ASIA CLEAN ENERGY SUMMIT 2022

Conference and Exhibition
26 - 28 October 2022
Marina Bay Sands, Singapore

Speakers

Sharad Somani

Sharad Somani

Council Member
SEAS

Sharad is the Asia Pacific Head of Infrastructure for KPMG. Sharad focuses on advising clients in the space of smart infrastructure, infratech and ESG transformation across sectors. Over the last 20+ years he has advised clients in cities, power and utilities and transport sector covering the entire lifecycle from conceptualization to operations. Sharad brings in-depth experience of working with different stakeholders including governments, regulatory agencies, developers, financial institutions and technology providers. He has been focused on leveraging technology for better infrastructure delivery as well structuring innovative financing for infrastructure sector. Energy transition and climate change are key parts of his focus as clients navigate the environment and sustainability challenges.

Sharad has advised various government and private sector clients in the Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa region. Sharad’s main thrust has been on privatization / PPP advisory, fund raising and project implementation and operational optimization for power, renewable energy, water, waste management, and technology projects in the region.

Some of the key projects he has successfully advised on include Energy Transition Mechanism for ADB; 2GW of aggregate solar IPPs in Dubai; Waste to energy projects in Singapore; Desalination and water recycling PPPs in Singapore; Airports structuring and financing in Indonesia, Myanmar and Thailand; and electricity utility restructuring / regulatory advisory in Brunei, India, Singapore, and Vietnam.     

Sharad is electronics engineer with an MBA in Finance. 

Sharad has advised various government and private sector clients in the Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa region. Sharad’s main thrust has been on privatization / PPP advisory, fund raising and project implementation and operational optimization for power, renewable energy, water, waste management, and technology projects in the region.

Some of the key projects he has successfully advised on include Energy Transition Mechanism for ADB; 2GW of aggregate solar IPPs in Dubai; Waste to energy projects in Singapore; Desalination and water recycling PPPs in Singapore; Airports structuring and financing in Indonesia, Myanmar and Thailand; and electricity utility restructuring / regulatory advisory in Brunei, India, Singapore, and Vietnam.     

Sharad is electronics engineer with an MBA in Finance.