Meet the President – CEO of Star Corporate Vietnam

Christopher Alan Jones
President – CEO, Star Corporate Vietnam
Christopher Alan Jones (Chris)
Ph.D. (Bus Admin), M.A.(Hons), Litt.B.(Merit), B.A.(mil), Adv. Cert. Bus., psc

Other Positions/ Offices Currently Held
  • Corporate Associate and Of Counsel, EP Legal (Legal)
  • Corporate Associate, Aardwolf Industries Vietnam (Manufacturing)
  • Director, Australian Business & Property Service PL (Property and Business Development)
  • Director, Zappa Holdings PL (Property)
  • Director, Zagon Holdings PL (Property Management)
  • Director, Vietfilm EnterprisesLtd (Movie Development)
  • Chairman, Strata Company, Riverglades Resort (Property Management)
  • Chairman, Strata Company, Mandurah (Property Management)
  • Corporate Manager, MacComack Associates Consultants (M&E Engineers)
  • Corporate Manager, Dome Consultants (Civil Engineers)
  • Corporate Manager, Empire Automation Vietnam (IT)
  • Corporate Manager, We-Save Co. Ltd (e-Commerce)
  • Corporate Manager, Pro-Fish Co. Ltd (Seafood Technology)
  • Corporate Manager, Cloud Vietnam Trade Services Co. Ltd. (Trading)
  • Corporate Manager, Source Trading Co. Ltd. (Trading)
  • Corporate Manager, X-Calibur (Rep Office) (Technology)
  • Company Secretary, Aardwolf Vietnam Ltd (Stone Industry)
  • Company Secretary, Aardwolf Holdings Ltd (Stone Industry)
  • Company Secretary, Astech Ltd (Medical Equipement)
  • Company Secretary, Aachen Industries International Ltd (Stone)
  • Company Secretary, MacCormack Associates Consultants International Ltd (Mechanical & Electrical Engineering)
Professional Experience

Vietnam 2003-2018 (2nd Tour)
  • President & CEO, Star Corporate Vietnam (Investment, Corporate Services, Business Development, Outsourcing, Corporate and Sales Training, and Management)
Australia 1990- 2002
  • CEO, Australian Business & Property Service (Business and Property Licensed Valuations, Sales and Leases-Commercial, Industrial, and Residential – All Aspects of Franchises, Corporate Governance and Board Representations, and Industrial Advocacy)
  • CEO, Trans World Developments (International Management Consultants, Corporate ‘Fix It’ Services, Strategic Business and Marketing Consulting, Corporate Governance, Board Representations, and Corporate Training. Assignments in India, Thailand, South Africa, Eastern Europe and S.E. Asia.)
  • Media Advisor, Channel 7, Australia, on the 1st Gulf War (Presentations)
Vietnam 1988-1989 (1st Tour)
  • Manager, Special Projects, Stinoc Limited (Corporate Governance, Board Representations, International Project Development, Investment and Corporate Support Services and Training)
  • Chief Management Consultant, Aztec International, Floating Hotel Project, Saigon (Contracting and Legal)
Saudi Arabia 1985-1987
  • Business and Contracts Manager, MBP Australia, Environmental Protection and Anti Oil Spillage Australian and Saudi Arabian Government Joint Venture (Project Management, Administration and Manpower Mobilizations)
Egypt and Australian Command & Staff College 1982-84
  • Commercial Officer, Multi-National Force & Observers (Commercial Management)
Military Experience
  • Graduate of the Royal Military College, Duntroon, Australia
  • Strategic Intelligence and Counter Terrorist Analyst
  • Training Development Officer Using the ‘Systems Approach to Training Development’
  • Graduate of Command & Staff College, Australia:One Year Full Time Senior Management and Training Course for Selected Students Only.
Professional Licenses and Certificates (Additional to Degree Qualifications)
  • Investment and Corporate Services (Vietnam) Licence
  • Human Resources Management Licence
  • Business Valuations and Sales Licence
  • Property Assessments and Sales Licence
  • Industrial Relations Advocate
  • General Auctioneer’s Licence
  • Credit Management & Mercantile Agent / Corporate Investigation Certificate
  • Media Interviews and Presentations Certificate
  • Former Justice of the Peace in Western Australia
Books & Theses Published

  • In the Dreaming
  • Contract Management in Saudi Arabia
  • A Melancholy Dualism
  • Beyond the Horizon
  • The Indonesian Integration of East Timor
  • Take the Hits and Other Poems
  • Sorrow of War Film Script
  • Memories of the Mekong & Other Stories: A Bief Human History of the Initial Development Period in Vietnam and Camodia from January 1988 – January 2007
  • Sales Superstar
  • Exporting and Distributing
  • Better Business Skills
Selection of Articles Published

  • The World’s Most Professional Machine (KGB)
  • Come the Revolution (Artillery Equipment)
  • The Defence of Port Phillip Bay
  • The Afghan Wars
  • Strategic Intelligence
  • Joint Intelligence
  • A Portrait of a Soldier Poet
  • Report on Establishing a Plywood – Veneer Factory in Vietnam
  • Report on a Location for a Plywood Factory and Availability of a Raw Material Supply  Source in the Central Provinces of Vietnam
Interests and Sports Representations

  • President, Fremantle Amateur Anglers’ Club
  • Duntroon 1st XV Rugby Union Team
  • Australian Combined Universities Rugby Union
  • State of Western Australia Rugby Union Team
  • Australian Southern States Rugby Union Team
  • Duntroon 1st X1 Soccer Team
  • Queens Park United 1st X1 Soccer Team