Tran Hong Ha is responsible for developing and implementing environmental legislation, regulations, standards, policies and guidelines in Vietnam. This includes total landscape management, remote sensing, surveying and mapping, planning and use of land, water resources, maritime and islands, mineral resources, geology, hydrometeorology, environment protection, biodiversity conservation and climate actions. He holds a PhD in Mineral Technology and Management.
Before joining the Ministry of Environment, she worked at Rwanda Institute for Conservation Agriculture as the administrative coordinator for academic affairs, extension and applied research. Prior to that, she served as an environmental audit and monitoring officer at Rwanda Environment Management Authority (REMA) for more than seven years and also as the alternate focal point for the Montreal protocol on substances that deplete the ozone layer, and the Nagoya Protocol focal point, where she managed different projects aiming at regulating access to the genetic resources. In her capacity as an environmental audit and monitoring officer, she conducted environmental audit activities for different projects under operation and monitored their compliance with environmental regulations.
She is a member of the African Women in science and Engineering. A Rwandan national, Beatrice holds a Master’s in biodiversity conservation from the University of Rwanda.-->