Speaker

H.E. ACM Dr. Prajin Juntong

Deputy Prime Minister of Thailand

H.E. ARKHOM TERMPITTAYAPAISITH

Ministry of Transport, Thailand

H.E Atchaka Sibunruang

Ministry of Science & Technology

H.E. Dr. Shamshad Akhtar

Dr. Shamshad Akhtar Dr. Shamshad Akhtar (Pakistan) is an Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations and the tenth Executive Secretary of the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific. Currently, she serves as the Coordinator of the five United Nations Regional Commissions. Formerly the UN Secretary-General’s Senior Advisor on Economics and Finance, and Assistant…

H.E. Jesus Miguel Sanz

Ambassador and Head of Delegation
Delegation of the European Union in Thailand

H.E. Dr.Matar Hamed Al Neyadi

HE Dr. Matar Hamed Al Neyadi Undersecretary of the Ministry of Energy of the United Arab Emirates   Bio: Dr Matar Al Neyadi, Undersecretary of the UAE Ministry of Energy, holds a Ph.D. in international law from the University of Edinburgh (1997). He has professional experience in leadership, international cooperation, international maritime law, management of…

DR. SURIN PITSUWAN

CURRICULUM VITAE  SURIN PITSUWAN “Dr.Surin Pitsuwan, 66, is a native of Nakorn Sri Thammarat, Southern Thailand.  He received his primary and secondary education in his home province. He was awarded the American Field Service (AFS) exchange scholarship and was a high school exchange student in Minnesota, USA, in 1967-1968.  He returned to Bangkok, Thailand and…

H.E.Dr. Maximus Johnity Ongkili

Minister of Energy, Green Technology and Water, Malaysia

Justin Wu

  Justin Wu, Head of Asia-Pacific, Bloomberg New Energy Finance Justin has more than a decade of experience analyzing the development of renewable energy in Asia. He is a specialist in Chinese energy and environmental policy, clean energy trade and investment and electricity markets.  From 2007 to 2011, he was based in Beijing as a…

Dr.Jakkanit Kananurak

Dr. Jakkanit Kananurak Title/Organization: Director of Capacity Building and Outreach Office, and Director of Climate Change International Technical and Training Center (CITC), Thailand Greenhouse Gas Management Organization, Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment. Profile Dr. Jakkanit has spent most of his career working in the climate change management and energy efficiency fields. He spent his…

Prof. Hidetoshi Nishimura

Prof. Hidetoshi Nishimura: President Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) Graduated from the Faculty of Law, the University of Tokyo. Joined the Ministry of International Trade and Industry in 1976. Has assumed numerous positions, including Representative of the Asia-Pacific Region of the Japan Overseas Development Corporation, Director of the Southeast Asia and…

Mr. Ulrich Zachau

Mr. Ulrich Zachau Mr. Ulrich Zachau, a German national, joined the World Bank Group in 1988.  He has held various staff and management positions at the World Bank, including in Operations in Asia, Europe, and Latin America and the Caribbean as well as in Finance, Policy, and Research.  During 1998-2003, he managed the development, reform,…

AGNETA RISING

Agneta Rising – Director General of the World Nuclear Association Agneta Rising became Director General of the World Nuclear Association on 1 January 2013, having previously held the position of Vice President Environment at Vattenfall AB. In this post Ms. Rising headed a pan-European department focused on energy, environment and sustainability. Previously, Ms. Rising was Director…

Georgina Hayden

Georgina Hayden  : Head of Power & Renewables Georgina specialises in the Global Power and Renewables markets, focusing on energy agendas, regulatory issues and policy environments. Based in London, Georgina joined BMI Research in 2012 as a Power & Renewable analyst, and has spent a year working in the company’s Singapore office. Before joining BMI Research,…

Sakari Oksanen

Sakari Oksanen Deputy Director-General The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)   Sakari Oksanen joined IRENA in 2015 as Deputy Director-General. He is responsible for leading the Agency’s programmatic work and ensuring close linkages between planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of all IRENA activities. Mr. Oksanen’s career has included 25 years of international management experience with…

Prof. Masakazu Toyoda

Masakazu Toyoda Chairman & CEO, The Institute of Energy Economics, Japan Born June 28, 1949 (in Tokyo, JAPAN) Education University of Tokyo (graduated in 1973, Bachelor in Law) Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University (MPA: Master in Public Affairs, 1979) Career Apr.1973              Joined the Ministry of International Trade and Industry...

Dr. Ludovic Lacrosse

  Dr. Ludovic Lacrosse Executive Chairman, Full Advantage Co., Ltd (Master in Agro-Chemical Eng; PhD in Agriculture, Executive MBA)   In his more than 30 years of professional experience in the Energy and Environment sector, Dr. Ludovic Lacrosse has spent more than 20 years managing multilateral cooperation programs within the Asian Region, acting as policy…

Yota ONO 

Yota ONO Deputy Commissioner for International Affairs, Agency for Natural Resources and Energy, METI Birth December 18th 1964, Osaka Educations 1989.3 B.A. in Law, Tokyo University 1993.6 M.B.A. in Graduate School, Columbia University Experience 1989. Joined Ministry of International Trade and Industry 2002.4 Director, General Management Group, Planning and Administration Department, Nippon Export and Investment…

Dr.Abdullah AlShahyari

“Eng. Abdullah AlShahyari, Director Of Electricity And Power Trading Department, Ministry of Energy   He is the Director Of Electricity And Power Trading Department in Ministry of Energy. He also worked as Director of Systems Control Center in Electricity Sector of Federal Electricity and Water Authority (FEWA).”  

Toshiro Kudama

Toshiro Kudama Chief Power Development Officer, Senior Executive Vice President, JERA Co., Inc. DATE OF BIRTH: March 20, 1958 EDUCATION: 1982  Master of Mechanical Engineering Tokyo Institute of Technology 1980  Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering Tokyo Institute of Technology PROFESSIONAL CAREER: July 2016 –        Chief Power Development Officer,Senior Executive Vice President, JERA Co.,…

Jessica Katz

Jessica Katz Analyst – Strategic Energy Analysis Center National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), Golden, CO RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE                                                                                                                                                          National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), Golden, CO Analyst – Strategic Energy Analysis Center                                                                                                 Feb. 2015-Present Oversee NREL’s support to the U.S. Agency for International Development’s (USAID’s) Clean Power Asia program, which includes technical assistance to improve…

Mr.Boonrod Yaowapruek

Mr. Boonrod Yaowapruek Investment Mobilization Lead, USAID Clean Power Asia Key Qualifications Mr. Boonrod Yaowapruek is a clean energy finance specialist with over 15 years of professional experience serving in various technical and managerial capacities in the clean energy and environmental sectors. He has deep understanding of technology-financial-regulatory barriers in the Lower Mekong region and…

Mr.Gnhoung Choumnit

Mr.Gnhoung Choumnit Assistance director of energy development department. KINGDOM OF CAMBODIA NATION RELIGION KIN G 323 CURRICULUM VITAE 1-PERSONAL INFORMATION Name : GNHOUNG CHOUMNIT Sex : Male Date of Birth : 20 Nov. 1976 Place of Birth : Phnom Penh City, Cambodia Nationality : Cambodian Marital Status : Married Present Address : #112C, Str. 7,…

Mr. Pracha Asawateera

Manager of Software Industry Promotion Agency (Public Organization) under Ministry of Digital Economy

Dr. Surya Darma

Name   : Dr. Surya Darma Address: Jl. Batu Pancawarna 29, Pulomas Jakarta Timur, Indonesia Phone  :  +6247860423; Mobile: +62811865453 E-mail  : suryadarma.za@gmail.com Position: President Director of PT. Hasera Sagoesa/Independent Consultant on Energy Dr. Surya Darma, is now a Chairman of the Indonesian Renewable Energy Society (METI/IRES) and an Expertise Board of the Indonesia Electric Power…

U Aung Myint

Brief profile of U Aung Myint Teaching staff and Research Scholar at Departments of Botany, Marine Biology and Marine Science of Mawla-myine Collage and Mawla-myine University (1972 to 1998) Founder of Local Environmental NGO “Renewable Energy Association Myanmar (REAM), start organized in 1993, established in 1995 and operating under Myanmar Association Law since 1995 Conducting…

Dr. Weerawat Chantanakome

Biodata: Capt. Dr. Weerawat Chantanakome (as of Feb 2017)   Capt. Dr. Weerawat Chantanakome is currently a Councilor and Senior Policy Adviser to the Ministry of Energy, Thailand.  Before joining, he was the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and a founder of the Brunei National Energy Research Institute (BNERI) – a policy research think-tank for Brunei…

Datuk Ir. Ahmad Fauzi Bin Hasan

Datuk Ir. Ahmad Fauzi Bin Hasan   Position        :            Chief Executive Officer Organisation :            Energy Commission Country         :            Malaysia Biography Datuk Ir. Ahmad Fauzi bin Hasan is the Chief Executive Officer of the Energy Commission of Malaysia since April 2010.  Prior to this position, he has held several positions in the…

THOMAS K. DREESSEN

THOMAS K. DREESSEN, Chairman and CEO EPS Capital Corporation   Mr. Dreessen is a global energy efficiency project finance and ESCO expert with over 35 years of experience in developing, financing and implementing energy efficiency projects under the ESCO savings-based model in all types of facilities, especially in industrial process plants. He has financed and…

Christopher Seely

Christopher Seely, CEO of Climate Change Solutions Co. Ltd.   Christopher Seely is the CEO of Climate Change Solutions Co Ltd, a strategic consulting firm providing advisory, project development, and project implementation services in the areas of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy in Thailand and throughout the Asia Pacific region. Over the past 10 years,…

Dr. Sopitsuda Tongsopit

Biography: Dr. Sopitsuda Tongsopit   Dr. Sopitsuda Tongsopit is a Researcher and Member of the Board of Directors at Chulalongkorn University’s Energy Research Institute (ERI).  She has led numerous research projects related to policy and incentives for the support of renewable energy in Thailand including Building Blocks for Renewable Energy Policy and Thailand’s Solar PV Roadmap…

Dr.Twarath Sutabutr, Sc.D

Twarath Sutabutr, Sc.D   Current Position: Director-General, Energy Policy and Planning Office (EPPO) Ministry of Energy Education : – Doctor of Science (Sc.D.) in Civil and Environmental Engineering , Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA, USA. – Master of Geotechnical Engineering, Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Bangkok, Thailand – Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) Chulalongkorn…

Mr. Chokedee Kaewsang

Mr. Chokedee  Kaewsang   Mr. Chokedee  Kaewsang is a deputy secretary general of Thailand Board of Investment (BOI).  He has more than 30 years of experience in investment promotion in various capacity ; both inward and outward investment.  He received a bachelor degree in Economics, from Thammasat  University.  He was awarded a Lee Kuan Yew’s…

Mr. YOSHIKI HASHIMOTO

Mr. YOSHIKI  HASHIMOTO Curriculum Vitae Date of birth: May 11, 1971 Current position: Project General Manager, R&D and Engineering Management Div., Toyota Motor Corporation. Career: 1996/3 Master degree of Mechanical Engineering, DOSHISHA University 1996/7- 2004/8 Engineer, Engine development Div. & Powertrain Development Div, Technical Center, TMC – Diesel engine development – Development of new diesel…

Kiyoshi Kanamura

Advanced Battery Technology with NCM and LMFP Cathodes for Low Carbon Society Kiyoshi Kanamura Department of Applied Chemistry Graduate School of Urban Environmental Sciences Tokyo Metropolitan University 1-1 Minami-Ohsawa, Hachioji, Tokyo 192-0397, Japan CV academic Kiyoshi Kanamura is professor of Applied Chemistry, Graduate school of Urban Environmental Sciences at Tokyo Metropolitan University. He is also…

Dr. Atit Tippichai

Dr. Atit Tippichai, Manager of Policy Research and Analytics, ASEAN Centre for Energy   After received a BEng degree in 2000, Dr Tippichai had extensive experience in development of traffic and transportation master plan for many regional cities in Thailand. In his PhD dissertation, he introduced a ‘sectoral approach’ to curb GHG emissions for the…

Dr. Rashid Al Leem

Dr. Rashid Al Leem   Dr. Rashid Al Leem is widely considered a visionary and thought leader in business, He dons many hats and hones various passions. As the Director General of the Sharjah Department of Seaports and Customs and Sharjah Free Zones Authorities (Hamriyah Free Zone Authority, Sharjah Airport International Free Zone Authority), he…

Dr. Nuwong Chollacoop

Dr. Nuwong Chollacoop   Dr. Nuwong Chollacoop, Head of Renewable Energy Laboratory, National Metal and Materials Technology Center (MTEC) After 10 years of B.Sc. and Ph.D. education in the U.S., Dr Nuwong has returned to Thailand in 2004 and started working at National Metal and Materials Technology Center (MTEC) in the field of biofuel for…

Alan Dale C. GONZALES

Alan Dale C. GONZALES Brief Profile: With over 25 years of experience in project development, consulting, funds mobilization and capacity building in the energy and the environment space, Alan Dale Gonzales has demonstrated extensive successes in providing direct advisory functions to government agencies, multilateral/international institutions, and private enterprises. His specialization is in the areas of…

THIBODEE HARNPRASERT

THIBODEE HARNPRASERT                                                                                                            …

Pariphan Uawithya

Pariphan Uawithya  Associate Director, The Rockefeller Foundation Pariphan Uawithya joined The Rockefeller Foundation in 2012. He is part of The Rockefeller Foundation’s Smart Power for Rural Development initiative, a $75 mm program aimed at scaling decentralized renewable energy mini-grids to serve off-grid and underserved communities in rural India. Most recently, he has been scoping renewable…

Puree Tantivirasut

Puree Tantivirasut Senior Investment Manager, DEG Puree Tantivirasut has 10 years of banking experience in both commercial bank and development bank with industries focus in power, transport and manufacturing.  Puree product expertise includes project finance, capital market transaction, aircraft financing, corporate loan, ECA financing and structured loan. At DEG, Puree is a senior investment manager,…

Ittiporn Intravisit

Ittiporn Intravisit First Vice President, Corporate and SME Product Division, Kasikornbank, Thailand Ittiporn Intravisit is currently Head of Corporate Credit Product Development at Kasikornbank, Bangkok, Thailand. Ittiporn has been leading the development of business model for Energy Efficiency as well as Renewable Energy Financing since 2015. Prior to that he has been the pioneer in…

MUTHURAMASWAMY BALAJI KAILASAM

MUTHURAMASWAMY BALAJI KAILASAM (M.K. BALAJI) Chief of Party USAID PFAN-Asia   M.K. Balaji is currently the Chief of Party of the USAID-PFAN Asia program, implemented by Deloitte Consulting and manages the project that helps clean energy project developers to get funding for their projects by provide mentoring support and technical assistance. He is an investment…

Chitinthorn Mankhong

Chutinthorn Mankhong Policy and Plan Analyst, Professional Level Acting Chief of Sustainable Transport Promotion Group Office of Transport and Traffic Policy and Planning (OTP) Ministry of Transport Ms. Chutinthorn Mankhong currently serves as Policy and Plan Analyst in her position of Chief of Sustainable Transport Promotion Group at the Office of Transport and Traffic Policy…

H.E. Viraphonh VIRAVONG

FORMER VICE MINISTER OF
MINISRTY OF ENERGY AND MINES
LAO PEOPLE’S DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC

H.E. DR.Fatima Al-Foora Al Shamsi

Fatima Al-Foora Al Shamsi  Assistant Undersecretary for Electricity and Future Energy Affairs Ministry of Energy Biography: Fatima Al-Foora Al Shamsi is the Assistant Undersecretary for Electricity in the United Arab Emirates Ministry of Energy with a rich background ranging from electrical engineering, renewables, Business Development and project management to different Managerial roles and in action…

HAN PHOUMIN

Curriculum Vitae of HAN Phoumin SUMMARY OF EXPERIENCE My 17 years of professional career in the region of ASEAN and East Asia provided me a rich knowledge in dealing with development issues related economic, social and environmental development such as water, poverty, and energy issues. Currently, I am working as Energy Economist with Economic Research…

Mr. Hongpeng Liu

Mr. Hongpeng Liu, Director, a.i., Energy Division, United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP). Chief, Energy Security and Water Resources Section (2011-2016), Environment and Development Division, ESCAP. Mr Liu has over 30 years experience in the area of sustainable energy. He is currently leading the energy team in ESCAP to…

Saumil Shah

Saumil Shah Bio, APAC Product Line Region General Manager, GE Power Services Saumil is a graduate of the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, GA USA. He holds both a Bachelors and Masters in Aerospace Engineering. After completing his schooling, he worked for 3 years as an aircraft engine design engineer for Pratt & Whitney…

Shah Nawaz Ahmad

Shah Nawaz Ahmad   is currently Senior Adviser, India Middle East and South-East Asia, World Nuclear Association (WNA), London. He is a graduate in Electrical Engineering and has post-graduate qualifications in Nuclear Engineering as well as in Systems Management. Ahmad  has over 50 years’ hand-on experience in the nuclear power sector. He has worked, at…

Kazunari (Kaz) Fukui

GE Power, Growth & Strategy GM, Asia-Pacific Kazunari (Kaz) Fukui Kazunari Fukui, MBA (Oxon), CEng, MEng (Cantab), MA (Cantab), BA (Cantab). GE Power Growth & Strategy GM, Asia-Pacific The Metropolis Tower 2 (Level 10) 11 North Buona Vista Drive, Singapore 138589 kazunari.fukui@ge.com Since 2011, Kaz Fukui had led regional marketing and strategic initiative projects for…

Venkatachalam Anbumozhi

Senior Energy Economist at the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN

Mr. Hiroshi Sasatsu (J Power)

Executive Officer, Research & Development Department

MR.EGOR SIMONOV

Director, ROSATOM Asia

Suwat Kamolpanus

Director, Board of Directors Mitr Phol Energy Services Co., Ltd.

Mr. Phichai Tinsuntisook

Honorary Chairman of Renewable Energy Industry Club

Mr.Jinbai Yang

Vice President of CSG

Masahiko Oshimoto

Senior Expert, Engineering Strategy Department
E-Mobility Business Division
Mitsubishi Motors Corporation

Aya Yoshida

Head of Asia Pacific and Partnership Division, International Energy Agency(IEA)

Milou Beerepoot

Regional Technical Specialist on Energy and Climate Change Mitigation in UNDP’s

Sawita ‘Sarah’Tinsuntisook

Deputy Managing Director, Zero Waste Co.,Ltd.

Mr. Pipat Suttiwisedsak

Chief Operating Officer and Managing Director, Ekarat Pattana Co., Ltd. (EPC Ethanol)

Ms Pimchanok Vonkorpon

Ms Pimchanok Vonkorpon Director General of Trade Policy and Strategy Office, Ministry of Commerce, Thailand.