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Edward McCartin

Director
Asia Greentech Pte Ltd

Edward McCartin is a long-time leader in the Southeast Asia power sector, handling over the past 20+ years the financing, construction and operation of power stations in the Philippines, Indonesia and the USA as well as the development of power stations in Chile, Iceland, India, Kenya, Peru, Thailand, China and the USA. He was most recently the Senior Vice President-Asian Operations for Synova Power, a waste to energy company based in The Netherlands, developing projects in SE Asia generally, as well as the President of Synova Power’s Philippines operations. These projects provided waste management for thousands of tonnes of municipal solid waste as well as generation of baseload power with minimal remaining by-products. Synova’s advanced gas cleaning system allows for synthesis gas from biomass and MSW to be converted to a clean synthesis gas having the emissions profile of natural gas. From 2009-2013, Mr. McCartin has served as a Senior Development Advisor to Chevron Geothermal, Alterra Power Corporation, Origin Energy and Tata Power regarding geothermal power generation developments in the region, specifically in Indonesia, the Philippines, Kenya and Iceland. He led AES’s renewable energy development team for ASEAN, focusing on Indonesian geothermal projects and was involved in development of the Philippine market strategy for AES and government relations efforts in Indonesia. Edward moved to Jakarta in 2000 and served in a variety of roles at PT Paiton Energy including Chief Operating Officer. His experience included the restructuring of the original 1300MW project and the development of the 815MW Paiton III Expansion. He was regional in-house counsel to MidAmerican Energy Holdings (now Berkshire Hathaway Energy) in charge of legal matters for SE Asia and special projects including renewable projects in Indonesia and the Philippines, including the Casencan hydro project, the Unified Leyte Geothermal Projects and the Dieng, Patuha and Bedugul geothermal projects.

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