People Moves: Macquarie Asset Management’s Green Investment Group Strengthens Regional Leadership Team


Press Release - Macquarie Asset Management's Green Investment Group (GIG) has announced new appointments to its regional leadership team to support its continued growth across Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), the Asia Pacific region (APAC), and the Americas.

William Demas joins GIG as Head of Americas, in New York. Will re-joins Macquarie from Stonepeak Partners, where he was instrumental in leading the firm's America's renewable energy and energy transition investment activities. He has also held leading positions at Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners and spent the early part of his career at Good Energies, one of the first dedicated clean technology venture funds. Will is also a former member of Macquarie Capital's Power, Utilities & Renewables group.

Following 5 years successfully leading the GIG business in Europe, Edward Northam has been appointed as GIG's Head of APAC. Ed has been involved in the global renewable energy industry for over 25 years, and has led the GIG business in Europe since 2017, when the Green Investment Bank was acquired by Macquarie. In addition to his role as Head of APAC, Ed will continue to lead GIG's global core renewables strategy from his base in Singapore.

With over 40 years of combined experience within Macquarie at the forefront of the business's energy transition efforts, Chris Archer and Sam Newman have been appointed co-heads of GIG in EMEA. Chris previously led GIG in the Americas, and has been involved in the development of more than 15 GW of projects across the region. Sam played a leading role in the acquisition of the Green Investment Bank in 2017, and has been responsible for the realisation of numerous GIG wind and solar investments across the globe.

Source: Green Investment Group


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