TEAM

PARTNERS

MILESTONES

Team

CEO

Des Godson

Experienced renewable energy and carbon investment professional.  Joined Asia Biogas in 2012 and lead management buy-out in 2013.  Previously led Trading Emissions plc team that registered 50 carbon credit projects.  Worked at KPMG Climate Change advisory  

executive chairman

Conor McCoole

Infrastructure and energy finance professional.  Joined Asia Biogas in 2017.  Leading development of Indonesia biogas cluster project. Previously Global Co-Head, Project and Export Finance at Standard Chartered Bank

head of engineering
and constructioN

Yutthana Phadungpruk

Mechanical engineer with extensive biogas system design and construction experience.  Joined Asia Biogas in 2009.  Graduate of Rangsit University and Chulalungkorn University

Head of Project Operations

Sornpong Nurat

Process engineer who has spent most of his career in biogas project operations in Thailand.  Joined Asia Biogas group in [x].  Graduate of  ____

head of finance and
accounting

Sunee Sudjai

Accountant with extensive accounting and finance experience including with European development financial institutions.  Joined Thai Biogas in 2007.  Graduate of Ramkhamhaeng University

head of legal

Jaruwan Janya

Thai lawyer with experience of commercial and financing contracts, permits as well as dispute resolution, litigation and arbitration.  Joined Asia Biogas in 2011.  Graduate of Thammasat University

Country Manager -
Indonesia

Joice Caroline

Experienced dairy farm biogas project developer with management and project financing responsibility.  Joined Asia Biogas in 2008.  Heads Jakarta office

senior advisor

Russell Amor

Expert in project finance, portfolio management and restructuring.  Joined Asia Biogas in 2017.  Previously Managing Director, Project and Export Finance at Standard Chartered Bank based in London and Singapore

non-executive director

Anders Bergvatten

Biogas engineering and process design expert with operating experience in biogas plants in Sweden, Korea, Thailand and Indonesia.  Relocated to Sweden in 2019 after 8 years with Asia Biogas

Partners

Asia Biogas has a number of investment partners it has worked alongside, including Finnfund from Finland, Metro Machinery from Thailand and Toyota Tsusho from Japan.  

Our clients include cassava starch and palm oil industry leaders in Thailand.

Our financing partners include GuarantCo, CAT Finance and Indonesia Eximbank.  

Asia Biogas thanks the Department of Alternative Energy in Thailand and EEP Mekong, an initiative of the Finland Ministry of Foreign Affairs, for grant aid assistance.

Equipment supply partners include AtmosPower from India and ECI from Austria.

Carbon market partners include Swedish Energy Agency and [iRECs buyer].

Milestones

2000 – CleanThai established in Thailand to develop biogas project

2002 – Thailand’s first Build Own Operate Transfer biogas project starts in Korat

2003 – Thai Biogas Energy Co Ltd (TBEC) formed by CleanThai with private equity backing

2005 – Asia Biogas Co Ltd established with investment from Trading Emissions plc

2010 – Asia Biogas reorganized under Asia Biogas Singapore holding company

2011-12 – Following a collapse in the carbon market, Asia Biogas focused on Thailand and Indonesia but withdrew from Philippines, Malaysia and Vietnam and divested its minority interest in TBEC

2013 – Oscar Energy acquired Asia Biogas in a management buyout

2015-16 – Asia Biogas completed new biogas to power projects in Krabi, Thailand and Malang, Indonesia

2017-18 – Asia Biogas acquired a controlling interest in TBEC which owned 7 BOOT biogas projects

2019 – TBEC completed first Compressed Biomethane Gas project in Rayong, Thailand and successfully concluded a debt restructuring

Biogas project in Krabi, Thailand

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