With a rapidly expanding economy, Vietnam has a requirement for over 6,000MW of new power every year while the government has pledged to reduce annual GHG carbon emissions at least 8% by 2030.

Here, Shire Oak International is developing a broad portfolio of solar energy projects across the country. By working with corporates and educational establishments across the region, we are currently deploying circa US $650 million of equity funding to build out 650MW of Vietnamese rooftop solar installations.

Start of operations: Summer 2019
Business focus: Developing a portfolio of solar energy projects across Vietnam to meet the fast-growing demand of its emerging economy
Current team size: 60+
Broad international expertise
Number of nationalities: 11
Current transaction pipeline: 720 projects and growing
Main industries: Furniture, Garments & Shoes, Steel, Logistics, Agriculture, Food Processing, Plastic & Rubber

Our Vision

Sustainable growth is at the heart of Shire Oak International’s offering. Our business approach is characterised by the following aims:


Acknowledge the need for a new business approach & way of thinking


Reconcile legitimate business interests with sustainable development


Accelerate the global transition to renewable energy


Help our host countries & companies achieve their sustainability targets


Support the preservation of our natural world

Meet The Senior Team

Entrepreneurial spirit and agile management are at the core of our business approach. The Shire Oak International senior team combines long-standing experience with international expertise.

Mike Edge
Mike Edge

Mike is a renewable energy expert with over 12 years of experience in financial structuring, project optimisation, commercial negotiation and fundraising in the low carbon sector. He has worked across markets, technologies and the full development cycle. In Vietnam, Mike heads up the Transaction Team which has responsibility for setting commercial and legal terms, structuring deals and funding all of Shire Oak’s rooftop solar projects. As Head of Finance across the Shire Oak group, he is also responsible for structuring and optimising deals brought forward by the development teams in other locations. Mike studied Natural Sciences at the University of Cambridge.

Nhon Nguyen
Nhon Nguyen

Nhon has been working in Energy industry since 1994,  started with oil and gas engineering as the role of sales and project development. Since 1999, he returned to support his parent’s business in backup power and biogas power generation as well as others engineering service related to conventional sources.

After pursued Ph.D. degree in 2002, he’s been working internationally in Israel, China, ASEAN countries as a business developer and project manager in the field of energy and related. Renewable Energy became more attention in the World in the 2010s, He’s returned Vietnam market and focusing on investment, developing renewable energy. Nhon has a special passion for Energy physical and unphysical, which made me keep studying for Postdoctoral. All of that are applying these to his business and research activities.

Nhon is working part-time as an international energy expert for AlphaSight, BCG, On Frontier station in Vietnam, he is also the contracted trainer of PetroVietnam and EVN group since 2015.

Chris Honour
Chris Honour