Lan arrived from Vietnam in 2018 and joined the Stronger Smarter Institute in August 2019 firstly as a volunteer for 3 months before beginning employment in December 2019.

She is a graduate and member of the internationally recognised Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and an associate member of CPA Australia. Her past employers include Coca Cola Vietnam, The World Bank and various international Non-Government Organisations supported by Australia, England, Sweden and Denmark spanning 22 years. Lan moved to Australia to join her husband and now lives in Nambour, QLD.

She is proud of her 15 years experience working in the development sector providing support to groups of vulnerable people across numerous countries in Asia. She now celebrates the opportunities that SSI provide her to continue her contribution through the development and support of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.