Our team

Meet the Aquila Clean Energy Asia Pacific team

Our team combines best-in-class clean energy capabilities. Together, we cover the entire asset lifecycle – from development through to operations. As our partner, you benefit from our extensive experience across APAC and global markets. We take pride in actively contributing to the energy transition.

employees & growing
and 40 % females and 60 % males make up our diverse team
local offices across APAC
as of 31.03.2024

An entrepreneurial, collaborative culture

At Aquila Clean Energy Asia Pacific, we encourage new ways of thinking and innovating and believe in the power of bringing people with diverse backgrounds and perspectives together.  As our industry is evolving, we are deliberate in cultivating an inclusive, agile and entrepreneurial culture. Thus, ensuring we continue to drive results at pace with these industry advancements.

Our management team

Alexander Lenz CEO

Alexander heads Aquila Clean Energy APAC and spearheads the business’s strategy, development and growth. He brings a wealth of Asia Pacific renewables experience gained over the past 13 years.

Maree Myerscough COO & General Counsel

Maree is responsible for leading Aquila Clean Energy APAC’s operations and legal affairs. She brings in-depth regional expertise garnered across energy infrastructure project development and finance over the past 16 years. Together with her team, she heads all corporate operations including ESG.

Christine Poeschl CFO

Christine and her team manage Aquila Clean Energy APAC’s finances in Asia Pacific. This includes structuring entities, controlling, budgeting, tax and the day-to-day financial operations of the business. Leveraging her ten-plus years of Asia Pacific clean energy experience, she also provides data-driven support to enable sound financial decisions.

Hendrik Bohne Head of Asset Management

Together with his team, Hendrik focuses on regional business development as well as leading asset management. He and his team are responsible for conceptualising and realising our clean energy assets to the highest quality standards. This includes leading construction and overseeing operational management and maintenance. He has spent his entire career in the Asia Pacific clean energy industry.

Achal Sondhi Head of Investment & Portfolio Management

Together with the investment team, Achal is responsible for driving and growing our clean energy portfolio across the region. With more than 15 years’ experience in renewable energy and investment, he has broad sector expertise including enabling, advising, developing and investing in gigawatts of transactions around the world. Most recently, Achal had a significant role in supporting the growth of BESS uptake around APAC.

Our country leadership

Dennis Freedman Head of ANZ

Dennis is responsible for leading our Aquila Clean Energy business in Australia and New Zealand from deal origination through to project development and realising our clean energy assets in both markets. He has more than 15 years of experience in the Australian energy industry including leading development and M&A of large-scale renewable projects.

Richard Chang Head of Taiwan

Richard is responsible for leading our Aquila Clean Energy business in Taiwan from deal origination through to project development and realising our clean energy assets. He has a 25-year track record in infrastructure including asset investment, construction and operations management.

Ji Hong Kim Head of Korea

Ji Hong is responsible for leading our Aquila Clean Energy business in Korea from deal origination through to project development and realising our clean energy assets in market. He has more than 25 years’ project development experience including leading renewable energy development locally and abroad.

Netoshi Kuriyama Head of Japan

Kuriyama-san is responsible for leading our Aquila Clean Energy business in Japan from deal origination through to project development and overseeing our operational clean energy assets. He has 30 years’ experience across finance and renewables including investment banking and project finance.

Our experts

Investment & Portfolio Management

Investment & Portfolio Management

Our seasoned investment professionals are responsible for originating, structuring and bringing to fruition our investment deals as well as balancing our portfolio. With deep analytical abilities in market trends, economic indicators and the renewable energy industry at large, they lead our M&A efforts in line with risk-return expectations.

Engineering & Design

Engineering & Design

Our internal engineering & design experts have more than ten years’ experience in the APAC renewables industry. They work hand in hand with our dedicated project development team to design and bring our clean energy projects to life. Prioritizing foundational elements such as quality, technological innovation and environmental fit, this team helps ensure our plants and assets are built to last.



Our development team is responsible for identifying prospective project opportunities as well as progressing them from the origination to ready-to-build stages of the project lifecycle. Critical to these efforts are building enduring relationships with project stakeholders, including traditional owners, and undertaking best practice engagement to understand the needs of the diverse range of communities in which we operate. The team also has extensive permitting, grid connection and project management experience that allows for projects to be de-risked progressively throughout the development phase.



Our in-house procurement team draws on Aquila’s Group’s international presence and helps us maintain a competitive and dependable supply chain for our projects as well as remain abreast of cutting-edge technological and procurement developments.



At the core of our operations is the diligent oversight of our on-the-ground construction management team which ensures the timely and cost-effective delivery of our projects while upholding uncompromising standards of quality. Our dedicated WHSE expert plays a crucial role in this team as well as throughout the lifecycle of our projects and across all our workplaces.

Strategic Operations Management

Strategic Operations Management

Our strategic operations management team is responsible for the processes, systems and activities involved in the day-to-day operation and administration of our clean energy assets. With in-depth expertise in the technical and commercial management of assets in the region and overseas, this team sets the strategy that ensures operations run smoothly and to the benefit of communities and shareholders.

Our values

Aquila Clean Energy is part of Aquila Group. Here, we embrace a set of company-wide values that are essential to how we collaborate and operate – both internally and externally. Find out more about those values in the video below.

Join us

Do you want to make a difference? Help us advance the energy transition towards a more sustainable future through a career at Aquila Clean Energy.

  • Our business

    Our focus is to develop greenfield projects or invest in the development or construction stage of renewable energy projects. Led by our in-house experts, we see the assets realised through to commercial operations.

  • Sun shines in a cloudy sky over solar panels


    We aim to maximise the positive and minimise the negative impact we have on society and the environment. We use best practices to continuously advance this work.