From Bachelor’s degree to Deputy Permanent Secretary, Vanthana Nolintha is one our Australian Alumni whose work focuses heavily on COVID-19 response and recovery.

Nolintha has a strong passion for economics, which began with an Australia Awards Scholarship to study a Bachelor’s degree in Business and Commerce at Monash University. Later, he completed a Master’s degree in Development and International Economics under the Australia-IMF Scholarship program at The Australian National University. With the skills and knowledge gained in Australia, he continued his studies in Japan, where he completed a PhD in economics.

Nolintha is currently working at the Ministry of Planning and Investment as a Deputy Permanent Secretary. His works in policy development, helping to generate and monitor policies to help people who are impacted economically by COVID-19.

Vanthana Nolintha is indeed a great role model who has never stopped learning and has worked hard to improve himself and his country!

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