- Master of Science (M.Sc) in Human Ecology - Free University of Brussels, Belgium (2004 – 2006)
- Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Environmental Science - Vietnam National University, Hanoi, Vietnam (1994 – 1998)
Research fellow of Mekong Program on Water, Environment and Resilience (M-POWER). Research Project “Social diffferentation and Access to Water Resources: The casestudy on the resettled communities of Yali falls dam, Se San River, Kon Tom province, Vietnam”.
Consultant for GIZ and Implemented by Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development. Project on “Preservation of Biodiversity in the forest ecosystems in Vietnam”.
Coordinator for the research in Vietnam. “Project on Advancing conservation in social context (ACSC): working in a world of trade - offs. Funded by The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
National Research Collaborator with CITES-UNEP-UNCTAD and IUED (Graduate Institute of development Studies, Geneva, Switzerland). Project “Social Dynamics of Wildlife Trade in Phong Nha Ke Bang National Park Areas”.
Consultant for Fauna and Flora International (FFI). Project “Community-based conservation of the Hoang Lien Son Mountain Ecosystem, Vietnam”
Research at Center for Natural Resources and Environmental Studies (CRES), Vietnam National University. Project “Monitoring Development Trends in Vietnam's Northern Mountain
Region”. Funded by the Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA).