LAUNCH Investor Forum: Networking Conference

When: 27th November 2019 | 13:00 - 19:00 CET

Where: BNP Paribas Fortis SA/NV - 1 Rue de la Chancellerie, 1000 Brussels (Belgium)

The agenda will allow ample opportunity for interactive exchange between project developers, project financiers and providers of growth capital, with a focus on discussion and problem solving. The day will end with a networking drink for participants.


13:00          Coffee and registration

13:30           Welcome and introduction
Jessica Stromback, Managing Director, Joule Assets Europe

13:40 Afternoon plenary - “Thinking BIG: Securitizing Sustainable Energy Assets in Europe”

  • Carlos Sanchez-Rivero, Policy Officer, DG Energy, European Commission

    “2030 and beyond - promoting energy efficiency as the "first fuel"”

  • Björn Zapfel, Senior Project Adviser, EASME, European Commission

    “Standardisation as key to mainstreaming energy efficiency finance”

  • Anna Bak, Associate Director, Securitization, AFME Association for Financial Markets in Europe

    “Securitizing Sustainable Energy Assets for Europe’s financial markets"

  • Csaba de Csiky, Chairman, EnerSave Capital

    “The need for standardized contracts to finance sustainable energy projects”

  • John O’Rourke, CEO, New Energy Group

    “Why efficient sales processes are essential to make energy service company grow”

15:00      Lightning raise– What does “Engaging with finance” mean in practice?
During this session, Energy Service Companies (ESCOs) will pitch for growth capital or
project finance to a panel of investors who will provide live feedback

Equity investor panel

  • Philippe Detours, Demeter Partners

  • Csaba de Csiky, EnerSave Capital

Companies pitching

  • Gianluigi Mele, White Energy Group (Italy)

  • Roy Osinga, Flower Turbines (Netherlands)

  • Kaspar Osis, RCG Lighthouse (Latvia)

  • Bartłomiej Steczowicz, Airgonomy (Poland)

16:30         Coffee break

17:00 Project finance panel

  • Franco Hauri, Adaxia Capital Partners

  • Evarist Granata, Alternative Capital Partners

  • Luk Verdonck, Bluepath Finance

  • Stefano Fissolo, SUSI Partners

Companies pitching

  • Stefano Lupo, Finance Energy Institute (Ireland)

  • Anastasios Vasilopoulos, Energineering solutions (Greece)

  • Miguel Matias, Optimeyes Energy (United Kingdom)

  • GET Solutions (United Kingdom)

18:15          Closing remarks
Jessica Stromback, Managing Director, Joule Assets Europe

18:30         Networking cocktail

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We look forward to seeing you in Brussels!