Juancho Eekhout


Vice President, Business Development, LNG and Net-zero solutions

Juancho Eekhout is Vice President for Business Development in Sempra Infrastructure’s LNG and Net Zero Solutions business, based in San Diego, California. In this role, he leads the identification and early-stage development of energy infrastructure projects that help customers meet their LNG and net zero carbon energy needs (including hydrogen, ammonia, CCUS and renewable natural gas). Mr. Eekhout also currently serves as President of the Energy Committee of AmCham Mexico. Prior to this role, Mr. Eekhout was Director General of ECA LNG where he oversaw the launching of the execution phase of the project through the end of the first year of construction. Prior to that, Mr. Eekhout performed in various roles in the Sempra Family of companies including Chief Development Officer at IEnova in Mexico, Director of Power Origination with San Diego Gas & Electric, and Director of Mergers and Acquisitions with Sempra Energy. Mr. Eekhout started his career with BP where he performed in various commercial and commodity trading roles in the U.K. and the Americas. Mr. Eekhout holds degrees in Public Policy from the University of Chicago and in Economics from UCAB in Caracas, Venezuela.  

Sessions With Juancho Eekhout

Monday, 7 March

Tuesday, 8 March

  • 12:00pm - 12:30pm (CST) / 08/mar/2022 06:00 pm - 08/mar/2022 06:30 pm

    The Race to a Hydrogen Export Economy

    Presentation Hydrogen/Clean Tech & Power

    A global hydrogen trade is emerging. The ambitions of east Asian and European countries to consume hydrogen appear to be greater than their ability to supply it. To fill the gap, imports are necessary. What will this trade look like? Where will the hydrogen come from and how will we ship it?