Meet Our People
At TRG, we believe in our people. With our shared goals and values, we work together to move into the right direction.
Founder and CEO
Rick’s a serial Entrepreneur, Techie, Brit, baby boomer, and professional bean counter (hence the FCMA CGMA FCPA). He has worked for 40+ years in supermarkets, accounting profession, breweries, newsagents, defence manufacturing, IT, property development and BP, in the UK, China, Singapore, Switzerland and Vietnam. Posted to BP China as Finance Manager, then relocated to BP Vietnam in 1990 making him likely the longest Brit and one of the most seasoned expats in Vietnam.
Rick is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), a Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA), a Fellow of CPA Australia, and has an MSc in Strategic Business Management from Manchester Metropolitan University, UK.
He is the Treasurer & a Board Member of the British Business Group Vietnam (BBGV), Chairman AMCHAM HCMC ICT Group, ex-Chairman Eurocham ICT Sector Committee, only non-Australian-based member of the School Advisory Committee RMIT Melbourne, Chairman Industry Advisory Committee RMIT Vietnam, CIMA assessor, ex-South East Asia Regional Board CIMA (Member 2011-18, Vice-chairman 2014-15, Chairman 2015-16), Co-founder and Vice-Chairman of International Project Management Association of Vietnam, and the founder/co-founder of multiple start-ups (not all of which have failed!).
Rick’s an active promoter of CIMA and a very regular speaker in Vietnam on multiple topics including Accounting, ICT, Cloud, Talent, Project Management, Doing Business in Vietnam, UK-Vietnam and US-Vietnam trade and inward investment. Rick is still based in Saigon, Vietnam and still speaks the Queen’s English.
Pham Hong Thai
Thai won a coveted full scholarship to study IT at the University of Economics in Prague, the Czech Republic in 1988. Thai returned to Vietnam and joined TRG in 1996. In 2015, he gained an MBA degree from the University of Hawaii. Thai is very strong at problem-solving, project management, business consulting, staff training and coaching.
With more than 20 years at TRG, Thai has been succeeding in different roles including technical support, software developer, software development manager, application consultant, project manager, professional services manager and he is seen as the guru by many clients, who rely on the depth of his technical and business expertise.
Chau Nguyen Huong Thao
Joined TRG in 2001, Thao is now one of the TRG Veterans and a member of the senior management team. Known for her attention to detail, she leads our Customer Services Team in the right direction.
From 2008 to 2017, Thao has been awarded The Salesperson of the Year 8 times. She holds a 2nd Bachelor degree in Finance and Banking as well as certifications in ION and Citrix.
Le Thi Thuy Ha
After returning from the Bachelor of Science in Accountancy and Master of Financial Engineering programmes in the Philippines in 2005, Ha has chosen TRG to be her very first company. As one of TRG Veterans, Ha has not only provided high-quality work but also gone the extra mile by joining various committees for TRG’s CSR activities and internal events, e.g. the Team Building and the X-Mas Party.
She was awarded The Accountant of The Year in 2008, Can Do Award and Group Award for Innovation in 2016.
Le Thi Hong Nhung
Nhung joined TRG in October 2006. Whenever an issue arises among our customers, Nhung is there to help and support them instantly.
She is a well-versed consultant and responsible for renewing the customer contracts. Throughout her time at TRG, Nhung has achieved the Sales Person of The Year Award (Most Sales in a Year).
Based in Bangkok, Thailand, Andrew has been involved in Software Solution since 1991, firstly as an end user, then Project Managment and now Sales.
Since 2002, his focus has been in the Hospitality Industry, where he was involved in the set-up of solution development for TRG International. From the 1st of February of 2017, he has been based out of Thailand to cover the Asia region.
Thai Nhat Huy
Huy has more than 8 years of experience in Marketing and Communication. At TRG, he is the Content Manager who loves creating high-quality content that delivers long-term value to the organisation in terms of website traffic and lead generation.
He enjoys working at TRG and believes it has the potential to become an even greater organisation.
Joined TRG F&B in December 2016, William’s sole purpose is to make sure everybody has better coffee to drink. Having studied Hospitality in many corners of the world, his working experiences include working in kitchens and hotel lobbies of vacation paradises before venturing into academics in Vietnam, where he has taught for over 5 years in various international colleges.
William can be seen in the SCA Lab tucked inside PJ’s Sala, continuously doing awful things to good coffee in the name of a new and better coffee drink.