Managing Partner for Power, ERM Asia-Pacific
Sean Purdie is the Managing Partner for Power in the Asia Pacific region with ERM, based in Hong Kong. He joined ERM in March 2013 and is responsible for power sector strategic development, client relationships and business growth, while providing high level project and sector review and inputs. He maintains a strong power sector network across the region regarding projects, markets and personnel.
Prior to joining ERM he was Development Director Power for Parsons Brinckerhoff (owned by Balfour Beatty) in Asia (joining them in June 2011) and was responsible for business development, client relationships and meeting sales targets throughout Asia for PB’s technical and environmental power consulting group, and was tasked with originating and establishing PB in the EPC/EPCM and equity investment sectors of the power industry.
From July 2007 until May 2011 he was Senior Vice President at Marubeni Asian Power in Hong Kong, the IPP development arm of Marubeni Corporation. He worked on the successful acquisition of the 3300 MW Senoko Power in Singapore as well as various greenfield developments throughout Asia.
Sean moved to Asia in June 2000 as Vice President – Business Development for Parsons Brinckerhoff (PB) Power, a leading power sector consulting company, growing the business from ground level and establishing the PB Power brand, leaving in July 2007 to join Marubeni.
He has experience in nearly all countries throughout Asia Pacific and all power disciplines except nuclear, and speaks regularly at power and energy conferences in Asia Pacific.