Webinar Series

Corporate Renewable Energy transition in Asia
The Challenges and Opportunities for corporates in Southeast Asia and China
September 20th & September 27th

Webinar 1 - Corporate Renewable Energy transition in South-East Asia
20th of September 2018 1 pm CET

  • State of the corporate renewable energy market in South-East Asia

  • General market conditions for corporates going RE

  • Country snapshots on legislation, challenges, opportunities - zooming in on the front runner(s)

  • Question round

 
ALEX PERERA /// MANAGING DIRECTOR ASIA PACIFIC - WORLD RESOURCES INSTITUTE
Alex Perera is Deputy Director of WRI's Energy Program. Joining WRI in 2007, Alex has over 20 years of experience in energy policy, finance, and corporate energy strategy. Prior to joining WRI, he helped found a company called Bigbelly Solar, a renewable energy company with a mission of developing innovative new solar energy products that are helping reduce transportation related emissions. Alex has worked at the Natural Resources Defense Council, where he participated on New York Governor Pataki's Greenhouse Gas Task Force. He also served on two advisory committees that invested in over $7 million in renewable energy R&D projects in New York. Alex was a Financial Analyst at the investment bank Bear, Stearns and Co. Inc. where he helped to structure over $1 billion in municipal financing in the utility sector. He has served as the Program Director for the New York Energy Efficiency Council, an organization that represented Energy Service Companies (ESCOs) in New York State electric deregulation proceedings.

Alex has an MBA from F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business at Babson College, and a BA from Boston University in Environmental Science, Economics, and French. He has written and co-authored numerous publications on corporate strategy and renewable energy. He is a watercolor painter and lives in Bethesda, MD with his wife and two children.
GEOFFREY TAN
MANAGING DIRECTOR ASIA PACIFIC /// OPIC
LIAM SALTER /// BOARD - ACT RENEWABLE
Liam Salter is Founder and CEO at RESET Carbon, Ltd. RESET’s work focuses on developing and implementing commercially driven energy, carbon and environmental management solutions for Asian and international corporate clients. The company is increasingly regarded as a leading practitioner in the emerging field of supply chain sustainability solutions, working with sectors such as apparel, consumer retail, electronics, and food and beverages to reduce their supply chain footprint.

Previously Liam was the Director of WWF International’s Asia-Pacific Climate Programme, where he built and managed a ten-country team. At WWF, Liam also co-led the design and establishment of the Gold Standard Foundation, which is now a leading certification system for project level carbon offsets and other environmental and social attributes.
LIAM SALTER
BOARD /// ACT RENEWABLE
 

Webinar 2 - Corporate Renewable Energy transition in China
27th of September 2018 09:30 CET

  • State of the corporate renewable energy market in China

  • General market conditions for corporates going RE

  • Country snapshots on legislation, challenges, opportunities - zooming in on the front runner(s)

  • Question round

 
SHAILESH TELANG /// TECHNICAL MANAGER - CDP / RE100
Shailesh is Technical Manager, Renewable Energy, CDP, working on the RE100 campaign in India. He has extensive work experience in environment management, sustainability and renewable energy advisory services. As a part of his renewable energy work, Shailesh worked in the areas of registration of renewable energy projects under REC mechanism, third party sale of renewable energy through open access and coordination of rooftop solar projects under Build, Own, Operate and Transfer (BOOT) model. He has worked across industrial sectors such as solar, wind, airports, real estate, steel, industrial waste management, automotive and infrastructure.

Shailesh holds master’s in Environment Management from the Forest Research Institute (FRI), Dehradun, India and a Bachelor of Science in Life Science from Institute of Science, Nagpur, India.
SHAILESH TELANG
TECHNICAL MANAGER /// CDP / RE100
RASMUS NEDERGAARD /// MANAGING DIRECTOR - ACT RENEWABLE
Rasmus has been working in the field of environmental management in the private sector for the past two decades. Before moving to act renewable, Rasmus spent nearly a decade working for multinational companies including Vestas A/S and LEGO®, responsible for development and execution of their renewable energy and carbon reduction programs. At the LEGO® Group, Rasmus executed a corporate strategy using onsite and offsite renewable solutions to successfully achieve 100% renewables energy in 2017.
RASMUS NEDERGAARD
MANAGING DIRECTOR /// ACT RENEWABLE