NGUYEN Hung Son 응웬 훙 손
Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam 베트남 외교아카데미
Acting Director-General of the Institute for the South China Sea 남중국해 연구소 소장
Nguyen Hung Son is Acting Director-General of the Institute for the South China Sea (or Bien Dong Institute for Maritime Studies) of the Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam. Prior to his current designation, Nguyen Hung Son was Deputy Director-General of the Institute for Strategic Studies at the Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam. He’s research focused on major powers relations, regional security governance, particularly in maritime security, and Vietnam’s foreign policy. As a diplomat, Nguyen Hung Son served as Minister Counsellor of the Vietnam Embassy in Ottawa, Canada and Second Secretary of the Vietnam Embassy in Stockholm, Sweden. He also served at the ASEAN department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, during which period he extensively participated in regional summits, and had hands on experience on many regional processes and issues involving ASEAN. He was member of the Vietnam High Level Task Force delegation negotiating the ASEAN Charter in 2006-2007. While he was serving as the head of the ASEAN Standing Committee division at the ASEAN department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Vietnam presided over the ASEAN Standing Committee from July 2000 to July 2001. Nguyen Hung Son got his B.A degree from the National Economic University of Vietnam, an M.Sc degree on International Economics from Birmingham University of the United Kingdom, and a Phd degree on International Relations at the Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam.