Aaron Paul Daniels

Managing Director, Founding Partner Linkedin Logo

Aaron Paul Daniels

Professional Qualification

• MBA (Chinese Business)

• PMP (Project Management Professional)

Aaron has 9 years of experience in Renewable Energy. In that time, he has managed the development and construction of 3GW (approximately $6bUSD) of wind projects globally. Aaron’s wind project experience is almost exclusively in emerging markets. Specific experience includes establishing Vestas’ first PMO (Project Management Office) in China where Vestas China received its first ever 100% customer satisfaction rating, installation of numerous first of a kind wind turbine technologies, development of a 1GW wind project pipeline in SE Asia, and construction of the first utility-scale wind farm in Thailand (207MW of installed capacity) which was the largest ever in the ASEAN region. Aaron has managed single projects with budgets up to $450mUSD and project portfolios valued at up to $730mUSD.

Lars Lund

Director, Founding Partner Linkedin Logo

Lars LundProfessional Qualification

• MSc Electrical Eng.

• PMP (Project Management Professional)

Lars has over 16 years’ experience in the wind industry, leading construction of over 2,200MW of wind projects and managing operations of an additional 800MW. Specific accomplishments include construction of the first wind projects in numerous countries in Africa and Asia, as well as construction management of the largest wind project in ASEAN, valued at over $450mUSD. Lars’ expertise in construction of wind projects has been recognized by Vestas where he managed training of Vestas construction management teams and where he developed the installation manual for the V80 wind turbine.

Lars co-founded Modern Energy Management in 2013. Modern Energy Management currently has over 500MW of wind and solar projects under management in emerging markets globally (SE Asia, Africa and Latin America). Lars heads construction and asset management of the MEM project portfolio.

Lingling Zhai

Senior Commercial Manager Linkedin Logo

Lingling ZhaiProfessional Qualification

• MSc in International Econimics & Trade

• Mandarin Speaker

Lingling has been in the renewable energy industry for over 10 years. In that time she has represented the supplier (Vestas), contractors (Abengoa and China Construction), and owners, contracting, negotiating and closing over 2,000MW of wind turbine contracts throughout Asia.

Over the course of her career, Lingling has negotiated contracts for onshore as well as offshore wind projects, and has negotiated a number of “first of a kind” projects. Achievements include negotiation of the first EPCF (Engineer, Procure, Construct, Finance) wind farm project in China, and one of the first utility-scale wind farms in Thailand.

Chula Na Ranong

Project Legal Counsel Linkedin Logo

Chula Na RanongProfessional Qualification

• Juris Doctor

Chula earned his JD degree from the University of Melbourne in 2010. Chula’s renewable energy experience is primarily from representing lenders in over 1,000MW of solar project investments in emerging markets, where he gained a keen understanding of lender’s requirements and project risk profiles.

Chula’s secondary legal focus has been in mergers and acquisitions, where he has represented deals valued at up to 1.6bUSD. Chula’s experience is entirely in emerging markets with international stakeholders involved in transactions.

Daniel Boie

Senior Project Manager Linkedin Logo

Daniel BoieProfessional Qualification

• BS in Industrial Technology

• PMP (Project Management Professional)

Dan has over 28 years of project management experience, primarily managing EPC scope of work. During that time, Dan has managed construction of 1,300MW of wind farm projects.

Dan’s wind farm construction experience spans very large projects in complex locations.

Marc Wright

Lead Engineer Linkedin Logo

Marc WrightProfessional Qualification

• MSc Environmental Science

• BSc Hons. Energy Studies

• Cert. Nat. Science

Marc is a renewable energy specialist with over 9 years of experience.  He has  both development and advisory background, specifically with a focus on wind and solar in emerging markets.  Some of his activities at MEM include performing technical advisory, development support, acquisition due diligence and owners representative.

Marc has worked on over 130 Renewables Energy Projects, cumulating in excess of 10GW globally.  He has comprehensive experience in project identification, planning, permitting grid, legal, lender and procurement to name but a few.  He is assisting clients to develop high quality, bankable renewable energy projects, which can then be taken through Financial Close, Construction and Operations.

Kyle Katoski

Head of Project Origination Linkedin Logo

Kyle KatoskiProfessional Qualification

• Juris Doctor

• Licensed Attorney

Kyle has 8 years of experience convening, arranging and negotiating project deals in Asia and the MENA region.  For MEM he is focused on clean energy advisory and the origination of wind and solar development support.  His renewable energy sector experience covers initial investment decisions, project due diligence and partnership building on behalf of consortiums.

Kyle has supported both North America and Middle East companies to successfully enter the ASEAN region and had the opportunity to work closely on 1,500MW of large scale power projects in Thailand, Myanmar, Vietnam, Laos, the Philippines, Korea and Morocco.  To engagements Kyle brings a broad multi-stakeholder network of partners who are aligned on building  bankable projects and portfolios.

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