Since 2015, Dustin has helped oversee Dezan Shira & Associates’ and Asia Briefing’s growth in ASEAN and Vietnam, specializing in client advisory on investments in the region, business intelligence, and free trade agreement advisory from our Ho Chi Minh City office. He has also worked in our Beijing, Shanghai, and Hanoi offices.

As Manager of the firm’s Ho Chi Minh City International Business Advisory team Dustin is responsible for guiding international clients through their market entry process into Vietnam and the wider ASEAN region, from pre-entry assessment to corporate structuring, and ongoing support in conjunction with his tax, accounting and payroll colleagues. Dustin has helped implement pre-investment planning trips for multi-national corporations and coordinates with the firm’s Business Intelligence team in managing legal and regulatory monitoring solutions for the ASEAN region. He also is a frequent contributor to our ASEAN Briefing and Vietnam Briefing publications.

Dustin is a native of New York City, where he studied Political Science and International Relations at Columbia University. He also is a frequent contributor and Senior Editor to our ASEAN Briefing and Vietnam Briefing publications. He has mastery over his native English and Mandarin Chinese.




    Additional Info

    • Office
      San Diego Office
    • Languages
      Chinese, Mandarin, English