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Mark Watson

Country Manager – ERM Vietnam

Mark Watson has over 35 years’ experience as an EHS professional spanning consulting, contracting, industry and government, across Australia and the Asia Pacific region. He has a career background in oil & gas, and strong sector experience in power and infrastructure. Mark has successfully led some of the largest and most complex Environmental Impact Assessments in the region. He joined ERM in 2011 and ERM Vietnam in 2018, where he has supported numerous power project developers and operators to secure international finance, by demonstrating their ability to manage their environmental and social issues. Mark is passionate about sustainable development and sees this as both a key challenge and a key success factor for the power sector in Vietnam.


9:00am Welcome and Introductions; announcement of changes to Chairmanship
9:10am Presentation: “Key Issues Energy Developers Face in Vietnam” by Mark Watson, ERM
9:40am PPP Law Update / Legal and Policy Update, Linh Pham, Vice Chair of Committee
9:55am Update on VBF PEWG position paper regarding Energy Efficiency Program implementation in 2019 – 2020, by Dennis Lien, Chair of Committee
10:00am Event updates, Mary Tarnowka, AmCham Vietnam HCMC / DN Executive Director
10:10am Approval of previous meeting minutes
10:15am Event Ends