THOMAS W. SHREVE
Thomas W. Shreve J.D. has over 30 years’ experience as a business executive, investment banker, lawyer and consultant. Since 1991 he has lived in Indonesia, where he has managed many ground-breaking transactions, held positions of responsibility in a broad range of industries, and achieved a deep understanding of emerging markets and cross-cultural issues.
Mr. Shreve’s transactional experience includes managing the acquisition of F.C. Internazionale (Milan), the sale of Bank Niaga by the Indonesian Government, and numerous international and domestic initial public offerings and bond issues. His main areas of technical expertise are mergers and acquisitions, project financing and structuring, arrangement of securities issues and commercial loans, and general contract negotiation and mediation.
Bret Mattes is an earth scientist and economist, trained in Australia, Canada and the US, with over 30 years of experience in the global energy and resources sector. He was CEO of Star Energy, an Indonesian oil & gas and geothermal energy producer that operates the 230MW Wayang Windu geothermal project in West Java for 7 years, and has worked on numerous other renewable energy and petroleum projects in Indonesia and throughout the region.
Bret is an accomplished project manager and dealmaker who brings a wealth of Asia-Pacific energy expertise to Numada, having held high level executive positions with several major resource companies. He is currently a Director of Lamara Pte Ltd, and is a Senior Advisor on power generation at PT.Pertamina (Persero). He has been Vice President Australia/Asia Gas and Power for BHP Billiton, a Director of North West Shelf Gas Pty Ltd, Vice President Australian LNG Pty Ltd, Vice President BHP Billiton Japan and an Exploration Manager at Shell International, based in The Hague. He is the Chairman of the Association of Low Carbon Businesses in Indonesia (ALBI), and has held more than 50 executive and non-executive directorships in business, health, energy, SOEs and the arts in Australia and the Asia Pacific
MALCOLM LLEWELLYN, OBE
Malcolm A R Llewellyn OBE is a cement industry expert with an extensive track record in the construction and management of cement plants around the world over a period of four decades. He has managed 18 different operations – including positions as General Manager and CEO with blue chip international companies – across the UK, Africa and Asia. In addition to his work in the cement industry, he has experience in shipping, contract negotiation and financing. He also set up a light transport business for which he raised venture capital in the UK.
Mr. Llewellyn is a past chair of the British Chamber of Commerce in Indonesia, and in 2010 was awarded an OBE for his service to British business in Indonesia.
Alan Llewellyn brings experience from a range of fields including Business Administration, Project Management, IT, Design, Publishing, Translation, Hospitality and Education. He began his career in education and went on to become Senior Editor of Wine&Dine Magazine, responsible for managing the editorial team and every aspect of the magazine from events to advertising and distribution.
He worked as Senior Consultant for the European Commission on the EU-RI Trade Support Programme before joining Numada as our business administrator responsible for project supervision, documentation, IT, communications and report writing.
Benoît Prim has 17 years of experience in renewable energy projects as well as energy management, carbon markets and energy procurement, including 12 years in the Australia/South East Asia market. He has managed technical advisory and due diligence services for worldwide investors for developing or operating wind farm and solar projects in Australia, Indonesia, the Philippines, Korea, India and France totalling USD 1.7B in asset transaction including project financing.
Benoît’s energy project experience spans from development to financial close and from construction planning and monitoring to operations and maintenance, providing him with the holistic knowledge to oversee all phases of a renewable energy project. In his latest positions, Benoît was Chief Operation Officer / Head of Engineering for UPC Renewables Indonesia who is building the first utility scale wind farm project in Indonesia and Technical Director of the Renewables Group for GHD Philippines.
Sugiarto Perwata is President Director of the Swadaya Sarana Berlian group of companies providing a range of services in the oil and gas sector including drilling work-over, jack-up facililites, offshore base ownership and operation, marine vessel ownership and operation, as well as chartering services.
His extensive knowledge of the offshore oil and gas industry is supplemented with his experience leading companies in the logistic and trucking industries as well as in the hotel and office ownership and operation sectors.
A graduate in law from Indonesia Christian University, Faroek Basrewan has had a long and distinguished career in general mediation and dispute resolution, and Government and regulatory relations. He has served as advisor or on special assignment to the Coordinating Minister of Maritime Affairs, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, the Minister of Defense and the President’s Special Envoy to the Middle East. He previously served as a senior executive for Philips-Duphar and American Home Products in Indonesia. He is fluent in Indonesian, English, Dutch and Javanese, and has travelled to 56 countries in commercial and Government capacities.