SPEAKERS

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
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
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
FRANCK CONSTANT /// CEO - CONSTANT ENERGY
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FRANCK CONSTANT
CEO /// CONSTANT ENERGY
JEN TAN /// VP GROUP BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT - SEMBCORP INDUSTRIES
Jen Tan has been in the solar industry for the last 10 years. Currently, she is working with Sembcorp leading the Solar Team on business development, project development and execution and operations and maintenance focusing on developing and building Solar projects in Singapore and other Asean countries. Prior to Sembcorp, she was a Vice President , APAC Sales and Energy Solutions in REC Solar Pte Ltd. Before embarking on her career in sales, she has been working with Global Sales Planning and Logistics, as well as Global Market Intelligence. She also has vast operations experience as she was part of the pioneer team in starting and ramping up the REC manufacturing facility in Tuas. She held key positions as the Operations Director in the manufacturing team with solid background in Operations Planning, Industrial engineering and Lean Manufacturing systems. Prior to REC, she was in the Semiconductor Industry for 9 years where she focused primarily on planning functions.
JEN TAN
VP GROUP BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT /// SEMBCORP INDUSTRIES
DANY QIAN /// VICE PRESIDENT - JINKO SOLAR
As a solar industry veteran, Ms. Qian has been instrumental in defining and leading the execution of JinkoSolar’s market positioning strategy that has led to JinkoSolar’s breakneck growth. Ms. Qian is also among the most recognizable executives in solar and has been very active in the global sustainability conversation. She personally served in the 2018 B20 Argentina Energy, Resource Efficiency, and Sustainability Taskforce as well as the co-chair of the 2017 B20 Germany Energy, Climate, Resource & Efficiency taskforce. Ms. Qian was also selected to represent the Chinese solar industry at the landmark COP-21 which resulted in the Paris Climate Agreement. More recently, Ms. Qian was invited to speak at the ADB’s Asian Clean Energy Forum, and the World Bank Singapore Infrastructure Summit among various other forums. Ms. Qian has aggressively promoted the idea of global sustainable development.
DANY QIAN
VICE PRESIDENT /// JINKO SOLAR
JIELING ZHANG /// DIRECTOR OF PROJECT FINANCE & INVESTMENTS - RISEN ENERGY
Ms. Zhang has a BSc in Banking & Finance from LSE, and an MBA from IE Business School. She has over 10 years of working experiences in the renewable energy industry, specializing in Investment Management and Project Finance. Ms. Zhang has established a broad network across EMEA, Asia and LATAM regions, and has done several non-recourse utility-scaled project financing transactions with international financial institutions. She speaks Mandarin, English, German and basic Spanish.
JIELING ZHANG
DIRECTOR OF PROJECT FINANCE & INVESTMENTS /// RISEN ENERGY
KEN CHEUNG /// PARTNER - BIRD & BIRD
Ken is a partner in the Corporate & Commercial Group based in Singapore, with a sector focus on Energy & Utilities and Technology.

He specialises in corporate, commercial and finance law including cross-border transactions, foreign investment, joint ventures, mergers & acquisitions and private equity in the Asia-Pacific region. His practice is focused on South East Asia, in particular Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, the Philippines and Myanmar.

With a primary focus on the corporate energy sector, particularly renewables and clean energy, Ken's practice also encompasses the traditional mining and offshore oil & gas industries. Ken has a leading reputation in the renewable energy sector and advises many of the major players. He advises on the corporate and commercial aspects of investments and projects including M&A advice, structuring, joint ventures, supply contracts and on IP and technology issues. He also advises clients across a range of other sectors including transport, insurance, IT and media.

Ken is admitted as a Solicitor in Hong Kong, England and Wales, the High Court of Australia and New South Wales and has practised in SE Asia for over 20 years.
KEN CHEUNG
PARTNER /// BIRD & BIRD
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
HANS-MARTIN AERTS /// MANAGING DIRECTOR - APG
Hans-Martin Aerts is a Managing Director and Head of Infrastructure Investments, Asia Pacific at APG Asset Management, one of the largest pension fund asset managers in the world with assets under management of approximately €520 billion (as at July 2019).
In February 2007, Hans-Martin moved to Hong Kong to establish APG’s first office in Asia Pacific and has since been responsible for managing the infrastructure investments in Asia Pacific.
Prior to working for APG, Hans-Martin was a Senior Portfolio Manager at ABP. He joined ABP in 2001 and has since worked in various areas, including infrastructure, structured finance and global equities. Hans-Martin is a CFA charter holder, and holds an MSc in Economics from the Erasmus University Rotterdam in the Netherlands .
HANS-MARTIN AERTS
MANAGING DIRECTOR /// APG