Energy Capital Leaders

 

December 2020

Capital Formation and Deal Making for the Energy Industry

Defining the Finance & Investment Roadmap for Clean Energy in Europe

The Energy Capital Leaders Assembly in Paris (13th November) brought together industry leading speakers from the likes of the IEA, the European Commission, EDF Renewables, ENGIE, JP Morgan, Equinor, Blackrock, Keorgen Capital, Aberdeen Standard Investments, EIG Global Partners and Orsted to address how energy players are translating a low-carbon future and the Sustainable Development goals into investment business models. Over the course of the day discussions included:

  • The strategies used by energy companies as they position their businesses in the context of a changing energy landscape
  • The role of the debt markets in navigating the energy transition
  • Where to find optimal deal value from an increasingly competitive, international M&A marketplace
  • The approach of private equity within the energy sector beyond 2019
  • Examining the ROI of tomorrow’s energy projects – where can they offer realistic returns?

Executives attending Energy Capital Leaders will also gain free access to our co-located partner events: European Utility Week and PowerGen Europe.

2019 Speakers

Mark Radka

Mark Radka

Head of the Energy and Climate Division, UN Environment

Laszlo Varro

Laszlo Varro

Chief Economist, IEA

Tushar Kumar

Tushar Kumar

Director, Investments and Portfolio Management, Kerogen Capital

Katherine Sherwin

Katherine Sherwin

Vice President - Sustainable Investing Manager, Blackrock

Maher Chebbo

Maher Chebbo

Global Chief Commercial/Innovation Officer - Digital Energy Solutions, GE Power

Jean-Guillaume Péladan

Jean-Guillaume Péladan

Fund Manager, Head of Environmental Strategy, Sycomore Asset Management

David Kerins

David Kerins

Senior Energy Economist, European Investment Bank

Paula Pinho

Paula Pinho

Acting Director, Directorate A Energy Policy, European Commission

Emmanuelle Lemer

Emmanuelle Lemer

Head Power & Utilities EMEA, JP Morgan

Anne-laure de Chammard

Anne-laure de Chammard

Director of Strategy, ENGIE

Damien Speight

Damien Speight

Head of Business Innovation, Ørsted

Stephane Tetot

Stephane Tetot

Director, BlackRock Renewable Power

Dirk Rottgers

Dirk Rottgers

Policy Analyst for Climate Finance and Investment, OECD

Bram Bos

Bram Bos

Lead Portfolio Manager Green Bonds, NN Investment Partners

Sean Kidney

Sean Kidney

CEO, Climate Bonds Initiative

Michael Kearney

Michael Kearney

Senior Investment Director, Aberdeen Standard Investments

Nicolas Piau

Nicolas Piau

Co-founder & Managing Partner, TiLT Capital Partners SAS

Ben Backwell

Ben Backwell

Chief Executive Officer, Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC)

Vanessa Miler-Fels

Vanessa Miler-Fels

Renewable Energy and Sustainability Strategist, Microsoft

Andrew Doyle

Andrew Doyle

Power & Renewables, MUFG

Zosia Riesner

Zosia Riesner

Head of Corporate PPA, Lightsource BP

James Sibony

James Sibony

CEO, Esparity Solar

Dierk Paskert

Dierk Paskert

CEO, Encavis

Olga Vovk

Olga Vovk

Senior Regional Manager – Europe, Export Development Canada

Jan Libicek

Jan Libicek

Investment Director, Bluefield Partners

Walid Mouawad

Walid Mouawad

Senior Vice President, EIG Partners

David Linden

David Linden

Director, Power & Renewables Consulting, Wood Mackenzie

Andrew Davison

Andrew Davison

Senior Vice President, Moody's

Luigi Sacco

Luigi Sacco

PPA Originator, Head of Southern Europe, Falck Renewables

Matt Hammond

Matt Hammond

Partner, Foresight Group

Karl Petter Waern

Karl Petter Waern

Senior Advisor, Equinor

Martin Daronnat

Martin Daronnat

Commercial Development Manager, E.ON

Malte Jordan

Malte Jordan

Partner & Global Energy Sector Co-Head, Watson Farley & Williams LLP

Sibylle Weiler

Sibylle Weiler

Partner, Bird & Bird Paris

2019 Agenda at a glance

Day 1 - 13 November 2019

08:00 Registration & Networking Coffee

Defining the Finance & Investment Roadmap for Clean Energy in Europe

08:55 Opening Remarks from the Energy Council

09:00-09.30 Keynote: Paving The Way For A Low-Carbon, Circular Economy Future; Ensuring Flexible, Available And Affordable Energy For All

09:30-10:15 Examining The Best Strategies Used By Energy Companies As They Position Their Businesses In The Context Of Changing Industry And Consumer Trends

10:15-11:00 Morning Networking Break

11:00 – 11.15 Innovation Spotlight: Innovation and Digital Growing the Renewable Energy Market

11.15-11:30 Bankers Outlook: What lessons have been learned to ensure the success of current portfolio and future low carbon businesses?

11:30 – 12.30 Finance Panel: The Role Of The Debt Markets In Navigating The Energy Transition  

12:30 – 13:30 Lunch Break and Networking

13:30 – 14:15 Investigating The Approach Of Private Equity Within The Energy Sector Beyond 2019

14:15 – 15:00 Institutional Panel: Sustainable Development Goals and ESG investing – how can asset owners continue to have a social licence to operate?

15:00– 15:15 Keynote: Paving The Way For A Low-Carbon, Circular Economy Future; Ensuring Flexible, Available And Affordable Energy For All from IEA

15:15-15:45 Afternoon Networking Break

15:45 – 16:30 Off-taker Panel: The potential for corporate sourcing of renewable energy to accelerate the energy transition

 15:45 – 16:25 Examining The ROI Of Tomorrow’s Energy Projects: Where Can They Offer Realistic Returns?

16:30 – 17:15 Examining The New Disruptive Energy Technologies: Investing In The Revolution

17:15: Closing Comments and Close of Conference


17
:20 This session will be followed by the Initiate! Start-Up Pavilion Tour at 17:00 where investors have the chance to meet and hear over 50 start-ups.  This will be followed by investor drinks from 18:00.

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Success Stories

“Providing a great opportunity for networking and exchanging ideas with a wide range of local key players and foreign firms, this inaugural event held at challenging times kept all its promises”

Laurent Chevalier

Vice President Middle East, Gas, Renewables & Power , Total

“This event brought together a diverse group of leaders to discuss important issues facing the energy business today. It was a pleasure to both participate on a panel and hear the thoughts of key leaders” 

Bill Maloney

Energy Advisor , Warburg Pincus

It was a pleasure to speak at the China Energy Assembly this year, a timely event to share views among policy makers and industry leaders on the topic of “China’s Energy Transition”. No doubt that China will soon showcase to the world how to continue developing its economy but still be able to reduce the impact on environment.”

Philip Sui

CEO, New Energy Business, Towngas

iCouncil

IOC Tracker

view the Low Carbon Tracker

Expert Insight

by Iain Pitt, CEO, Oil & Gas Council / Energy Council

The bridge & ocean of Energy Transition

Written by Tom Quinn

Newswire

Clean Energy in Latin America

Gas naturally compliments renewables

by Steve Hill, Executive Vice President for Gas & Energy Marketing & Trading, Shell

Mexico Power Day Things we learnt

Written by Ivan Suarez

Success Stories

“Thanks to the Energy Council for a successful conference.  The success of the panel discussion format really depends on the quality of the panellists, and the relevance and topicality of the subject matter, all of which were excellent.  The ground is shifting in the global gas industry, especially regarding gas to power in developing markets and Africa in particular.  Events like this are important for bringing stakeholders together, and help unlock the benefits that development of such projects can bring, so thanks are due to the Energy Council for this.”

Andrew Fisher

Senior Associate, The Energy Contract Company

Energy Council continues to provide a fantastic platform for all professionals connected to the sector to benefit from an exchange of views in an extremely dynamic environment. Its ability to attract a diverse attendance ensures that the conference becomes a forum for getting a holistic and updated view of the industry.”

Alok Sinha

Managing Director and Regional Head of Energy, Standard Chartered Bank

“Energy Council is a good platform bringing industry professionals together, shedding light on industry trends and opportunities.”

Jun Bai

Deputy Director, Institute of International Energy, NDRC (Chinese Government)

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Contact: +33 01 40 68 22 22

For more information contact Sarah Casey

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Iain Pitt

Iain Pitt

Chief Executive Officer

General Enquiries
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Sarah Casey

Sarah Casey

Portfolio Director

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Email: sarah.casey@energycouncil.com

Graham Swanson

Graham Swanson

SVP Corporate Development

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Ryan Barry

Ryan Barry

Marketing Manager

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