Dr. Jay Mariyappan
Head of New Energy, Petronas, Malaysia
Dr. Jay Mariyappan joined Petronas in Oct, 2018 as Head of New Energy, a new business unit that has been set up within the PETRONAS Group to focus on clean energy. He has 20+ years working experience in the power industry and financial services with a focus on clean energy. His previous experiences varied from utility planning, project development, investments, operations, trading and business development in Europe, USA, Asia and Africa.
He spent 10 years at a Singapore based Renewable Energy developer where he was a Managing Director responsible for delivery, sales and trading of environmental products in Asia, and business development in South East Asia. Prior to that he was a Vice President, based in London, at a Global financial services firm where he focused on Clean Energy in India and other parts of Asia. Other roles include utility planning at a major utility power company and as an energy specialist at a renewable engineering company, where he was also seconded to the UK Government to advise on climate change mitigation projects and policy.
He holds a PhD from Imperial College, London in decentralized energy systems, a Master’s in Environmental Management from University of Nottingham, UK and an Executive MBA from Kellogg School of Management (Northwestern, USA) and HKUST (Hong Kong).