Huong Mai Nguyen is an Energy Specialist in the World Bank’s Energy and Extractives Global Practice based in Washington, DC. She has nine years of experience in planning, preparing and implementing a range of renewable energy and energy access projects in Indonesia, Myanmar and Mongolia, as well as improving governance of extractive industries in resource-rich countries in the Africa Region. Huong currently supports the Government of Indonesia in developing a new Geothermal Resource Risk Mitigation (GREM) Facility aimed at scaling up the utilization of Indonesia’s geothermal resources. Prior to joining the World Bank, Huong worked at the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies in Singapore conducting extensive research on the environmental impacts of hydropower development in the Greater Mekong Sub-region and the political economy of water and food security in the lower Mekong region. Huong holds a certificate in Energy Technologies from Stanford University.