TECH EXPERT
Dr Mike See

Dr Mike See

Independent Consultant

Freelance

EXPERTISE:
Energy - Process/Industrial Engineering, Certification/Regulatory Compliance
LOCATION:
Singapore

BIOGRAPHY

Dr Mike See is an energy, environmental and financial expert. Mike has worked for Shell and BP, consortium of British Gas, National Grid UK, Amec Foster Wheeler, Central Electricity Generating Board UK and Babcock Power, as a project manager with technical and commercial roles.

Mike wrote the European Business Sourcebook, Foreign Direct Investments in East and West Europe for International Thomson (now Thomson Reuters) in the UK. He also wrote Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Global Business Aspects for Springer GmbH (now Springer Nature). He was a Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) Expert to United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Executive Board in Bonn. Mike has worked for Burns Roe Worley, RW Beck and Parsons Brinkerhoff (now WSP) in Singapore, Scott Wilson (now AECOM) in Hong Kong, CPCS in Nigeria, Shell in Malaysia, and YTL Power in Lebanon. Mike is currently involved in project origination, private equity and private debt fund structuring for clean and renewable energy and infrastructure projects.

Mike obtained his MBA in International Business and Finance from Cass Business School, PhD in Engineering from Imperial College London, MSc in Environmental Pollution Control and BSc in Energy from University of Leeds.

PORTFOLIO

Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Certification, Operations & Maintenance and Power & Distribution Assets Privatisation of Power Plants

As a General Manager of YTL Power in Lebanon, Mike was involved in the operations and maintenance of two power plants on behalf of the government and ensure compliance to ESG requirements. He worked as Senior Technical Transaction Advisor for the privatisation of power generation and distribution assets for Power Holding Company of Nigeria, where he was responsible for electricity tariff determination, asset valuation based on optimised depreciation cost pricing of hydro and thermal power assets, as well as electricity distribution networks including substations. He was involved in project financing negotiations with the World Bank on Partial Risk Guarantee (PRG) for the privatisation.


Expertise Provided
  • Energy - Process/Industrial Engineering, Certification/Regulatory Compliance
Project Evaluation Based on Clean Development Mechanism (CDM)

Mike has conducted project design reviews, technical and socio-economic compliance studies based on CDM, a mechanism that provides for emission reduction projects which generated Certified Emission Reduction units which may be traded in emissions trading schemes. The methodology was applied in a hydrofluorocarbon plant in Korea and a biogas plant in Thailand.


Expertise Provided
  • Energy - Process/Industrial Engineering, Certification/Regulatory Compliance
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