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Susanna Lim is the Chief Executive Officer of Tadau Energy Sdn. Bhd. (“Tadau Energy”). Its principal activities are carrying out business of generation of renewable energy and to design, construct, commission, operate and maintain power plants and power stations. It also aims to provide solution to resolve energy poverty and lack of electricity issues in rural areas in Malaysia and other developing countries, by sourcing for lands and to propose new methods of renewable energy projects.

Susanna Lim aspires to enhance innovation and technology while contributing to the nations. She is committed to the sustainable environment, ecology, community development goals via clean energy and bio-agricultural practices.  She trusts that one should always challenge your limits and maximise one’s potential instead of limit your challenges.

With her ambition to protect the earth given the global environmental challenge facing us all from the climate change, she took part in the renewable energy in 2015 by establishing Tadau Energy and realising sustainable development in the country. The Company has completed Malaysia’s first 50 megawatts grid connected Large Scale Solar Project in Malaysia in 2018. This is not only in line with the Malaysian Government’s strategic intent of decarbonising the energy sector under the 11th Malaysia Plan (2016 – 2020) and to increase power generation contribution through renewable energy from the current 2% to 20% by 2030, but also supporting the Sustainable Development Goals promoted by United Nations.

Hailed by the World Bank as a truly innovative initiative, Tadau Energy was the first entity in the world to issue a Green Sukuk valued at RM250 million which also earned us the highest “Dark Green” certification from Norway’s Centre for International Climate and Environmental Research (CICERO). TESB also receive numerous awards and recognition around the world, amongst other, Green Bond Pioneer Awards 2018 by Climate Bonds Initiative (London), Green Bond Awards 2018 by Environmental Finance (New York) and etc.

“As the CEO, I am entrusted with the responsibilities as a decision maker on Tadau Energy’s strategy and other key policy of the Company. The most critical responsibility is to ensure smooth operation on a day to day basis. As a leader of the company, I also oversee the company’s various functions, including compliance, finance, human resources, legal and operations.”

Prior to her journey toward renewable energy, Susanna Lim was founder of Susanna & Lau, an established legal firm in Malaysia. She graduated with a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) from the University of London and obtained her certificate of legal practice from the Legal Profession Qualifying Board, Malaysia. She was admitted as an advocate and solicitor of both High Court of Malaya and the High Court of Sabah and Sarawak.

“I always believe people are the greatest assets to the Company. To be success, teamwork is very important. We combined global expertise from around the world to provide the know-how and technologies, and paired them with top notch management professionals to achieve our goals in more efficient and innovative ways.”

Under the leadership of Susanna Lim, the Company has been awarded with numerous recognition, include but not limited to the following:

  1. IFR Asia Awards 2017 (Hong Kong)

(a) Islamic Issue of the Year

(b) Malaysia Capital Markets Deal of the Year

  1. Green Bond Pioneer Awards 2018 by Climate Bonds Initiative (London)

(a) New Products - Green Sukuk - Tadau Energy

(b) New Countries Taking Green Bonds Global - Tadau Energy (Malaysia)

  1. Green Bond Awards 2018 by Environmental Finance (New York)

(a) Award for Innovation - Bond Structure

  1. RAM Blueprint Award 2017 (Kuala Lumpur)

(a) Project Finance Benchmark Deal of the Year

  1. Asset Triple A Asia Infrastructure Awards 2018 (Hong Kong)

(a) Category: Green Project of the Year - Regional

(b) Category: Project Finance Deal/ Renewable Energy Deal /Green Project / Most

Innovative Deal of the Year – Malaysia