Dr Thang Nam Do is a visiting fellow at the Crawford School of Public Policy, Australian National University, following over 20 years working with Vietnam Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment. He has served as the Ministry’s Deputy Director General of International Cooperation, Global Environment Facility (GEF) Operational Focal Point, member of GEF public involvement policy review panel, Asia and the Pacific’s representative at the GEF7 replenishment discussions, national focal point of Clean Technology Fund, Chair of Association of Southeast Nations Association (ASEAN) Working Group on Climate Change and national focal point of ASEAN Working Group on Environmentally Sustainably Cities. He has led research projects on water environmental management for river basins, reviewing environmental economic instruments for revision of the Law on Environmental Protection 2014, assessing environmental cobenefits of climate change mitigation policy, pollution damage and national park valuation. In addition, he has acted as a resource person for various regional and national environmental policy issues, including water environmental management and sustainable cities.
Thang Nam Do attains PhD and Master in Environment Management and Development from the Australian National University and Bachelor in Environmental Engineering from the British Columbia Institute of Technology, Canada.
Research interest: water governance, non-market valuation, sustainable cities, environmental management and development.