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Bree Miechel

Bree Miechel

Bree is a partner at Reed Smith based in Singapore. She advises on energy and infrastructure projects globally with a focus on emerging markets.

Bree has lived and worked in Asia, the Middle East and Australia acting for sponsors/investors, governments, lenders, contractors and suppliers and understands the drivers and constraints of all parties on major infrastructure projects. She was previously seconded as acting Head of Legal East Asia for a rail group and works efficiently alongside in-house legal and commercial teams.

Bree advises across asset class including on power (conventional and renewable), energy efficiency, oil & gas, water & waste, transport and commercial property projects. As part of a multi-law firm and industry team, Bree is working with TWI and IRENA to develop a standardized suite of documents to de-risk and decrease project and transaction costs to accelerate the development of solar PV projects globally.

Asian Legal Business named Bree Miechel one of the "40 under 40" in 2018, an award that recognizes outstanding legal professionals in the region, and shortlisted her as Woman Lawyer of the Year in 2019. She is recognised by IFLR1000 Financial and Corporate Global rankings 2019 and 2020 as a highly regarded project development lawyer and described in Legal500 as 'brilliant', 'deeply involved in the project' with 'the highest level of professionalism'.

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08/06/20 | Vietnam's Green Future and COVID-19 554 views

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Elise Do

Elise Do

Elise Do is an Associate Director at Augusta & Co, a M&A advisory firm specialised in renewable energy. She leads sale processes in Europe and Asia in onshore wind, offshore wind and solar PV. Elise has helped clients develop strategies and execute complex transactions involving multiple jurisdictions and technologies in both established and new markets. She previously spent 10 years at Rio Tinto, the world’s second largest metals and mining company, where her experience covered Canada, Switzerland and the United Kingdom. Elise was Chief of Staff to Rio Tinto’s CFO and worked previously in treasury & corporate finance where she successfully led over US$20 billion of debt capital markets and committed bank debt transactions. Elise also advised Rio Tinto joint ventures in South Africa, Guinea and Canada on their financings and facilitated negotiations between commercial lenders and investors.

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15/06/20 | Offshore wind developers and investors looking to enter Japanese waters must demonstrate what they bring to the table 398 views

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    Frank Jakob

    Frank Jakob

    Frank Jakob is the Energy Storage Technology Manager at Black & Veatch. He directs the inclusion of energy storage systems to improve and enhance renewable and conventional power generation. He has over 30 years of experience with developing new applications for products. At Black & Veatch his focus is on electrochemical devices (batteries and fuel cells) and bulk storage technology (pumped hydro, molten salt, liquid air) in applications for renewable energy (solar photovoltaics and wind turbines) and for conventional generation (gas turbines, diesel engines; hydroelectric and coal plants) adding energy storage to improved operations, extend life, increase responsiveness, and decrease emissions.

    Latest Post:
    24/06/20 | 5 Reasons Why Battery Storage will take off at Southeast Asia's Gas-Fired Facilities 419 views

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      Jackson Seng

      Jackson Seng

      Jackson Seng has more than 20 years of regional experience in multiple leadership roles, including in sales, marketing, services, engineering, project management, logistics, quality and customer care functions. He is currently leading Energy & Sustainability Services (ESS) for East Asia - Japan Region for Schneider Electric, and partnering with customers to achieve their sustainability commitments (ESG, science based targets, CDP, UN SDP etc) with renewable energy PPA, RECs and microgrid solutions. He has expertise in automation, power generation, power distribution, sustainable development and energy efficiency from his diverse working experience.

      Jackson aims to make an impact in reducing climate impact and making the world a better place to live.

      Latest Post:
      13/07/20 | Microgrids: Helping to Bring Reliable, Accessible and Clean Energy to Asia 330 views

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        Nadhilah Shani and Rifa Fadilla

        Nadhilah Shani and Rifa Fadilla

        Nadhilah Shani is a Power, Fossil Fuel, Alternative Energy and Storage (PFS) Officer. She holds a master degree in Sustainable Energy Technology, University of Delft, Netherlands.

        Rifa Fadilla is an Intern at Power, Fossil Fuel, Alternative Energy and Storage (PFS) Department. She's currently in her final year of her study at Universitas Indonesia specialised in Electrical and Electronics Engineering. 

        Latest Post:
        28/01/21 | How crucial is the role of renewable energy in pursuing affordable and clean electricity in ASEAN? 268 views

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          Rizky Aditya Putra, Dynta Trishana Munardy, Alfred Gurning

          Rizky Aditya Putra, Dynta Trishana Munardy, Alfred Gurning

          Rizky Aditya Putra is a Senior Officer of ASEAN Plan of Action for Energy Cooperation (APAEC) at the ASEAN Centre for Energy. He holds a Master of Science degree in Oil & Gas Enterprise Managementfrom the University of Aberdeen in the United Kingdom. Expert in project management, energy efficiency and conservation, and clean coal technology.

          Dynta Trishana Munardy is a Technical Officer of ASEAN Plan of Action for Energy Cooperation (APAEC) at the ASEAN Centre for Energy. She holds a Master of Science degree in Energy & Natural Resources Management from the State University of New York in the United States. Expert in life cycles assessment of energy systems.

          Alfred Gurning is a Technical Officer of ASEAN Plan of Action for Energy Cooperation (APAEC) at the ASEAN Centre for Energy. He holds a Master of Nuclear Engineering from Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya and Master of Material Science for Nuclear Energy from Grenoble INP - Phelma. Expert in civilian nuclear energy and clean coal technology.

          Latest Post:
          13/08/20 | Enhancing Energy Resilience for ASEAN: Regional Actions in Post-Pandemic Economic Recovery Plans 357 views

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