Our People

Thomas Trueb

As the founder of The Dariu Foundation, he is also owner of Tamanta AG and a principal partner of Switzerland’s leading media group in Ringier Pacific and Ringier Africa. Thomas was responsible at Ringier for New Markets and the Asian Region. He is a highly experienced entrepreneur and manager. In 1989, he invented and founded CASH, a prominent business magazine and internet portal. He is also the co-founder of the Swiss business magazine BILANZ.

Manuela Nieth
Head Communication and Fundraising

Manuela has a vast working experience in different fields, from Business Development at Ringier in the early 90ies to Head of Management Development at Migros, the largest Swiss employer, to Communications and Media Relations for get Abstract, a successful Swiss start up and many more. She has an extensive international network, which is a great asset to her role in Fundraising for TDF.

Nguyen Van Hanh

Mr. Nguyen Van Hanh has +10 years experience working for well-known international organizations, including Vietnam Veterans of America Foundation (VVAF), United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and The Dariu Foundation (TDF) since 2007. Awarded with Master in Economics of Finance and Banking by Paris Dauphine & ESCP universities in 2011, Hanh has extensive experience and skills in microfinance and management of multi-agency funded projects.

Nguyen Van Thuong
Projects Manager

Nguyen Van Thuong has more than 5 years experience working for the international non-governmental organization of The Dariu Foundation in Vietnam since 2008. He started working for TDF as an IT officer, then CIO of The Dariu Foundation till 2011 before he was appointed as Project Manager in this year. Thuong has demonstrated and excellent experience in IT and project management and monitoring, and communication. He graduated from HCM University of Technology with a BA degree.

Finance Manager

Pham Thi Thanh Thuy brings more than 5 years in financial and accounting experience to her role as Finance Manager at TDF. Graduated from Faculty of Economics and Law – Vietnam National University in 2009 with a degree in Accounting and Auditing in 2009, Thuy is now studying to earn ACCA certificate (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants). Thuy is dedicated to helping her team members and branch staff achieve demonstrated results by training them established, practical and sound processes. Focused on details, she is committed to delivering results in an accurate and timely manner. Thuy has gained extensive finance and accounting experience through senior accountant and manager roles at The Dariu Foundation.

Ye Win Tun
Manager Myanmar

Ye Win Tun graduated in Physics at Mandalay University in 2002 and completed his Masters of Public Administration at Yangon University. He has been working with various non-governmental organizations for 15 years in different Asian countries. Among those were World Vision International, for whom he worked in Myanmar and North Korea, World Concern where he held senior management positions, as well as being involved in their relief response in Myanmar and Nepal.