Organised by:

Speakers

  • Antonello Cammisecra - Antonello Cammisecra, CEO, Enel Green Power
  • Colin Spain - Colin Spain, EMEA Energy and Renewables Lead, Facebook
  • Gwenaelle Huet - Gwenaelle Huet, Director General Renewables, ENGIE
  • Ivor Catto - Ivor Catto, CEO, RES
  • Michael Terrell - Michael Terrell, Director of Operations, Google
  • Pablo Collado - Pablo Collado, RES Products and Service Director, Iberdrola
  • Thorsten Herdan - Thorsten Herdan, Director-General, German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy
  • Vanessa Miler-Fels - Vanessa Miler-Fels, Renewable Energy and Sustainability Strategist, Microsoft
  • Andrew Hedges - Andrew Hedges, Partner, Solicitor, Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • Arttur Kulvik - Arttur Kulvik, CEO, Solnet Group B.V
  • Cyndi Kohuska - Cyndi Kohuska, Global Manager Energy and Utilities, Danone
  • Ditlev Engel - Ditlev Engel, CEO Energy, DNV GL
  • Esther Finidori - Esther Finidori, Director, Sustainable Supply Chain and Climate strategy, Schneider Electric
  • Giles Dickson - Giles Dickson, CEO, WindEurope
  • Helen Dewhurst - Helen Dewhurst, Corporate Sustainability Associate, Bloomberg New Energy Finance
  • Jan Haizmann - Jan Haizmann , Managing Director, Correggio Consulting Limited
  • Jared Braslawsky - Jared Braslawsky, Secretary-General, RECS International
  • Kenneth Matthews - Kenneth Matthews, Head of Energy, AWS EMEA
  • Mariana Heinrich - Mariana Heinrich, Manager, Climate & Energy, WBCSD
  • Mark Widmar - Mark Widmar, CEO, First Solar
  • Merve Güngör - Merve Güngör, Asia & North Africa Liaison Coordinator, EKOenergy
  • Olivier Menuet - Olivier Menuet, Senior Vice President Energy, SNCF Group
  • Phil Dominy - Phil Dominy, Director, Corporate Finance – Energy & Infrastructure, EY
  • Rob Williams - Rob Williams, General Manager, Procurement, BT
  • Ruth Kent - Ruth Kent, COO, Brookfield Renewable
  • Thomas Hillig - Thomas Hillig, Managing Director, THEnergy
  • Walburga Hemetsberger - Walburga Hemetsberger, CEO, SolarPower Europe
  • Zephyr Taylor - Zephyr Taylor, Global Director of Renewable Energy, Mars Global Services

Robert Clover

Managing Director, FTI Consulting

Biography

Robert is a Managing Director in FTI’s Corporate Finance Practice and a key member of the Clean Energy practice. Robert is a leading renewable energy professional with over 20 years’ experience of investment banking and consulting. He has written extensive research and consulted on the Clean energy industry, energy policy, climate change economics, ethical/impact investing and sustainability. Before joining FTI, Robert was a Partner and the Director of Research at MAKE Consulting – a leading specialist renewables advisory firm. At MAKE Robert was responsible for all aspects of market forecasting, economic, strategic, supply chain and technology analyses of renewable energy systems. Prior to that, Robert spent 20 years as an investment banker, with the last 10 years covering the clean energy sector, as the Global Head of HSBC’s top-ranked Clean Energy Research team, covering the wind, solar, battery storage, electric vehicle, energy efficiency, biofuels, synfuels and utility sectors. Prior to HSBC Robert worked for JP Morgan, Morgan Stanley and UBS. Robert is also ACCA-qualified (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants). He also ran his own consulting practice. He has a strong financial and advisory background with experience in market forecasts and industry benchmarking, strategic market entry, business model innovation, due diligence, as well as capital raising, mergers & acquisitions and valuations. His project experience includes advising on renewable energy technology and economics, corporate strategy formulation, supply and demand forecasts/evaluations, strategic market entry & exit, capital raising, balance sheet restructuring, mergers & acquisitions, due diligence reviews, and energy policy. Robert has worked with many global clients and led projects throughout the energy value chain including emerging technology companies, supply chain, OEMs, environmental organisations, utilities, developers, energy companies, venture capital, private equity, institutional investors, hedge funds and government agencies. Robert has a deep understanding of the key generation technologies, capital markets, market structures, business strategy, market forecasting and industry benchmarking, supply chains and policy regimes in key global energy markets. Robert is well-known across the renewables industry in particular for his written research which has been cited. He is often sought for his views from leading media outlets on energy issues. Robert frequently speaks at, or chairs renewable energy conferences.
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