Mr. Rockhold has been living and working in Vietnam since 1992 and he currently implementing projects of LNG imports, terminals, and power plants from the USA and solar and wind projects. Since 2009 the Chairman of the Energy Working Group within the Vietnam Business Forum. The VBF consortium includes representatives from the Ministry of Planning and Investment, IFC, World Bank and 17 International Chambers of Commerce and Business Associations, including AmCham. Under his leadership the Made in Vietnam Energy Plan (MVEP) was published in 2016 and MVEP-2 2019 to promote solar, LNG, wind and energy efficiencies to provide sustainable energy security plan for Vietnam. John has been involved with private sector participation within the energy sector and other social infrastructure utilities since 1995 when he established Vietnam’s first 100% privately owned environmental consulting firm. In 2000 Mr. Rockhold founded Pacific Rim Investment and Management Inc. (PRIM) based in Los Angeles, California, to work with private sector companies on Foreign Direct Investment (FDI). John’s firm was an early investor in wind and solar power projects and has assisted with capacity building for the Vietnamese government for international procurement and contracting to support trade agreements and private sector investments. From 2020 to 2030 Viet Nam needs US $12 Billion a year in new power generation mainly from private sector.