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The Clean Energy & Technology Marketplace

University of Chicago

Thursday, October 29, 2009 from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM (GMT)

The Clean Energy & Technology Marketplace

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The University of Chicago Shared Interest Group
Eastern Europe & Russia/CIS Group

The Clean Energy & Technology Marketplace

An interactive business forum where a select group of cleantech entrepreneurs present their businesses to a jury panel of top investment professionals in front of a 200-person live audience.


October 29, 2009
4pm to 8pm


Hosted by
The University of Chicago
Chicago Booth School of Business, Europe campus
Woolgate Exchange
25 Basinghall Street
London EC2V 5HA

Featuring our Expert Jury:

Shaun Mays

Shaun Mays, CEO, Climate Change Capital

With over US $1.5 billion under management, Climate Change Capital raises and deploys capital for low carbon activities around the world and also acts as advisor to companies and governments. Shaun was previously the chief executive of Deutsche Asset Management’s RREEF Infrastructure Investments, whose assets under management grew from €500m to €6.7 billion during his tenure. He was also responsible for the groundbreaking report, “Corporate Sustainability: An Investment Perspective”, prepared for the Australian government in 2003.

Opening Address


Kamran Khozan

Kamran Bin Sayed Ali Bin Sayed Housain Mirdamad Amir Al Khozan, CEO

Kamran Khozan is the founder and major shareholder of a number of successful multinational corporations. Among these, in the industrial space, CVMR is a mining company that uses clean extraction technology and employs 13,000 people. In the financial industry, Intermaritime Financial Inc. has offices in several continents and is a Shariah-compliant financial institution engaged in investment banking, loan syndication, issuance of sukuk & other Islamic investments, and financing projects world-wide, mostly in infrastructure. Finally Al Khozan Holdings is a diversified conglomerate engaged in managing property development companies and manufacturing plants in pharmaceuticals, hospital equipment, radar and sonar, trading and shipping.


Duncan Grierson

Duncan Grierson, Founder & CEO, Sterecycle

Prior to founding Sterecycle in 2003, a successful waste management company currently on a £200m expansion drive, Duncan was at Lake Capital, a $1.3bn private equity firm based in Chicago. He was previously investment director at TCVC managing technology private equity funds of £150m in London, Silicon Valley and Paris. Before moving into private equity Duncan had trained as a corporate finance lawyer with Clifford Chance in London and Frankfurt.


Sonia Lo, Founder & Managing Partner, Chalsys Capital Partners

Sonia Lo is Managing Partner and Founder of Chalsys Capital Partners LLP, an appointed representative of Perinvest (UK) Ltd. She has raised over US$100m in independent financing and been an angel investor in 11 companies. She has raised over US$1.5 billion for investment funds. Sonia was selected in 2000, and again in 2001, as a Top 100 Global Technology Pioneer by the World Economic Forum at Davos. She was voted one of the "Top 35 under 35" business people in the UK.


Event description & program[PDF]

Meet the projects & presenters [PDF]

Meet the team that conceived & produced this event [PDF]

For more information, please contact the team that conceived & produced this event:

Valeria Mancheva AB’98
University of Chicago Eastern Europe & Russia Shared Interest Group, Founder & Co-chair of Leadership Committee Tel. 0207 760 4982

Magdalena Gatzinska AB’96 MBA’00
University of Chicago Eastern Europe & Russia Shared Interest Group, Co-chair of Leadership Committee Tel. 07717747888

Have questions about The Clean Energy & Technology Marketplace? Contact University of Chicago

When & Where

London Campus of Chicago Booth

25 Basinghall Street
EC2V 5 City of London
United Kingdom

Thursday, October 29, 2009 from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM (GMT)

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