Synthesis Energy Systems: Foon Lee Leow managing director for China
Mr. Leow, a Singaporean, graduated with a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering from National University of Singapore and from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in New York with an MBA. Mr. Leow has more than 20 years of management experience in power infrastructural sales, business development, gasification technology licensing, M&A and management of joint ventures in the industrial, energy and oil & gas sectors, covering the Greater China and Asia-Pacific region.
From August 2006 until joining SES, Mr. Leow worked for Royal Dutch Shell as their Director of Clean Coal Energy in China, based in Beijing. In this role, Mr. Leow was responsible for leading the assessment and progressing strategic investments and stakeholder management of external partnerships in developing coal-to-chemical industry park opportunities in China, including coal-to-liquids and coal gasification syngas-derived projects. He also served as Vice Chairman of Shell's joint venture with Sinopec at Yueyang Sinopec & Shell Coal Gasification Co. Ltd. in Hunan, China. ■