Gavin Adda Bio, CEO of TotalEnergies Renewables Distributed Generation (DG) for Asia and Co-Chairman of the Sustainability Committee at the European Chamber of Commerce
TotalEnergies Renewables Distributed Generation provides solar solutions to cut power costs and carbon footprint for industrial and commercial customers. Customers include P&G, NIKE, Changi Airport, Renault Nissan, Danone, Air Liquide and Bollore Logistics. This is now the largest player in the region with projects across 9 countries and customer savings of more than USD 200m.
Over the last few years, Gavin has founded several start-ups in the renewable sector. This includes one of the largest developers in India, now partly owned by Shell. More recently, he sold his start-up to create TotalEnergies Renewables DG for Asia.
At REC Solar, one of the largest, non-Chinese solar panel manufacturers, he ran several business functions including Business Development, Investor Relations, Marketing and Corporate Communications. He launched a corporate turn-around, re-focusing the company on the DG sector and sold the company to ChemChina for USD 640m (the largest solar M&A deal in ’15).
Previously, he had various management roles in Samsung Group. This included developing, constructing and financing a USD 1 Bn portfolio of solar projects and launching a JV with one of the largest, independent solar developers in the US.
Gavin has an MBA from INSEAD and a master’s degree from Cambridge University.
Max Mo, Regional finance manager with TotalEnergies Renewables Distributed Generation (DG) for Asia, a subsidiary of TotalEnergies SE, French supermajor.
Max is an experienced accounting professional with more than 7 years of audit and accounting experience. Max was previously an audit manager from Deloitte & Touche Singapore. During his time with Deloitte, he has extensive audit experience in Singapore listed companies, performed Initial Public Offering (“IPO”) services for his clients and advised clients on implementation of new FRS 109, 115 and 116.
Max leads TotalEnergies Renewables Asia Group full spectrum of accounting and tax activities.
Max holds a Bachelor of Accountancy from Nanyang Technological University. He is a Chartered Accountant of Singapore from the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants and a Certified Internal Auditor from The Institute of Internal Auditors.