Le Thi Thanh Thao, National Programme Officer cum Officer-in-Charge, UNIDO Viet Nam

Ms. Thao has over fifteen years of experience working in the area of industrial and business development at both grass-root practical and policy levels. She has been working for UNIDO Viet Nam Country Office since 2008, assisting the UNIDO Representative on coordinating and monitoring UNIDO on-going projects and programmes in various areas including private sector/SME development, business environment, industrial and trade competitiveness, energy and environment.  Prior to joining UNIDO, she managed her own business on investment consulting and export/trade promotion for industrial sub-sectors.

During her work at UNIDO Viet Nam, Ms. Thao has involved in researches and policy advice to the Government of Viet Nam on Industrial Competitiveness, Investment Promotion, Green Industry, Science Technology and Innovation.


  • 2004-2006: Executive MBA, Shidler College of Business, University of Hawaii at Manoa
  • 1996-2000: Undergraduate on External Economics, Hanoi Foreign Trade University