Brigitte Lim

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.

Kutlu Balci is an MSc qualified senior wind energy consultant and project manager with seven years of experience in both onshore and offshore wind projects covering due diligence, construction strategy, O&M execution, financial model, contracts and wind turbine technology review.

Delivering various advisory works throughout the years, Kutlu has mainly worked with lenders, buyers, sellers, investors and occasionally with policymakers.  He has been involved in all phases of the onshore and offshore wind farm projects in various countries including, but not limited to, Jordan, Kenya, Belgium, Sweden, France, Mongolia, UK, the Netherlands, Poland, Egypt, Bulgaria.

As Project Manager for a major consultancy company, prior to joining RCG, Kutlu delivered numerous projects in various wind projects globally. He has led some of the largest renewable energy projects as Technical Advisor from pre-Financial Close, to the operations monitoring stage.  Consultancy assignments have included technical support, technical due diligence, and strategic advice for market penetration for project investors. In addition, Kutlu has experience in business development, energy markets and policy, and power projects mergers & acquisitions.

Kutlu has an electrical and electronics degree from Bilkent University, and an MSc degree in the Renewable Energy Systems & Environment Programme from University of Strathclyde.  He is a professional member of Energy Institute, and member and founding President of Association of Turkish Alumni and Students (ATAS) in Scotland.

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.

Tim Baker is a Senior Associate in the Floating Offshore Wind team, which he joined in early 2022. He had seven years’ experience in the naval marine sector in the UK before pivoting to the energy transition challenge.

Mr Baker has held design, project management and commercial roles in capital platform and infrastructure projects for the UK MoD Customer. He is an expert in delivering quality engineering solutions in challenging and highly regulated project environments.

With a background in naval nuclear refitting, Mr Baker has led design and construction teams, directing development of both technical and commercial readiness and acting as the primary supply chain and customer interface. He has extensive experience in the areas of accurate requirements and change capture, configuration management and quality. In addition, he has a practical understanding of the importance of adherence to design codes and regulatory conditions, asset management and industrial safety. In providing mechanical handling technical authority and design management for cranes and refuelling infrastructure, he co-ordinated multidisciplinary engineering projects across the fleet, ensuring a consistent thread was maintained from fundamental design intent through to commissioning, operations and maintenance.

Tim Baker is a Chartered Engineer and Member of the Institute of Mechanical Engineers, and has qualifications in project management, industrial design and safety.  He is actively involved with IMechE voluntary work and holds a number of outdoor leadership credentials. He was selected as a RenewableUK Future Leader in 2021.