Laos River | Erik Børset, Multiconsult

A typical house in Laos | Photo: Erik Børset, Multiconsult


A typical house in Laos | Photo: Erik Børset, Multiconsult

Multiconsult pursues energy market in South-East Asia

Multiconsult aims to grow its renewable energy business in Asia.

7. March 2016

A greater local presence

Starting in February, Mr. Rene Meyer will represent Multiconsult as VP Market and Sales Energy, Asia. Based primarily in Manila, Philippines, Rene will further develop Multiconsult`s renewable energy business and liaison with clients and partners across Asia.

Rene has more than eight years of experience with international procurements and tender practice. For the last three years, he has been the resident legal advisor and tender expert for the GET FiT Uganda program. Rene has previously also worked with the World Bank, KfW and UNECE on other renewable energy focused assignments.

Helge Jenssen, VP Energy said “Rene will provide greater local presence to our clients in Asia, and his skills and network will significantly strengthen our global energy team” – Multiconsult has an ambitious growth strategy and we will further position Multiconsult as a leading provider of technical advisory to the renewable energy sector in Asia.”

Hectic hydropower conference

Multiconsult also went all in at a recent international conference on water resources and hydropower development in Laos.

The sixth Asia 2016 hydropower conference was held in Laos from 1st to 3rd March. Organized by Hydropower and Dams, more than 500 delegates from 50 countries were present at the conference.

Multiconsult represented with several speakers and participants from the energy department in Multiconsult ASA and Multiconsult UK, and a stand in the Norwegian Pavilion.

“We had three very useful and hectic days” Tom Ødegaard, Senior Vice President Market and Sales Energy, says, “Multiconsult has extensive experience from renewable energy projects in South-East Asia and the wider Asian region and our participation in Asia 2016 has further highlighted our expertise to customers and partners”.