British Chamber of Commerce Singapore

The British Chamber of Commerce Singapore is an independent membership organisation committed to helping strengthen the ties between the UK and Singapore. We have done so since 1954.

Whether you are just starting your research into ASEAN by scoping the market opportunities in Singapore, have established your business and seeking growth, building connections to the UK Government, or looking for brand exposure and employee development opportunities, the Chamber is here to support your needs at every stage of your journey.

With a full calendar of activities throughout the year including events, publications and opportunities to collaborate with our members, the Chamber team is available to help as a point of resource, introductions, networking, learning and profile-raising.

Our goal is to deliver Member Value through the services we offer that all work towards supporting our members in achieving your business objectives and aligning with our Mission of Building Networks, Connecting Businesses, and Creating Opportunities.

All benefit from our leading position as a strong and credible voice for our members and British businesses in Singapore and beyond.

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About the Roundtable

The British Chamber of Commerce Singapore is the first carbon neutral chamber in Singapore and is committed to developing commercial partnerships to support regional ambitions. Providing insights into the aims of the UK's Presidency at COP26 and what is happening on the ground in the UK and ASEAN, the roundtable will cover Asia's Role in Energy Transition, and the scale up of investment and innovation requirements observed in Southeast Asia's sustainable infrastructure.


The UK Catapults are physical centres accelerating business growth and stimulating markets. The Catapult Network brings together nine leading technology and innovation centres spanning over 40 locations across the UK. with cutting-edge R&D infrastructure, including hubs, laboratories, testbeds, factories and offices, as well as technical experts that prove and adopt breakthrough products, processes, services and technologies.


The session will provide insights by the Chamber's Energy & Utilities Business Committee's work in 2021 in tandem with Singapore's Green Plan 2030 and will discuss potential pathways to meet ASEAN's regional ambitions on Net-Zero.



AGENDA


16:00-16:05: Introduction

Tim Rockell, Chair of the BritCham, Energy and Utilities Committee


16:05-16:30: Keynote speakers:


  1. Tom Moody, Regional Director SE Asia, Climate and Energy of UK Foreign Commonwealth and Development Office
  2. Dr. Jeremy Silver, CEO Digital Catapult, Chair Catapult Network

Followed by a brief fireside conversation with Tim Rockell.


16:30-17:45: Roundtables:


Asia's role in the Energy Transitionand Scaling Up Investments in Southeast Asia's Sustainable Infrastructure

What are the policy development decisions needed to create efficient energy systems? This panel will cover developments in Waste to Value, Efficient Data Centres, Energy Storage -grid and off-grid capability and Carbon price discovery

  • Allard Nooy, CEO, InfraCo Asia, Co-Chair BritCham Energy & Utilities Business Committee
  • Paul Jordan, UK Energy Catapult
  • More to be announced


Developing a Hydrogen Economy alongside Carbon Capture, Utilisation and Storage– an imperative for ASEAN?

With the UK's hydrogen strategy now published the panel will focus on the realities of developing a hydrogen economy, including technology integration and collaboration needed to establish a carbon hub in Singapore, collaboration.

  • Thomas Briault Arup, Energy Leader Southeast Asia, summary of H2 event in 2020
  • Peter Godfrey, MD Energy Institute Asia Pacific, Special Advisor Storegga Geotechnologies,
  • Henry Tse, Director of New Mobility Technologies, Connected Places Catapult - Accelerating research and innovation to meet industry and societal needs.
  • Andy Koss, Sembcorp
  • Dr. Gareth Williams, UK High-Value Manufacturing Catapult


Finance and Risk Revolution

How is the investment and finance community re-aligning to support key regional economies in their far-reaching transition activities? From the vital aid, community support and development finance post-COVID, to the rapid growth in green and sustainability-linked products and investment criteria among financial institutions; all against a backdrop of transformational policy development designed to create new sustainable commercial models and support a net-zero outcome. The panel session will include contributions from the following speakers:

  • Ben Arnott, Managing Director, Head of Energy Finance and Advisory, South East Asia, Societe Generale
  • Nick Dingemans, Partner,Penningtons Manches Cooper
  • Dr Kaho Yu Lead Energy Analyst, Verisk Maplecroft, APAC – The Changing Landscape of Energy Policy and ESG risks in Southeast Asia
  • Dominic Gregory, Partner, Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner - Energy transition in public policy, and the SG Green Plan
  • Alison Young – Global Export and Investment Specialist Innovation, Catapult


17:45-18:00: Key takeaways with panellists

Led by Mark Florance, Climate Investor One, Co-Chair BritCham Energy & Utilities Business Committee


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To register for the entire SIEW 2021 conference click here. BritCham members are entitled to a discount on the Singapore Energy Summit portion using code SES21FR01.


Our ThinkTank Roundtable event, which is free to attend, can be found here on the SIEW platform.

Speakers

Tom Moody (Regional Director SE Asia, Climate and Energy of UK Foreign Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO))

Tom Moody

Regional Director SE Asia, Climate and Energy of UK Foreign Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO)

Dr Jeremy Silver (CEO of Digital Catapult)

Dr Jeremy Silver

CEO of Digital Catapult

Ben Arnott (Managing Director, Energy & Natural Resources, Reserve Based Finance of Societe Generale)

Ben Arnott

Managing Director, Energy & Natural Resources, Reserve Based Finance of Societe Generale

Thomas Briault (Associate Principal at Arup Singapore Pte Ltd)

Thomas Briault

Associate Principal at Arup Singapore Pte Ltd

Nick Dingemans (Partner at Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP)

Nick Dingemans

Partner at Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP

Mark Florance (Co-Chair Britcham Energy and Utilities Committee and Investment Committee, at Climate Investor One Fund, Climate Investor Two Fund)

Mark Florance

Co-Chair Britcham Energy and Utilities Committee and Investment Committee, at Climate Investor One Fund, Climate Investor Two Fund

Peter Godfrey (Managing Director of The Energy Institute)

Peter Godfrey

Managing Director of The Energy Institute

Dominic Gregory (Partner, Corporate and Finance Transactions at Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP)

Dominic Gregory

Partner, Corporate and Finance Transactions at Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP

Paul Jordan (Business Leader, Innovator Support & International at Energy Systems Catapult)

Paul Jordan

Business Leader, Innovator Support & International at Energy Systems Catapult

Allard Nooy (CEO of InfraCo Asia Development Pte Ltd)

Allard Nooy

CEO of InfraCo Asia Development Pte Ltd

Henry Tse (Director of New Mobility Technologies at Connected Places Catapult)

Henry Tse

Director of New Mobility Technologies at Connected Places Catapult

Alison Young (Global Export and Investment Specialist at Connected Places Catapult)

Alison Young

Global Export and Investment Specialist at Connected Places Catapult

Kaho Yu (Senior Analyst at Verisk Maplecroft)

Kaho Yu

Senior Analyst at Verisk Maplecroft

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