Ha Vinh Tho, PhD

Program director GNH center Bhutan, former head of Global Training Learning and Development in the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in Geneva. He is visiting professor in several universities including UCL in Belgium and Geneva University in Switzerland. He has published several books and many articles on socially engaged spirituality and humanitarian topics.  He is the co- founder of Eurasia Foundation and is Chairman of Eurasia Association.

Dr. Ha Vinh Tho is the Program Director of the Gross National Happiness Centre in Bhutan. He is a well-known international speaker on GNH, Happiness and Wellbeing and beyond GDP for business and government audience (www.gnhcentrebhutan.org)

He has been the Head of Training, Learning and Development at the International Committee of the Red Cross. He trained humanitarian professionals working in war zones and emergency response in Asia, the Middle East, Africa and Europe.

Together with his beloved wife, he is the co-founder of Eurasia Foundation (www.eurasia.org.vn), a humanitarian NGO developing educational programs for children and youths living with disabilities, as well as ecological projects in Vietnam for nearly 20 years.

The Peaceful Bamboo Family (Tinh Truc Gia) in Hue has recently been officially entitled “Gross National Happiness Center in Vietnam” thanks to its holistic development in community building, bio-dynamic farming, special education, green technology etc.

He is the co-founder of ELI: Eurasia Learning Institute for Happiness and Wellbeing.

He is a visiting fellow in adult education and humanitarian work in several Universities (UCL/Belgium, Geneva/Switzerland, Schumacher College /UK, Mind and Life Institute/USA, Presencing Institute/USA).

In recent years, he has delivered talks & seminars in HCMC, Hue and HN about strategic directions in people and organizational development such as Gross National Happiness, Social Emotional Learning in Education and Business.

Together with Hoa Sen University, he has delivered the first 1-year Training-of-trainers on Mindfulness-based Happiness & Wellbeing.

Together with BGRIMM Corporation, he is delivering the first-in-Thailand GNH applications in business program for all their companies.

He is the author of several books and many articles.