Designation: CEO, Yellow Door Energy

Jeremy Crane has been leading the global energy transition for over 20 years. He founded Yellow Door Energy in 2015 to combine his energy expertise with his passion for supporting businesses in emerging markets. He is currently helping businesses reduce energy costs and increase energy reliability while lowering their environmental footprint. Under Jeremy’s leadership, Yellow Door Energy rapidly became the leading distributed solar developer in MEA, with over 200 megawatts of solar projects in the Middle East and South Asia. The company’s prestigious shareholders are Actis, the International Finance Corporation (IFC), Mitsui & Co. Ltd and APICORP. Jeremy’s passion for renewable energy was fuelled by his experience working on wind farms and power plants in the United States and Central America. He further honed his solar experience by starting a business that developed $40 million worth of rooftop solar projects in Canada. He also developed, financed and commissioned $250 million of utility-scale solar in Europe and Asia for a private equity company. As an industry thought leader, Jeremy regularly speaks at conferences and leading media outlets to raise the profile of the clean energy industry and share in-depth renewable energy insights. Jeremy is a mechanical engineer by training, having graduated from the University of Waterloo in Canada. He completed his MBA from INSEAD in France.