In 2016, we brought Financing Wind to Reed Smith’s offices in the City of London, for our fifth annual conference.
We invited 70+ of our members, from across the investment, legal, owner-operations and development sides of the wind industry, to share their views on the most pressing market issues – such as emerging markets and maximising returns. We heard from industry-leading figures, such as Wolfgang Bischoff, Head of Global Equity & Energy Finance at Siemens.
New connections were made during focussed networking sessions, and the diverse range of companies in attendance created unique relationship-building opportunities.
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Financing Wind 2016 attracted some of the industry’s most authoritative voices as speakers.
Managing Director, Infrastructure and Equity, Debt Capital Markets, Deutsche Bank
Vice President, Europe, Northland Power Inc
Head of Global Equity, Energy Finance, Siemens Financial Services
Vice President, Denham Capital
Managing Director and Founding Partner, Modern Energy Management
Head of Strategic Investment, ČEZ
Chief Executive Officer, Jenner Renewables
Managing Director, Dulas
Technical director, RES
Strategic Investments Director, Ecotricity
Head of Research and Consultancy, Romax
Our panel on new markets in Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe, the Middle East and South America featured Steve Mandel of Denham Capital, Aaron Daniels of Modern Energy Management, Andrew Schmidt of ČEZ, and Jorge Calvet of Jenner Renewables. And because we didn't invite press, speakers were free to share insider insights.
There were plenty of opportunities for our members to grow their network of business contacts over networking breaks, lunch and drinks. Tickets were limited, so networking was highly focused.
We brought together a unique combination of companies, such as Deutsche Bank, Everoze and Ørsted.
We kick-started debates on some big industry questions: such as how developers and investors can maximise project returns at all stages of the project lifecycle.
The 2016 programme covered three central topics: financial trends, emerging markets, and maximising returns.