Leading Asset Owners, Investors, Developers and Service Providers Speaking at Reuters Events: PV Operations Europe 2020

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Investors, Developers, Asset Owners and Managers:

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    Deutsche Bank
    Felix Holz Vice President
    Deutsche Bank
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  • Robin Hirschl
    Obton
    Robin Hirschl Technical Director
    Obton
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  • David Lewis
    Akuo Energy
    David Lewis Head of Business Administration
    Akuo Energy
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  • Dr Peer Piskse
    Fortum
    Dr Peer Piske Business Development Director
    Solarcentury
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  • Stefan Mueller
    Enerpac
    Stefan MuellerCo-Founder
    Enerparc AG
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  • Philipp Leckebusch
    DTEK Renewables
    Philipp Leckebusch CEO
    DTEK Renewables
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  • Ulrich Schoppmeyer
    KFW
    Ulrich Schoppmeyer Director of Power, Renewables, Water
    KFW
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  • Dan Kirk
    Toucan Energy
    Dan Kirk Managing Director
    Toucan Energy
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  • Rebecca Carter
    WiseEnergy
    Rebecca Carter Global Managing Director
    WiseEnergy
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  • David Delaire
    WiseEnergy
    David DelaireManaging Director
    MPC Capital
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    David Delaire is Managing Director, at MPC Renewable Energies. He manages with a focus on supporting M&A activities and leading asset-related activities upon acquisition/financial close. Previously, he was Director of Asset Management at Natural Power, COO at Greensolver, CTO at Eolfi (a former Veolia company) and Operations Manager at General Electric. His track record includes the technical and commercial asset management of more than 450 MW of photovoltaic (PV) solar and 820 MW of onshore wind assets. He has developed and established asset management platforms, resulting in robust growth across various markets. He has also served as a Director or Managing Director for several renewable energy assets in various parts of the world, including Europe, the Caribbean and Asia.

  • Jordi-Lopez-Francesch
    Glennmont
    Jordi FranceshChief Risk Officer
    Glennmont Partners
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    Energy infrastructure management professional with strong leadership as well as analytical and quantitive skills. Experience in development of strategic direction and planning, portfolio execution, value focused management of programs, appraisal and reporting as well as governance, risk, and assurance, well experienced in working under uncertainty with complex and changing regulatory environment.

    Head of asset management of three Clean energy private equity funds responsible for corporate management, technical leadership, financial management of funds and trading companies overseeing contractual obligations, negotiations, related assurance and value focused delivery of business plans.

    He has implemented strong leadership capabilities establishing and managing a portfolio management team of 18 people with 6 different nationalities and localised teams for day to day technical and commercial operational tasks.

    Overall, significant insight in management and project controls of large energy projects and in-depth, energy industry knowledge - gained at leading international companies in the last 17 years. Extensive international career across Europe, with global interactions and experience in the upstream, downstream, alternative energy and Corporate Centre.

  • Stefano Salerno
    Quercus
    Stefano Salerno Head of Commercial Asset Management
    Quercus Investment Partners
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    Held roles at a range of private equity and investment funds (solar, wind and more in general renewable). I had also covered EPC construction and O&M leadership roles in the solar sector industry.

    Formerly the Head of Portfolio Management at NextEnergy Capital (NextEnergy Solar Fund), a London Stock Exchange listed fund, leading the set-up of the business unit totalling £480 million under management. Before NextEnergy Capital, I was the Senior Asset Manager at Low Carbon, a private equity fund, where i built, maintained and managed in excess of £200 million solar assets. I also worked as an Asset Manager for Novenergia II Sicar, a Portuguese investment fund, with more the £1 billion renewable assets under management and also held the position of Head of Operation & Maintenance at Belectric, one of the world’s largest construction and maintenance operator.

  • Pedro Perejon
    downing
    Pedro Perejon Associate Director
    Downing LLP
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  • Martin Scharrer
    Encavis AG
    Martin Scharrer Head of Legal
    Encavis AG
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  • Declan O’Halloran
    Quintas Energy
    Declan O’Halloran Managing Director
    Quintas Energy
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  • Antonio Alcaro
    Aventron
    Antonio Alcaro Asset Manager/Project Developer
    Aventron 
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  • John O’Toole
    Gresham House
    John O’Toole Technical Director
    Gresham House
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    John O’Toole joined Hazel Capital in 2016 as Technical Director. He is a Chartered Mechanical Engineer with over 15 years of energy industry experience. Prior roles include operations, management, and optimisation of energy generation assets including gas fired generation (large CCGT power stations), combined heat and power, district heating, wind and solar. At Hazel he is responsible for optimisation of existing solar and wind assets and technical development and optimisation of new energy storage opportunities.

  • Ypatios Moysiadis
    Greensolver
    Ypatios Moysiadis UK Country Manager
    Greensolver
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  • Joe Miletic
    Foresight Group
    Joe Miletic Head of JLEN Solar
    Foresight Group
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  • Saul Lazzarini
    Clere AG
    Saul Lazzarini Operations Manager
    Clere AG
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  • Björn Broda
    Juwi Holding AG
    Björn Broda Director of Corporate Strategy, Communications and Public Affairs
    Juwi AG
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  • Anja Spannus
    Re:cap Global Investors AG
    Anja Spannus Managing Director
    Re:cap Global Investors AG
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  • Jacqueline Huyn
    Allianz Global Investors
    Jacqueline Huyn Portfolio Manager
    Allianz Global Investors
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  • Warren Pimm
    Sustainable Energy Partners (entitled SDLC)
    Warren Pimm Partner
    Sustainable Energy Partners (entitled SDLC)
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  • Guy Auger
    Greensolver
    Guy Auger CEO
    Greensolver
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  • Isabelle Bélanger
    Goodyields Capital
    Isabelle Bélanger Head of Asset Management
    Goodyields Capital
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  • Siniharju Heikki
    Fortum
    Siniharju Heikki Head of Solar Technology
    Fortum
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  • Thomas Lorenz
    Pacifico Energy Partners
    Thomas Lorenz COO
    Pacifico Energy Partners
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    Currently in lead of the company operations and asset management activities for the entire Pacifico portfolio across Europe.

    Former Energy & Digitalization Consultant at Boston Consulting Group and Manager at E.ON with five years experience in the energy sector. Master degree from the Hult International Business School and Bachelor degree from Nordakademie (dual study degree with E.ON).

  • Sylvain Lechat
    FRV
    Sylvain Lechat
    Project Manager and Energy Storage Expert
    FRV
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  • Jean-Francois Culot
    Encavis AG
    Jean-Francois Culot Project Manager
    Encavis AG
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  • Karim Asali
    First Solar
    Karim Asali Technical Director - Europe and EMEA
    First Solar
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  • Miriam Guari
    Enerparc AG
    Miriam Guari Systems Engineer
    Enerparc AG
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O&Ms, Consultants and the Supply Chain:

  • Haggai Hofland
    Raycatch
    Haggai Hofland CEO
    Raycatch
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    Haggai holds a B.A. in economics and management with a specialization in entrepreneurship, and has been working in tech companies in the renewable energy sector since 2010.

    Prior to Raycatch, Haggai co-founded Webper, a start-up that personalizes feeds in content websites and served as VP Business Development at Brighttech, a leading Israeli software developer. Haggai also advises public companies in PV production and data analysis of renewable energy assets.

  • Carlos Javier Sarasa Maestro
    Solrac Ltd
    Carlos Javier Sarasa Maestro Chief Operating Officer
    Solrac Ltd
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  • Barry Bennett
    Belectric
    Barry BennettHead of International O&M
    Belectric
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    08/2018 -
    Head of International Operations & Maintenance
    Belectric Solar & Battery

    08/2017 - 08/2018
    Head of O&M
    BELECTRIC UK

    10/2014 - 07/2017
    O&M manager
    Lightsource Renewable Energy

  • Daryl Parker
    Ampt LLC
    Daryl Parker VP Sales and Marketing
    Ampt LLC
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  • Martin Schneider
    Meteocontrol
    Martin SchneiderManaging Director 
    Meteocontrol
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    Martin Schneider, managing director and co-founder of meteocontrol GmbH, manages one of the world's leading suppliers of independent monitoring systems for photovoltaic systems. Digitalization, Data Intelligence, but also IT Security and Gridcodes are of special importance for the energy industry. meteocontrol shows the way to the efficient digitalization of PV operation management.

  • Manuel Sanchez
    Ingeteam Power Technology
    Manuel Sanchez PV Business Development
    Ingeteam Power Technology
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    About our company:
    As a leading O&M provider, Ingeteam Service is present across the globe. More than 1,500 employees travel all over the world, to cover the operation, maintenance and specialist service requirements of our customers' energy generation plants, in order to ensure maximum output efficiency and, in particular, to maintain optimal plant operating conditions, making it possible to maximise the plant lifespan. Our services range from preventive to corrective maintenance, as well as the supply of spares for all energy generation plants. Thanks to our extensive experience, Ingeteam Service has become a reputable leader, trusted by the key actors in the international energy sector.

  • Ioannis Grammatikakis
    Inaccess
    Ioannis Grammatikakis Senior Product Manager
    Inaccess
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    Ioannis Grammatikakis is an experienced product manager with strong engineering and business background. He is self-motivated and results oriented with broad skills including product development, people and project management, account management and new business development. He is one of the founding members of inAccess, where now holds the position of senior product manager in the smart infrastructure solutions product line, that covers the company’s management solutions for the energy and telecom markets. Focusing on the solar plant management solution, he is responsible for managing the entire product life cycle from strategic planning to tactical activities. He has played a significant role for driving the product from its birth to a multimillion business with presence in Europe, Asia and US. During the past year he is spending half of his time in London, UK where he oversees the company operations in the country.

    In the past, while at Inaccess, Ioannis has been involved with the design and implementation of voice transmission systems over broadband networks and he also has managed the corresponding team of the company. Before that, he worked as senior engineer in Ellemedia Technologies, where in collaboration with Lucent Technologies NL was involved in the design and implementation of wireless and high-speed wireline transmission systems. He has also participated in a number of R&D EU co-funded projects and has various publications.

    Ioannis holds a diploma in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the NTUA and he is a member of the Technical Chamber of Greece. After completion of his undergraduate studies he was accepted in the Imperial College and he was awarded the MSc on “Communications and Signal Processing” with distinction, having the highest academic performance in his class. He has also attended the Executive MBA of the AUEB, where he also had the highest academic performance in his class. Finally, Ioannis is a certified product manager by the AIPMM.

  • Steve Hanawalt
    PowerFactors
    Steve Hanawalt Executive Vice President
    PowerFactors
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  • Edmee Kelsey
    3megawatt
    Edmee KelseyCEO
    3megawatt
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    Edmée Kelsey is the founder and CEO of 3megawatt. She oversees the company’s business strategy and is responsible for the evolution of the BluePoint renewable asset management software platform. Bluepoint is currently used by asset owners and operators to manage over 22 GW of operational renewable energy assets worldwide.

    Edmée began her career as a technology investment banker at JP Morgan. She gained start-up experience as the founder and CEO of a European telecom service company backed by venture capital from 3i. She got into the solar industry as CFO at Axiopower (now SunEdison), a US based utility-scale solar developer. As CFO of Main Street Power (now AES), a North American solar developer/operator, she closed project financing for over 100 of distributed solar PV projects and was responsible for the asset management of those solar assets.

    She is fluent in English, French, German, Dutch, Italian and Spanish.

  • Günter Maier
    Alteso
    Günter Maier COO
    Alteso
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    Günter leads the operations and joint management of Alteso and has been instrumental in the exciting development phase of PEAK, Alteso’s autonomous PV plant analytics platform. Alongside, Günter is a business angel and investor in his own successful consulting, advisory and online networking services ventures for the energy sector. He has more than 15 years of experience in managing teams, projects and acquisitions, as well as asset management, in conventional and renewable energy. Günter holds a PhD from Leoben University and an MSc in Renewable Energy from Vienna University of Technology.

  • Rodolfo Bigolin
    Horus Energy
    Rodolfo Bigolin Managing Partner
    Horus Energy
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  • Adam Sharpe
    Everoze
    Adam Sharpe Partner
    Everoze
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  • Nicola Waters
    PSH Operations
    Nicola Waters Managing Director
    PSH Operations
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  • Constantinos Poenidis
    Alectris
    Constantinos PeonidesDirector
    Alectris
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  • Nicolas Chouleur
    Everoze
    Nicolas Chouleur Partner
    Everoze
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  • Daniel Watson
    Isotrol
    Daniel Watson Business Development Manager / Project Manager
    Isotrol
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    Daniel Ramirez Watson's career started right after he finished Industrial Engineering at the University of Seville, Spain. For over 3 years he was a Project Manager at the T&D commercial and tendering department of Abengoa.After this experience he worked for a year as a Project Manager for Jyoti Americas at their Houston, USA manufacturing plant. He then joined Acciona Energy as a Project/Construction Engineer for their renewable energy department in North America for four years.Daniel joined Isotrol in November 2019 as a Business Development Manager/Project Manager.

  • Thomas C. Sauer
    EXXERGY
    Thomas C. Sauer President & CEO
    Exxergy
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  • Will Hitchcock
    Above
    Will Hitchcock CEO
    Above
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  • Kenneth Frey
    Huawei Technologies
    Kenneth Frey Director of Solar Inverter Department DACH
    Huawei Technologies
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  • Lara Hayim
    Bloomberg New Energy Finance
    Lara Hayim Solar Associate
    Bloomberg New Energy Finance
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  • Pritil Gunjan
    Guidehouse
    Pritil Gunjan Senior Analyst & Managing Consultant - Energy
    Guidehouse
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  • Luis Moreno
    Ingeteam
    Luis Moreno Sales Manager
    Ingeteam
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  • Vishal Punamiya
    Sitemark
    Vishal Punamiya CEO
    Sitemark
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    Vishal Punamiya is the CEO of Sitemark. He brings over 13 years of corporate experience of managing regional or global IT organizations in Germany, Belgium, Sweden, Switzerland and the USA where he has deployed innovative and market disruptive solutions. He is passionate about connecting new technologies to mainstream multiple sites. Sitemark’s platform is used by EPC’s, O&M’s, Investors and Energy Producers in 18+ countries.

  • Andrea Viaro
    Jinko Solar
    Andrea Viaro Head of Technical Service and Product Management
    Jinko Solar
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    Andrea Viaro is responsible for the technical activities at JinkoSolar Europe since 2014, lately overseeing also product developments’ launch in the EU market. He has been working in the PV sector for the last nine years in similar roles at other tier-1 module manufacturer and technical consultancy global firm. His deep knowledge of PV technology and industry, in particular regarding PV modules features and quality, makes him a valued expert in this field.

  • Lucie Garreau
    DuPont
    Lucie Garreau EMEA Technical Program Manager
    DuPont
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    airprobe
    Aditya Bhat CEO
    Airprobe
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  • Daniel Liu
    Wood MacKenzie
    Daniel Liu Principal Analyst
    Wood MacKenzie
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  • Eric Effern
    Wind Test
    Eric Effern CTO
    Wind Test
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  • Michael Schrempp
    Munich R.E
    Michael Schrempp Head of Green Tech Solutions
    Munich R.E
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  • Jörg Althaus
    TÜV Rheinland
    Jörg Althaus Regional Manager - India, Middle East and Africa
    TÜV Rheinland
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    Dipl.-Ing. Jörg Althaus since 2016 is the Regional Manager for India, Middle East and Africa for Solar Energy at TÜV Rheinland. He studied electrical power engineering in Darmstadt and Brighton. In 2001 he started as a project engineer in the PV laboratory in Cologne. Since 2009 he manages the Segment Solar and from 2011 to 2017 in his role as Director of Global Comeptence Center PV Modules he coordinated the PV module testing services with the other TÜV Rheinland laboratories and offices internationally.

    Since 2019 he is global coordinator for PV power plant services at TÜV Rheinland.

    Mr. Althaus has presented at various conferences on topics such as PV project risk minimization and PV module quality assurance. He is a member in several standardization committees such as IEC, CENELEC and DKE, where he is particularly active in working groups for flat-plate and concentrating photovoltaic modules (e.g. IEC TC82 WG2/WG7).

  • Dr. Virgil Cazacu
    BayWa r.e. Renewable energy GmbH
    Dr. Virgil Cazacu Head of Digital Transformation & Mohamed Harrou, Team Coordinator, SCADA
    BayWa r.e. Renewable energy GmbH
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Platinum Sponsors

  • sitemark

Gold Sponsors

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Silver Sponsors

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Lanyard Sponsors

  • STEAD

Bronze Sponsors

  • Alteso
  • Belectric
  • Huawei
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