Jeremy Hasnip

Head of Energy Transition, Structured Finance Asia

Jeremy has over 30 years’ experience in the power and banking sectors, and he has been with SMBC for 12 years. In April 2022 he commenced a newly created role in which he is responsible for driving the bank’s new energy transition business across Asia and Australia. He is focusing on advising on and financing opportunities in hydrogen, CCUS, e-mobility, energy storage, biofuels/SAF, and advanced resource recovery technologies. For the previous 10 years he led the bank’s activities in the Power and Renewables sector in Australia completing 80 transactions and providing commitments totalling more than $7 billion.

He has extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions, green field project development, corporate & project finance, and in leading financial advisory transactions in the power and natural resources sectors. He has worked previously for 5 years with Corpac Partners, a boutique corporate advisory firm where he was head of debt advisory following 5 years as a director in corporate finance for Westpac Banking Corporation.

Jeremy worked for leading UK electricity company Powergen plc for 10 years in roles covering power trading, regulatory affairs (competition law/trade practices), strategy and corporate development / M&A in both the UK and Australia.

Prior to this he worked for Alstom as a power station commissioning engineer and in design, manufacturing, and project management of large green field nuclear and thermal power plants up to 4,000 MW scale.

Jeremy holds a master’s degree in mechanical engineering from the Imperial College London, and an MBA with Distinction from the Warwick Business School.