A COMPASSIONATE, PROFESSIONAL, RESPONSIBLE TEAM
FIGHT FOR WILDLIFE

OPERATION & MANAGEMENT

1. OM Thai

NGUYEN VAN THAI

Executive Director

NGUYEN VAN THAI

Thai founded Save Vietnam’s Wildlife in 2014 after nearly a decade fighting for wildlife conservation in Vietnam.

In 2005 he joined the Asian Pangolin Conservation Program based in Cuc Phuong National Park: first as volunteer and then as program coordinator. After success in rescuing and rehabilitating pangolins, Thai was then responsible for all activities related to the captive management of carnivores and pangolins as the captive manager at CPCP. Thai has carried out many research projects both in captivity and in the wild, resulting in him co-authoring many published papers in international scientific journals.

He was chosen as one of 40 wildlife heroes in the Wildlife Heroes book, published in the United States in 2012 and in 2016 he was awarded the prestigious Future for Nature Award.

He is also Captive Ecology Vice-Chair of the IUCN SSC Pangolin Specialist Group. Thai’s success has stemmed from his devotion to threatened species backed by solid scientific research.

Thai has a Master of Science (Environmental Science) and Graduate Diploma in Environmental Management and Development from the Australian National University, and a Graduate Certificate in Durrell Endangered Species Management from the University of Kent and Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust.

1. OM Lan

NGUYEN NGOC LAN

Deputy Director

NGUYEN NGOC LAN

I am a Lawyer and graduated Master on Human right in Law faculty, Viet Nam National University, Ha Noi, and now continuing studying PhD on Human rights with scholarship of Australia. I. was involved in lobbying for making changes to some Labor law and Civil Code. I worked in a law company providing counseling and advice on economic law, family law, land conflict... and counseling for business on insurance for employees, labor contract, resolve conflicts among workers, between workers and employers… I had opportunity to exchange studied in Montana University and was one of 75 young leadership had official meeting with Barack Obama in Washington, US and exchange experience with EU parliament in Belgium in 2015 and 2016.

I now have more than 16 year experience working at local and international NGOs, business, organizing, writing training materials and delivering workshops in advocacy (policy advocacy; public advocacy); Gender equality, leadership, teamwwork. I also have experience in evaluation, as project evaluation, Organization evaluation; developing project evaluation … support/ advisor for CSO, CBO, state agencies on legislation and re-structure for sustainable development. 

I have more than 10 years’ experience working as Leadership, likes Deputy Director of Local NGO, and National management for the Mekong region program, responsible for Human development, Organization development, project management and working with government agencies from 2011 to 2020.

From June 2020 to present, I am working Deputy Director of Safe Vietnam’s wildlife, responsible for activities related to law, advocacy including project development, project implementation, reviewing legal policies in Vietnam and consulting human development and Leadership; Giving advice to Anti-poaching team and SVW’s partners about issues related to law; working as a consultant and representative of SVW to solve issues related to legal processing of Anti-poaching team and SVW’s partners.

1. OM KAnh

VU THI KIM ANH

Finance Manager

VU THI KIM ANH

Kim Anh holds a bachelor’s degree in Banking and Finance from the University of Sunderland,UK in 2013. She is careful and eager to learn new things. Before joining SVW, she has almost 2-year-experience working in Accounting and HR Management for the private sector. With her knowledge and practical experience and the love of animals, she joined the team to contribute her effort to wildlife conservation.

1. OM Chinh

LE TUYET CHINH

Finance Officer

LE TUYET CHINH

Chinh was born and grew up near Cuc Phuong National Park. As a child, she regularly participated in conservation awareness-raising activities which were organized by Cuc Phuong National Park and the rescue centres.
Chinh is aware of the threats imposed on wild populations by human. She joined forces with SVW in 2020 as an accountant. She always hopes to contribute her ability to wildlife conservation with Save Vietnam‘s
Wildlife.

1. OM Ut

DUONG THI UT

HR-Admin Manager

DUONG THI UT

Ut has four years of experience in many international business projects as a translator, interpreter, and administrator. She joined our team in January 2016 as an Administrator Officer. Ut has two bachelor degrees of English for Science and Technology from Foreign Languages College and Business Administration from Economics and Management College, Hanoi University of Science and Technology. Ut is happy to use her many skills to contribute to wildlife conservation in Vietnam.

1. OM Nham

NGUYEN THI NHAM

HR & Admin Officer

NGUYEN THI NHAM

Graduated from University of Language & International study in Hanoi, Nham has three years of experience in tourism. During working as tour operator, she was also responsible for translating documents, controlling budgets and managing office staffs. Especially, she has not only concern to the nature, the environment but also the threats of them that human is facing.  Nham believes strongly that each individual will play an important role in the Earth‘s protection and she hope to contribute her ability to wildlife conservation with Save Vietnam‘s Wildlife.

Admin Dinh Thi Thu Huong

DINH THI MAI HUONG

HR & Admin Officer

DINH THI MAI HUONG

Having been the student from Thai Nguyen University of Foreign Language in major of billingual languages English and Chinese, Huong was continuously chasing her passion after graduated from university in 2014. She has experienced through working as English translator and interpreter since then. In addition, she had up-skill qualifications by being General Assistant in different FDI Company. Huong started her work at Save Vietnam’s Wildlife since 2022 as an HR-Admin Officer. She keeps working with full of responsibility and enthusiasm while her working manner is “work smarter, not harder”. In the future, she hopes to bring the highest efficiency at work and also bring energy to whatever she does to demonstate slogan she mentioned earlier.

1. OM Thuc

DINH CONG THUC

Driver

ĐINH CONG THUC

Thuc has been behind the wheels for years, driving tourist buses from Vietnam to Laos. On the road, he witnessed many illegal wildlife trade and wished to do something to help. Joined SVW from November 2017, Thuc is our main driver for the educational program for children as well as animal rescue and release trips.

1. OM Nhung

DINH THI NHUNG

Janitor

DINH THI NHUNG

Nhung has lived and worked in a small Cuc Phuong village of Ninh Binh for many years. Having a passion for cooking and experience of cleaning and logistic helps Nhung to get the opportunity to work at SVW as a caretaker and logistics. She always hopes to work with at SVW for a long time and contribute to wildlife conservation in Vietnam.

Comms Le Mai Hanh

LE MAI HANH

Deputy Director

LE MAI HANH

Hanh joined Save Vietnam’s Wildlife in January 2022. This has marked a new milestone in her career after nearly 20 years working in educational and cultural areas. Having worked for a short time in conservation communication, and now, as a Deputy Director, in charge of Communications and Fundraising at Save Vietnam's Wildlife, Hanh is very happy to come back with more experience and readiness to contribute to the organization’s vision of 'Vietnam's wildlife is safe.'

For Hanh, protecting wildlife is also protecting our own lives. Simple, not fancy, but effective, like the vision set out by the organization. She believes that this message will no longer be 'foreign' to most Vietnamese in future.

She’s now looking forward to bringing her vast experience working in communication and marketing roles across different organizations, from businesses to schools and NGOs, to SVW.

Hanh hopes the opportunity of working in conservation again allows her to pursue a meaningful new career path, whilst being part of the dedicated team who work on the ground helping to conserve the wildlife, protect the environment, which in turn leads to protecting our own future.

Comms Eric Kerrison

ERIC KERRISON

Social Enterprise and Partnership Engagement Advisor

ERIC KERRISON

Eric joined the team at SVW in 2021 as the Social Enterprise and Partnership Engagement advisor, with the support of Australian Volunteers International. He has a background in business analysis and improvement and held various roles over 20 years with the Australian Government. He moved to Vietnam in 2014 to help Vietnamese friends set up a homestay and restaurant. During that time, he fell in love with the warmth and charm of the country and it’s people. Since moving to Vietnam, he has been involved with many companies in an advisory capacity, these companies were mainly associated with tourism and hospitality. He has also been the head swimming teacher in Vietnam for the disabled children at Blue Dragon foundation, where he volunteered for 3 years teaching water survival skills. He has a wealth of experience in identifying different strategies to raise funds and is excited to be part of the Fundraising and Communication team at SVW.

Comms Vu Thi Thuy

VU THI THUY

Communication Officer

VU THI THUY

Thuy is a communication officer at SVW since August 2021. She worked as a marketing specialist in tourism industry for ten years until deciding to dedicate herself full-time to working for wildlife conservation. Now, she enjoys working at SVW and hope to use her skills to make SVW’s fantastic works and efforts to be known around the world.

Comms Le Hong Hanh

LE HONG HANH

Graphic Designer

LE HONG HANH

This is Hanh, a graphic designer. She loves creative, nature, travel, wildlife and freedom. Along with SVW, she hopes can help wildlife better, even a little.

EX-SITU CONSERVATION

Rescue center in Cuc Phuong National Park

2. CA HV Thai

HOANG VAN THAI

CPCP Manager

HOANG VAN THAI

My name is Hoang Van Thai, I am currently coordinating the Pangolin and Small Carnivore Program in Cuc Phuong National Park. I love the forest; I love nature. Especially, I love wildlife, I am very happy to see them free in nature

I hope that my work is not only about myself but also that inspires people to love, cherish and preserve nature.

2. CA Truong

TRAN VAN TRUONG

Head Animal Keeper

TRAN VAN TRUONG

Truong is a local man living in Cuc Phuong National Park’s neighborhood and has a big heart for wildlife. Graduated with a Forest industry degree, he was looking for a chance to work with animals and nature and found us. Starting to work as SVW’s head keeper since April 2017, Truong wishes to be a part of our conservation efforts in Vietnam.

5. APU Trieu

TRAN NAM TRIEU

Veterinarian

TRAN NAM TRIEU

Tran Nam Trieu graduated from the Vietnam National University of Agriculture, majoring in Veterinary Medicine. He has spent a year working in the wildlife conservation society. He engaged in a lot of research projects about veterinary in EPRC, Cuc Phuong turtle centre, and Hanoi Wildlife rescue centre. Trieu has a considerable interest in internal medicine management and zoonosis. He joined SVW as a veterinary assistant in December 2020, and since 2022, he officially became a veterinarian and keeps contributing his efforts to the rescue and conservation of wildlife.

2. CA Thu

BUI VAN THU

Animal Keeper

BUI VAN THU

As part of the Muong local ethnic community, Thu grew up aware of the threats imposed on wild populations by humans. Understanding the declining condition of his natural surroundings Thu decided he wanted to do something about it. Thu joined forces with CPCP in 2005 and is a dedicated hard worker, helping to change the future for Vietnam’s Wildlife.

2. CA Tuan

DINH VAN TUAN

Animal Keeper

DINH VAN TUAN

Tuan has been working at CPCP/SVW since the beginning of 2015. Before that, he was a wildlife keeper at CPCP from 2008-2013. Being a part of local ethnic community, Tuan understands deeply about the nature and animals in Cuc Phuong. With his love, knowledge and enthusiasm for saving wildlife, Tuan is a conscientious contributor for CPCP activities and conservation works.

2. CA Quyen

DINH VAN QUYEN

Animal Keeper

DINH VAN QUYEN

In 2007 CPCP was fortunate to have Quyen decide to team up with them. Quyen is an enthusiastic, passionate guy who believes in what CPCP is working hard to achieve. Quyen appreciates just what an amazing opportunity it is to be working with such rare species and it is encouraging to see the next generation choose a career benefitting the future of Vietnam’s wildlife.

Rescue center in Pu Mat National Park

2. CA Quoc

NGUYEN SY QUOC

Rescue Centre Manager

NGUYEN SY QUOC

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2. CA Tuan 2

DANG THANH TUAN

Wildlife Keeper

DANG THANH TUAN

Tuan was born and grew up near the mountains of Pu mat national Park. When he was a child, he had a big love for animals. This is the reason why he learnt and graduated from Veterinary Medicine Department of Vietnam National University of Agriculture. Tuan knew SVW and has opportunity to contribute his ability to animals’ health care, treatment, rehabilitation and release back to the nature.

2. CA Dung

TRAN TUAN DUNG

Wildlife Keeper

TRAN TUAN DUNG

Born and grew up right next to the mountains, at the young age, Dung wanted to contribute his strength to care, rescue and release wild animals back into the wild. In 2018, receiving information about SVW’s recruitment, he applied and was accepted for the position of Keeper. Dung hopes to devote all her abilities to thenature.

EDUCATION OUTREACH

3. EO Ngan

LE THI KIM NGAN

Education Outreach Coordinator

LE THI KIM NGAN

Le Ngan graduated with a major in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, the Faculty of Biology, the University of Natural Science in Ho Chi Minh City. She has joined Save Vietnam’s Wildlife (SVW) as an Education Outreach Senior Officer since 2018. Before that, she was Wildlife Education Assistant at Wildlife At Risk (WAR) and Education - Communication Coordinator at Gaia Nature Conservation.

Ngan has come to believe that conservation education is a sustainable solution to protect nature and is closely related to the development of human society. From 2010 to the present, Ngan has been working with leading industry experts, coordinating as well as directly implementing programs that are diverse in forms, approaches, and audiences. She became one of the few conservation educators with diverse practical experience and skills. She multi-tasks from developing and designing educational materials, to coordinating and directly implementing educational programs in schools, nature experience programs in National Parks, raising awareness for local people in the buffer zones of key protected areas, along with building capacity and training courses about environmental education, communication events, and demand reduction.

3. EO Hang

T. T. THUY HANG

Demand Reduction Officer

TRAN THI THUY HANG

Hang was born and raised in the land of Nghe An, which is known to be one of the most biologically diverse places in Vietnam, with the Western Nghe An Biosphere Reserve, but also a hot spot for illegal hunting, trading, storing, transporting and using wildlife. Being aware of this, Hang desires to contribute to improving people's awareness toward wildlife conservation and promoting people's actions to join hands to protect wild animals.

Hang has comprehensive experiences and understandings of the government working system and the local cultures. She was also a social researcher of different projects and organisations such as Mekong Development Research Institute (2016), the Viet Nam Provincial Governance and Public Administration Performance Index (PAPI 2016 - 2017), Erahouse, Educational Farm System (2016 -2020). Especially since working at Save Vietnam’s Wildlife in early 2020, Hang joined multiple social researches as an investigator to survey illegal wildlife farms in Lam Dong and Dak Lak provinces. After that, she became the coordinator of demand reduction projects of SVW. She is responsible for assisting consultants to design background research, implementing surveys, developing campaign interventions, working with governmental agencies, coordinating, and monitoring the projects.

Hang graduated from Hanoi University of Science, Vietnam National University, 2012 -2016.

3. EO Huongg

D. T. THU HUONG

Education Outreach Officer

DINH THI THU HUONG

Huong has 18 years of experience working in nature conservation. Before joining Save Vietnam’s Wildlife (SVW), Huong worked as a conservation educator at the Education for Nature Vietnam, which is Vietnam’s first local NGO, and an eco-tour guide at Cuc Phuong National Park, which is the oldest national park of Vietnam.

Born and raised near the forest, nature and wildlife have become an inseparable part of Huong’s life since her childhood. With her, life is only comfortable and happy when she returns to nature and sees wild animals. Huong desires to contribute her passion, capability, professions, and efforts to protecting the forest and its inhabitants. This aspiration motivated her to return to her homeland after graduating and become a wildlife educator to raise awareness and inspire local communities to take informed actions to save the precious wildlife. Huong joins SVW to continue to fight for wildlife and contributes to the sustainable development of SVW.

Huong held a Bachelor of Tourism from Hanoi University of Social Sciences and Humanities since 2003.

CONSERVATION RESEARCH

4. RE Thong

PHAM VAN THONG

Research Manager

PHAM VAN THONG

Pham Van Thong (born 18 September 1986) is a Vietnamese wildlife conservationist and a wildlife researcher. He has over 10 years work for a variety of NGOs in Vietnam in order to protect the endangered wildlife such as freshwater turtle and tortoise, pangolin and small carnivore. However, Thong has well known as freshwater and tortoise specialist. At first he started working with freshwater and tortoise over 10 years to protect the ancestor animal with his first role as project coordinator of protecting the rarest turtle of the world Swinhoe’s softshell turtle (Rafetus swinhoei) in Northern Vietnam.

Since then, he took part in many other turtle research project and conservation activities. He has gained the master degree in Tropical forestry science at the join program between Vietnam national university of Forestry and The university of Göttingen, Germany with scholarship cover by Erasmus Plus and DAAD in 2018. During his working time, he has wandering in all corner of rivers, lakes and deep inside the jungle in Vietnam in order to search for the mystery turtle. He is also active as a communication officer that talked to school’s students, local communities around protected areas in order to change the altitude of hunting, killing wildlife to love wildlife.

He has applied his knowledge in recommendation to change the national law into beneficial to wildlife side. He also transferred his conservation passionate to youth in term of loving wildlife and encourage the young to be nature warrior as our Earth are critically threatened due to human destruction. In addition, he is primary author, co-authors of many publications regarding turtle and tortoise, small carnivorous and primate. With his effort, he has recognized as ASEAN youth leadership for biodiversity conservation. Thong has represented of Vietnam to be a specialist in tortoise and freshwater turtle working group of IUCN/TFTSG SSC. He has strong academic background as he is not only the author of the publication but he also plays the role of reviewer for reputation journal/fund (e.g. Journal of Nature Conservation (Elsvier) and Conservation Leadership Program fund (CLP)). At SVW, he took the role of wildlife research and species conservation manager with the mission of stop the extinction and recovery the endangered wildlife in Vietnam.

4. RE Russell

RUSSELL GRAY

Science Advisor

RUSSELL GRAY

Russell J. Gray is a wildlife conservationist and ecological data analyst. His past work and collaborative experiences span over several Asian countries including Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam, China, Pakistan, and American countries including the USA, Belize, and Brazil. Russell has worked with a wide range of species with a broad analytical focus on movement ecology, community ecology, phylogenetics, invasion biology, and species recovery.

Research Nguyen Thi Thanh Huyen

NGUYEN THI THANH HUYEN

Social Research Coordinator

NGUYEN THI THANH HUYEN

Huyen studied Environmental Science for her bachelor at VNU-University of Science and just got her postgraduate diploma in International Wildlife Conservation Practice from University of Oxford. She has five years of experience in wildlife conservation, from preventing illegal wildlife trade to conservation research. As a researcher at SVW, she has been involved in many projects such as biodiversity monitoring and pangolin tracking. She now expands her expertise to social research.

RE Ha Van Ngoan

HA VAN NGOAN

Field Researcher

HA VAN NGOAN

Ha Van Ngoan graduated with a major in natural resources and environmental management, Vietnam Forestry University. Ngoan has got more than 8 years of investigation of wild animals such as mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians... Ngoan was born in a mountainous area bordering Vietnam – Lao, because of his passion for forests and mountains, he desires to join and contributing his effort in the conservation of biodiversity, especially, conservation of wildlife.

4. RE Long

CAO NHAT LONG

Field Researcher

CAO NHAT LONG

Long graduated from St. Olaf College, USA in 2020 with a bachelor’s degree in Biology with a Concentration on Environmental Studies. During the time of his degree, he participated in multiple courses that tackles environmental studies and conservation, the most memorable of which was a semester-long exchange program to Australia and New Zealand, where he got to engage first-hand in researching terrestrial, marine, and coral reef ecosystems and the conservation efforts that revolve around them.

From November to December 2020, he worked as a volunteer for FFI – Vietnam, participating in multiple field excursions surveying for gibbons and langurs in many National Parks and protected area in Northern Vietnam. His time with FFI was short, but it gave him initial experience with field research, which has been valuable in preparing him for his future work with SVW.

Long joined SVW in January 2021 as a field researcher, his main responsibility including multiple projects such as monitoring released pangolins using radio-tracking by drone, and camera-trapping for small carnivores across many National Parks in Vietnam.

Kieu Anh

NGUYEN KIEU ANH

Social Research Officer

NGUYEN KIEU ANH

Kieu Anh graduated with Distinction in Investment Economics at the National Economics University in 2015. After many years working in the business sector, at the age of 29, Kieu Anh bravely chose to pursue a career in wildlife conservation. Kieu Anh’s love for animals and her passion for nature and wildlife conservation has fuelled her brave career change. To follow a career path in conservation, Kieu Anh was actively seeking knowledge and developing related skills. She has applied for the training short courses of conservation organisations. With great competence, good attitude and clear determination, Kieu Anh had successfully got a scholarship for the Captive Animal Welfare course of WildAct organization. She chose to write a dissertation about the consumption of endangered wild animals in traditional Asian medicine. Kieu Anh then applied and got the job as Education Outreach Intern of Save Vietnam’s Wildlife. With her good English skills, excellent communication skills and data analysis skills, Kieu Anh desires to contribute her capability to conduct and improve the efficiency of education and awareness-raising campaigns.

ANTI-POACHING UNIT

6. APU Old Trung

N.HUU TRUNG

Anti-poaching Coordinator

NGUYEN HUU TRUNG

Trung holds a bachelor’s degree in Nature Resource Management from Vietnam National University of Forestry in 2017. He is happy to use his knowledge and skills in planning and investigating the forest and to contribute to protect wildlife from poachers.

5. APU Lam

L. T. NGOC LAM

Anti-poaching Coordinator

“I am extremely attracted by Save Vietnam’s Wildlife’s mission - that is a world where human choices ensure a sustainable future. I am happy to contribute to the realisation of the mission.” Lam said – a Girl of Anti –poaching team. Lam graduated with Forest Resources Management from the University of Agriculture and Forestry of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Lam joined Save Vietnam’s Wildlife in june 2021. She loves the forest and she loves nature. Especially, she loves wildlife, she is very happy to see them free in nature. She hopes that her work is not only for herself but also inspiring others to love, respect and preserve the nature.

6. APU Old Tao

LOC VAN TAO

Anti-poaching Officer

LOC VAN TAO

Originally from the mountainous District of Nghe An Province, Tao has a strong attachment to the nature, forest, people and culture here. After graduating from Vietnam National University of Forestry and through many different jobs, he is very proud to be Anti-Poaching ranger with SVW.

6. APU Old Dinh

VI VAN DINH

Anti-poaching Officer

VI VAN DINH

Dinh was born and raised from the mountainous area of Nghe An with all his understanding of the culture and language, together with his jungle survival skills and experience. As a witness of the destruction of the forest and its wild animals by the hand of people from a very young age, Dinh has always wanted to contribute to conservation work. He graduated as a Forestry engineer from the University of Forestry in 2016. After working many different jobs, many related to nature and the forest, in 2019, he joined the SVW family as an officer of the anti-poaching team. Dinh is very proud of his work, and he continuously want to help with the protection of wildlife and nature

6. APU Old Thang

LOC VAN THANG

Anti-poaching Officer

LOC VAN THANG

Born and raised in Ban Bung hamlet, Chau Khe commune, Con Cuong district, Nghe Anh province - a buffer zone of Pu Mat NP. In 2005, after finishing his highschool education, he went to serve in the military until finishing his service with distinction in 2007.

From 2007, he joined the Management Board of Con Cuong Protection Forest and successfully completed the task of Forest protection and Fire prevention in 2012. In 2012, he became a police officer and served the commune till 2018. During this time he witness and understand the status of the forest and of wildlife of Pu Mat NP

In 2018, after hearing of the recruitment news of the newly founded Forest Protection team in Vietnam, with his experience working as member of the Management Board of Con Cuong Protection Forest and as a police officer, he apply to devote himself to the protection of the forest and wildlife.

6. APU Old Dien

LANG VAN DIEN

Anti-poaching Officer

LANG VAN DIEN

A graduated engineer from the class of 2016 from the Department of Forest Resource Management of the University of Forestry. My entire childhood was bound to the forest so I understand the importance of preserving forests and conserving biodiversity. I decided to join SVW in 2018, wishing to join hands to successfully protect and ensure the conservation of wildlife in Vietnam.

6. APU Old Tuyen

VI VAN TUYEN

Anti-poaching Officer

VI VAN TUYEN

After graduating as a Forestry Major from the North West University, and experiencing many different jobs, Tuyen decided to join the SVW family in 2019 to protect the forest and its wildlife. Tuyen is very proud of his contribution to the mission that SVW is pursuing, which is “the prevention and recovery of endangered wildlife in Vietnam”.

6. APU Old Hoa

PHAM QUOC HOA

Anti-poaching Officer

PHAM QUOC HOA

Hoa graduated from Forestry College in 2013 and Forestry University in 2017. As a young, patient and honest person, he would like to contribute to forest and wildlife protection.

6. APU Old Manh

N. DANG MANH

Anti-poaching Officer

NGUYEN DANG MANH

After graduated from the Department of Forest Resources Management of the University of Forestry, Manh has worked in many units such as: Anh Son Protection Forest Management, Fire Protection Department. Thanks to that experience, he has gained many knowledge and skills in jungle trekking and working with local people. Manh understands the big role of biodiversity, ecological balance and the importance of forests to human life. Working as a SVW's Anti – poaching member, Manh hopes to contribute his ability to Vietnam conservation and the World.

6. APU Old Nguyen

VO DANG NGUYEN

Anti-poaching Officer

VO DANG NGUYEN

Nguyen had a strong interest in the nature when he was a Child. He determined to graduate Forest Resource Management at Vietnam Forestry University. The more Nguyen learns about the forest, the more interested Nguyen becomes in this invaluable resource. Seizing the opportunity, right after graduated in 2019, he applied to work at SVW organization. Being a true people and always responsible for everything, Nguyen always tries his best to complete all assigned tasks and always wants to work this meaningful work as long as possible to contribute to the mission of wildlife conservation in Vietnam.

6. APU Old Nam

LUONG VAN NAM

Anti-poaching Officer

LUONG VAN NAM

Nam was born and grew up in the buffer zone of Pu Mat National Park. Since childhood, he has lived near the forest, interacted with forests and wildlife, participated in extracurricular courses on environmental protection, wildlife protection and conservation and Pu Mat forest protection. He studied Forestry Major of Nghe An University of Economics. As soon as he had the opportunity, Nam applied for the position of Anti-poaching Officer of the Save Vietnam’s Wildlife. Here, Nam has really worked, protected directly wildlife from bad impacts.

6. APU Old Hau

LUONG TRUNG HAU

Anti-poaching Officer

LUONG TRUNG HAU

Luong Trung Hau graduated from the Department of Forest Resources Management of the University of Forestry (class of 2010). He was born and grew up in the buffer zone of Pu Mat National Park in Con Cuong District, Nghe An Province. Being a child of the mountains and forests and realizing decrease in forest land, the depleted wildlife, with the love of nature and animals, wishing the animals safe, Hau has ioined SVW to contribute himself to the conservation work.

6. APU Old Kham

LUONG HAI KHAM

Anti-poaching Officer

LUONG HAI KHAM

After graduating from the Forestry management department of the University of Forestry as an engineer in 2016, Hai had experienced many jobs. After 2 years of experience in the field of natural resources and environment, he came to SVW and became a Ranger of the Anti-Poaching team. He is very proud of his work, loves the forest, wild animals and the people here. He hopes that one day, his contribution will make a difference in the conservation of wildlife 

6. APU Old Hiep

NGUYEN DINH HIEP

Anti-poaching Officer

NGUYEN DINH HIEP

Nguyen Dinh Hiep was born in 1994 and grew in the poor countryside of the West of Nghe An province, where has a tradition of studiousness and the birthplace of heartwarming folk songs with Lam river, mountains and forests that still bring green color of the nature after many years of harsh resistance. After graduating from Forest Management of Vietnam Forestry University, Hiep realizes that the wildlife and Forest resources are gradually disappearing and it is so harder to see in the nature (Extinction). With a love for nature and wildlife and desire to preserve biodiversity, Hiep joined SVW to contribute his energy in conservation in Viet Nam and abroad.

6. APU Old Tam

VI VAN TAM

Anti-poaching Officer

VI VAN TAM

Vi Van Tam – Tam was born and grew up with the nature, the forest, the local people and the culture here, understanding how the forest near the village where he was born has changed.


He graduated from the University of Forestry in 2013. After getting his bacholor degree, he worked a lot of different jobs. Tam is proud of being a Anti – Poaching member of SVW as his child’s dream. With his passion and responsibility, he wants to dedicate himself to protect the forests and the wildlife. He will never stops until the forest and the animals are safe. We work together to fulfill the mission that SVW is aiming at!

5. APU Tuan

TRUONG ANH TUAN

Anti-poaching Officer

Tuan graduated with Bachelor degree in forest resource management at the Southern Forestry University in 2017. After completed school program, he did voluntarily military service. Tuan also worked in Fire protection and Rescue in three years and he has completed successfully the duties of a Vietnamese police. After have returned from the army, there is still a desire to devote to the dream work which protect the forests in Vietnam and wildlife animals in danger of extinction, he applied for a position of Anti-poaching officer at Save Vietnam’s Wildlife. This is also an opportunity for me to once again dedicate my youth to protect wildlife, their habitat and bring green color, beautiful and healthy life to all of us.

5. APU Tan

LY QUOC TAN

Anti-poaching Officer

Tan was born in 1996 and grew up in Luc Ngan district of Bac Giang province. He graduated from Forestry University as an Engineer of Natural resource management in 2018. During my studies, I participated in many conservation research projects as well as conducted the conservation research of precious plant species at Na Hang conservation area in Tuyen Quang province.

Tan understands the importance of nature for the human stable development. Besides, Tan also has awareness of the threats that humans caused for nature and wild animals. He understands the intimate connection between the nature and human. Therefore, he joined SVW as an Anti - poaching Officer at Cat Tien National Park on June 7, 2021. He hopes to contribute his ability to the mission of Forest & Wildlife management and Conservation in Vietnam.

5. APU Nam

NGUYEN HOAI NAM

Anti-poaching Officer

Nam was born and grew up in the hamlet of Tran Hoi commune, Tran Van Hoi district, Ca Mau province. After completing the political intermediate training program about administrative management of social order and Bachelor of Law, he has spent 6 years working as a permanent police officer in Tran Hoi commune. Nam has witnessed and handled many cases involving violators collecting bee and hunting wildlife illegally. By 2021, Nam accidentally has had information of Save Vietnam's Wildlife so he has applied for position of an Anti – Poaching Officer with the hope to protect and develop existing animals in Vietnam.

5. APU Duy

NGUYEN NGOC DUY

Anti-poaching Officer

Duy was born and grew up in Vinh Long province in The Mekong River Delta without forest and no concept of forestry in the region. However, with the passion he studied and graduated with a bachelor degree in Silviculture in 2018 and master degree in Environment and Natural Resource Management in 2020 of Can Tho University.

Studied and participated in ODA projects with environmental concerns related to specific forest ecosystems in the Mekong River Delta, Duy has gained more experience and passion for the forestry. Therefore, he joined Save Viet Nam’s Wildlife (SVW) as an Anti-poaching Officer at U Minh Ha National Park in Ca Mau province. This brings plenty of motivation because he can contribute to the conservation of a typical wetland habitat of The Mekong River Delta where gradually narrowed by human impacts and climate change. In spite of not long time, he has felt the huge contributions of SVW members. They get me more motivation to strive for the sustainable development of the U Minh Ha forest ecosystem in particular as well as contribute to the green color of Viet Nam in   general.

5. APU Chinh

NGUYEN VAN CHINH

Anti-poaching Officer

Chinh graduated Bachelor of silviculture of Environment and Natural Resource of Can Tho University. Born and grew up in Ca Mau - the last land of the country, when he was a child, he have witnessed deforestation and realized that forests are extremely valuable resources and the green lungs of human beings. Growing up with a spirit of love for the environment, Chinh loves to protect a clean, beautiful green planet and always hoping to be devoted to wildlife and forest protection.

5. APU Yu Long

SOH AO JU LONG

Anti-poaching Officer

Ju Long was born and grew up near the buffer zone of the forests in Lam Dong province, as a child of the mountains and forests, he noticed that the area of forest land is decreasing and wild animals are gradually disappearing. Ju Long graduated from Forest Resource Management of Forestry University. With his love for nature and animals, and the desire for animals to be safe, Ju Long joined SVW to contribute his ability to conservation of forest fauna and flora in Cat Tien National Park.

5. APU Thien

PHAM THANH THIEN

Anti-poaching Officer

Thien was born and grew up in a rural area of Quang Ngai. With a passion and love for nature from childhood, after have graduated with a Bachelor in Forest Resource Management from Hue University of Agriculture and Forestry in 2020, he decided to join SVW. Thien wants to contribute his young and dynamic energy to the forest and wildlife conservation. Please join with him to carry out the mission that SVW is pursuing. “Stop the extinction and champion the recovery of threatened species in Vietnam”.

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