RECAI: Meet the team
- RECAI Chief Editor
- UK Environmental Finance Leader
- Global Cleantech Transaction Advisory Services Leader
Ben is head of Environmental Finance at EY, with global responsibility for Transaction Advisory Services provided to the cleantech sector. The Environmental Finance Team provides government procurement and policy advice, project finance and mergers and acquisitions advice to governments, investors and project developers in the energy, waste and water sector, and finance raising and M&A advice to clients in the cleantech sector. Ben has 15 years experience of advising clients on funding solutions and corporate finance across EMEIA, the US and Asia.
- RECAI Editor
- Manager, UK Environmental Finance
Klair is a manager in the UK Environmental Finance team and is the editor of the RECAI publication. As well as editing and coordinating the report, Klair also contributes a large proportion of the content, leveraging her strong knowledge of the global renewables sector, quarterly market developments and emerging trends.
Klair has six years experience in transaction advisory services, including M&A, infrastructure advisory and corporate restructuring. For the last three years, she has provided policy, financing and transaction services to projects and clients within the clean energy sector.
- RECAI Editorial Committee Chair
- Global Cleantech Leader
Gil oversees the strategic development, implementation and management of EY’s Global Cleantech Center around the world. Under his leadership, EY’s cleantech initiatives have expanded significantly and helped the firm to strengthen its global leadership position serving cleantech companies. Gil is also responsible for building and managing EY’s relationships with leading entrepreneurs, investors and other key stakeholders in the cleantech marketplace.
- RECAI Senior Advisor
- Senior Manager UK Enviromental Finance
Phil is a leading expert in developing renewable energy strategies for global corporates and other large organisations. He is well recognized in the renewables sector for his role as the Managing Editor of the RECAI. Phil is part of EY's dedicated market-leading team of over 60 specialists in environmental corporate finance.
John de Yonge
- RECAI Senior Advisor
- Director, Account Enablement, Global Cleantech Center
John de Yonge is a senior professional based in the New York Metro area with over 15 years of progressively responsible experience. He is responsible for research, thought leadership and client insight for EY’s Global Cleantech Center. John is a member of the RECAI editorial committee and production team.