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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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, event co-ordination, e-commerce as well as brick and mortar development in the fashion industry. As an extreme-adventure sports person, she indulges greatly in the embrace of nature; the extension of her passion in seeking growth and knowledge in the space of wildlife vs. mankind, and advocation in environmental crisis has led her here.

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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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Ben Lee

Solar Project Development Director

With over 8 years of experience, acquiring wealth of knowledge extensively in both technical engineering and financial analysis in the renewable energy sector, Ben has helped various companies secured and implemented projects successfully within Asia. Locally, he contributed his expertise in bidding for projects, such as, HDB SolarNova 2, JTC SolarLand, iTrust SUTD EPIC Lab and many others across the island. Recently, Ben also won the China-ASEAN New Smart City Innovation & Entrepreneurship Competition in Urban Farming, as well as, claiming Top 60 position in NTU’s Ideasinc competition for energy efficiency. Ben overlooks all solar PV projects.

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Darren Chan

Business Development Associate

Pro-active, diligent, and hardworking are some of the best qualities possessed by this geologist, who came with experience in relevant climate studies in Switzerland, Darren has accumulated his knowledge through working on projects that involved climate change, climate risks and analysis, and geomatics. Aside from developing financial models and strategies for the company’s growth, he is also currently on a programme in Earth Sciences with University College London for a research project focusing on arctic sea ice and climate change.

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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.