Provide a forum for our members to identify, discuss and advance common interests regarding their commercial interests in infrastructure development.
Look at ways to help improve the credit rating of Vietnam (Moody’s Ba3 stable in Mar 2019) in order to lower borrowing costs for projects
Identify opportunities and barriers to development related to infrastructure financing
ID key issues impacting Support for importation of US-made products and services in alignment with the newly formed USIDFC
Promote US business interest with respect to Open Tenders & Support US companies to win contracts in Airports, Seaports, Energy, Healthcare, Smart Cites and Technology.
Support the transformation of managing Infrastructure and promote US based expertise. (Fam trips to see ports LAX, SFO, ORD managed by not for profit corporations.)
Host events to support the advancement of the above and attract new members
Collaborate with other organizations on matters of mutual interest.
Establish a founding group of 3, plus 5 member-companies to to be part of the core group. Grow the committee to 12-15 active participants within the first year
Conduct research to determine key infrastructure projects (Master Plans) within a 5-10 year horizon. (TDA Pre-feasibility study – what’s out there on the 5 major cities
Expand committee knowledge base with the goal of achieving deal flow for US Companies
Support CSR program in alignment with AmCham’s Scholarship program
Establish a set of criteria for members who wish to join the committee
Committee to select and vote on an AmCham board liaison
Intern part time support 4 hours a week
Committee should be self- funding with proceeds from events and sponsors
Meetings last Thursday of every month
Committee Web page (communicate with members)
Collaborate with other committees (open), Diversity
Mark Khan – Chair
When it comes to market entry and growing a business in Vietnam, Mark is recognized by investors as one of the best. He has developed a strong network in country which allows clients to access decades of local experiences in operating businesses across a wide range of sectors.
Mark has been the leading advisor to top management at Mercedes Benz, Nike, and AIG on setting up and expanding in Vietnam.