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Our Flock

Meet our flock of radical sheep who are the emerging tech leaders of Vietnam.


Chief Executive Officer

Mark Gilligan

Mark studied Engineering and worked in the Aerospace and F1 industries before moving from UK to the USA to develop mail handling equipment and later the very first DVD players for Philips. Mark stumbled into scientific and medical device development, and in 2001 he started what has since become a group of companies called Blacktrace Holdings Ltd with HQ near to Cambridge. Blacktrace has been the leader and first to market in a range of scientific fields connected to microfluidics, and as a result Mark has been on the editorial board of the highest impact academic journal in the field.

Operations Director

Giang Nguyen

Giang graduated with degrees in English language and Culture and Literature and Internal Business Economics and she also has an MBA from UK. Before Blacksheep, Giang had 13 years of working experience with British Council Vietnam where she had built up strong networking and proposal writing skills and now she is the person responsible for all Blacksheep Operations in Vietnam including HR, Finance, Procurement, Manufacturing, Office Management.

Finance Controller

Phuong Nguyen


Accounting graduate from RMIT, Phuong is the newest member of the BlackSheep family and has joined as a finance controller. With expertise in areas such planning, risk management, cost control, her work at Blacksheep gives her a chance to deepen and sharpen her knowledge and skills related to finance, accounting and management.

Asia Pacific Regional Sales Manager

Vu Nguyen

Vu has a Bachelor’s degree from University College London (UCL) and a Master’s degree from Imperial College London in Finance and now he, as a Regional Sales Manager, is in-charge of Sales and Marketing activities for Blacksheep and their partners. Everyday, he interacts with the Technical Application team, local Distributors in various key markets, and customers everywhere in the region in order to deliver advanced microfluidic solutions for scientific research.

Technical Sales Specialist

Thuong Le

As a Biology Major from Tay Nguyen University, Thuong is another Blacksheep who is responsible for many sales related activities such as promoting sales to existing distributors and clients as well as finding potential clients, supporting and solving technical problems related to equipment including pre/post-sales follow up and providing ongoing support among various other things.

Technical Application Specialist

Chinh Nguyen


A chemical engineer from Vietnam, Chinh has a Phd in Chemical Engineering from University of Ulsan, South Korea. He supports the Blacksheep team by performing customer demos and installations and presenting and hosting sessions on applications and products during training and workshops.

Marketing Coordinator

Lan Anh Bui

As the person-in-charge of planning and execution of marketing activities in Asia Pacific region, Bui Lan Anh supports all Blacksheep partners who outsource their marketing activities to Blacksheep. Having a degree in International Economics, Lan Anh uses her market research, event planning, communication skills to coordinate all activities for Blacksheep as well as their partners.

Project Manager

Ngoc Ta

Ngoc has a degree in Finance from National Economics University and also a Master’s degree in Management and International Business from Nottingham Trent University. As a true blacksheep, although with no engineering background, she enjoys engineering things and realizes that doing math is not really cumbersome. For every project she manages, she tries to balance flexibility and discipline, not only among her own team but also among partners and suppliers. For her, minimizing cost is a goal but quality is not something to compromise with.

Mechanical Engineer

Lap Nguyen

Mechanical Engineer by profession, Lap has graduated from Hanoi University of Science and Technology. Lap manages development, prototyping and manufacturing projects within the Blacksheep system. He is also involved in the design and manufacturing of Blacksheep products and covers all the technical issues about each project to ensure that the processes are running smoothly through each phase.

Project Engineer – Mechanical Engineer

Duy Bui

Mechanical Engineer Duy holds a Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from a British university and is now a Project Engineer who combines physics, mathematics, and imagination to design mechanical systems. He applies his machine design, structural mechanics, finite element analysis skills to make Blacksheep concepts and ideas from sketches and CAD designs into reality.

Project Engineer

Vu Tran

Vu has graduated recently from Hanoi University of Science and technology and holds a degree in Control and Automation which is crucial to his role as a project Engineer, Vu develops products and his tasks are related to electrical systems, firmware and technical documents. Vu uses his programming language skills, expertise in control algorithms and circuit design skills to design and create products for Blacksheep.

Electronic Engineer Intern

Nghia Hoang

As a graduate of Mechatronics Engineering from Hanoi University of Science and Technology, Nghia’s main job is to design the electronic circuits for the devices. On top of that, he helps his line manager in controlling the motors of their devices. Nghia, the young intern hopes to hone his electronic circuit design, programming microcontrollers, wiring harness design and other engineering skills and can apply all the theory he learned in school in real life at Blacksheep.

Our Flock

Meet our flock of radical sheep who are the emerging tech leaders of Vietnam.


Chief Executive Officer

Mark Gilligan

Mark studied Engineering and worked in the Aerospace and F1 industries before moving from UK to the USA to develop mail handling equipment and later the very first DVD players for Philips. Mark stumbled into scientific and medical device development, and in 2001 he started what has since become a group of companies called Blacktrace Holdings Ltd with HQ near to Cambridge. Blacktrace has been the leader and first to market in a range of scientific fields connected to microfluidics, and as a result Mark has been on the editorial board of the highest impact academic journal in the field.

Operations Director

Giang Nguyen

Giang graduated with degrees in English language and Culture and Literature and Internal Business Economics and she also has an MBA from UK. Before Blacksheep, Giang had 13 years of working experience with British Council Vietnam where she had built up strong networking and proposal writing skills and now she is the person responsible for all Blacksheep Operations in Vietnam including HR, Finance, Procurement, Manufacturing, Office Management.

Finance Controller

Phuong Nguyen


Accounting graduate from RMIT, Phuong is the newest member of the BlackSheep family and has joined as a finance controller. With expertise in areas such planning, risk management, cost control, her work at Blacksheep gives her a chance to deepen and sharpen her knowledge and skills related to finance, accounting and management.

Asia Pacific Regional Sales Manager

Vu Nguyen

Vu has a Bachelor’s degree from University College London (UCL) and a Master’s degree from Imperial College London in Finance and now he, as a Regional Sales Manager, is in-charge of Sales and Marketing activities for Blacksheep and their partners. Everyday, he interacts with the Technical Application team, local Distributors in various key markets, and customers everywhere in the region in order to deliver advanced microfluidic solutions for scientific research.

Technical Sales Specialist

Thuong Le

As a Biology Major from Tay Nguyen University, Thuong is another Blacksheep who is responsible for many sales related activities such as promoting sales to existing distributors and clients as well as finding potential clients, supporting and solving technical problems related to equipment including pre/post-sales follow up and providing ongoing support among various other things.

Technical Application Specialist

Chinh Nguyen


A chemical engineer from Vietnam, Chinh has a Phd in Chemical Engineering from University of Ulsan, South Korea. He supports the Blacksheep team by performing customer demos and installations and presenting and hosting sessions on applications and products during training and workshops.

Marketing Coordinator

Lan Anh Bui

As the person-in-charge of planning and execution of marketing activities in Asia Pacific region, Bui Lan Anh supports all Blacksheep partners who outsource their marketing activities to Blacksheep. Having a degree in International Economics, Lan Anh uses her market research, event planning, communication skills to coordinate all activities for Blacksheep as well as their partners.

Project Manager

Ngoc Ta

Ngoc has a degree in Finance from National Economics University and also a Master’s degree in Management and International Business from Nottingham Trent University. As a true blacksheep, although with no engineering background, she enjoys engineering things and realizes that doing math is not really cumbersome. For every project she manages, she tries to balance flexibility and discipline, not only among her own team but also among partners and suppliers. For her, minimizing cost is a goal but quality is not something to compromise with.

Mechanical Engineer

Lap Nguyen

Mechanical Engineer by profession, Lap has graduated from Hanoi University of Science and Technology. Lap manages development, prototyping and manufacturing projects within the Blacksheep system. He is also involved in the design and manufacturing of Blacksheep products and covers all the technical issues about each project to ensure that the processes are running smoothly through each phase.

Project Engineer – Mechanical Engineer

Duy Bui

Mechanical Engineer Duy holds a Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from a British university and is now a Project Engineer who combines physics, mathematics, and imagination to design mechanical systems. He applies his machine design, structural mechanics, finite element analysis skills to make Blacksheep concepts and ideas from sketches and CAD designs into reality.

Project Engineer

Vu Tran

Vu has graduated recently from Hanoi University of Science and technology and holds a degree in Control and Automation which is crucial to his role as a project Engineer, Vu develops products and his tasks are related to electrical systems, firmware and technical documents. Vu uses his programming language skills, expertise in control algorithms and circuit design skills to design and create products for Blacksheep.

Electronic Engineer Intern

Nghia Hoang

As a graduate of Mechatronics Engineering from Hanoi University of Science and Technology, Nghia’s main job is to design the electronic circuits for the devices. On top of that, he helps his line manager in controlling the motors of their devices. Nghia, the young intern hopes to hone his electronic circuit design, programming microcontrollers, wiring harness design and other engineering skills and can apply all the theory he learned in school in real life at Blacksheep.

Our Flock

Meet our flock of radical sheep who are the emerging tech leaders of Vietnam.


Chief Executive Officer

Mark Gilligan

Mark studied Engineering and worked in the Aerospace and F1 industries before moving from UK to the USA to develop mail handling equipment and later the very first DVD players for Philips. Mark stumbled into scientific and medical device development, and in 2001 he started what has since become a group of companies called Blacktrace Holdings Ltd with HQ near to Cambridge. Blacktrace has been the leader and first to market in a range of scientific fields connected to microfluidics, and as a result Mark has been on the editorial board of the highest impact academic journal in the field.

Operations Director

Giang Nguyen

Giang graduated with degrees in English language and Culture and Literature and Internal Business Economics and she also has an MBA from UK. Before Blacksheep, Giang had 13 years of working experience with British Council Vietnam where she had built up strong networking and proposal writing skills and now she is the person responsible for all Blacksheep Operations in Vietnam including HR, Finance, Procurement, Manufacturing, Office Management.

Finance Controller

Phuong Nguyen


Accounting graduate from RMIT, Phuong is the newest member of the BlackSheep family and has joined as a finance controller. With expertise in areas such planning, risk management, cost control, her work at Blacksheep gives her a chance to deepen and sharpen her knowledge and skills related to finance, accounting and management.

Asia Pacific Regional Sales Manager

Vu Nguyen

Vu has a Bachelor’s degree from University College London (UCL) and a Master’s degree from Imperial College London in Finance and now he, as a Regional Sales Manager, is in-charge of Sales and Marketing activities for Blacksheep and their partners. Everyday, he interacts with the Technical Application team, local Distributors in various key markets, and customers everywhere in the region in order to deliver advanced microfluidic solutions for scientific research.

Technical Sales Specialist

Thuong Le

As a Biology Major from Tay Nguyen University, Thuong is another Blacksheep who is responsible for many sales related activities such as promoting sales to existing distributors and clients as well as finding potential clients, supporting and solving technical problems related to equipment including pre/post-sales follow up and providing ongoing support among various other things.

Technical Application Specialist

Chinh Nguyen


A chemical engineer from Vietnam, Chinh has a Phd in Chemical Engineering from University of Ulsan, South Korea. He supports the Blacksheep team by performing customer demos and installations and presenting and hosting sessions on applications and products during training and workshops.

Marketing Coordinator

Lan Anh Bui

As the person-in-charge of planning and execution of marketing activities in Asia Pacific region, Bui Lan Anh supports all Blacksheep partners who outsource their marketing activities to Blacksheep. Having a degree in International Economics, Lan Anh uses her market research, event planning, communication skills to coordinate all activities for Blacksheep as well as their partners.

Project Manager

Ngoc Ta

Ngoc has a degree in Finance from National Economics University and also a Master’s degree in Management and International Business from Nottingham Trent University. As a true blacksheep, although with no engineering background, she enjoys engineering things and realizes that doing math is not really cumbersome. For every project she manages, she tries to balance flexibility and discipline, not only among her own team but also among partners and suppliers. For her, minimizing cost is a goal but quality is not something to compromise with.

Mechanical Engineer

Lap Nguyen

Mechanical Engineer by profession, Lap has graduated from Hanoi University of Science and Technology. Lap manages development, prototyping and manufacturing projects within the Blacksheep system. He is also involved in the design and manufacturing of Blacksheep products and covers all the technical issues about each project to ensure that the processes are running smoothly through each phase.

Project Engineer – Mechanical Engineer

Duy Bui

Mechanical Engineer Duy holds a Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from a British university and is now a Project Engineer who combines physics, mathematics, and imagination to design mechanical systems. He applies his machine design, structural mechanics, finite element analysis skills to make Blacksheep concepts and ideas from sketches and CAD designs into reality.

Project Engineer

Vu Tran

Vu has graduated recently from Hanoi University of Science and technology and holds a degree in Control and Automation which is crucial to his role as a project Engineer, Vu develops products and his tasks are related to electrical systems, firmware and technical documents. Vu uses his programming language skills, expertise in control algorithms and circuit design skills to design and create products for Blacksheep.

Electronic Engineer Intern

Nghia Hoang

As a graduate of Mechatronics Engineering from Hanoi University of Science and Technology, Nghia’s main job is to design the electronic circuits for the devices. On top of that, he helps his line manager in controlling the motors of their devices. Nghia, the young intern hopes to hone his electronic circuit design, programming microcontrollers, wiring harness design and other engineering skills and can apply all the theory he learned in school in real life at Blacksheep.

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