Dr. Can Van Luc

Chief Economist
Bank for Investment and Development of Vietnam JSC (BIDV)


Dr. Can Van Luc is currently Chief Economist of the Bank for Investment and Development of Vietnam (BIDV) cum Director of  BIDV Training School. He is a Member of the Bank Board’s Risk Management Committee and Organizational & Strategy Committee. He is also a Member of the National Fiscal and Monetary Policy Advisory Counciland a Member of Vietnam National Committee for Pacific Economic Cooperation (VNCPEC).

Prior to his return to Vietnam in early 2009, he was a senior fellow at Harvard Kennedy School and a Humphrey Fellow (under a Fulbright exchange program) in the US during 2007-2009. In 2008, he was a visiting scholar at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in Washington D.C and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. In 2003, Dr. Luc was the only Vietnamese to have received the prestigious Australia-Asia Award for his doctorate program.

Dr. Luc is a frequent speaker for various TV reports, issues on economics, banking-finance, and economics/finance conferences.  He has a number of articles published in the Journal of Financial Services Research, Journal of Asia-Pacific Economy, China Economic Review, and Journal of Asset Management. Dr. Luc holds an MBA and a Doctor of Business Administration – DBA (major in Finance) from Monash University, Australia, both under the Australian government scholarships.