Juancho Eekhout is Vice-President of Development with Sempra LNG based in San Diego, California. He recently took this position to lead the development of LNG projects serving customers in the Pacific basin. Juancho is the Vice-Chairman of the Energy Committee of the American Chamber in Mexico and a member of the Steering Committee of the Institute of the Americas.
Prior to joining Sempra LNG, Juancho was the Chief Development Officer of IEnova based in Mexico City. Prior to that, he held various roles with the Sempra family of companies in the areas of mergers & acquisitions, power and gas origination, strategic planning, and commercial development.
Juancho started his career with BP where he held various roles internationally in the refining & marketing and commodity trading organizations.
Juancho holds a BA in Economics from the UCAB in Venezuela and a Masters in Public Policy from the University of Chicago.