Quoc Nguyen is the Chief Financial Officer for Freedom House, after serving as CFO at the International Republican Institute and Women for Women International. He is responsible for the U.S. and international financial operations, monitors grants to international non-governmental organizations and ensures compliance with donor regulations such as USAID, U.S. Department of State, National Endowment for Democracy and private donors.
He is a financial manager and CPA, with more than twelve years of high-level experience in financial and account analysis, planning, budgeting, financial reporting, audit and general management. Mr. Nguyen helped to set up financial structures, policies and procedures as well as train national accountants in more than a dozen countries including Afghanistan, Angola, Bosnia, Cambodia, Indonesia, Kosovo, Mexico, Mongolia, Nigeria, Russia, Rwanda, South Africa and Venezuela.
Mr. Nguyen left Vietnam as a teenager by boat and settled in the U.S. in 1985. He received a B.S. degree in Accounting from George Mason University and has passed the Certified Public Accountant exam in the state of Virginia.