CEO, Climargy and Co-chair
Asia-Pacific ESCO Industry Alliance (APEIA)
The last two decades of Alex Ablaza’s 36-year professional career has been dedicated to growing energy efficiency and other clean energy technology deployment in 14 Asian markets through the identification, due diligence and financial close of over $3 billion in direct investments, and also through catalytic market and policy interventions. Across Asia and the Middle East, he currently provides energy efficiency expertise with the objective of scaling up energy efficiency capital flows through innovative finance, investment structures and policy reform. He convened and co-chairs the Asia-Pacific ESCO Industry Alliance. He is one of the co-founders of the Global ESCO Network and leads the Philippine Energy Efficiency Alliance. Wearing his investment hat, he founded and heads Climargy, Asia’s pioneer equity vehicle for ESCO-guaranteed energy efficiency upgrades in the C&I sector. Alex is armed with 33 years of project and corporate management experience, and an educational background in civil engineering (BSCE) and business economics (MBE).