Meet David, who started it all

David Carter


David Carter - CEO

Our CEO first arrived in Vietnam in 1994 after sensing an exciting opportunity with the opening up of Vietnam as a result of the Economic reforms.

In 1998 David established Odyssey Resources, with a move into Australian SME outsourcing in 2003, and Australian accounting outsourcing in 2006. He continues to reside in Vietnam and heads Odyssey’s Vietnam Operations Centre.

As an Australian registered Tax Agent, Australian CPA, Australian IPA and an American CPA, David is one of the few Westerners to hold a Vietnamese CPA. Prior to his professional qualifications David completed studies at several Australian universities.

David has been more than 30 years in the accounting profession with initial Big 8 Australian experience complemented by two decades experience in South East Asia predominately Vietnam. David has an impressive command of several Asian languages.

Growing up in Tasmania gave David a love for the outdoors, and his dedication and commitment to excel has taken him to many foreign lands whilst trekking, ice climbing and mountain climbing . David now enjoys passing these skills onto his children.

David trekking

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