Prabaljit Sarkar | Director Business Development Infraco Asia | Singapore
Day One - Power VN @ 09:20
Energy Leaders Panel: Looking forward: Powering growth in Vietnam’s energy sector
The Vietnam power market is undergoing major restructuring, gearing towards a competitive wholesale and retail market, and increasing its installed capacity to more than 135GW by 2030. The revised Power Development Plan unveiled in March 2016, places stronger emphasis on energy security, energy efficiency, renewable energy development and power market liberalisation. This panel seeks to hear the visions of energy leaders in Vietnam and around the region on:
The current opportunities currently existing in Vietnam’s energy market
Contemporary issues in the energy market and greatest challenges Vietnam needs to overcome
Ensuring energy security and safeguarding capacity
Can solar and wind grow against a backdrop of low coal and oil prices, and what are the realistic prospects for displacing thermal and hydro power generation capacity?
How new technologies will shape planning decisions and regulatory behaviour going forward
Inspirations from other developed or developing countries
Policies, technologies and business models Vietnam needs to adopt in order to move ahead
Alan Drew / Energy Leaders Panel: Looking forward: Powering growth in Vietnam’s energy sector
Alan Drew, Business Development Manager – Asia Pacific, Mainstream Renewable Power
Alan holds responsibility for Mainstream’s entry to emerging markets in the Asia Pacific region and primarily the Philippines, Vietnam, Indonesia and Thailand.He joined Mainstream Renewable Power in April 2008 and established its international solar PV development business which currently has a...
Rajit Nanda / Energy Leaders Panel: Looking forward: Powering growth in Vietnam’s energy sector
Rajit Nanda, Chief Investment Officer, ACWA Power
Rajit Nanda is currently the Chief Investment Officer of ACWA Power with responsibility for its global growth bringing together the multi-functional skills of new business development, acquisitions and divestiture, legal, corporate and project finance. Mr Nanda has led the structuring and financing ...
John Eric Francia / International Investors Panel: What does the future hold for the Vietnam’s energy sector: How can we attract more FDI into Vietnam’s energy projects?
John Eric Francia, Chief Executive Officer, AC Energy | Managing Director, Ayala Corporation
John Eric T. Francia is a Managing Director and a member of the Management Committee of Ayala Corporation since January 2009. He is President and CEO of AC Energy Holdings, Inc. and AC Infrastructure Holdings Corporation. Mr. Francia is a member of the Board of Directors of two (2) Philippine...
Julia Robbins / International Investors Panel: What does the future hold for the Vietnam’s energy sector: How can we attract more FDI into Vietnam’s energy projects?
Julia Robbins, Director, Structured Finance and Insurance, Overseas Private Investment Corporation
Julia Robbins is a Director in the Structured Finance and Insurance Group at the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), the U.S. Government’s Development Finance Institution. In her position, she is responsible for originating project finance and corporate finance loans to companies in...
Geert Fijnaut / International Investors Panel: What does the future hold for the Vietnam’s energy sector: How can we attract more FDI into Vietnam’s energy projects?
Geert Fijnaut, Manager, FMO Energy Asia
Geert Fijnaut is a finance professional who has more than 15 years of banking experience of which around 10 years in project finance of mostly renewable energy projects. Geert is currently manager of the Asia-ECA team within the Energy Department of FMO, the Dutch Development Bank. He joined FMO in ...