Board & Committees
Senior Independent Non-Executive Director Gordon Lawson
Appointed July 2014
Educated at Birmingham University, Gordon worked with Salomon Brothers/Citigroup, London before founding Pendragon in 1996. He later became Chairman of Indochina Capital Vietnam plc. He is an advisor and director of various companies.
INDEPENDENT NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Derek Loh
Appointed March 2011
A director with TSMP Law Corporation Singapore, Derek practices construction and engineering law. He also sits on the boards of various Singapore-listed companies including Vibrant Group Ltd where he chairs the Remuneration and Nomination Committees.
INDEPENDENT NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Vi Peterson
Appointed April 2018
Vi is an international business consultant based in Melbourne Australia, advising multinational corporations in Thailand and Vietnam. She serves on various company, not-for-profit and university boards. She is a former banking executive and Australian Senior Trade Commissioner to Vietnam.
INDEPENDENT NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Entela Benz-Saliasi
Appointed May 2019
Entela serves as Adjunct Associate Professor at Department of Finance, HKUST Business School in Hong Kong. Alongside teaching, she has been acting as a consultant for Impact and ESG Investing since 2007. She is the founder and CEO of Intensel, a company that uses AI for climate risk predictions and analytics. She sits on various boards in Hong Kong and The Philippines.
Non-Executive Director Dominic Scriven, OBE
Appointed May 1995
UK-born Dominic founded Dragon Capital in 1994. Fluent in Vietnamese, he promotes the capital markets of Vietnam internationally, and is a director of various Vietnamese public companies
Chair Stanley Chou
Appointed January 2016
Stanley Chou is Managing Director of SCA International Ltd. He also co-founded the Victory Fund, a Luxembourg based equity fund. He has been investing in Vietnam since 2005.
VEIL Portfolio Manager Vu Huu Dien
Dien has a master’s degree in Business and Information System co-granted by the Solvay Business School of ULB (Bruxelles, Belgium) and the Ho Chi Minh City Open University. In 2000, he joined Dragon Capital as a senior analyst and later was promoted to Head of Corporate Finance and then Co-Manager of Vietnam Enterprise Investments Limited (VEIL), Vietnam Growth Fund Limited (VGF) and Vietnam Dragon Fund Limited (VDF). Since 2010, he is the Portfolio Manager of VEIL and in 2015, VGF was merged into VEIL, making VEIL the largest Vietnam-focused investment fund. He is also a Deputy CIO, leading Dragon Capital’s deal origination group and helping the CIO overseeing the investment team.
Audit and Risk
Chair: Gordon Lawson
Member: Derek Loh
Member: Entela Benz-Saliasi
Chair: Vi Peterson
Member: Stanley Chou
Member: Gordon Lawson
Nomination and Remuneration
Chair: Derek Loh
Member: Vi Peterson
Member: Entela Benz-Saliasi