Infraco Asia Board
Tinashe Makoni was appointed Chair of the Board of Directors of InfraCo Asia on 30 April 2022. He is an appointed director of both InfraCo Asia Development Pte Ltd and InfraCo Asia Investments Pte Ltd. Tinashe also serves as the General Counsel for PIDG.
Tinashe is a senior lawyer with over 15 years’ experience advising developers, international banks, development finance institutions, private equity funds and state-owned enterprises in complex, cross-border transactions. Tinashe joins us from SunFunder Inc., where, as Chief Legal Counsel, he led the legal team. Tinashe has previously worked for leading legal practices, advising clients on a range of financings, including project financing, trade and commodities financing and off-grid power development.Click Here for a Link to this profile
Claudine Lim was appointed as Director of InfraCo Asia Development Pte. Ltd. on 28 June 2022. She is an appointed director of both InfraCo Asia Development Pte Ltd and InfraCo Asia Investments Pte Ltd.
Claudine joined InfraCo Asia at its inception in 2009 and played an instrumental role in establishing the Company’s operations and managing the competitive procurement process to select a developer team. Since then, Claudine has supported the InfraCo Asia board in an executive capacity and managed stakeholder relations. Claudine has also worked on the establishment of InfraCo Asia’s sister facility, InfraCo Asia Investments (IAI), and is currently responsible for the day-to-day management of IAI.
Prior to joining InfraCo Asia, Claudine was responsible for investor relations at Temasek Holdings, a Singapore government-owned investment holding company. Previous roles also include leading the strategic planning, business development and investor relations functions in M1, a Singapore listed telecommunications company, as well as being part of the regional business development team for Cable & Wireless Asia Pacific, in Hong Kong.
She commenced her career with the Singapore Civil Service and has held appointments in various Ministries. Claudine has a BA (Hons) degree in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from the University of Oxford and an MSc in Finance and Economics from the London School of Economics and Political Science.Click Here for a Link to this profile
Mike Chilton was appointed as Director of InfraCo Asia Development and InfraCo Asia Investments 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.Click Here for a Link to this profile
Gilles Vaes was appointed as Director of InfraCo Asia Development and InfraCo Asia Investments on 30 April 2022. He also serves as the CEO of InfraCo Africa.
He has been developing infrastructure projects for the last 20 years. This has included the new natural gas distribution network of Lima (Peru), wind farms in eastern Romania, a wind farm in Egypt, and recently a seawater desalination plant in southern Morocco. He is passionate about environmental sustainability and socio-economic development models that improve living standards while not compromising our precious environmental heritage.Click Here for a Link to this profile