Driving energy transition strategies

Develop your energy transition strategy and analyse the “biggest investment opportunity of the century” in Asian renewables at the 2nd annual Renewable Energy Forum on 12 November as part of the Hong Kong Summit.

In a new and improved venue, connect with more than 200 global infrastructure professionals, including Asia’s largest LPs, to dissect the Asian renewables landscape and discover where double-figure returns can still be found.

With renewables booming across the globe, and particularly in Asia, there has never been a better time to connect with the leading players to take advantage of the once-in-a-lifetime investment opportunities available across the sector.

As the leading information source for infrastructure investment professionals, the network and seniority of decision-makers across both LPs and GPs who attend Infrastructure Investor conferences is unparalleled.

Co-located with the Hong Kong Summit, the elite of Asian and global infrastructure will be in attendance. This is your opportunity to showcase your unique value to the Asian LPs searching for infrastructure investments worldwide.

3 distinct Forums to enhance your investment and fundraising strategies

Attend the full Hong Kong Summit to grow your business

Drive your energy transition investment strategy at this second annual forum dedicated to the “biggest investment opportunity of the century”.

Established as the premier infrastructure investment conference in the region, you must be in attendance if you are interested in Asian infrastructure or LP capital.

Discover why LPs in the region are increasingly allocating their capital to infrastructure debt strategies and demonstrate your advantage over the competition to secure your share.

Day 1
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Agenda

Day 1 - Tuesday 12th

Renewable Energy Forum
08:00 - 09:00

Registration and Coffee

09:00 - 09:10

PEI welcome and chairman’s opening remarks

09:10 - 10:00

Keynote Panel: Investing in the Energy Transition

Raymond Fung, Shoji Misawa, Felix Zhang, Tony Clamp
  • With a high growth in renewables, are we seeing increased risk?
  • Is Asia now at the forefront of the renewable’s revolution? Asia vs OECD markets
  • How competitive is the renewables market becoming

Moderator: Tony Clamp, Deputy Director, Private Sector Facility, Green Climate Fund

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Raymond Fung

Managing Partner, JIDA Capital

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Shoji Misawa

Managing Director , Strategic Investment Department, Energy and Eco Services Headquarters, ORIX Corporation

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Felix Zhang

Group Executive Director, Envision Energy

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Tony Clamp

Deputy Director, Private Sector Facility | Green Climate Fund

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10:00 - 10:30

Keynote Interview

10:30 - 11:00

Networking Coffee Break

11:00 - 11:50

Panel: What's next for regional offshore wind?

Takahiro Kato, Joost Bergsma
  • What are the increasing opportunities for offshore wind?
  • What lessons have been learnt from the Taiwan?
  • Investment opportunities in areas by geography
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Takahiro Kato

Head of Global Fund Investment | DBJ Asset Management

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Joost Bergsma

Chief Executive Officer and Managing Partner | Glennmont Partners

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11:50 - 12:40

Panel: India as the driver for Asian renewables

Rohit Nanda, Vivek Sharma, Chandra Reddy, Srinivasan Viswanathan
  • What are the opportunities for investment in India?
  • Examples of larger end or the smaller end opportunities
  • Current status of growing subsectors such as rooftop solar

Moderator: Chandra Reddy, Advisor to Corporate Chairman, GMR Infrastructure

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Rohit Nanda

Head of Asia, Principal Investments - Infrastructure, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation

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Vivek Sharma

Senior Director (Energy & Natural Resources), CRISIL Infrastructure Advisory

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Chandra Reddy

Advisor to Corporate Chairman, GMR Infrastructure

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Srinivasan Viswanathan

Chief Executive Officer, Vibrant Energy Holdings

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12:40 - 14:00

Networking Lunch

14:00 - 14:45

Panel: The rising emergence of corporate PPAs

Stan Kolenc, Andrew Kwok, Dany Qian, Sebastian Meyer
  • How fast will the growth of the PPA market occur?
  • What are the reasons attracting corporates to PPAs?
  • The role of banks, supply chain providers and governments in PPAs
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Stan Kolenc

Managing Director | OPTrust

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Andrew Kwok

Managing Director, Head Private Infrastructure Asia | Partners Group

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Dany Qian

Global Vice President, Jinko Solar

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Sebastian Meyer

Vice President, Strategy /Power Markets, EDF Renewables

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14:45 - 15:15

Presentation: Asia: The Next Frontier for the Global Offshore Wind Industry

Edgare Kerkwijk
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Edgare Kerkwijk

Board Member, Asia Wind Energy Association

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15:15 - 15:45

Coffee Break

15:45 - 16:15

Presentation

Marek Wolek
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Marek Wolek

Vice President, Fluence

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16:15 - 16:45

Presentation: Vietnam – Asia’s dark horse for renewables?

16:45 - 17:45

Close of Conference

Jeffrey Altman

Senior Advisor | Finadvice

Jeffrey is a Senior Advisor to Finadvice AG. He has over 24 years of energy/infrastructure experience within several utilities (electricity, gas and telecoms) as well as advising on infrastructure and renewable related assets in Europe, Asia and the… Read full bio

Joost Bergsma

Chief Executive Officer and Managing Partner | Glennmont Partners

Joost Bergsma founded Glennmont Partners in 2013 completing a spin out of BNP Paribas Clean Energy Partners which had been established since 2008. Glennmont manages approximately Euro 1.8bn across four unlisted funds (infra equity and infra credit st… Read full bio

Tony Clamp

Deputy Director, Private Sector Facility | Green Climate Fund

Tony is the Deputy Director of the Green Climate Fund’s Private Sector Facility based in Songdo, South Korea and is responsible for day to day management of its investment program in private sector climate related projects and investment funds global… Read full bio

Raymond Fung

Managing Partner, JIDA Capital

Ray is the founding partner of JIDA Capital and JIDA Capital is the General Partner of CGN Capital Partners Infrastructure Fund III, a renewable energy focused RMB 3.7 billion JV private equity fund between CGN Private Equity and JIDA Capital. He is… Read full bio

Takahiro Kato

Head of Global Fund Investment | DBJ Asset Management

Takahiro Kato is responsible for investments in infrastructure and energy funds as a gate keeper, which includes not only global and regional universe but also Japanese domestic infrastructure mandate. Takahiro joined DBJ group in 1995, and experienc… Read full bio

Edgare Kerkwijk

Board Member, Asia Wind Energy Association

Edgare has been a Managing Director of Asia Green Capital since 2006 and is currently holding several positions in renewable energy companies in Asia. He is an senior advisor to Shrem Offshore Wind in India and interim-CFO for Sun Electric in Singapo… Read full bio

Stan Kolenc

Managing Director | OPTrust

Stan Kolenc joined OPTrust in 2005 and is responsible for private equity and infrastructure investments in Asia. Prior to OPTrust, Mr. Kolenc worked at Macquarie Bank in London, Madrid and Toronto focusing on infrastructure M&A and asset management a… Read full bio

Andrew Kwok

Managing Director, Head Private Infrastructure Asia | Partners Group

Andrew Kwok is Head of Private Infrastructure in Asia, based in Singapore. He is a member of the Private Infrastructure Investment Committee and a member of the Board of Directors of the firm's portfolio company Green Island Renewable Power. He has 2… Read full bio

Sebastian Meyer

Vice President, Strategy /Power Markets, EDF Renewables

At EDF Renewables, Sebastian is leading the effort to enable global industrial and commercial corporations to attain inspirational targets of 100% renewable power sourcing through direct power purchases and liberalizing power markets in the Asia Regi… Read full bio

Shoji Misawa

Managing Director , Strategic Investment Department, Energy and Eco Services Headquarters, ORIX Corporation

Shoji Misawa serves as Managing Director at the Strategic Investment Dept. within Energy and Eco Service Business HQ in ORIX Corporation (ORIX). ORIX currently operates over 1GW of renewable energy platform throughout Japan. Misawa joined ORIX in 198… Read full bio

Rohit Nanda

Head of Asia, Principal Investments - Infrastructure, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation

Rohit has around 13 years of experience in Private Equity, Banking and Consulting. He is currently the Head of Principal Investments – Infrastructure in SMBC in charge of building a multi-country, multi-sector infrastructure focused equity investment… Read full bio

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 JinkoSolar’s mark… Read full bio

Chandra Reddy

Advisor to Corporate Chairman, GMR Infrastructure

Chandra is a Sydney based former lawyer and now an advisor in business and capital strategy to multi-national companies involved in infrastructure development, clean energy, industrial real estate and technology. Chandra is also the CEO of Beyond Adv… Read full bio

Vivek Sharma

Senior Director (Energy & Natural Resources), CRISIL Infrastructure Advisory

Vivek is an Energy Sector expert and has 16 years of consulting experience in the energy sector, including in distribution reforms, conventional energy, renewable energy, and natural resources such as coal and oil & gas. Currently he is responsible f… Read full bio

Srinivasan Viswanathan

Chief Executive Officer, Vibrant Energy Holdings

Srini Viswanathan heads the renewable energy investment platform, Vibrant Energy Holdings which is investing and growing its South East Asia based C&I platform with a target of 500MW operational assets in the next two years and 1GW in next five years… Read full bio

Marek Wolek

Vice President, Fluence

Marek T. Wolek is a Vice President at Fluence and responsible for Global Strategy and Partnerships. His prior experience includes covering Partnership Strategies at the AES Corporation, Infrastructure Investments at Partners Group, and Financial/M&A… Read full bio

Felix Zhang

Group Executive Director, Envision Energy

Felix Zhang is the Group Executive Director of Envision Energy, a world leader in renewable energy and technology space, and is Partner of Silicon Valley based evergreen venture fund, Envision Ventures. Currently Felix runs Envision Energy’s internat… Read full bio

David Kang

Head of APAC Energy Economics, BloombergNEF

David Kang leads the Asia-Pacific Energy Economics team for BloombergNEF, an energy and technology research group within Bloomberg L.P. He is a leading expert on renewable energy and energy economics in Asia. In his current role, David manages APAC a… Read full bio
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