Asia-Pacific ESCO Industry Alliance
Over half of Alex Ablaza’s 35-year professional career has been dedicated to accelerating energy efficiency (EE) markets across developing Asia. He led the identification, structuring and due diligence in support of financial close of over $3 billion in EE investments and EE policy and market interventions in a growing list of countries which includes Bangladesh, China, India, Indonesia, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Malaysia, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam.
Wearing his non-profit hats, Alex currently serves as Co-Chair of the Asia-Pacific ESCO Industry Alliance, which represents the energy service sectors of China, India, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore and Taiwan; and as President of the Philippine Energy Efficiency Alliance.
He establishes corporate vehicles which flow cross-border equity investments toward EE project portfolios and provides EE investment advisory across Asian and Middle East markets.
As EE anchor of multilateral lenders, he previously served as Asia-lead for EE and other clean energy investment operations for the global climate finance team of the IFC and ADB.