David is an experienced business and project development manager with over thirty years of senior executive management experience in the energy sector. He has been involved in several wind farm projects in Australia to commercial PPA conclusions. He specialises in marketing, due diligence, project development and commercial negotiations. He has proven expertise in power project development in renewable energy generation technologies. David also been involved in developing a number of gas turbine, geo-thermal and renewable power projects to PPAs and financial close.
Experience: Renewable Energy Project Development, PPA Negotiations, Financial Close
Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea
Windy Hill Wind Farm, Tararua Wind Farm
Toora Wind Farm, Emu Downs Wind Farm, Wattle Point Wind Farm
Rolls Royce Industrial Power, Alstom
Design Power Australia and New Zealand
BSc, Massey University.
Dr. Chiao is an electricity market specialist with vast design, implementation, operations and advisory experience. In 2008-2009, he led an international team which completed the design and drafted the market rules for Vietnam’s cost-based competitive generation market (CGM). Subsequently in 2010-2011, Dr Chiao. assisted the Electricity Regulatory Authority and the National Load Dispatch Centre of Vietnam on the development of seven market operational manuals for the CGM. He led the market implementation and evolution in Singapore (2002-2004) and New Zealand (1999-2002) and the implementation of the Philippine wholesale electricity market (2004-2006). He now applies his expert knowledge to assist potential generation and transmission investors assessing the value of target assets in a rule-based market environment including managing transmission congestion. Dr. Chiao’s clientele includes policy makers, regulators, power industry players, developers, investors and financiers from the following countries/markets: New Zealand, Australia, Japan, USA, Europe, Singapore, Vietnam, Philippines, India, Korea, Hong Kong, China, Taiwan, Malaysia, Macau, Cambodia, Thailand, Russia and Italy.
Experience: Electricity Markets, Design and Implementation
Energy Market Company (EMC), Singapore
JV EMC-Singapore Exchange, Singapore
Aboitiz Power, Philippines
Taipower, Taiwan; Tokyo Gas, World Bank; Energy Regulatory Authority of Vietnam
Energy Regulatory Commission, National Grid Corporation, Philippines
Sudanese Electricity Commission, Sudan; Malakoff, Malaysia
PB Power: ERA Vietnam, Macau Elec Co, RP Energy Taiwan Co-Gen/Aboitiz
Hydro OGK, Russia
HSBC, Gas Market Study, Hong Kong-Guangdong
M-Co, Electricity Market Operator, Chief Economist. New Zealand.
PhD, University of California, Davis; MS U of Massachusetts; BS National Taiwan U.
Tony is a specialist in employment, training, mobilisation and payroll for Indigenous Cultural Heritage Field Officers carrying out cultural heritage surveys, artefact collections and monitoring work for mining, energy and infrastructure projects throughout South-West and Central Queensland. He has provided assistance to project developers engage with traditional owner groups to fulfil their obligations under the Queensland Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Act of Queensland 2003. Tony was also contracted to the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet to serve as a Queensland Coordinator for the National Council for Aboriginal Reconciliation. Roles included: media relations and grass-roots promotion of the Council’s aims and activities; the creation and facilitation of a Queensland Reconciliation Committee to oversee our activities; facilitating large public Regional Reconciliation Meetings; the promotion of Reconciliation Learning Circles and Reconciliation Action Plans; and VIP liaison whenever National Council members visited Queensland.
Experience: Cultural Heritage and Indigenous Community Expert
Roy Morgan Research: Engagement with communities on social, health and labour issues
Joint Owner-Operator, Interactive Community Planning Pty Ltd
Consultant Property Valuer and Town Planner – Noosa and Nambour
Valuer and Acting Land Planner, Qld Dept of Natural Resources
Owner-Operator of Queensland Independent Valuers – Nambour and Noosa
Assistant Project Officer, Qld Council of Social Services – Brisbane, Qld
Assistant Valuer, Qld Valuer-General’s Dept – Bundaberg and Cairns Offices
Graduate Diploma, Urban and Regional Planning, Queensland University of Technology
Business Diploma, Real Estate Valuation, University of Queensland, Gatton College.
Philippe Grelon has 30 years of global experience in biomass and waste-to-energy, specializing in the collection and treatment of solid, liquid and hazardous waste, recycling, incineration, land filling, industrial services, specific industrial cleanings and grease recovery to biodiesel. He has commercial, EPC, operational and M&A experience of environmental and waste management services in the Asia Pacific region, France, Ireland and Portugal. Philippe has managed several waste management, and integrated recycling and waste-to-energy project companies and achieved financial returns for these projects. His geographical experience extends from Asia Pacific to Europe, and is an adviser to the French Ministry of Commerce.
Experience: Waste-To-Energy, Environmental Asset Management
Veolia Environmental Services, General Manager, Hong Kong
Veolia Environmental Services Asia Recycling, Chairman, Hong Kong
Onyx Taho CEO, Taiwan
Centeonyx Pte Ltd – Chairman and CEO Electronic Recycling, Singapore
Onyx-South East Asia, CEO, Malaysia, Thailand and Philippines
Onyx New Zealand, Managing Director, New Zealand
Collex – Onyx, Australia
Vinci Environnement, Hong Kong
Total-Eren Groupe-TMW Technologies, Hong Kong, China, Singapore
Adviser to the French Ministry of Commerce
MBA HEC (Hautes Etudes Commerciales), France
Master of Engineering ICAM (Institut Catholique des Arts et Métiers), France.
Kawa San has extensive experience in power generation and the electricity retail market. He has managed gas and power projects in Indonesia, Vietnam, Singapore, Middle East and Europe (United Kingdom and Ireland). Kawa’s project development experience included financing arrangement with commercial banks and ECA and multinational financing agencies JBIC, ADB and IFC. His project risk management skills include macroeconomic analysis and discount cash flow analysis. In renewable energy projects, Kawa San has developed solar, mini-hydro and geothermal power plants in Japan, Indonesia and Poland, and negotiated PPAs with relevant national utilities. In the electricity retail market, he has established relationships with industrial and commercial customers, including energy and FX hedging.
Experience: Power Project Development Management, Retail Markets, Legal Advisory
J-Power Electric Power and Independent Power Producer (IPP) projects, Japan
Geothermal Projects – Fuji Electric, Mitsubishi, Toshiba: Japan, Indonesia, Philippines
Wind and Solar Power Project Developments, Japan
Keppel Energy Ventures, Singapore, UK
Keppel Energy Electricity Retail, Singapore
Toyo Engineering Corporation, Japan
BA, Public Law Keio University.
Stefan headed the National Agency for Foreign Investment and wrote European Business Sourcebook, Foreign Direct Investments in East and West Europe, published by International Thomson Business Press, with Michael See, while he was Director of Russian Programs at the John F. Kennedy School of Government. Stefan assisted in obtaining the country preface from Victor Chernomyrdin for the country preface on Russia. He led several international investments in Russia as chairman of NAIF, which included renewable energy investments in wind, solar, biomass and hydro-electric power. Stefan’s capabilities include the development and management of international agricultural and economic development programs; planning and structuring food security programs, high speed railway project investment; and adviser to the governments of Kazakhstan, Ukraine and Belarus.
Experience:National Agency for Foreign Investment, Chairman of the Board, Russia
Sapsan High Speed Train Moscow–St. Petersburg, Project Team, Russia
Harvard University, Professor of International Economics, USA
John F. Kennedy School of Government, Director of Russian Programs, USA
PhD, Birmingham University (International Economics), UK
PhD, Moscow State University (Economics), UK
MBA, Harvard Business School, USA
MA, University of California, Berkeley (Economics), USA
BA, Moscow State University (Economics), Russia.