Managing Partner

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Corporate – Investment

Construction – Project Development

Dispute Resolution


Annie is a commercial, contract and legal expert in the Vietnam Oil and Gas sector with over 18 years of working experience. Annie used to work for Unocal Houston, an Oil company in the USA.

Annie’s career highlights include establishing the Supply Chain Management System and advising on all Legal, Commercial, Contract and Procurement matters as the Procurement Manager in Cuulong Joint Operating Company (CLJOC), an Operator in the Oil & Gas industry which operates in Block 15-1, Cuu Long Basin, Vietnam. CLJOC is a Joint Operating Company with PetroVietnam, ConocoPhillips (now, it is Perenco), KNOC, SK & Geopetrol as shareholders. Procurement activities in CLJOC cover all areas of upstream operations such as project development, subsurface, well operations, production operations and Crude oil export activities.

Annie has managed the Crude oil trading and selling activities of PVOIL Corporation in Vietnam. Annie has also joined the Gas Project with Bien Dong Petroleum Operating Company (BDPOC), a Gas Operator in Vietnam which is owned 51% by PetroVietnam and 49% by Gazprom International EP. Corporation. She gained experience in Gas Transportation and Allocation, Gas Selling and Purchases with Gas Buyer, as well as in Condensate Commercial activities. Annie also worked as consultant on the Commercial and Contractual aspects of the Petroleum Sharing Contract in this project, developing all Commercial Agreements for the joint operation between PetroVietnam and Gazprom International EP. Corporation.

Annie has also worked with PetroVietnam Exploration and Production Corporation (PVEP) as Commercial Manager, in charge of all commercial activities in the Corporation. Furthermore, she worked for CGG Veritas, a company providing upstream services to the Vietnam Oil and Gas market.

With a wide range of experiences of working, Annie possesses extraordinary ability to finds out the legal matters of a company and its subsidiaries as well as its projects and consults the company owners, investors dealing with these matters. Since 2018, Annie has become Managing Partner of EPLegal.


  •  Ho Chi Minh City Bar;
  • Founder of Procurement Network in Oil and Gas in Vietnam;
  • Master of Business Administration, the University of Hawaii;
  • Bachelor of Finance and Accounting, Oklahoma University, USA;
  • Bachelor of Law, Law University in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam;
  • Advanced CRM (Contract Risk Management) Oil & Gas Training ;
  • Supply Chain, Oil and Gas Procurement;
  • Leadership and Management Training in Oil & Gas;
  • Mediator Training Course, co-hosted by VIAC, IFC, and CEDR;
  • Online Assessment: Introduction to International Arbitration (CIArb);
  • SIAC Academy 2019: The Making of an Advocate and an Arbitrator (SIAC);
  • International Mediator Certificate of Center for Effective Dispute Resolution (CEDR);
  • Official Member of VICMC.