Doug is a 35-year veteran of the power generation industry. He has designed and built more than 60 remote power stations across Australasia, initially through his own company, StateWest Power and later through Zenith Pacific, which he co-founded in 2006. StateWest was subsequently acquired by Wesfarmers Energy. Doug is recognised in the industry for his innovative thinking, both in finding effective solutions to difficult power generation problems and for creating the now widely-recognised Build - Own - Operate (BOO) approach to the establishment of remote area power plants.
Hamish has extensive experience in the downstream oil industry gained primarily in building markets in numerous sectors across Asia, Europe and the US. Hamish was most recently the Chief Executive Officer of a private commercial services company, which he sold into a major public services conglomerate in the second half of 2015. Previously he was the Chief Executive Officer of a privately held oil distribution company, which holds exclusive distribution rights to a major international brand and has performed roles as Segment Director and Marketing Director for one of the world’s largest oil companies.
Tony joined Pacific Equity Partners in 2006. Before joining PEP, Tony was a Partner of Bain & Company with over 12 years of consulting experience in Australia, Asia and Europe. Tony received an MBA from INSEAD (Dean's List) and a BCom from the University of New South Wales.
Andrew joined Pacific Equity Partners in 2007. Prior to joining PEP, he was a Consultant with Bain & Company in the UK, Australia and New Zealand, specialising in utilities. He received a MBA from INSEAD and has a Bachelor of Engineering (First Class Hons) from the University of New South Wales and the Dean's Medal.
Stan Kolenc joined Canadian pension fund OPTrust in 2006 and is currently the Managing Director, Head of APAC with responsibility for all of OPTrust’s investment activity in the APAC region as well as the transportation sector globally. Stan is a member of the OPTrust Private Markets Investment Committee which oversees all of OPTrust activities in infrastructure and private equity globally.
Stan has a particular focus on infrastructure and private equity investing in the mid-market and is responsible for acquiring and managing businesses on behalf of OPTrust which has allocated approximately 30% of its assets of over $20bn to these asset classes. Through this role Stan sits on various boards across a range of sectors including transportation, tourism, telecommunications, power generation, utilities, industrials and financial services.