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AmCham Vietnam values our partnership with the U.S. Mission In Vietnam. We share interests to strengthen the U.S.-Vietnam trade and investment partnership and enable a fair, transparent, predictable regulatory environment that values innovation. We celebrate more than 25 years of AmCham Vietnam’s existence and U.S.-Vietnam diplomatic relations and look forward to investing in the future for an even stronger partnership and mutual prosperity for our peoples.
Robert J. Greenan
Deputy Principal Officer Consulate General Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Robert Greenan is the Deputy Consul General at the U.S. Consulate in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. He joined the State Department in 2002 and is a career member of the Senior Foreign Service. He most recently served as Director of the State Department Press Office in the Bureau of Global Public Affairs. Overseas, Robert has served as Counselor for Public Affairs at the U.S Embassy to Austria, Cultural Affairs Offficer at the U.S. Embassy in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia and at the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad, Iraq, and Deputy Spokesperson at the U.S. Embassy in Cairo, Egypt. Other U.S. assignments include Deputy Director of the State Department Foreign Press Center in New York City, staff assistant to the Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs and as program officer for Fulbright and Freedom Support Act academic exchanges in Europe and the Middle East.
Robert was a Peace Corps Volunteer in Vladivostok, Russia from 1995 to 1997.
He earned a Masters of Public Policy from the Robert F. Wagner School of Public Service at New York University and a Bachelor of Arts in German and International Relations from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He speaks German, Russian, Arabic and Vietnamese.
Honorary Board of Governor Liaisons
AmCham Vietnam’s Board of Governors agreed in 2019 to establish the positions of “Honorary Board Liaison” positions and appoint two representatives from the U.S. Consulate in HCMC in this capacity. The Honorary Board Liaison positions, representing the Consulate’s Economic and Commercial sections, do not have voting rights and serve to increase communication and coordination with the U.S. Mission in Vietnam.
Stephen Jacques Principal Commercial Officer Consulate General Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Stephen Jacques is the Principal Commercial Officer at the United States Consulate Ho Chi Minh City, he started his assignment in November 2020. Prior to his current assignment in Vietnam, Stephen was the Deputy Senior Commercial Officer at the United States Embassy in Singapore from 2015-2019. He served as the Senior Commercial Officer in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from 2011-2015 and in Tripoli, Libya from 2010-2011. Stephen has also served as the Deputy Principal Commercial Officer at the United States Consulate General in Shanghai from 2007-2010, a Commercial Officer at the United States Embassy in Tokyo from 2001-2006, and at the United States Department of Commerce’s Export Assistance (USEAC) office in Houston, Texas from 1998-2000.
Stephen has received the Department of Commerce Bronze Medal award. He was also one of the recipients of the Director General’s Award for management during his assignment in Shanghai. He was a recipient of a second Director General’s Award in 2018 as part of the United States-Japan Collaboration team to promote U.S. company participation in Japanese-funded infrastructure projects.
Prior to joining the Commercial Service in 1998, Stephen worked as a Senior International Trade Analyst from 1988-1998, covering unfair (antidumping) trade cases and trade negotiations in the Department of Commerce’s Office of Import Administration in Washington, D.C. He received a B.A. in Economics and French from the University of Arizona and an MBA in International Business Management from the Thunderbird School of Global Management. Stephen’s hometown is Phoenix, Arizona.
Alex Tatsis Economic Section Chief Consulate General Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Alexander Tatsis is the Economic Section Chief at the U.S. Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City. Previously, he served as Senior Vietnam Desk Officer in the Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs at the Department of State in Washington. He has also served in the U.S. Embassies in Kuala Lumpur, Islamabad, Paris, and Khartoum, Sudan. Prior to joining the Foreign Service, he worked in finances in New York.
Alexander is a graduate of Georgetown University. He speaks French and Greek.