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 & Director of Decision Point Global Asia Pte Ltd

Mr Edwin T.F Khew is the Director of Decision Point Global

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 Council Member of the Singapore Business Federation (SBF), and Chairman of the Singapore Standards Council. Mr Khew is also a member of the Asian Development Banks's (ADB) E4ALL Partnership Steering Committee and Chairman of its Enterprise Development Working Group.

Mr. Christophe Inglin, Vice-Chairman 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. Vincent Low, Honorary Treasurer 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, Asst Honorary Treasurer SEAS, Director, Vert-Tech 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. Mathias Steck, Asst Honorary Secretary SEAS, Regional Manager Asia Pacific, DNV GL

Mr. Mathias Steck is the Executive Vice President and Regional Manager Asia Pacific for Energy and Renewables Advisory; and member of the Executive Leadership Team of DNV GL – Energy. Based in Singapore, Mathias has 13 years of experience in the renewable energy industry. During this time, he has performed a wide range of tasks as an expert in charge of structural components of wind turbines including reviews, inspections, expert opinions, failure analysis, technical due diligence, guideline development and technical seminars.

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.

Dr. Sanjay C Kuttan, Council Member SEAS, Program Director, Nanyang Technological University

Dr Sanjay Chittaranjan Kuttan, currently Programme Director of the SMES project with ERI@N was formally the Director and Country Manager, Clean Technology Centre, DNV GL. Prior to that Sanjay worked at ExxonMobil Asia Pacific, McKinsey & Company, and the Energy Market Authority (EMA). At the EMA his role covered the Intelligent Energy System Pilot, the Electric Vehicle Test bed, Pulau Ubin Renewable energy project, the Energy Efficiency Programme Office, and the Clean Energy Programme Office.

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.

Mr. Harvey Koenig, Council Member SEAS, Partner, Tax, KMPG Singapore

Mr Harvey Koenig is a Tax Partner with KPMG Advisory LLP in Singapore.   He concurrently holds the appointment of Head of ASEAN Incentive Advisory and Head of R&D Tax Incentives team in KPMG Singapore.   He has over 18 years of tax experience, with exposure in both domestic and international tax matters. Harvey’s experience covers tax compliance and consulting work, and tax policy formulation and implementation.

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. Peter Lau, Council Member 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.

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.