As a Deal Leader, Hawkins is currently responsible for long-term success of the investments in ABA Cooltrans and Red Wok Investments. Hawkins is a member of Mekong Capital’s Investment Recommendation Committee. He joined Mekong Capital in January 2018.

In his capacity as Deal Leader for ABA, he has led the company's acquisition and integration of a cold storage facility in HCMC, recruitment of an industry expert from one of the leading cold chain companies in Asia, and the implementation of a world-class transportation management system. At Red Wok Investments, he is a member of the Board of Directors and responsible for evaluating investments into new F&B concepts. He has led successful fundraising assignments for follow-on investments into ABA Cooltrans and F88.

Prior to joining Mekong, Hawkins has completed over US$250 million in M&A and private placements in Vietnam. He was previously the founder of ASEAN Capital focused on investment banking and transactional advisory services and formerly the Head of Advisory for Indochina Capital’s Investment Banking division.