Phung Xuan nha

Dr. Phung Xuan Nha

Minister
Vietnam Ministry of Education and Training

Associate Professor Dr. Phung Xuan Nha received his bachelor’s degree in Political Economics from Vietnam National University (VNU), earned his graduate degree at Manchester University (UK) and completed a postdoctoral fellowship in International Economics at Georgetown University (USA).

Dr. Nha has held various positions at VNU, such as: Faculty, Vice Dean of the Economics Department, President of the School of Economics; Associate Director; Party Committee Secretary, Chairman and Director. He was a Hanoi City Commissioner from 2010 to 2015, Alternate Member of the Party Central Committee from 2011 to 2016, as well as a Member of the Party Central Committee from 2016 to 2021.In April 2016, he was appointed to become the Secretary of the Communist Party Committee and Minister of Education and Training. In May 2016, he was elected as a member of the 14th Congress.

Dr. Nha was awarded with a Bronze Labor Medal by the President of Vietnam, Outstanding Teacher Honor from Vietnam’s Prime Minister, and an Honorary PhD from Moscow Energy University and Kinki University (Japan).