Our Council 2018 - 2020

Dr. Amy Khor Lean Suan, Senior Minister of State Ministry of the Environment and Water Resource & Ministry of Health

Dr. Amy Khor Lean Suan, Senior Minister of State Ministry of the Environment and Water Resource & Ministry of Health

Patron Sustainable Energy Association of Singapore

Mr. Edwin T.F.Khew, Chairman SEAS, Chairman & co-founder AirCarbon Pte Ltd

Er. Edwin T.F Khew (PBM) is the Chairman and Co-Founder of AirCarbon Pte Ltd. 

He is also a former Nominated Member of Parliment (NMP) and currently the Chairman of the Sustainable Energy Association of Singapore (SEAS), the Immediate Past President of The Institution of Engineers, Singapore (IES) , a former Council Member of the Singapore Business Federation (SBF), past President of the Singapore Manufacturers’ Federation (SMF) and the immediate past Chairman of the Singapore Standards Council. Mr Khew is also a co-chairman of the Asian Development Bank's (ADB) Energy for All (E4ALL) Partnership Steering Committee and also Chair its Enterprise Development Working Group. Er. Khew was awarded the Public Service Medal (PBM) by the President of Singapore during Singapore’s National Day in 2014.


Mr. Christophe Inglin, Vice-Chairman, Asst Honorary Treasurer SEAS, Managing Director, Energetix Pte Ltd

Mr. Christophe Inglin is a veteran of the solar photovoltaics (PV) industry, with 19 years of experience throughout the value chain from silicon ingots to turnkey solar power plants. He is currently co-founder and Managing Director of Energetix Pte Ltd, which develops projects and offers technical advisory in the PV sector. From October 2006 until July 2015, Christophe was Managing Director of Phoenix Solar Pte Ltd, which he co-founded in December 2006 as a joint venture with local partners and the German company Phoenix Solar

Mr. Peter Lau, Honorary Treasurer SEAS, Director, Sustainable Development Capital (Asia) Limited

Mr Peter Lau has over 16 years of experiences encompassing Project Investment, Private Equity and Finance. He focuses on origination, evaluation, execution and management of investments in energy efficiency and renewable energy projects in the Asia-Pacific region. He currently manages the financing programme with The Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB) and has already closed a number of transactions in the manufacturing sector.

Ms. Sandra Seah, Honorary Secretary SEAS, Partner, Bird & Bird LLP

Ms Sandra Seah is the Joint Managing Partner of Bird & Bird ATMD LLP, an established legal practice in the energy and sustainability sector.  She has extensive experience in regulatory work in Singapore and currently acts as the legal advisor to the Energy Market Authority of Singapore as well as governmental agencies such as National Environment Agency, People's Association, Building & Construction Authority, and National Arts Council.

Mr. Nicolas Renon Council Members SEAS, Executive Vice President and Regional Manager APAC, Advisory DNV GL

Mr. Nicolas Renon is the Executive Vice President and Regional Manager Asia Pacific for DNV GL – Energy Advisory. In his current role with DNV GL, Nicolas is driving the development of the APAC team and of the value propositions to customers and stakeholders of the Power & Renewables ecosystem. Nicolas has over 20 years of experience in multiple industries and in the global energy space. His experience spans across the energy value chain, including development and growth projects in the Renewable Energy and Smart Energy sector. Prior to DNV GL, Nicolas was Chief Operating Officer and Partner at a Singapore-based Solar Independent Power Producer that builds, owns and operates roof-top PV systems via Corporate PPA with Commercial & Industrial customers. Nicolas attended Mines Paristech, one of the ‘Grand Ecole’ in France, and gained a master’s degree in Engineering and Sciences.


Dr. Sanjay C Kuttan, Council Member SEAS, Executive Director, Singapore Maritime Institute

Dr Sanjay Chittaranjan Kuttan, currently the Executive Director of the Singapore Maritime Institute. Prior to SMI, he was the program director of the Smart Multi Energy System project at the Energy Research Institute at Nanyang Technological University. He has held various positions across his career since 1994 both in private and public sector. His roles in the private sector range from line management (AP Technical Response Manager at ExxonMobil Asia Pacific, 10 years), business development (Business Development Manager at Mobil Oil Australia, 2 years); policy and program management (Energy Market Authority, 2 years) to management consulting (Petroleum Practice Expert/Engagement Manager at McKinsey & Company, 4 years) and business leadership (Managing Director, Clean Technology Center and Country manager, DNVGL - Energy, 5 years).

Mr. Dallon Kay, Council Member SEAS , President & CEO, Diamond Energy Group

Mr Dallon Kay is the President & CEO of Diamond Energy Corporation the first Wholesale Trader and Demand Response Aggregator in the National Electricity Market of Singapore (NEMS).  The company, founded by Mr Kay, has been trading Interruptible Load, a form of Demand Response, since 2006.  He is also the founder of the Singapore Industrial Energy Consumers group which was formed in 2007 with the objective of advancing embedded generation policy for combined heat and power energy efficiency investments in Singapore.

Ms. Cherine Fok Council Member SEAS, Director, Sustainability Services, KPMG Singapore

Cherine is a Director with Sustainability Services with KPMG Singapore and has more than 12 years of experience in numerous accounting and advisory projects. She specialises in sustainable development – in particular, sustainable finance, corporate sustainability strategies, implementation, monitoring and reporting of social and environmental initiatives, sustainability reporting and sustainability assurance.

Mr. Vincent Low, Council Member SEAS, Vice President, G-Energy Global Pte Ltd.

Mr Vincent Low is the Vice President (Business Development) for G-Energy Global Pte Ltd. (Singapore). He is also a Key Qualified Personnel (KQP) accredited by Energy Sustainability Unit (ESU) - National University of Singapore (NUS) and Certified Green Mark Manager Professional (Cert. GMP) accredited by Building and Construction Authority (BCA) of Singapore.

Mr. Low Kian Beng, Council Member SEAS, Director, Zero-Energy Habitat Pte Ltd

Mr Low has more than 25 years of senior management experience, covering various functions in the environmental, tyre and rubber, petrochemicals, energy and engineering services industries in the Asian region. Prior to 2010, he was the Managing Director and CEO of Envipure Pte Ltd from 2006 and SP Corporation Ltd., a SGX listed company, from 2000 to 2006. Mr Low holds a Master of Business Administration Degree (with distinction) from Oklahoma City University, Texas (USA) and a B.S.C. Degree (with honors) in Engineering from Imperial College of Science and Technology, London (UK).

Mr. Steve O'Neil, Council Member SEAS, CEO, REC Solar Pte Ltd

Mr. O’Neil serves as CEO of REC, a leading integrated global provider of solar energy solutions. He joined REC in March 2015, and is based in Singapore. Education: Mr. O’Neil holds a bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering from Montana State University and a Master of Business Administration from the Stanford Graduate School of Business, California, U.S. Career: Mr. O’Neil has 28 years of working experience in multi-diverse industries across different countries.

Mr. Lionel Steinitz, Council Member SEAS, Chief Executive Officer, LYS Group

Mr Lionel Steinitz is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of LYS Energy.

Lionel has been active in the renewable energy sector and a seasoned investment professional with capital markets experience. He has advising several governments on subsidies on electricity tariffs, corporations on financial modeling and structuring of specific projects and investors in the sector.

Mr Frank Phuan, Council Member SEAS, Co-Founder and Director of Sunseap Group Pte Ltd

The Co-Founder and Managing Director of Sunseap Group, Frank belongs to the second generation of a solar industry business that has been established for over 35 years. Frank has over 20 years of experience in the solar industry. Frank has also spent time in marketing & advertising, Information Technology (IT), as well as Food & Beverage (F&B) industries.

Frank was awarded the distinguished Nanyang Outstanding Young Alumni Award 2014, the prestigious Entrepreneur of the Year Award (EYA) 2015, the PVSEC Special Award in 2016, and was named an honouree of the Spirit of Enterprise Award in 2017.



Mr Vinod Kesava Council Member SEAS, Co-Founder / MD & CEO Climate Resources Exchange International Pte Ltd

Mr Vinod launched CRX CarbonBank in Paris @COP21 in Dec 2015. CRX CarbonBank, will provide new opportunities in mitigating and adapting to climate change concerns due to human activities.

Vinod is currently pioneering the next wave of products and services for the mitigation and adaptation for climate change and he believes in the "Power to the People" approach as both businesses and individuals need to take action and not just wait for binding treaties and agreements between countries.

Previously Vinod pioneered the design and development of the world's first auction system for emission reductions from Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) projects.

His specialties include: Carbon Finance, Project Finance, Project Acquisition, Carbon Loan/Equity

Structuring, Origination, Sourcing, Networking, Chiller Plant Energy Efficiency, Integrative Design Approach (IDP), Strategic Sustainable Planning & Development.