Thiam Giam, PE | Black & Veatch

Thiam Giam, PE

Senior Managing Director, Business Development

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Mr. Giam is a resourceful, result-oriented, and multi-lingual management consulting executive with over 22 years of experience.

Mr. Giam has successfully completed various due diligence engagements (technical, environmental, market analysis) related to development, transaction and refinancing of various energy and water projects/companies globally (United States, Canada, Mexico, South America, Asia, Australia, the Caribbean, and Europe), including over 100 gigawatts (GW) of domestic and international electric generation assets (solar, wind, coal, natural gas, hydroelectric, etc.), over 100,000 circuit miles of transmission and distribution assets operating at various voltages (up to 500 kilovolts [kV] voltage level), and over 300 million gallons per day (mgd) of water treatment and desalination plants with over 5,000 miles of water network/conveyance systems.

Mr. Giam has successfully advised many internationally well-established companies (such as Brookfield, PGGM, OMERS, KKR, Macquarie, Enbridge, BlackRock, Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, NextEra, ATCO Electric, ISA, Elecnor, Marubeni, Itochu, Mitsubishi, BTMU, Korea Ratings, Korea East-West Power Co., Ltd, Credit Suisse, Morgan Stanley, J.P. Morgan, Goldman Sachs, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Rothschild, China Huaneng Corporation, China Datang Corporation, and State Grid Corporation of China) on various merger and acquisition (M&A) and financing activities involving well over U.S. $100 billion of transaction value in aggregate.

In addition, Mr. Giam has over eight years of experience involving in the design, development, engineering, procurement, construction, testing and commissioning phases of transmission and distribution projects ranging up to 345 kV voltage level.

His areas of expertise include business and proposal development, client relationship management, project management, business process review, contract review/negotiation, vendor/subcontractor management, independent engineering due diligence, litigation support, interconnection study/procedure review, cost estimates, budgeting, cost control, proposal preparation, procurement, critical path method (CPM) scheduling, optimal power generation expansion modeling, production costing (financial) modeling, protective relay setting, substation electrical arrangement, and control and protection design.

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