Ha Anh Tuan

Dr. Ha Anh Tuan is Assistant Director General of East Sea (SCS) Institute, the Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam. He also serves as Executive Director of the Foundation for East Sea (South China Sea) Studies, a non-governmental and not-for-profit institution established with a mission to advance knowledge and research in maritime affairs. He completed his Master Degree at the Australian National University and PhD Degree at the University of New South Wales (Australia).

Tuan has background on international relations and politics. His research interests are international security of the Asia-Pacific, with special focus on maritime security and international relations in the South China Sea. He has authored or co-authored a number of researches, including “Vietnam’s South China Sea Policy since 2007” in Le Hong Hiep and Anton Tsvetov (ed.), Vietnam’s Foreign Policy under Doi Moi, Singapore: Yusok Ishak Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, 2018; “Vietnam’s Regional Security Challenges” in Line in the waters: The South China Sea dispute and its implications to Asia, edited by Abhijit Singh, ORF, 2016.

Dr. Ha Anh Tuan is also a frequent media commentator.