Thoa joined the International Development team as a Development Coordinator in 2017. Prior to this she completed an internship with the team in 2011 in climate change adaptation for the Greater Mekong Subregion.

Thoa’s professional experiences have a strong focus on tertiary education and training management. Her key expertise areas are program and project management, business operations management, funding application and tender, funding contract management, tertiary education provider registration and compliance management, student services (international and domestic tertiary students, apprenticeship and traineeship), budget management and acquittal reports, and event management.

Thoa has worked at tertiary institutions in Vietnam and Australia, the United Nations office, and the Queensland Department of Education and Training.


  • Master of Development Practice (Advanced), The University of Queensland
  • Bachelor of Arts (English for Science and Technology), Hanoi University of Science and Technology