Gavin Adda is the CEO of Peak Energy with responsibility for renewable energy across Asia Pacific. PeakEnergy is the renewable energy developer for Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners in Asia with a focus onsolar, on-shore wind and battery infrastructure and includes some of the largest projects in Korea andJapan.
Previously, he was CEO of TotalEnergies Renewables Utility Scale (Asia) and Distributed Generation(Asia) which was formed when he sold his start-up to TotalEnergies. It subsequently became the largestB2B-focused renewable player in the region before being merged with ENEOS to form a USD 2 Bn joint venture.
Based out of Singapore, Gavin is also a Board Director of Maxeon Solar Technologies (NASDAQ:MAXN),a Board Director of Lindström Group and Co-Chair of the Sustainability Committee at the EuropeanChamber of Commerce.
Prior to TotalEnergies, Gavin founded several start-ups in the renewable sector. This includes CleantechSolar one of the largest developers in India, now partly-owned by Shell and Keppel.
At REC Solar, one of the largest, non-Chinese solar panel manufacturers, he ran several departmentsand launched a corporate turn-around, re-focusing the company on the DG sector. He sold the companyto ChemChina for USD 640m (the largest solar M&A deal in ’15).
Previously, he had various management roles in Samsung Group. This included developing, constructingand financing a USD 1 Bn portfolio of utility-scale 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.