Metallurgy in the University of Sheffield from 1977 to 1986 having taken up that post after 16 years in the Department of Metallurgy and Materials Science in the University of Cambridge, where he was also a Fellow of St. Catharine's College. He was knighted in January 1996 for services to higher education.
Khalid has been active in education in Vietnam since 1994. Prior to coming to Vietnam, Khalid taught in Singapore, The UK, Kuwait and Spain. He holds a degree in Business and Law (Hertfordshire University) as well as a Postgraduate Certificate in Education (Exeter University).
Khalid was, for many years, the Chairman of the British Business Group in Vietnam. He also represents the Education Working Group at the Vietnam Business Forum (co-chaired by the IFC, World Bank and Ministry of Planning and Investment). In recognition of his contributions to Vietnam’s education he has received the Medal for the Cause of Education from the Ministry of Education in Vietnam and was awarded the Member of British Empire (MBE) from the Queen of England.
Educated in the UK, Arabella holds a BSc. (Hons) in Economics and Law from the University of Herefordshire. Arabella’s initial career was in marketing where she worked at the European headquarters of Cigna Insurance in London.
Arabella has been formally recognised by the Hanoi People’s Committee and the Ministry of Education for her work in Vietnam. She is the first foreign woman in the private sector to receive the Medal for the Cause of Education from the Ministry of Education. She has also been recognized by Vietnamese TV for her role in helping launch the successful Road to Olympia program.
Dato’ Loy became Head of Taylor’s Education SdnBhd in 2003. During this time, it has grown from a single college and 2 schools, to an international education group comprising 7 international schools, 2 colleges and 2 universities operating in Malaysia, Singapore & Vietnam with a population of about 23,000 students.
The Taylor’s brand is today synonymous with quality education and has been the recipient of numerous awards including Gold in the prestigious Putra Brand Awards in Malaysia for 7 consecutive years. Since 2010, it has also won the Reader’s Digest Trusted Brand Gold Award for 6th consecutive years.
Dato’ Loy has been an active member of YPO-WPO (Young Presidents’ Organization – World Presidents’ Organization) & currently sits on the board of the Family Business Network Asia. In 2015, he was appointed as a member of Putrajaya Higher Education Task Force to ensure delivery of the Malaysia Education Blueprint 2015-2025 for higher education.
Nguyen Bao Hoang, also known as Henry Nguyen, currently serves as the Managing General Partner of IDG Ventures Vietnam, concentrating on fund strategy, government relations, general management and operations, and communications.
Prior to founding IDG Ventures Vietnam, Henry worked at Goldman Sachs, Harvard Medical School, and Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Henry is also the Developmental Licensee for all McDonald’s restaurants in Vietnam as well as the Chairman and Publisher of Forbes in Vietnam.
Henry is a Young Global Leader of the World Economic Forum and an Asia 21 Fellow of the Asia Society. He recently was bestowed an additional honour by the Asia Society in Southern California as being an “Asian Game Changer,” for his leadership in bridging cultures through policy, business, arts, and education initiatives. He has served on the Board of the American Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam, and is currently a member of the Advisory Board of ASEAN Business Club.
Henry earned his B.A. in Classics at Harvard University, and his M.D. and M.B.A. from Northwestern University Medical School and the Kellogg School of Management.
British University Vietnam is proud of its professional, particularly staff. All senior employees of the British University Vietnam were educated in England, America or Australia and have worked for big international companies/ corporations. We pride ourselves on our quality of service, ensuring both students and parents receive one on one counseling and advice. This philosophy is also extended to staff development where we create the atmosphere to develop skills and knowledge to help achieve our goal of being the best.
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