Arenko, a leading software platform provider to the global energy asset automation market, is pleased to announce the appointment of Eddie Siow as Chief Financial Officer. Eddie brings over 17 years’ experience working in a variety of senior and board roles in the energy and financial sectors, with an established track record in operational and corporate finance, M&A and capital raising, and managing and growing energy transition businesses.
He joins Arenko from ENGIE, the global energy and services company, where he held the position of Finance Director of ENGIE Futures, a £150m revenue UK portfolio of heat networks, electric vehicle charging, and distributed and renewable generation businesses. At ENGIE, he also was a board member for its UK onshore wind and solar assets, and helped develop greenfield investment opportunities.
Prior to ENGIE, Eddie was a director in the investment bank at Barclays, where he led and executed M&A and capital raising transactions in public and private markets focusing on power, utilities, renewable energy, regulated networks, and infrastructure. Previously, Eddie also worked in investment banking at Lehman Brothers and Nomura.
Eddie holds a Master of Studies in Sustainability Leadership (MSt) from the University of Cambridge, and a Bachelor of Commerce (Finance) and Bachelor of Laws (BCom LLB) from the University of New South Wales. Eddie qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Ernst & Young in London.
Rupert Newland, Founder and CEO of Arenko Group, said:
“We are delighted to welcome Eddie as CFO to the Arenko team. Eddie’s significant financial experience and deep sector expertise in grid scale and distributed renewable energy will greatly enhance our management team. Eddie will provide the financial expertise necessary to enable Arenko to facilitate a global transition to a zero-carbon future.”
Eddie Siow, CFO of Arenko Group, said:
“I am passionate about the role of capital in delivering the energy transition to achieve Net Zero. I look forward to joining the Arenko team and contributing to its next phase of growth as we work towards creating a zero-carbon grid.”