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, while acting as a Senior Advisor to Sun Electric 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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Patricia Eng

General Manager / Marketing Director

An explorer born in a metropolis, her curiosity, willingness to learn and versatile nature are Patricia’s key attributes that made her an all-rounder, specifically, in the scenes of visual communication, design, creative production, and PR. Her experiences involved on-camera presence; as well as, online start-ups and local corporate brick and mortar development in fashion and lifestyle retail. As an extreme-adventure sports person, she indulges greatly in the embrace of nature; extension of her passion; seeking growth; and knowledge in the space of wildlife and environmental crisis along human’s advancement.

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Suen Bohn

Business Development Director

Leveraging strong agility and analytical capabilities, Suen is highly skilled at fostering strategic partnerships. She has 20 years of professional experience leading high-growth B2B & B2C brands across multi-industries, with primary focus on business development, sales & marketing, CRM and investor relations. A motivated entrepreneur, she is adept at capitalising on operations and change leadership to transformational results. Her recent career high was revenue diversification through ground breaking cash-flow expansion from acquisition into bird’s nest industry producing 120% revenue growth.

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Yash Malani

Business Development Associate

Yash was part of the research team for Solar Energy Research Institute, in Singapore, where they focused on the deployment of BiPV. He, currently, holds green buildings credentials viz. LEED® Green Associate™ and IGBC™ Accredited Professional. This sustainability enthusiast, passionate in the renewable energy industry has pursued Masters in Integrated Sustainable Design in National University of Singapore, on top of his civil engineering academic experience. He also built a framework and methodology for demonstrating material circularity in Sungei Kadut Industrial estate for Jurong Town Council, in Singapore, during his education.

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Rohanshi Vaid

Business Development Associate

A budding economist and an experienced project consultant with a demonstrated history of working in the research industry. Rohanshi has recently graduated with a Master’s Degree in applied economics from Nanyang Technological University. She is also an enthusiast in the energy industry, which she had previously worked with a Delhi–based think tank “TERI”, where she did research on the co-benefits of decarbonization of thermal sector, resource efficiency and economics of renewable technologies. All of these, based on the foundation of her passionate for climate change and sustainability.

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Charlie

Team Development Associate

The cat in a bag, who possesses persistent will and ability to open doors, gets into any bag and make it home. Charlie is an experienced secret service cagent (cat agent), specializes in rescuing fellow mates behind closed doors. Alongside the establishment of the company, he begins cultivating a plant-based diet (not-so) secretly. He sits in for meetings occasionally, when mission-to-bags fails. The acquisition and deployment of his affection is very similar to a dog. Team studies proved it to be positive.