ICCPM Welcomes Dr Nam Nguyen
as Director, Research and Development

ICCPM is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Nam Nguyen as Director, Research and Development, and welcome him to the ICCPM community. His appointment reflects ICCPM’s commitment to keeping our Partners and Members at the forefront of complexity theory and helping them harness the latest thinking to improve the performance of their complex projects.

Dr Nguyen is a systems thinking expert with more than 20 years’ experience teaching, researching and consulting with various companies and organisations in Australia, Asia, Africa, and Europe. He has held several management and leadership roles, most notably being the Director Australia and Southeast Asia with the Malik Management Institute, Switzerland, a world leading organisations for holistic general management, leadership, governance and transformation solutions.

Nam has consulted to a wide range of Australian state and federal government agencies including South Australian (SA) Health, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) and Defence Science and Technology Group (DSTG). Internationally, he has worked with the Ministry of Public Security, Vietnam; National Academy for Public Administration, Vietnam; Gates Foundation; Brainport Smart District, the Netherland; Allianz Group and Volkswagen Group, Germany. His consulting projects vary from organisational growth and transformation, sustainable development to systems design and complexity management.

Nam is a recipient of the prestigious Davos Australian Leadership Award for being at the forefront of his chosen field – systems thinking and complexity management. He is an Honorary Fellow in the University of Adelaide Business School; an Adjunct Professor at FPT School of Business, Vietnam; a Certificated Talent of the International Academy for Systems and Cybernetics (IASCYS), Vice President (2012-13; 2015-17) of the International Society for the Systems Sciences (ISSS) and a Vice President (2014-16; 2018-24) of the International Federation for Systems Research (IFSR).

Dr Nguyen looks forward to combining his industry experience with his experience in the design and delivery of executive training programs, to develop new programs for ICCPM. As well as sharing his considerable knowledge and experience through ICCPM courses, Nam will support ICCPM Communities of Practice, Special Interest Groups and ICCPM thought leadership.

Your first opportunity to engage with Nam will be the online Roundtable workshops on the 19 and 30 May.

Nam will also be delivering a webinar about Systems Thinking on 20 June.