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April 1-3, 2025
Hilton University of Houston
Houston, TX

David Lewis

David C. Lewis

Chairman and CEO
Energy Capital Vietnam


David Lewis has spent 22 years focused on energy, government, and global security issues with a concentration on strategy development, risk management and value creation. Mr. Lewis founded Energy Capital Vietnam in 2015 to create an investment platform for responsible energy development to improve energy security in Vietnam.

He previously co-founded a US upstream oil and gas company in 2008 that originated $200 million in mergers and acquisitions where he focused on strategy and operations. He was selected to advise Marathon Oil Company (NYSE: MRO) on improving operational efficiency across $4 billion in upstream assets.

Prior to working in the energy industry, he developed $100 million in US Federal Government commercial real estate contracts nationwide. Mr. Lewis acquired Capitol Hill experience in the US Senate where he worked on national security and defense issues. He is a former Marine Corps Infantry Officer and Purple Heart recipient and was twice recognized for combat valor. He holds a BBA in Management from Texas A&M University and is a married father of one.