GEOFFREY TAN /// MANAGING DIRECTOR ASIA PACIFIC - OPIC
Geoffrey Tan is a Managing Director at Overseas Private Investment Corporation(OPIC), and is OPIC’s Asia-Pacific regional representative based in Thailand. Mr. Tan has worked in emerging markets financing for over 20 years.

Since joining OPIC in 2003, he has worked primarily on power, infrastructure and access to finance. These projects have been across Latin America, the Middle East, Central and Eastern Europe, Africa and Asia.

Prior to OPIC Mr. Tan worked for the Chase Manhattan Bank (now JPMorgan Chase)in New York, Singapore and Hong Kong focusing on project and structured finance,and for Emerging Markets Partnership in Singapore on private equity infrastructure investments.

Mr. Tan is a graduate of Cornell University and the University of Virginia, and also attended the Université Catholique de Louvain in Belgium.
GEOFFREY TAN
MANAGING DIRECTOR ASIA PACIFIC /// OPIC
ASSAAD RAZZOUK /// GROUP CEO - SINDICATUM
Assaad W. Razzouk is a Lebanese-British clean energy entrepreneur, investor and commentator. He is Group Chief Executive and Co-Founder of Sindicatum Sustainable Resources, a global clean energy company headquartered in Singapore; the Chairman of the Board of the Association for Sustainable and Responsible Investment in Asia (ASrIA); a Board member of the Climate Markets & Investment Association (CMIA); and a commentator on climate change, natural capital and clean energy.
ASSAAD RAZZOUK
GROUP CEO /// SINDICATUM
RUTH BRIONES /// CEO - GREENERGY SOLUTIONS
Ruth P Briones is a climate change engineer and sustainability regulatory expert. Under her direct supervision and leadership, was the development of a total capacity of 1400.0MW of renewable energy projects in the Philippines and Asia. 1200.0MW of which are solar energy and 200.0 MW waste-to-energy and biomass projects. Currently, she is negotiating for PPP Waste-to-Energy projects in Indonesia and primary cities in the Philippines. This year (2018), she has started the development of agro-Solar PV - community based and micro-grid solar PV projects in the Philippines.
In 2015, she was declared as one of the 40 Global Sustainability Superstars during the 2015 World's Sustainability Congress in Mauritius in December, and was conferred the "sustainability Leadership Award" in that Congress. Subsequently, she was listed and presented as one of the most impactful green leaders, globally, during the 2016 World CSR Congress in Mumbai, India. In 2017, she was presented the Sustainability Leadership Excellence Award by the international Management Excellence Council.
After working with the Philippine Government for 25 years and with the Asian Development Bank, she was involved with several entities focused on climate change mitigation, sustainable environment, renewable energy development, policy formulation and research. She has also organized and created three companies focused on sustainability: Greenergy Solutions Inc, Living Projects for People Philippines and Firmgreen Phils Inc.
Ruth is one of the authors of the Berkshire Encyclopedia of Sustainability Volume VII- Public-Private Partnerships which was published in 2014. She also authored the framework of the Philippines' Zero Waste Agenda as scheme for circular economy and the sustainable community-based renewable energy programme for the ASEAN region.
RUTH BRIONES
CEO /// GREENERGY SOLUTIONS
CSILLA KOHALMI-MONFILS /// EVP STRATEGY NEW BUSINESS & DIGITAL - ENGIE
Csilla KOHALMI-MONFILS EVP Strategy, New Business and Digital ENGIE Asia-Pacific – Thailand Csilla KOHALMI-MONFILS is the Head of Strategy, New Business and Digital at ENGIE Asia-Pacific. Before joining ENGIE in 2011 as Strategic Projects Director, Csilla held senior functions at various energy companies in Hungary, including MOL Group. Csilla started her career with Unilever where she headed up business development projects in Europe and Latin America. Later, at the Boston Consulting Group, she developed new business opportunities and managed change projects for corporate clients across the world. Csilla holds a BSc in Chemical Engineering and an MSc in Bioengineering from the Technical University of Budapest (Master thesis in Molecular Biology at CNRS—Institut Jacques Monod in Paris). She also holds an MBA from INSEAD, Fontainebleau.
CSILLA KOHALMI-MONFILS
EVP STRATEGY NEW BUSINESS & DIGITAL /// ENGIE
JEANNE SOH /// DEPUTY GENERAL MANAGER - SMBC
Jeanne Soh is Deputy General Manager and Head of Power and Infrastructure, Global Structured Finance, Investment Banking Department, Asia of Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC).

Jeanne has over 19 years’ financial structuring and arranging experience in Asia, of which the recent 11 years were in Power and Infrastructure sector. Jeanne brings value-added expertise in financial advisory and debt arranging.

Jeanne holds a Bachelor in Arts and Social Science (Major in Economics and Maths) from National University of Singapore.
JEANNE SOH
DEPUTY GENERAL MANAGER /// SMBC
JAE LEMIN /// PARTNER - EVERSHEDS SUTHERLAND
Jae is a partner in our Banking and Finance and Renewable Energy and Sustainability Groups, based in Hong Kong. He helps corporates and banks on a wide range of projects and financings, including project financings, acquisition financings, trade financings and corporate loans.
Jae has worked on transactions throughout Asia-Pacific, South America and Africa. In addition, Jae has spent periods on secondment in NAB’s Global Treasury Department in Melbourne and Standard Chartered’s Wholesale Banking Group in Hong Kong.
Jae has extensive experience leading multi-jurisdictional projects and has particular industry experience in the energy and natural resources sector, including renewable energy.
JAE LEMIN
PARTNER /// EVERSHEDS SUTHERLAND
JEN TAN /// VP GROUP BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT - SEMBCORP INDUSTRIES
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JEN TAN
VP GROUP BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT /// SEMBCORP INDUSTRIES
BAOQING MIAO /// DIRECTOR ASIA-PACIFIC - VOLTIQ
Baoqing Miao is Director Asia-Pacific at Voltiq B.V.. Baoqing has extensive experience in the renewable energy sector globally. In Asia, he worked as project manager at a leading renewable and environment consulting firm where he worked on a number of renewable power projects in China and Southeast Asia. At Voltiq, he has worked on numerous renewable energy debt and equity transactions across Europe, LATAM and Asia Pacific. He is currently leading the operations of Voltiq in the Asia Pacific region. Originally from China, he completed his bachelor in Mathematics from the National University of Singapore and Master in Economics and Business Administration from the Norwegian School of Economics and Duke University.
BAOQING MIAO
DIRECTOR ASIA-PACIFIC /// VOLTIQ
CHRISTOPHE INGLIN /// VICE CHAIRMAN OF SEAS & MANAGING DIRECTOR - ENERGETIX
Mr. Christophe Inglin is a veteran of the solar photovoltaics (PV) industry, with two decades of experience throughout the value chain from silicon ingots to turnkey solar power plants.
He is Managing Director of Energetix Pte Ltd, which designs, installs and maintains rooftop solar power plants and utility-scale solar farms.
Christophe also serves the PV sector as Vice Chairman of SEAS and in his capacity as trainer and speaker. Six times a year he conducts PV technology course for Green Mark Managers at Singapore’s Building & Construction Authority (BCA), and two to four times a year for GreenRE at Malaysia’s Real Estate & Housing Developers' Association (REHDA). He teaches in-depth workshops for the Asian Productivity Organisation, headquartered in Tokyo, and for SEAS in Singapore.
CHRISTOPHE INGLIN
VICE CHAIRMAN OF SEAS & MANAGING DIRECTOR /// ENERGETIX
KEESJAN DE KRUIJF /// SENIOR INVESTMENT OFFICER - FMO
Keesjan de Kruijf is an investment professional, with more than 20 years of experience, of which the first 10 years as a legal professional and the last 10 years as a buy side private equity investor with a focus on Emerging Markets. Keesjan is currently senior investment officer in the Energy group within the Private Equity Department of FMO. Keesjan has successfully concluded fund investments across sectors in South East Asia, and has made equity and mezzanine investments in the renewable energy sector in Asia and Africa, across various technologies including hydro, wind and solar, in both on-grid utility style projects and platforms and corporates active in off-grid energy space. Before joining FMO, Keesjan worked as a commercial lawyer with one of the top-3 law firms of the Netherlands. Keesjan has a law degree from the Free University in Amsterdam. Keesjan also holds a history degree from the same university and passed all CFA exams.
KEESJAN DE KRUIJF
SENIOR INVESTMENT OFFICER /// FMO
SAMRIDH GOYAL /// FOUNDER & CEO - SOLAR HORIZON
Sam founded Solar Horizon to harness Singapore’s solar potential. A passionate advocate of solar energy, Sam is considered among the top Solar PV Leasing experts in Singapore.
SAMRIDH GOYAL
FOUNDER & CEO /// SOLAR HORIZON
GREGORY LONG /// PRESIDENT DIRECTOR - FLUIDIC ENERGY
Mr. Gregory Long is President Director of PT Fluidic Indonesia, the Indonesian manufacturing subsidiary of Fluidic Energy, USA. Greg brings a wealth of experience in management in Indonesia having been based there for over 20 years. Greg also leads the business development effort focusing both on the telecommunications industry and in electrification of rural communities. He began his career in finance and has had several leadership roles specializing in bringing new advanced technologies to market in Indonesia. Greg combines his experience in Business Development with an entrepreneurial spirit and passion for solving entrenched problems with technology in rural or often remote locations.
GREGORY LONG
PRESIDENT DIRECTOR /// FLUIDIC ENERGY
EVAN SCANDLING /// DIRECTOR ADVISORY & BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT - ALLOTROPE PARTNERS
Evan has more than decade of experience advising, marketing, developing and managing clean energy businesses and projects around the world. Based in Southeast Asia since 2012, he has primarily specialized in on- and off-grid decentralized solar PV in developing markets. In his current role with Allotrope Partners, Evan co-leads the Clean Energy Investment Accelerator program in Southeast Asia, which focuses on improving opportunities for corporate procurement of clean energy. He also contributes to Allotrope's other advisory work in Southeast Asia, with an emphasis on commercial and industrial renewable energy applications. Prior to joining Allotrope, Evan was the Myanmar country director of a regional solar project developer.
EVAN SCANDLING
DIRECTOR ADVISORY & BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT /// ALLOTROPE PARTNERS
DANY QIAN /// GLOBAL VICE PRESIDENT - JINKO SOLAR
Dany Qian is a Global Vice President of JinkoSolar, the world’s largest solar panel manufacturer. As part of Jinko’s leadership team, Dany has extensive experience on scaling businesses in the solar industry and led the execution of Jinko’s market positioning strategy through the company’s transformation into an industry leader. As an industry veteran, Dany has first-hand exposure to the turbulent nature of the solar industry and has directed the company in navigating through rapid industry changes.
As a leader of the world’s largest solar panel manufacturer, Dany has been very active in the global sustainability conversation. Last year, she was invited to deliver an address at the 9th BRICS Summit and co-chaired the B20 Energy, Climate, Resource & Efficiency taskforce and handed the taskforce’s recommendation to Angela Merkel, the chairwoman of the G20 summit. She was also the only solar industry representative at the landmark Paris Climate Agreement meetings.
DANY QIAN
GLOBAL VICE PRESIDENT /// JINKO SOLAR
JEROME BACO /// COO - CLEANTECH SOLAR
Jerome Baco is the Chief Operating Officer of Cleantech Solar.

He has vast experience in the environmental services especially in renewable energy sector being solar PV, biomass or waste-to-energy. He has strong expertise in the Asian markets of over 17 years including 13 years at Veolia, with the latest and most notable role as the Country Manager for Singapore.

Jerome has moved into the renewable energy industry in 2014 by joining the segment of solar power producers for Commercial and Industrial clients. He now runs pan-Asia operations of Cleantech Solar.
JEROME BACO
COO /// CLEANTECH SOLAR
SHUSHAN KHACHATRYAN /// TEAM LEADER EMERGING MARKETS & FINANCE - SOLARPLAZA
Shushan Khachatryan is project manager at Solarplaza since 2015. She oversees Asian markets at the Emerging Markets and Finance team. Shushan has over 7 years of experience in managing international projects in the arena of Renewable Energy/Solar PV, Water management, Higher Education and Hospitality Industries and working with international development organizations including the World Bank, Asian Development Bank, EBRD and the European Commission. She received her MBA degree in The Netherlands, studied in Greece, Cyprus and Armenia.
SHUSHAN KHACHATRYAN
TEAM LEADER EMERGING MARKETS & FINANCE /// SOLARPLAZA
DAVID NIEUWENDIJK /// SENIOR INVESTMENT OFFICER - FMO
David Nieuwendijk is a Senior Investment Officer with the Syndications Department at FMO, the Netherlands Development Finance Company, where he is responsible for FMO’s Syndicated loan transactions in the Renewable Energy space. Prior to joining the Syndications department, Mr. Nieuwendijk was a Senior Investment Officer at FMO’s Private Equity department, responsible for FMO’s Private Equity activities in South East Asia, Eastern and Central Europe. During his time with the Private Equity department, Mr. Nieuwendijk served on various Boards of private equity funds as an Advisory Board Member. Prior to joining the Private Equity Department, Mr. Nieuwendijk worked as a Senior Investment Officer at the Special Operations department (special credits) of FMO, where he was responsible for FMO’s distressed portfolio in Asia, Africa as well as in Latin America. In addition, Mr. Nieuwendijk served for several years as member of FMO’s Investment Committee. Prior to that, he was an Investment Officer with the Asia Department at FMO, where he was responsible for the loan portfolio across the Asia region. Mr. Nieuwendijk started his banking career in 1991 as an Account Manager with Banque Nationale de Paris in Amsterdam, where he was responsible for part of BNP’s international credit portfolio. He holds a Master of Business Administration from Henley Management College in Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom.
DAVID NIEUWENDIJK
SENIOR INVESTMENT OFFICER /// FMO
NITIN APTE /// CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER - VENA ENERGY
Nitin Apte is Chief Executive Officer of Vena Energy, Asia-Pacific’s largest renewable energy Independent Power Producer (IPP). Prior to Vena Energy, Mr. Apte was President and Chief Executive Officer of Materia, a specialty materials company he positioned for rapid growth through new strategic partnerships and expansion of the company’s manufacturing footprint. Before Materia, Mr. Apte worked for over 25 years at SABIC and General Electric in assignments spanning P&L Leadership, Marketing, Innovation, Supply Chain, Six Sigma, Manufacturing and Product Management. Mr. Apte graduated from the Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai, with a bachelor’s degree in aeronautical engineering. He also holds M.S. and MBA degrees from Ohio State University in the United States.
NITIN APTE
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER /// VENA ENERGY
GEERT FIJNAUT /// HEAD ASIA ENERGY DEPARTMENT - FMO
Geert is Head of the Asia team at the Energy Department of FMO, the Dutch Development Bank. We support sustainable private sector growth in developing and emerging markets by investing in ambitious entrepreneurs. We believe a strong private sector leads to economic and social development, empowering people to employ their skills and improve their quality of life. At FMO, Geert manages a team of investment professionals responsible for the acquisition, structuring and monitoring of mezzanine and debt transactions in the energy sector in Asia. Main focus is on renewable energy transactions. Geert joined FMO in 2016. Prior to that he worked for several commercial banks. Geert holds a law degree and has studied in the United States.
GEERT FIJNAUT
HEAD ASIA ENERGY DEPARTMENT /// FMO
LAWRENCE WU /// PRESIDENT & EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR - SUNSEAP
Lawrence has more than 14 years of experience in investment banking, specializing in M&A and restructurings, reverse takeovers, schemes of arrangements and de-listings of public companies, having worked at DBS Bank, Macquarie and BNP Paribas. Lawrence spearheads the group's efforts in capital raising and securing requisite funding. He has a first class Honours Degree in Accountancy from Nanyang Technological University as well as CFA and the Chartered Accountant of Singapore.
LAWRENCE WU
PRESIDENT & EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR /// SUNSEAP
YUICHIRO YOI /// UNIT HEAD INDONESIA - ASIAN DEVELOPMENT BANK
Yuichiro Yoi is the Unit Head for Indonesia at the Private Sector Operations Department of the Asian Development Bank (ADB).
Mr. Yoi joined ADB in 2014, and he has been covering Indonesia infrastructure projects from the bank’s Manila Head Quarters since then. His recent work includes Rantau Dedap geothermal IPP financing (signed Mar 2018) and Vena Energy (formerly known as Equis Energy) wind & solar IPP financings, and going forward, he and his team are mandated on two other IPPs in Indonesia.

Prior to ADB, Mr. Yoi worked at the Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) where he led his team on numerous IPP deals in the region including Gulf Nong Saeng (Thailand, gas-fired), Gulf U-Thai (Thailand, gas-fired), Sarulla (Indonesia, geothermal), and Rajamandala (Indonesia, hydro).
Mr. Yoi has a Master of Business Administration from Judge Business School, University of Cambridge, UK.
YUICHIRO YOI
UNIT HEAD INDONESIA /// ASIAN DEVELOPMENT BANK
MURAD CAN /// DIRECTOR ASIA-PACIFIC & CENTRAL MARKETS - IB VOGT
Murad Can (Director Asia-Pacific & Central Markets) Murad joined ib vogt GmbH in 2016 as Director Business Development. He is responsible for Asia - Pacific, LATAM, Eurasia and other emerging markets (RoW). He has broad knowledge in global business & project development and execution, O&M services, project & program management. Before joining ib vogt, Murad acquired many years of strong and solid experience in the global solar and hybrid energy market in high-level management position with Skytron Energy and AEG Power Solutions.
MURAD CAN
DIRECTOR ASIA-PACIFIC & CENTRAL MARKETS /// IB VOGT
RAVI KRISHNASWAMY /// VP ENERGY & ENVIRONMENT - FROST & SULLIVAN
Ravi Krishnaswamy heads Frost & Sullivan’s Energy & Environment Practice in the Asia Pacific region and is based in Singapore. Ravi has spent more than twenty years in the Energy & Environment sector. He is also Frost & Sullivan’s in house expert on clean technologies and utilities. Ravi has advised clients on market entry, geographic expansion, new product launch, competitive strategies, roadmap development, business planning and strategic partnering. Ravi has directly managed and guided several consulting engagements on industry areas as diverse as Smart Grids, Renewable Energy, Power & Gas Transmission, Datacenter Energy, Water & Wastewater Treatment, Building Automation and Oil & Gas upstream technologies Ravi has also worked on economic and regulatory consultancy for the Energy market regulator in Singapore, including review of CAPEX plans submitted by the power utility, review of the gas retail market and establishment of secondary gas trading market. Ravi’s current management responsibilities in Frost & Sullivan include business unit profit & loss, growth strategies, research planning, quality control, industry thought leadership, strategic review of consulting delivery and managing client relationships.
RAVI KRISHNASWAMY
VP ENERGY & ENVIRONMENT /// FROST & SULLIVAN
HENDRIK BOHNE /// VP C&I - CONERGY
Mr. Bohne is currently leading Conergy’s C & I solar business in Asia Pacific. He was previously in charge of Conergy’s EPC business unit serving the company’s core markets of SEA, Australia and Japan, focusing on grid-connected power plants and hybrid systems. Currently based in the regional headquarters in Singapore his responsibilities cover origination and delivery of the project to commercial operation. As part of the diversification of the business, Mr. Bohne is part of the Steering Committee of GRIDSTOR - a global energy storage initiative from an international consortium.

Mr. Bohne has been with Conergy since 2007 in its offices in India, UAE and Singapore and has amongst other overseen the market entries for Thailand, Middle East, Japan and the Philippines.

Mr. Bohne has an MBA in business and engineering from Germany and holds a Bachelor of Engineering from the Netherlands.
HENDRIK BOHNE
VP C&I /// CONERGY
CARLOS ALBERO /// GLOBAL FINANCE SEGMENT LEADER - DNV GL
Carlos is a graduated Mechanical Engineer and has a master degree in business administration (MBA).
As Global Finance Segment Leader from the energy division, Carlos is in charge of the relationships of main investors, lenders and other financial players with DNV GL.
His experience in renewables extends over 10 years with relevant experience in several fields such as: administration and operation of wind power plants and energy systems in deregulated markets, development of greenfield projects in the renewable sector, manufacturing of wind turbines, analysis and evaluation of emerging markets, active search of partnership on international markets development.

Carlos has been involved in development, financing, evaluation and analysis of renewable energy projects worldwide, with participation in over 10,000 MW wind projects. Carlos has international experience in energy markets, regulatory systems and project development in Caribbean and Latin America, Eastern Europe and, Africa.
CARLOS ALBERO
GLOBAL FINANCE SEGMENT LEADER /// DNV GL
SAGAR GUBBI /// MANAGING PARTNER - ECOFORGE ADVISORS
Sagar Gubbi is the Co-founder/Managing Partner of Ecoforge Advisors. He has over 13 years of experience in RE, EE, Energy Access, Energy Storage, Smart Grids, Microfinance and Engineering. Sagar has lead all of Ecoforge’s advisory and consulting projects (and also as independent consultant for a few projects). He has worked in India, Germany, UK, Philippines, Indonesia and conducted business in Thailand, Myanmar, Tajikistan, Bangladesh, East Africa, South Africa and Portugal. Sagar holds an MBA from the University of Oxford's Said Business School, UK and a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering. Sagar is based in Bangalore, India.
SAGAR GUBBI
MANAGING PARTNER /// ECOFORGE ADVISORS
STEFANO FALCONIO /// HEAD FOREIGN DEVELOPMENT - CARLO MARESCA
Stefano Falconio entered the renewable energy sector in 2007. From 2007 to 2010, he was in charge of RE scouting in Italy, researching sites and developing RE plants for 15 MW and 60 million euros of procured investments. From 2010, he started developing RE plants abroad, mainly in Albania (36 MW of wind), Senegal (20 MW of PV), Iran (10 MW of PV) and Cuba. He worked at RE projects in Brazil, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Croatia too. Since 2015 he is responsible for overseas development on behalf of Carlo Maresca spa, for whom he continued the RE development in Albania, Cuba, Georgia, Senegal, Iran and Kazakhstan.
STEFANO FALCONIO
HEAD FOREIGN DEVELOPMENT /// CARLO MARESCA
KUM MUN LOCK /// MANAGING DIRECTOR - ENVISION DIGITAL SINGAPORE
Mun Lock joined Envision Digital in 2018 as the Deputy Managing Director of Envision Digital Singapore Pte. Ltd, and is responsible for the Envision Digital business in Asia.

Before joining Envision Digital, Mun Lock had 10 years of senior management experience in the water and power industry. Prior to that, Mun Lock spent 12 years in private equity, in charge of private equity investments, funds investments and overseeing the financial matters of the group. He had also spent 3 years in external auditing.

Mun Lock graduated from NTU and holds a degree in Accountancy and MBA from NUS.
KUM MUN LOCK
MANAGING DIRECTOR /// ENVISION DIGITAL SINGAPORE
ANDREAS CREMER /// DIRECTOR INFRASTRUCTURE / ENERGY - DEG
Andreas Cremer is Director at DEG responsible for the infrastructure / energy operations in Asia, Europe and Middle East, with a loan book of more than US$ 500 million. Andreas has been active in financing for almost 15 years where he has fulfilled positions as financial advisor and project manager in both corporate finance and project finance transactions. Since joining DEG in 2012, Andreas has been involved in various energy and infrastructure engagements focusing on structuring equity and mezzanine transactions. Prior to joining DEG, Andreas worked for Houlihan Lokey and KPMG where he held various positions at the advisory divisions. Andreas holds a Master of Business Administration from West Texas A&M University, USA.
ANDREAS CREMER
DIRECTOR INFRASTRUCTURE / ENERGY /// DEG
TOM VAN DORP /// MANAGER BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT & SALES - SOLARPLAZA
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TOM VAN DORP
MANAGER BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT & SALES /// SOLARPLAZA
DIANA WESSELIUS /// MANAGER PRIVATE EQUITY - FMO
Diana heads FMO’s Private Equity Energy team which is active in the energy sector in global emerging markets. The team invests in private equity funds, utility scale renewable energy projects, offgrid power companies, and currently manages an investment portfolio of approximately EUR 550mln divided over more than 50 investments. Diana has been active in financing for 20 years, with more than 15 years of experience in infrastructure and energy project finance. She joined FMO in 2006, where she worked in a variety of management positions, and has been responsible for managing Access to Energy Fund and the Infrastructure Development Fund, both government funded funds that FMO manages on behalf of the Dutch government. Prior to joining FMO Diana worked at ING Group where she held positions at the Asset Management and Wholesale Banking divisions. Diana holds a master’s Degree in Business Administration from Nyenrode Business University and currently follows a Master of Management in Energy at the Norwegian Business School.
DIANA WESSELIUS
MANAGER PRIVATE EQUITY /// FMO
KUSHAGRA NANDAN /// PRESIDENT & COO - SUNSOURCE ENERGY
As Co-Founder and President of SunSource, Kushagra has guided the company’s strategy, project execution, technology and engineering efforts, with a primary focus on client-specific solar solutions and international market development. He has played an active role in helping shape SunSource’s offerings for domestic and international markets. Kushagra has pioneered efforts towards providing end-to-end engineering solutions beginning from initial scoping and capacity building to actual project design, engineering, supervision and construction. Kushagra is actively engaged in building the capability to handle a challenging portfolio of solar projects, and focused on deeply entrenching the philosophy of minimizing levelized cost of energy (LCOE).

Kushagra brings a vast amount of experience in leading teams that have developed, designed and installed multi-MW of solar PV projects. Prior to SunSource, Kushagra worked with global solar majors including SunPower and GE. As one of the core member of the SunDurance Energy team, he led the technical group and helped grow the team and capability to develop, engineer-build projects ranging from 100’s kW to multiple MW. Kushagra has also had roles at New Energy Options, Inc., AstroPower Inc. (currently GE Energy) and the Center for Sustainable Energy at the University of Massachusetts.

Kushagra holds a Masters degree in Solar Energy Engineering from University of Massachusetts. He also holds a Bachelors Degree in Electrical Engineering from Manipal Institute of Technology. Kushagra has also successfully completed a Solar PV Technology Assessment Certification from Florida Solar Energy Center & Villanova University along with Electrical Safety for Qualified Electrical Workers Certificate from Louisiana Tech University. He is a Lifetime member of the Solar Energy Society of India, and was a member of the interconnection group at the Mid-Atlantic Solar Energy Association to assist New Jersey’s Board of Public Utilities to help define State’s solar policy implementation.
KUSHAGRA NANDAN
PRESIDENT & COO /// SUNSOURCE ENERGY
JEAN-PASCAL BOUTIN /// PARTNER - EVERSHEDS SUTHERLAND
Jean-Pascal heads up the energy regulatory and commercial team at Eversheds Sutherland. He specialises in power purchase agreements, optimisation services and ancillary/balancing service agreements for renewable energy technologies and batteries (front of meter, private wire and off grid). He has advised on project financed deals for both developers and funders worldwide, including Far East, Middle East, Africa and Europe.
JEAN-PASCAL BOUTIN
PARTNER /// EVERSHEDS SUTHERLAND
BJOERN KINZE /// SR DIRECTOR ENGINEERING - KELLOG COMPANY
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BJOERN KINZE
SR DIRECTOR ENGINEERING /// KELLOG COMPANY
NATHAN SCHMIDT /// HEAD OF ASIA - CLIMATE FUND MANAGERS
Nathan is the director of CFM's investments in Asia. He is responsible for deal origination, structuring and management in developing Asian economies.

He is an investment professional with over 16 years of experience in both the buy and sell sides of energy and infrastructure investments, totalling over $6 billion. In 2010 Nathan was a founding memberof a $2.7 billion private equity fund, Equis, which invests in Asia. Prior, he was the Senior Manager and Head of Acquisitions for Macquariem Korea Opportunities Management (MKOM), manager at Shinhan Macquariem Financial Advisory and an executive in Maquariem Securities Inc. in the US.

He has worked on the exploration, development and operation of renewable energy projects of up to 700 MW capacity all around Asia and has a proven track record in origination, development, commercial due diligence, project finance and financial modeling & valuation.

Nathan holds Bachelors of Science as well as Bachelors of Law degrees from the University of Sydney.
NATHAN SCHMIDT
HEAD OF ASIA /// CLIMATE FUND MANAGERS
ARNFINN UNUM /// COUNTRY MANAGER MALAYSIA - SCATEC SOLAR
30+ years of experience from worldwide energy sector within production and utilization of oil, gas, LNG and recently solar energy. Background from commercial and technical management for a wide range of international companies, including board positions in leading technology companies. Participation in several technology developments and company startups. At present building up a resource hub in Malaysia for increased Scatec Solar efforts in South East Asia.
ARNFINN UNUM
COUNTRY MANAGER MALAYSIA /// SCATEC SOLAR
ERIK PEPER /// COO - INFUNDE SOLAR
Erik has over 25 years’ experience mainly gained across Southeast Asia in relation to development, construction, financing, management, design, engineering, operations, and commissioning of energy infrastructure facilities. He has managed projects with procurements in excess of US$100 million with direct control of services greater than US$5 million. He holds a Bachelors in Marine Engineering and is a Professional Engineer. He is also ISO 9000, 14000 and 18000 certified.
ERIK PEPER
COO /// INFUNDE
BERT DEPREST /// HEAD INDUSTRIAL B2B ENERGY SOLUTIONS - ENGIE
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BERT DEPREST
HEAD INDUSTRIAL B2B ENERGY SOLUTIONS /// ENGIE
KUNAL PAREKH /// CEO - MYRA INVESTMENTS
Kunal Parekh co-founded MYRA Investments and is the CEO.
Prior to MYRA, Kunal led investments in clean energy transactions for the Abraaj Group with a focus on Africa, Asia and Mexico. He executed on transactions spanning more than USD 2.5bn in enterprise value including forging partnerships with marquee IPPs like Engie and the Aditya Birla Group.
Prior to Abraaj - Kunal worked as an Investment Banker in Sydney, Australia for Luminis Partners (in Affiliation with Evercore) focused on Mergers and Acquisitions. Kunal worked for ABN-AMRO, Royal Bank of Scotland and the CIMB Group specifically in the Power, Utilities & Energy Sector executing M&A and Capital Markets transactions prior to working with Evercore, where he advised on a number of large cross-border transactions across Asia-Pacific.

Kunal graduated with a double degree (with Honors) in Mechanical Engineering and Business from University of Technology, Sydney, is a Chartered Accountant from Australia, has completed a Dip. in Applied Finance with FINSIA (Australia) and holds an MBA from INSEAD.
KUNAL PAREKH
CEO /// MYRA INVESTMENTS
JAE LEMIN /// PARTNER - EVERSHEDS SUTHERLAND
Jae is a partner in our Banking and Finance and Renewable Energy and Sustainability Groups, based in Hong Kong. He helps corporates and banks on a wide range of projects and financings, including project financings, acquisition financings, trade financings and corporate loans.
Jae has worked on transactions throughout Asia-Pacific, South America and Africa. In addition, Jae has spent periods on secondment in NAB’s Global Treasury Department in Melbourne and Standard Chartered’s Wholesale Banking Group in Hong Kong.
Jae has extensive experience leading multi-jurisdictional projects and has particular industry experience in the energy and natural resources sector, including renewable energy.
JAE LEMIN
PARTNER /// EVERSHEDS SUTHERLAND
AKIHISA SHIRASAKA /// MANAGER - CROWDCREDIT
Rich experience and fully engaged in client services and product originations of alternative asset classes at a wide variety of investment management companies, such as Heitman International and Shinsei Investment Management. Graduated from Waseda University, Faculty of Law. Studies in the University of Helsinki, Faculty of Law.
AKIHISA SHIRASAKA
MANAGER /// CROWDCREDIT
LILY DONGE /// PRINCIPAL - ROCKY MOUNTAIN INSTITUTE
Lily Donge is a Principal with Rocky Mountain Institute’s electricity practice, where she co-founded and leads the Business Renewables Center. Lily focuses on accelerating the market for corporate renewable energy. She is exploring new markets for the rapid uptake of renewable energy and developing tools and products for corporate leaders to purchase renewable energy. With 165 multinationals, 75 top developers and 25 service providers, the BRC has built a trusted convening platform for the market to grow. Lily joined RMI in December 2014, and has since enabled over 14 GW of new corporate wind and solar. Lily is Vietnamese, grew up in the Philippines, worked in Singapore but calls Colorado home now.
LILY DONGE
PRINCIPAL /// ROCKY MOUNTAIN INSTITUTE