A passionate deal closer, speaker and mentor, Chau is a qualified Australian lawyer holding a BA/LLB degree and Masters of International Law qualification with the University of Sydney. Additionally, Chau has unique experience in both international and Vietnam law on real estate matters. Chau has served as Vice President for Legal Affairs at one of Vietnam’s leading listed property funds, investing mainly in Vietnam and Cambodia, and most recently with DFDL (a regional law firm) as the Vietnam Head of their Real Estate Practice Group, further enhancing Chau’s in-depth and practical legal experiences in real estate projects and/or investments.
Chau was President and Foundation Director of the Australian Chamber of Commerce (Auscham) ASEAN 2020 and 2021, President of Auscham Vietnam in 2016 and 2017, Director of CAB for UNICEF Vietnam, Board Director of Auscham Vietnam between 2012 – 2021, and is currently a member of the Vietnam RMIT School of Business Management Industries Advisory Board, and the Advisory Committee of the Australia-ASEAN Education Dialogue.
As a member of our non-executive team, Chau is uniquely positioned to ensure studio3eight is a well-run, highly organized, successful and responsible business, as well as an exemplary design practice.