Brigitte Lim is a Senior Associate in RCG’s Vancouver office. She is experienced in renewable energy business development, policy research, and technical capacity building in North America and the Philippines.
Brigitte is a renewable energy professional with over 5 years of experience in different renewable energy sectors of the United States, Canada, and the Philippines. She has worked with a private firm, solar non-profit, government agencies and the United Nations Development Programme to promote renewable energy for development and energy security.
Brigitte has worked with private, public, non-profit, and multilateral entities in the Philippines, US, and Canada on functions across the renewable energy value chain. As a Capacity Development Associate for UNDP, she worked with national government agencies, multilateral organizations, and renewable energy developers to assess and update the Philippines’ National Renewable Energy Program. She also coordinated technical workshops and information education campaigns on renewable energy technologies and policies for different industry stakeholders and regulatory bodies. As the Business Development Officer for a multinational solar energy equipment manufacturer and supplier, she developed and implemented business and marketing strategies, fostered client relationships, and worked with an internal engineering team to create feasibility studies, project proposals, and bid documents for residential and commercial scale solar PV systems. As part of her masters’ programs, Brigitte engaged communities-including Indigenous communities in North America- in renewable energy visioning and utilization.
Brigitte has a Professional Science Master’s in Solar Energy Engineering and Commercialization, and a certificate in Green Finance. She also has a certificate in Basic Solar PV Array Installation.
Cesar Chen is a Senior Associate of RCG based in Taipei. He has 2 years of experience in the wind energy industry, with a broad range of executive management, commercial, operational, and strategy experience.
Cesar has a background in EIA, working previously for Unitech, one of the two main EIA providers in Taiwan. Cesar has a wealth of experience working on existing offshore wind EIAs in Taiwan, most recently supporting Yunlin Offshore Wind Farm, Taipower Phase II Offshore Wind Farm and Xufeng 2 and 3.
As an experienced Project Engineer working with several offshore wind power projects in Taiwan, Cesar has been responsible for project delivery in accordance with the developer’s timeline and achieving the government’s requirements. He was proficient in communicating and collaborating with contractors and external stakeholders, as well as internal teams.
Cesar trained for certificate hours for EIA from Environmental Protection Administration (EPA), Taiwan.
Calum Dalrymple is a Senior Associate in RCG’s Glasgow office. His experience is primarily based on delivering technical due diligence assignments having managed and supported various international projects as a technical advisor for lenders, investors and vendors.
Calum’s experience as a technical consultant ranges from the pre-financial close stage through to construction and operation of offshore projects across UK, Europe and Taiwan. His specific knowledge includes the technical risks of project contracts, offshore construction methodologies and operation and maintenance (O&M) strategies.
Prior to joining RCG, Calum worked as a senior consultant at a leading, global engineering consultancy. Here he was engaged in numerous international wind energy due diligence assignments throughout the project lifecycle. He was responsible for project management of technical due diligence assignments and several offshore wind construction assignments. During this time, he has managed multidisciplinary teams to deliver key reports for developers and project lenders, including key issue/red flag, construction monitoring, operational and completions reports. Calum also has experience in providing external training to companies seeking to enter the wind industry as service providers.
Calum has a Master’s Degree (MEng) in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Aberdeen, UK. He returned to university after several years to complete a Master’s Degree (MSc) in Renewable Energy Engineering, which focused on the fundamental engineering concepts of renewable energy systems (wind, solar, hydrogen, geothermal etc.).
Bert Chen is a Senior Associate in RCG’s Vancouver Office. He brings a commercial and financial perspective into due diligence and market research. He has over a decade of experience working on energy and renewable energy investments. Bridging all commercial aspects of financial analysis, regulatory affairs, technical expertise, legal and commercial negotiations and project management, He is able to bring significant value to operating businesses in the North American energy markets.
As an experienced commercial manager, he has worked on major projects in the energy, renewable energy, infrastructure and real estate sectors helping deliver projects from initial conception, siting and acquisition, design, permitting and construction to turnkey completion.
Since 2018, Mr. Chen has worked on transactions in North America, coming to RCG from Brookfield, a global investment firm that operated one of the continent‘s largest independent power producers. In that role, he developed and evaluated hydro, wind, solar, battery storage, hydrogen electrolysis and electrical transmission projects. He has experience in all the major power markets of the US and Canada, with a specialization on designing, constructing and permitting solar projects that originated, negotiated and executed corporate power purchase agreements for energy and renewable attributes.
This experience integrates energy resource modelling, power pool and locational pricing, siting layout, geotechnical and real property matters such as property tax abatement and zoning.
Mr. Chen has a Master’s of Business Administration with a specialization in finance.
Yiwen Lu is a Senior Associate based in RCG’s Glasgow office. With a background in naval architecture, she has managed and supported international due diligence assignments for both onshore and offshore (floating) wind projects covering the entire project lifecycle, primarily in European and APAC markets.
Ms Lu is an experienced consultant in renewable energy advisory work, primarily focusing on offshore wind (floating) wind technical due diligence (TDD) assignments. She has a strong track record in acting as lenders’ technical advisor in Asia Pacific (APAC) and Europe, delivering high quality TDD, construction and operational monitoring reports.
Ms Lu has also been involved in a range of international onshore and offshore wind projects in APAC, Europe and North America, conducting contracts review, construction accessibility modelling, permitting review, repowering feasibility review, pre-shipping inspections, and factory/onshore site visits. She is also experienced in offshore wind market studies, covering merit order analysis for market penetration/future bidding and general review of offshore O&M cost trend. Prior to joining RCG, Ms Lu was a staff manager and senior consultant within a major international engineering consultancy. Her primary focus has been on offshore wind projects in the UK, Germany and APAC. Before that she worked in a leading marine engineering consultancy company, with work experience in the site-specific assessments for fixed bottom platforms, design of mobile offshore platforms and documentation review for offshore operations.
Yiwen is a qualified naval architect with MSc degrees in marine engineering and project management. She is a member of the Royal Institution of Naval Architects (RINA). She also achieved PRINCE2 and Agile PM Practitioner certificates from the Association for Project Management (APM).