Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees with a five-year mandate is composed of seven members of scientists and administrators (including a President and two Vice Presidents), who are appointed by the Minister of Science and Technology based on recommendation of scientific associations. Following the Government’s priorities for science and technology development, the Board supervises and is responsible for the regulations, direction and planning of the foundation’s activities. Regular meetings, that at least two third of the members have to attend, are held every three months and extra meeting when special issues arise.

NAFOSTED Board of Trustees
TERM OF 2019 – 2024

Vice Minister of Science and Technology

Mr. Tran Hong Thai

President of Board of Trustees

Prof.Dr. Doan Minh Huan

The Communist Review’s Editor-in-Chief

Vice President of Board of Trustees

A. Prof.Dr. Nguyen Tai Dong

Institute of Philosophy



Prof.Dr. Nguyen Xuan Hung




Ms. Nguyen Thi Thu Hien
Ministry of Science and Technology

Prof.Dr. Pham Thanh Huy




A. Prof.Dr. Le Quynh Mai

National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiogogy