DATUK LOO TOOK GEESecretary-General Ministry of Energy, Green Technology and Water, Malaysia
Datuk Loo Took Gee is currently the Secretary General of the Ministry of Energy, Green Technology, and Water. Prior to her appointment as the Secretary General, she was the Deputy Secretary General (Energy) since April 2007. Presently, her responsibilities include planning, developing and formulating strategic and innovative policies for the energy, green technology and water sectors of the country, including the determination of electricity tariffs and managing funds allocation from Malaysian Electricity Supply Industries Trust Account (AAIBE).
Datuk Loo Took Gee holds a Bachelor Degree in Arts (Hons.) from University of Malaya in 1978 and expanded her qualification in Public Administration, obtaining a Diploma from the National Institute of Public Administration in 1979. She completed her Masters Degree in Policy Science in Saitama University, Japan in 1990. She attended the Economic Regulation of Infrastructure Training Program conducted by the East Asia and Pacific Infrastructure Regulator Forum (EAPIRF) World Bank held in Cairns, Australia in 2008. Datuk Loo Took Gee also sits as a board member in the Energy Commission (ST).
PROF ALI SAYIGHChairman of WREC & Director General of WREN, UK
Prof Sayigh is British Citizen, Graduated from London University, & Imperial College, BSC.DIC, PhD, C Eng in 1966. Fellow of the Institute of Energy, and Fellow of the Institution of Electrical & Mech. Engineers, called now Institution of Energy and Technology, Chartered Engineer, Chairman of Iraq Energy Institute.
From 1966- 1985, Prof Sayigh taught at Baghdad University, College of Engineering; King Saud University, College of Engineering, Saudi Arabia; fulltime; and also Kuwait University as part time professor. He was Head of Energy Department at Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research (KISR) and Expert in renewable energy at AOPEC, Kuwait from 1981-1985.
He started working in solar energy in September 1969. In 1972, he established “The Journal of Engineering Sciences” in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia and in 1984 he established with Pergamon Press his first International Journal for Solar and Wind Technology as an Editor-in-Chief. This has changed name in 1990 to Journal of Renewable Energy. He has been Editor-in-Chief of Renewable Energy incorporating Solar & Wind Technology, published by Elsevier Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. He is editor of several international journal published in Morocco, Iran, Bangladesh, Nigeria and India.
He has been a member of ISES since 1973 and founder and Chairman of the ARAB Section of ISES since 1979. He was chairman of UK Solar Energy Society for 3-years and consultants to many national and international organizations, among them, the British Council, ISESCO, UNESCO, UNDP, ESCWA, & UNIDO.
Since 1977, Prof Sayigh founded and directed several Renewable Energy Conferences and Workshops in International Centre for Theoretical Physics, (ICTP) – Trieste, Italy, Canada, Colombia, Algeria, Kuwait, Bahrain, Malaysia, Zambia, Malawi, India, West Indies, Tunisia, Indonesia, Libya, Taiwan, UAE, Oman, Czech Republic, West Indies, Bahrain, Germany, Australia, Poland, Netherlands, Thailand, Oman, Korea, Iran, Syria, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, China, USA and UK.
In 1990, he established the World Renewable Energy Congress (WREC) and in 1992 the World Renewable Energy Network (WREN) which hold their Congresses every two years, attracting more than 100 countries each time. In 2000 he and others in UAE, Sharjah founded ASTF (Arab Science and Technology Foundation) and Regional WREC Conferences have been held in Sweden, Malaysia, Korea, Indonesia, Australia, UAE, Libya, China to name but a few. Prof Sayigh has been running an annual international seminar on all aspects of renewable energy since 1990, in the UK and abroad. In total there have been 85 seminars.
Prof Sayigh had supervised and graduated more than 34 Ph D students and 64 M Sc students under his supervision at Reading University and University of Hertfordshire when he was Professor 1986-2004.
He edited, contributed, and written more than 32-books, and published more than 500-papers in various international journals and Conferences.
In 2000-2009 initiated and worked closely with Sovereign Publication Company, then in 2010 with Ten Alps Publishing Company, to produce the most popular magazine at annual bases called Renewable Energy which distributed freely to more than 6,000 readers around the world. Presently he is the Editor-in-chief of Comprehensive Renewable Energy coordinating 154 top scientists, engineers and researchers contribution in eight volume published by Elsevier Publishing Company, Oxford, UK.
CURT GARRIGANCoordinator UNEP-SBCI, France
Curt Garrigan is currently the Coordinator of the United Nations Environment Programme’s Sustainable Buildings and Climate Initiative (UNEP-SBCI) in Paris, France, a global public-private initiative to promote sustainable buildings. Mr. Garrigan manages the secretariat of the initiative, overseeing preparation of technical and policy reports, presenting the work of UNEP-SBCI at conferences and events and assisting in coordination of UNEP efforts on sustainable buildings and cities integration.
In his responsibilities with UNEP-SBCI, Mr. Garrigan coordinates the partnership’s input to international negotiations, such as the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Conference of Parties (COP) and the UN Conference on Sustainable Development. He also is responsible for coordinating UNEP-SBCI’s ‘Greening the Construction Sector Supply Chain’ initiative, UNEP’s efforts on developing Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMAs) for the building sector, pilot project implementation, and promoting sustainable buildings programmes with member states, NGOs and other international agencies.
Prior to his work with UNEP, Mr. Garrigan served more than 20 years in a number of capacities for the city government in Nashville, Tennessee including Deputy Mayor, where he coordinated municipal policies and initiatives and assisted in developing the city’s $1.5 billion budget.
For the city’s Parks Department, he served as Interim Director, and Assistant Director, leading the development of a ten-year $260 million master plan and overseeing more than $150 million in construction, including buildings, parks and greenways, and implemented the city’s first sustainable design initiatives for public buildings. He previously had served as Assistant Director of the city’s Historical Commission. Following Nashville’s historic flood, he was appointed by the Mayor to coordinate planning and infrastructure for the city’s post-disaster Recovery Team.
Mr. Garrigan grew up in New Jersey USA and has a Bachelor of Science in Architecture from Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and a Certificate of Advanced Studies in Environmental Diplomacy from the University of Geneva.
TJERK REIJENGAPrincipal Architect BEAR Id, Netherlands
In 1986, Dutch architect Tjerk Reijenga founded BEAR Architecten in Gouda (NL). In 2009, he founded BEAR-Id Sustainable Urban Planners + Architects in Rotterdam (NL). BEAR stands for Bureau for Eco-Planning, Architecture + Renovation. BEAR-iD opened her Shanghai office in 2011 and he Skopje, Macedonia office in 2012.
Tjerk Reijenga works within the field of sustainable building and housing. In his vision, “Sustainable Buidling” is more than a technical solution. Sustainable Building stands for a high quality in landscaping, town planning, architecture, culture and social aspects. In the design process attention is given to sustainable aspects (indoor quality, healthy buildings, solar energy, energy and water saving, sustainable materials and green around (and on) buildings). He applied around 2MW of BIPV in different building projects.
Tjerk Reijenga is a member of BNA (Dutch Architects Association), DGBC (Dutch Green Building Council) and ISES (International Solar Energy Society). Between 1996 and 2002, he worked with SenterNovem on different actions for the promotion of energy efficiency in China. In 2005, he worked for the Dutch Government and the Chinese Ministry of Housing on the Green Building Code. In 2008, he became member of the Advisory Board of BREEAM NL.
He was a speaker at the ASES, EUPVSEC, Intersolar, PV Summit, AsiaSolar conference. In the end of 2010, he was nominated as the only private person in the top 40 for the famous Zayed Future Energy Prize.
ANDREW FENGManaging Director Kina Biopower Sdn Bhd, Malaysia
Mr Andrew Feng, 46, is a Malaysian with almost 24 years of experience in the power and energy industries. Mr Andrew Feng holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, USA. He began his career in 1990 with a Singapore’s Government Company, Sembawang Projects Engineering Pte Ltd (SEMPEC), in Singapore as an Electrical Engineer. Within the period from 1990 to 1995, he had involved in the engineering design, construction and commissioning of 4 number of petro chemical plants in Thailand, Indonesia, Singapore and Germany.
In 1995, he joined SMEC (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd, a branch of a world renowned international engineering consulting firm (Snowy Mountains Engineering Corporation) from Australia. He had been assigned to many oversea projects for SMEC International Pty Ltd. He was appointed as the Director for SMEC (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd in 1999.
Over the 15 years as the professional consulting engineer, Andrew Feng has assisted many local and foreign investors in the development of their projects from conceptual stage to operation stage. He was actively involved in waste to energy projects, biofuel projects and CDM projects from 2004 to 2009. He was the Project Director responsible for the engineering and project management for 5 biomass power plant projects, 7 biodiesel plant projects and 5 numbers of Municipal Solid Waste Incinerator projects in Malaysia and other South East Asia countries.
Andrew Feng was instrumental to set up the joint venture between Gobio, SMEC, NESS and Chubu Electric to develop Kina Biopower 11.5 MW Biomass Power Plant Project and Seguntor Bioenergy 11.5 MW Biomass Power Plant Project in Sandakan, Sabah in 2006. Both biomass power plants achieved commercial operation to sell electricity to Sabah Electricity Sdn Bhd in the first quarter of 2009. He sits in the Board of Directors of the Kina Biopower Sdn Bhd and Seguntor Bioenergy Sdn Bhd. In August 2010, he was appointed by the shareholder as the Managing Director for Kina Biopower Sdn Bhd and Seguntor Bioenergy Sdn Bhd to manage the operation of both companies.
MILO SJARDINHead of Asia-Pacific for Bloomberg New Energy Finance, Singapore
Milo Sjardin is Head of Asia-Pacific for Bloomberg New Energy Finance, based in Singapore. In his current capacity he oversees analyst teams across the region with offices in Beijing, Sydney, New Delhi, Tokyo and Hong Kong.
Milo has been a leading expert in clean energy and carbon markets since 2004. Prior to his current role he led New Energy Finance’s North American analysis team, based out of New York, and before that co-founded New Carbon Finance out of London. He has advised many companies on their clean energy investment strategies and the implications of emissions trading on their business. Milo frequently speaks at conferences and has been extensively quoted in the media.
Previously Milo worked as a consultant advising corporations and governments on climate change policy and strategy for Enviros Consulting in London.
Milo has an undergraduate degree in Physics and a Masters in Energy and Resources from Utrecht University.
SHAYLE KANNSenior Vice President of Research for Greentech Media, USA
Shayle Kann directs GTM Research, the market analysis, advisory and consulting division of Greentech Media. Shayle manages the full research program and analyst team with responsibility for strategy, business development, and product development. An expert on solar markets, he has presented at conferences around the world, been featured in publications such as The Economist, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Forbes, Bloomberg, Reuters, and Financial Times, and spoken at Harvard, Yale, MIT and Columbia. He has also testified in front of the U.S. House of Representatives Natural Resources Committee on the state and future of the U.S. solar market.
Prior to joining GTM, Shayle was a U.S. Fulbright Scholar in Australia, studying the impacts of the global financial crisis on wind project finance. He has a Bachelor’s cum laude, phi beta kappa from Pomona College.
ANJALI SHANKERManaging Director Innovation Energie Development, France
An economist by training, Anjali Shanker first worked on the financial markets and spent extended periods in Asia, before taking over IED with Denis Rambaud-Measson in 1994. Her work focuses particularly on the strategic development of the group, with an emphasis on excellence and a strong commitment to the sustainability of any projects undertaken. Her expertise covers relations with institutions and project or programme financing as well as planning.
SUNIL GUPTAGlobal Head-Technology & Clean Tech Banking Standard Chartered Bank, Singapore
Sunil is a Managing Director and Global head of Cleantech at Standard Chartered. His work focuses on policy and commercial issues surrounding global climate change and technologies and services to mitigate the impact. He has advised companies and investors in Clean Tech sector since it emergence about a decade ago. He is involved in arranging and providing capital, strategic and financial advice to Cleantech companies.
Prior to his current role, Sunil covered high technology sector for more than a decade at Morgan Stanley. He is a frequent key note speaker, presenter and a panelist at Cleantech conferences.
Sunil graduated with distinction in Electrical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology at Delhi, India and earned his MBA from Indian Institute of Management at Ahmedabad, India.
JUERGEN BENDERManaging Director, Bender-IS, LLC, Germany
More than 28 years of experience in consulting and have spent the last 18 years working on a diverse range of projects across the Telecommunications and Utilities industries. Juergen Bender have been engaged with a diverse set of clients in countries all over the world as they have explored the use of various telecommunication technologies for all kinds of utility application mainly for grid automation and more recently the transition to smart grid infrastructures.
He also have delivered several projects of this nature across SCADA systems, Distribution Automation, Demand Site Management Substation Control and Automation as clients have grappled with their evolution to Smart Grid concepts and architectures. In the last few years, he have been a highly regarded industry subject matter expert for Smart Grid and AMI and participated heavily in industry working groups across Australia, APAC and Europe. With that, he have been very active in the various national working groups for Smart Metering and my role has been in the successful deployment of IT Technologies, Telecommunication and Networking with an emphasis on system integration and inter-operability in heterogeneous environments to support the further deployment of new Smart Grid platforms and applications.
Juergen Bender is well regarded as industry participant and sought after industry commentator with governments and the industry itself and a regular speaker at conferences in Europe, Asia and USA e.g. Metering & Billing CRM Asia, SGA founding conference Sydney, Keynote Speaker at Smart Grid Week Korea Jeju Island 2010, Enterprise Asset Management and Smart Thai Corporate Exchange program.
LV FANGDirector Assistant, Beijing Jikedian Renewable Energy Development Center, China
Ms. LV Fang has 15 years experiences in China PV incentive policy research and market survey & promotion in rural electrification, LSPV and Distributed Hybrid PV system etc.
Recently, successfully accomplished the national “Development Plan of Solar Power Generation during the Twelfth Five-year Plan” to National Energy Administration, and now as a key team member, the research of “China High Renewable Energy Penetration in 2050” and “2020,2030,2050 China Solar Energy Development Roadmap ” is going on.
Prior to her background, LV Fang also a General Secretary, Solar PV Committee of China Renewable Energy Society, Director, Training & Conference Department of China Renewable Energy Society, Director, Renewable Energy Development Strategy Research Department, Electrical Engineering Institute, Chinese Academy of Sciences and TASK1 China Representative , IEA PVPS
Prof K S KANNANNational Project Manager United Nations Industrial Development Organisation, Malaysia
Ir. Dr. Kannan was Professor at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM). He possess a B.Eng (Mechanical) (Universiti Malaya); M.Sc (Technology) (University of Manchester) and Ph.D.(Engineering) (Universiti Malaya). He is a professional engineer registered with the Board of Engineers, Malaysia and a Chartered Engineer registered with the Engineering Council, U.K. He is also a registered Electrical Energy Manager.
He is currently a local energy consultant and has more than 30 years’ experience in energy research and consultancy. His expertise is in energy efficiency practices and technologies in buildings and industry. He has served as Chairman of the Technical Committee on Energy Efficiency involved in the update of Malaysian Standard MS 1525 – Code of Practice for Energy Efficiency and use of Renewable Energy for non-residential Buildings. He was also the Chairman of the Working Group which developed the Standards in 2000/2001.
He is currently the National Project Manager for an UNIDO-GEF project on ‘Industrial Energy Efficiency in the Malaysian Manufacturing sector’ attached to SME Corp Malaysia. In July 2006, he was a recipient of the ASEAN Energy Award for Excellence in Energy Management. In January 2007 he was awarded the Fellow Member of ASHRAE and since July 1st 2008, he was a Distinguished Lecturer of ASHRAE for two years.
LUCY CARTEREnergy Fellow Grattan Institute, Australia
Lucy Carter is a Fellow in the Energy Program at the Grattan Institute, a leading Australian public policy think tank. Lucy holds a Master of Applied Finance, a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering with Honours and a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Melbourne.
Lucy’s work requires her to critically evaluate Australia’s energy policies and provide independent advice on how Australian governments can solve the country’s biggest energy challenges. Her work covers a range of topics including electricity market design, challenges for Australian gas markets and the design of policies to reduce carbon emissions.
Prior to joining Grattan Institute, Lucy worked for major power companies in Australia and Hong Kong and as an investment advisor, specialising in power and infrastructure assets. Her areas of expertise include corporate finance and strategy, integrating sustainability strategy and financial objectives, commercial analysis, government policy and regulatory economics.
RAMIT MALHOTRAAssociate Fellow & Area Covenor The Energy and Resource Institute, India
Ramit has been working on various regulatory and policy issues in energy sector and has been leading the Energy Regulation and Practice Area at TERI. He has a diverse range of exposure being involved in studies related to tariff determination, preparation of regulations, utility led demand side management strategies, energy conservation and load research, cost of service, smart grids, etc.
Intended to interest policymakers he has recently published book on DSM Action Plan for one the Indian state and has been working intensively with regulatory commission and policy makers on range of energy sector issues. He has assisted worked with energy sector regulators, government departments, utilities and private sector organization. He is also a popular key note speaker and also contributed to several research papers, articles and policy dialogue.
JACK TEOHHead of Debt Advisory Maybank Investment Bank, Malaysia
Jack has over 15 years’ experience in project finance and business modelling. He was involved in infrastructure projects in the road, rail, and utilities sector acting as adviser and/or principal financier. Jack has been with Maybank Investment Bank since 2007. Prior to that, he was with Bumiwerks Capital Management and Ernst & Young’s Corporate Finance team in London. Jack is an Associate Chartered Accountant with ICAEW and holds a BSc. from the University of Bristol, United Kingdom.
PETER WONGGeneral Manager (Project Development), KUB-Berjaya Enviro Sdn Bhd
Peter Wong is presently the General Manager (Project Development) with KUB-Berjaya Enviro Sdn Bhd (parent company of KUB-Berjaya Energy Sdn Bhd). He obtained his bachelor’s degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering in 1998 from the University College London, United Kingdom, and has more than 10 years experience in solid waste management and renewable energy in Malaysia and regionally.
Prior to his present position, he was attached to several local consulting engineering firms specializing in geotechnical and infrastructure projects. He has work on various airport, port, power plant & highway projects including Kuala Lumpur International Airport, Tanjung Pelepas Port in Johor, Westport Reclamation, Prai Power Plant, Double-Tracking Rail, KL Monorail, Penang Bridge 2nd Crossing & East-West Highway.
He started his career in solid waste management in 2004 where he joined a concessionaire responsible for the collection and disposal of household, commercial & industrial solid wastes for several states in Malaysia. His role in the technical department was providing support to the various functions ranging from waste collection, transfer, treatment and disposal. In addition, he was also responsible in the planning and implementation for new capital works to streamline the operations aimed at achieving cost effectiveness and work efficiency.
In 2008, he joined KUB-Berjaya Enviro Sdn Bhd at the management level to assist in the strategic planning of the operations of the Bukit Tagar Sanitary Landfill. In addition, he was involved in the development of renewable energy projects and sustainability efforts leading to the successful implementation of the Renewable Energy Management Centre.
The award-winning Bukit Tagar Sanitary Landfill has been recognised locally and regionally and he has been invited in various environmental conferences and workshops to speak on the successful implementation of the Bukit Tagar Sanitary Landfill Project from initial conception to development and operational stages.
HANS JOSEF FELLMember of the Green Party, German Parliament, Germany
Hans-Josef Fell joined the Green Party in 1992 following years of interest in renewable energy and environmental protection. Fell worked on the city council in his hometown of Hammelburg from 1990 until 1998 and from 1996 until 2003 he worked in the county council in the Bad Kissingen district. He has been a member of the German Parliament since 1998. Hans-Josef Fell supported the shift in military training methods towards conflict deescalation, particularly at the Bundeswehr base in Hammelburg. From 1999 to 2005, as spokesman of the Alliance 90/The Greens parliamentary group on the German Bundestag’s research committee, Hans-Josef Fell helped to ensure an increase in funding for research into photovoltaics, concentrating solar power,geothermal energy, bioenergy, batteries for electric cars, bionics, nanotechnoloy and others. Hans-Josef Fell has initiated many technical assessment reports, which in some cases still offer important foundations for legislative developments today, for example: nanotechnology, geothermal energy, transport systems of the future, various medical issues such as research into the brain, nuclear fusion, and genetic engineering in agriculture and medicine.
Hans-Josef Fell wrote the draft of the Renewable Energy Sources Act (EEG), which was adopted in 2000 in the face of strong political opposition. The law, enacted 25 February 2000, guarantees cost-covering feed-in Tariffs for electricity from biomass, wind power, and solar power, and aimed to increase the percentage of renewable energy used in Germanyto 12.5% by the year 2010 and 20% by 2020. In 2011, Germany was already generating 20% of its energy from renewable resources. He was also involved in drafting the law amending the EEG in 2004.
Hans-Josef Fell initiated legislation exempting biofuels from tax, and was also actively involved in establishing the legislative framework for renewables at the European level.
Hans-Josef Fell is the founder of the Energy Watch Group, an association of independent researchers and economics experts who are in the process of developing sustainable concepts to secure our global energy supply. Additional key members are Werner Zittel, Jörg Schindler, Managing Director of Ludwig Bölkow Systemtechnik GmbH, Harry Lehmann, an expert from the World Council for Renewable Energy (WCRE) and Stefan Peter from the Institute for Sustainable Solutions and Innovations.
He currently serves as spokesman on energy for the Alliance 90/The Greens parliamentary group, a member of the Environmental Protection Committee, substitute member of the Committee on Economics and Technology and substitute member of the Defense Committee.
PETER AHMDirector, PA Energy Limited,Denmark
Peter Ahm is director and owner of the Danish based renewable energy consultancy PA Energy Ltd. He has worked with almost all aspects of renewable energy technology, mainly solar and wind, in more than 60 countries worldwide. He chairs the Danish PV Advisory Group to the Government and represents Denmark in various international renewable energy fora including the International Energy Agency PV Power Systems (PVPS) collaboration. He acts as evaluator in renewable energy for several Danish funding agencies and for the European Commission.
FREDERIC THOMASSenior Investment Specialist, Asian Development Bank, Philippines
FREDERIC THOMAS joined the Asian Development Bank in late December 2009 as a Senior Investment Specialist (PPPs) in the newly-established Public-Private Partnerships Advisory Services team of the Private Sector Operations Department. Mr. Thomas is a project finance professional with over 18 years of international infrastructure financing experience.
Prior to joining the ADB, he was a Director (Infrastructure) at the monoline insurer FGIC in London where his responsibilities included origination and execution of primary and secondary infrastructure/PPP and utilities transactions in the UK and Continental Europe. During 2007, he also was a member of FGIC’s Project Finance and Utilities Senior Credit Committee. One of the notable transactions he closed while at FGIC was in respect of the 37.5 year £468m, bank/bond issuance for the Peterborough Hospitals in the UK. Prior to this, he was Funding Manager at Network Rail (owner and operator of the national rail infrastructure in Great Britain) where he worked on the £22bn whole-business securitisation of Network Rail’s principal sources of income, which ended-up restructured as a quasi-Sovereign backed Debt Issuance Programme. He also worked for seven years at Deutsche Bank and Morgan Grenfell’s Project Finance Department in London, Singapore, and finally in Madrid where he was a Vice President and Head of Project Finance for Spain & Portugal. During his time at Deutsche Bank, he worked on the first PFI/PPP transactions in the Health, Defense, Water and Transport sectors in the UK, power and transportation both in the UK, Continental Europe Latin America, and Asia (where he worked on various debt restructurings and opportunistic equity acquisitions in 1998/99 in the midst of the Asian Crisis).
Mr. Thomas is a national of France. He obtained his Master of Business Administration from EM Lyon Business School, France in 1993, and Diplôme d’Ingénieur (Chartered Engineer) from Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Ingénieurs de Caen, France and a University Diploma with Merit in Communications Engineering from the University of Kent at Canterbury, UK in 1992.
DR. TANOKKORN CHENVIDHYATechnical Areas Of Experties, Solar Energy Technology Assessment, Wind Energy Assessment, Fluidization Combustion, Thailand
Dr.Tanokkorn currently serves as manager of research and development department of Solar Cells Testing Center (CSSC), King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi (KMUTT), Thailand. She is active on the current status of photovoltaic and wind energy in Thailand. She has been worked on the renewable energy area over 12 years.
She started her work on renewable energy area by the project of a wastewater treatment to produce a biogas after that she was a team of an assessment of a clean energy systems demonstration project. She received engineering degrees in Chemical Engineering from King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi.
MASAOMI KOYAMASenior Programme Officer – Innovation and Technology, International Renewable Energy Agency, Japan
In recent years, Mr Koyama has been focusing on analytical work such as country analysis of renewable roadmap 2030 and REmap 2030 in the IRENA Innovation and Technology Centre. Before joining IRENA, he had worked for the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan and has a long experience in policy planning, development of electricity sources, research and development of nuclear energy, regulation, communication and international cooperation in the energy field. He also has an experience of working for the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in Vienna as a Public Information Specialist and had worked to improve the communication skills of communicators by holding workshops and seminars. He studied the privatisation of electricity industry and introduction of electricity market in the UK in the UK’s Department of Trade and Industry as a researcher of the Government of Japan.