Camilla Fenning works for the British government as the Director of the South East Asia Climate and Energy Network. Based at the British High Commission in Singapore, Camilla works with governments, businesses, NGOs, media and other organisations throughout South East Asia to advocate the UK’s ambition in the fight against climate change, and the need for a swift transition to low carbon. Her role includes providing support and encouragement through diplomacy, events, networks and development programming. Camilla leads the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office’s £15m Prosperity Fund ASEAN Low Carbon Energy Programme which is providing technical assistance and capacity building to ASEAN countries on green finance and energy efficiency, from now until 2022.
Philip leads the oil & gas practice in Asia and is based in Singapore.
Philip has over 16 years of experience advising corporates, financial investors and governments on their global acquisitions, developments and divestments of energy assets across the full value chain, including oil & gas, LNG and power projects. He also advises regularly on trading and commercial arrangements for oil & gas and LNG.
Since relocating to Southeast Asia 11 years ago, Philip has been involved in many of the most significant oil and gas transactions in Asia.
Philip is recommended by Legal 500 for energy work and has been recognised by Chambers Asia-Pacific and IFLR 1000 as a Leader in the Field (Energy). He led the Freshfields team that recently won Energy and Resources Firm of the Year at the Asian Legal Business SE Asia Awards, 2019.
Peter heads The Economist Intelligence Unit's Energy Briefing service, which provides comprehensive forecasts of demand and supply across the entire energy mix at a global and national level. He also writes and edits articles for the service. In addition, he is in charge of the production of EIU Special Reports on energy topics, such as Caspian energy supply and European energy security, US oil supply and demand trends, Iran energy sanctions and Australian LNG. He offers commentary on energy topics to media outlets such as the BBC, and speaks at conferences, such as at the Statoil Autumn Conference.
Previously, Peter was a Middle East and energy analyst for several analytical firms in Washington, DC, where he provided analysis on national-level energy policies, the geopolitics of global energy supply and US-Middle East policy. He is widely published on these issues in various journals in the US, the UK and Australia.
Peter holds a Master of Arts degree in International Political Economy and Development at Fordham University in New York, specialising in the geopolitics of the Middle East region.
Paul is a hydropower specialist with 17 years’ experience in the energy industry in Australasia, Europe and Asia. After gaining experience working with a major hydropower asset operator he spent several years working in an engineering consulting firm in New Zealand before joining Mott MacDonald in UK in 2011. He has been based in SEA since 2013 and is an account leader/sub-sector leader for hydropower throughout the Asia Pacific region. His role encompasses business development, client management and technical and commercial management. With a particular focus on project development he has had the opportunity to work with a variety of different types of companies at all stages in the development process, on both the developer and financiers side of the equation. A significant proportion of this time over the last 5 to 6 years has been focused on Indonesia and he has witnessed first-hand the roller coaster of opportunities and challenges faced by energy project developers.