Our Council 2022 - 2024

Dr. Amy Khor Lean Suan, Senior Minister of State, Ministry of Sustainability and the Environment & Ministry of Transport.

Patron,Sustainable Energy Association of Singapore

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

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

Er. Edwin T.F. Khew, is the Chairman, Director and Co-Founder of AirCarbon Pte Ltd, a blockchain based digital platform to trade digital carbon and invest in sustainable projects. He is also a former Nominated Member of Parliament (NMP) and currently the Chairman of the Sustainable Energy Association of Singapore (SEAS), an Emeritus President of The Institution of Engineers, Singapore (IES), a Supervisory Board Member of Solar Energy Research Institute of Singapore (SERIS) and a Board member of the Professional Engineers’ Board (PEB) Singapore. Er. Khew represents SEAS on the Asian Development Bank (ADB) Energy for All Partnership’s (E4ALL) Steering Committee as its Co-Chair and Chairman of its Enterprise Development Working Group.

Mr. Christophe Inglin is a veteran of the solar photovoltaics (PV) industry since 1996, with experience throughout the value chain from silicon ingots to turnkey solar power plants. Since 2015 he is Co-founder and Managing Director of Energetix Pte Ltd, which designs, installs, and maintains rooftop solar power plants and utility-scale solar farms in SE Asia. His previous roles in the sector were as Managing Director of Siemens Showa Solar & Shell Solar in Singapore, then as co-founder and MD of Phoenix Solar Pte Ltd.

Mr. Frank Phuan,
Vice Chairman, SEAS, Business CEO, EDP Renewables APAC

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

Mr. Frank Phuan belongs to the second generation of a solar industry business that has been established for over 35 years. Together with his team, Frank helped grow a 5-man operation in Singapore to a 100 staff regional business spanning across regions including Singapore, Malaysia, India, Cambodia, Thailand, Philippines and Australia.

Frank has over 20 years of experience in the solar industry leading numerous projects and public speeches involving solar systems technologies, sustainability strategy, green buildings and infrastructure, greenhouse gas emission reduction, solar farm and rooftop solar Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) projects across the Asia Pacific.


Ms. Sandra Seah is the Partner of Bird & Bird ATMD LLP. She has considerable experience in energy & utilities, public procurement, M&A, project finance, regulatory laws and real estate. She is currently the legal advisor to a large number of state agencies and regulators and is experienced in anti-competitive analysis and legislative strategy. She works with clients in a number of key sectors, including renewable energy, energy management, energy storage, fuel cells, green buildings, sustainable infrastructure and digitalisation. 

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

Mr. Vincent Low,
Assistant Honorary Secretary SEAS, Vice President, G-Energy Global Pte Ltd.

Mr. Peter Lau is a Director of SDCL Asia and focuses on origination, evaluation, execution and management of investments in energy efficiency and renewable energy projects in the Asia-Pacific region. He has over 20 years’ experience encompassing Project Investment, Private Equity and Sustainable Finance. Prior to joining SDCL in 2013, he was an investment professional at HSBC Principal Investments based in London. He managed HSBC’s renewable energy and clean technology portfolio companies and was involved in a number of HSBC’s investments including a fuel cell manufacturer, a solar panel manufacturer and an electric car infrastructure services company. 


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
Assistant Honorary Treasurer, SEAS, Founder and Director Zero-Energy Habitat Pte Ltd,

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

Mr Low Kian Beng is a Founder and Director (Business Development) of Zero-Energy Habitat Pte Ltd, an integrated environmental solution, management and consulting company, which promotes the development of sustainable business and low carbon Net-Zero projects in Singapore and the regions.

He is concurrently the Senior Advisor of a SGX Listed total solution provider in water & wastewater management services and the Strategic Partner of a European based international business advisory firm.

Mr. Vinod Kesava is a carbon market entrepreneur and is a Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Climate Resources Exchange (CRX) and the CRX CarbonBank. A pioneer in carbon markets since 2003, Vinod leads a team of highly qualified professionals in uniquely designing, developing and implementing carbon pricing roadmaps in addition to carbon profiling of both organizations and cities. 

Mr. Keoy Soo Earn,
Council Member SEAS, Regional Managing Partner, SEA Financial Advisory, Deloitte & Touche Financial Advisory Services Pte Ltd

Dr. Sanjay C Kuttan,
Council Member SEAS, Chief Technology Officer, Global Centre for Maritime Decarbonisation (GCMD)

Soo Earn leads Deloitte Southeast Asia Financial Advisory practice. He has extensive deal experience in leading and supporting strategic and financial investors in their domestic and cross border transactions. He has also supported owners in divesting their business and entrepreneurs in accessing growth capital. Given his technical expertise in valuation and deals, he has acted as an independent expert on a number of dispute cases, handled numerous valuation and modelling engagements for M&A, regulatory & taxation, and financial reporting purposes.


Dr. Sanjay Chittarajan Kuttan is currently, Chief Technology Officer of the Global Centre for Maritime Decarbonisation after completing almost 3 years as Executive Director of the Singapore Maritime Institute, previously since 1994 been in both private and public sector i.e., R&D ( Programme Director at the Energy Research Institute at the Nanyang Technological University),  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 Centre and Country manager, DNVGL - Energy, 5 years).



Mr. Jan Enno Bicker,
Council Member SEAS, CEO, REC Solar Pte Ltd

Mr. Koh Chiap Khiong,
Council Member SEAS, CEO - Singapore & Southeast Asia Sembcorp Industries

Jan is Chief Executive Officer of REC Group, the largest European manufacturer of solar panels, with factories in Europe and Singapore and is one of the few fully integrated solar panel manufactures that covers the full supply chain from silicon, cells to panels. As Solar’s Most Trusted, REC is committed to high quality, innovation, and a low carbon footprint in the solar materials and solar panels it manufactures. Headquartered in Norway with operational headquarters in Singapore, REC also has regional hubs in North America, Europe, and Asia-Pacific. Jan is also Chairman of the Board of Directors of REC Solar Holdings AS and council member of the Sustainable Energy Association of Singapore (SEAS).

Mr Koh is responsible for driving the strategic direction and growth of the Singapore and Southeast Asia markets. He has deep knowledge of the energy and water sectors with extensive experience in managing infrastructure-related businesses and a strong financial background. He has held various senior appointments in Sembcorp, including group chief financial officer, chief transformation officer, as well as the head of finance and chief risk officer of its Utilities business. Mr Koh was previously chief financial officer of Power Seraya. 

Mr. Sharad Somani,
Council Member SEAS, Partner, Head of Infrastructure Advisory KPMG Services Pte. Ltd.

Dr. Bicky Bhangu
Council Member, SEAS, President – SE Asia, Pacific & South Korea Rolls-Royce Singapore Pte Ltd

Sharad leads the Infrastructure Advisory practice, covering project financing, economics & regulatory and major projects advisory. He has over 20 years of experience across infrastructure sectors: power, including renewable energy, water, waste to energy, and LNG; transport; broadband; and urban/industrial infrastructure.

He has extensive experience advising both government and private sector clients across the project life cycle, from conceptualization to financing, implementation and performance improvement. The scope includes bid advisory, business planning, financial modeling, contract structuring, regulatory advisory, risk mitigation, project appraisal and fund syndication.


Dr Bicky Bhangu is President – South East Asia, Pacific and South Korea at Rolls-Royce, based in Singapore. He is responsible for the operations across the company’s key businesses– Civil Aerospace, Defence and Power Systems. Bicky currently serves as Chairman of the Singapore International Chamber of Commerce, and as Council Member for the Singapore National Employers Federation (SNEF). He has served as Deputy President of the Singapore Manufacturing Federation (SMF), and as President of the British Chamber of Commerce Singapore.

Dr Matthew Rowe,
Council Member SEAS, Head of Department, Power Grids, Asia Pacific, DNV

Melvyn Yeo,
Council Member SEAS, Founder and Managing Partner, TRIREC Fund Management Pte Ltd

Dr Matthew Rowe is a global leading expert in Power Systems and Energy Storage, a Principal Consultant, and currently the Director of the DNV Asia Pacific Power Grids business.  Prior to his current role Matthew was the Head of Department for Energy Storage across Europe, the Middle East and Africa at DNV.  Matthew is a Chartered Engineer and has a PhD in Power Systems and Energy Storage, he has published in internationally recognised energy journals, and often presents at academic and industrial conferences around the world.  Matthew has lead and worked on over 150 energy storage and power systems projects globally with key industry stakeholders such as System Operators, Regulators, Governments, Utilities, Investors, Developers and Network Operators. 

Melvyn is the Founder and Managing Partner of Singapore-based, TRIREC, which is the leading venture capital firm that was incorporated in 2015 with the aim of making a meaningful impact on addressing climate change through a disciplined investment approach by supporting companies and projects that share our belief in a decarbonized and sustainable future. Melvyn was the Deputy Head of Wealth Management for Asia at Schroders where he was responsible for the management and strategic development of the business for the region since 2019 till his retirement in early 2021. Melvyn chaired the Asia Investment Committee where he led the efforts in the formulation of investment philosophies and risk frameworks for the wealth management business. Melvyn sat on the boards of Schroder & Co (Asia) Limited and Schroder & Co (Hong Kong) Limited during his tenure.