- ASEAN Studies Centre
Economics, particularly regional trade
Thao joined the ASEAN Studies Centre at ISEAS – Yusof Ishak Institute in November 2012. Before that, Thao worked in different diplomatic missions in Hanoi, Vietnam, including the Embassy of Finland and the Embassy of India, covering research, public diplomacy activities and communications. Thao holds a Bachelor of Economics in Foreign Economic Relations from the Foreign Trade University, Hanoi.