John Walker, Chair
John Walker was appointed Chair of the Board of Directors of InfraCo Asia on 15 January 2016. Within the Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG) of companies, John is a Director of PIDG Ltd and Vice Chair Asia for PIDG. John is also the Chairman of Eastpoint Partners Limited, Chairman of Camarata Music (a leading not-for-profit music company in Korea) and former Chairman of Macquarie Capital, Asia.
In his 22 years with the Macquarie Group, John established its Korean business, growing a team of 3 in the year 2000, to a business with over 300 staff today. The Macquarie Group of Companies is now the largest foreign asset manager in Korea, comprising 12 businesses, 7 funds, and over $A8 billion in total value of infrastructure assets invested in South Korea and abroad. Under John’s leadership, Macquarie significantly expanded its presence in infrastructure throughout Asia, with many roles in emerging and developed market PPPs, M&As, unlisted and listed capital raisings. In this period, Macquarie advised on the largest ever hostile-takeover defence in Hong Kong, the largest cross border M&A into Australia and closed the first and largest infrastructure fund dedicated to the Philippines.
John has also worked with the Australian government to deliver several large private infrastructure projects. In 1999, he became a Member of the Order of Australia for his services to economic reform and the design of the transportation plan for the 2000 Sydney Olympics. John has also received a Presidential citation in the Republic of Korea for his contribution to the development of South Korean capital markets. John’s community involvement includes raising funds to support refugees and environmental organisations through his published children’s books and three music albums.
Mike Chilton, Non-Executive Director

Mike Chilton was appointed Non-Executive Director of InfraCo Asia Development Pte. Ltd. on 1 April 2018. He currently serves as the Chief Financial Officer of Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG).

Prior to PIDG, Mike served as the Finance Director at Cenkos Securities, a UK-listed institutional stockbroker. Before that, he was the Finance and Risk Director at NS&I (National Savings & Investments). Mike spent a number of years at PwC in the financial services practice. Mike’s career also includes 10 years at Standard Chartered, where he held roles including Chief Financial Officer for the Africa Region and Group Head of Operational Risk.

Amy Lee, Non-Executive Director
Amy Lee was appointed Non-Executive Director of InfraCo Asia Development Pte. Ltd. on 1 January 2016. Prior to her retirement from the legal industry, Amy was a consultant with Singapore boutique law firm, Tan Kok Quan Partnership, where she specialised in advising private and public market participants on infrastructure development and government advisory transactions across Asia. Before the transition to consulting, Amy was CEO of the Singapore office of international law firm, Hogan Lovells.
Amy’s extensive experience includes advising on the redevelopment of the Singapore National Stadium — the flagship and demonstration project under the Singapore government’s PPP initiative and the world’s largest sports infrastructure PPP project. Amongst other pioneering infrastructure deals, Amy has also advised on the first successful state-owned toll road divestment in China, as well as the development of the Bandar Lampung water treatment and distribution PPP project—the first water PPP project under the Indonesia Infrastructure Guarantee Fund.
Amy holds a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) from the National University of Singapore.
Clive Turton, Non-Executive Director
Clive Turton was appointed Non-Executive Director of InfraCo Asia Development Pte. Ltd. on 1 September 2014.  Clive is currently President Asia Pacific of Vestas AS based in Singapore. Prior to this, Clive was Chief Executive Officer of Asia Power Development Platform, a power development company formed by Macquarie Capital and STEAG. Clive was previously Managing Director of APR Energy Asia Pacific, a fast-track IPP energy provider based in Singapore.  Clive is highly regarded as an infrastructure sector professional in Asia and possesses a wealth of knowledge and experience across project development, financing and capital transactions.
He has been involved in a large number of Asia’s major power transactions as advisor, financier or developer during his 20-year career, including some of Asia’s largest cross-border M&A transactions.  Clive was also involved in the privatisation of electricity networks and assets in a number of Asian geographies including Singapore, Philippines, Korea and Thailand.  At APR Energy, Clive has developed the business into one of Asia’s fastest growing power companies, including recent transactions in South East Asia and the Pacific and including one of Myanmar’s largest thermal power projects. Prior to APR Energy and ING Bank, Clive worked as Business Development Director for Mirant Asia Pacific and as a lawyer for Clayton Utz in Sydney and for Gide Loyrette Nouel in Paris.  He has Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws (Hons.) degrees from the Australian National University.
Keith Palmer, Founder, Former Chairman
Keith is the “intellectual architect” of the InfraCo model and was founder Chairman of InfraCo Africa and InfraCo Asia Development.  Keith previously held the position of Vice Chairman of Rothschild, the international investment bank.  He was formerly founder Chairman of  the Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund and a board member of GuarantCo, both facilities within the Private Infrastructure Development Group.  Keith is founder of CEPA, a consulting company that is active in infrastructure development in Africa and he also served as its Chairman.  He is also founder and Chairman of AgDevCo, an agriculture project development company.
Earlier in his career, he worked at the World Bank, the IMF, as a contract public servant in the Ministry of Finance in Papua New Guinea and as an advisor to the Ministry of Water, Energy and Minerals in Tanzania.  He has particular expertise in restructuring and privatisation, public-private partnerships and public sector reform.  He has worked extensively in the natural resources and utilities, physical infrastructure, education and health sectors.
Keith is also the founder and Chair of Trustees of Enterprise for Development (EfD), a charity established to support socially and environmentally responsible private enterprise and social enterprise with the aim of reducing poverty in low-income developing countries.  He was awarded an OBE for contributions to economic development overseas and an Honorary Doctorate honoris causa by the University of Birmingham for contributions to public life.
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