As a Deal Leader, Hawkins is currently responsible for long-term success of the investment in ABA Cooltrans. 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 lead 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. He has also le​d 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.