Team

Meet The Visionaries

Deeply concerned about the accelerating impacts of climate change, a dynamic team of diverse individuals are united by a common purpose and goal, of which, formed URBAN RENEWABLES. The team works relentlessly with industry leaders to create the most effective and efficient solutions, and investment opportunities for people to make a difference to their homes and their future. Building on their model of 3Ps — Public + Private + People — where government and institutional co-operation collaborates with the cities’ mass residents. The URBAN RENEWABLES team encourages transition, expansion and enhancement of the clean energy world, while driving business for society.

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Edgare Kerkwijk

Managing Director

Acquired over 15 years of experience in the renewable energy sector, Edgare, currently holds several positions in companies and industry bodies within Asia. For instance, he is the Managing Director at Asia Green Capital since 2006; he is also a board member of 2 associations, namely, Asia Wind Energy and Asia-Pacific Hydrogen based in Singapore. Edgare’s myriad career experiences involved founding and partnering companies in the energy sector, as well as, advising on a wide range of corporate finance and M&A transactions in the banking and finance industry within Europe and Asia.

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Caroline Beelen

Head of Business Development

A Real Estate professional with a specific interest in making the world a bit better. As a mom of 2 young kids Caroline is eager to contribute to creating a better place for the future. With her experience in Real Estate Development and her recent graduation as a Master of Business Administration at the National University of Singapore, she has a wide range of both commercial and technical knowledge. From developing commercial and residential assets in Amsterdam she is very familiar with high sustainability standards and implementation processes.

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Teo Teck Lam

Head of Projects

Equipped with a Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering and Masters in Environmental engineering, Teo Teck Lam has had 30 years of extensive experience in engineering, procurement, construction, commissioning and consultancy services.
Since transitioning his career into the solar industry he has managed more than 100MWp utility scale and C&I rooftop solar projects in Singapore and within the region. He is well-versed in all project and construction methodologies, design, testing of LV and MV electrical system, contract review and managing solar project from initiation to completion in fast-paced environment. His goal is to ensure that projects are completed safe, to the highest quality, on time, and within the prescribed budget.

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Michelle Duan Ni Jun

Finance Director

Michelle has 13 years of extensive experience in Corporate Finance and M&A advisory from China, Canada and Singapore. In her earlier years of career, Michelle worked with large MNCs and publicly traded companies as a corporate finance specialist, but in recent years she has become more and more passionate about helping ambitious and inspirational entrepreneurs with their capital raising. She is familiar with energy and infrastructure sector as well as ESG and sustainability investing trends. Michelle is a CPA, and holds an MBA from Queen’s University, Canada.