AMP Capital appoints Bopha Ly to key energy infrastructure role


AMP Capital's new senior appointment adds to its breadth of specialism across the energy and infrastructure sector

September 22, 2021 (PRESS RELEASE) -- AMP Capital have announced the appointment of Bopha Ly to the key role of Managing Director, Energy for AMP Capital's Infrastructure Equity business. In this role, Ms Ly will be responsible for AMP Capital's energy infrastructure investments, including Endeavour Energy, Macarthur Wind Farm, and Powerco in New Zealand.

Ms Ly (pictured) is highly regarded across the energy sector and has almost 24 years' industry experience. Ms Ly joins AMP Capital from AGL Energy, where she held several senior roles, most recently as Head of Corporate Development and led much of AGL Energy's M&A activity across the energy division.

During her 14 years at AGL, Ms Ly led a number of transactions in energy infrastructure, retail/mass market, home connection services and upstream oil and gas, as well as venture capital investments in smart home and distributed energy resources technology companies.

Michael Cummings, AMP Capital Co-Head Infrastructure Equity Australia & NZ said

"We are delighted that Bopha is joining AMP Capital to lead our Energy team. In appointing Bopha, we have secured an energy sector executive of the highest calibre with incredibly deep sector experience.

"It's an exciting time right now in the energy sector, as the drivers of decarbonisation, decentralisation and digitisation are accelerating the transition to a sustainable future. Bopha's technical expertise along with her broad industry relationships, positions her well to lead the work already underway across our infrastructure platforms on behalf of our investors. She will also assist us to build and develop new projects in the fast-paced energy field."

Ms Ly holds a Bachelor of Economics from UNSW and a Graduate Diploma of Applied Finance and Investments through FINSIA and will join AMP Capital from 18 October 2021.

About AMP Capital

AMP Capital is a global investment manager with a large presence in Australia.

As part of the AMP Group, we share a heritage that spans over 170 years. We have more than 200 investment professionals in 19 locations around the world, working together to share the latest insights and discover the best possible investment opportunities for our clients.

Our home strength in Australia and New Zealand has enabled us to grow internationally, and today we have operations established in Dubai, China, Hong Kong, Singapore, India, Ireland, Japan, Luxembourg, the United Kingdom and the United States. We also collaborate with a network of global investment partners, leveraging our shared capabilities to provide greater access to new investment opportunities.