A Look Inside
Twenty20 Energy delivers innovative energy solutions that enable clients, partners and stakeholders to accelerate the transition to a cleaner energy future. From concept development to operation and maintenance, Twenty20 Energy provides engineering, project execution and asset management, coupled with the capacity to participate in funding and shared ownership. Uniquely positioned in the energy landscape, Twenty20 Energy has global reach with local sensitivity, developing projects that deliver cleaner energy while empowering economic growth for today and beyond.
The Twenty20 Energy leadership team brings a track record of entrepreneurial ingenuity, innovative solutions and a hands-on approach to delivering unique and customized new energy projects around the world.
Geoff Lawrence – Chief Executive Officer
Geoff Lawrence is Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Twenty20 Energy, and a member of the board. Geoff has primary responsibility for overall strategic direction and performance of the business, while also managing major accounts and maintaining international technical and strategic partnerships which position Twenty20 Energy with a key competitive advantage in markets served.
Geoff began his career in corporate sales, working with global industry leading organisations including Fuji Xerox, Ricoh and Toshiba, before moving into supply chain solutions and logistics with UPS. Geoff served as Chief Executive Officer for Asia Pacific Energy Ventures from 2014, before transitioning to Twenty20 Energy to lead the company’s IPO on NASDAQ and global growth ambitions. Geoff is also a director of Kainantu Resources Limited (KRL.V) and American Chamber of Commerce Coral Sea.
Chief Executive Officer
Jim Schnieders – President
James H. (Jim) Schnieders serves Twenty20 Energy as President and as a member of the board. Jim brings 30+ years industry and senior leadership experience to Twenty20 Energy, and is responsible for leading the management team to deliver strategic outcomes, driving operational efficiency, and managing project execution performance while developing regional and global partnerships.
Prior to joining Twenty20 Energy, Jim held multiple senior executive roles with global infrastructure provider Black & Veatch. In his most recent role, as Executive Vice President and Managing Director for the Floating Oil & Gas Solutions unit, Jim oversaw all Floating Liquified Natural Gas (FLNG) projects as well as Hydrogen and Biofuel Emerging Markets. Prior to that, Jim served in multiple global portfolio and leadership positions including Executive Vice President and Managing Director for Asia Power Projects and Indonesia Country Manager overseeing all operations and project execution in the region.
Chief Financial Officer
Iain Deay – Chief Financial Officer
Iain Deay is Chief Financial Officer and serves as Chief Strategy & Development Officer for Twenty20 Energy. Iain is responsible for overseeing all commercial and financial functions of the business. This encompasses project development and M&A activity, FP&A, investor relations and corporate financing, and ensuring appropriate systems and processes are in place for compliance and reporting.
Having begun his career with Deloitte in London, Iain later joined Experion and held several regional senior positions including Finance Director for Hong Kong, Taiwan and Southeast Asia, and Business Development Director for Asia Pacific. Iain also worked privately as a strategy consultant for a range of clients in Singapore and Southeast Asia before ultimately joining Twenty20 Energy. Iain is a qualified Chartered Accountant (ICAEW) and holds a Masters Degree in Engineering, Economics and Management from Oxford University.
Chief Operating Officer
Greg Bahora – Chief Operating Officer
Greg T. Bahora is Chief Operating Officer at Twenty20 Energy. Greg is responsible for managing and optimizing the performance of all business operations to deliver consistently outstanding results. To do so, Greg works closely with all Twenty20 Energy department heads and professionals, ensuring close integration and strategic alignment, policy and procedure development, and coordination with key external stakeholders including vendors and customers building strong enduring relationships.
Prior to joining Twenty20 Energy, Greg held the role of Vice President and Director of Power Services for Black & Veatch, managing over 1,000 direct employees and 10,000 site based personnel. Greg led Black & Veatch’s operations through a period of significant growth and expansion, driving safety, quality, integrity and execution standards of excellence across the region. Greg brings 30+ years’ experience in conventional and renewable Power Generation, Water Resources, Floating Liquified Natural Gas (FLNG) and Mining.
Commercial & Compliance Director
Peter Chiang – Director Commercial & Compliance
Commercial and Compliance Director, Peter Chiang is responsible for leading Twenty20 Energy’s commercial, legal, and corporate governance matters. Peter brings 20+ years’ experience in negotiating, closing and handling commercial, legal and corporate governance issues for engineering and construction companies across greater Asia.
Prior to joining Twenty20 Energy, Peter held the role of company officer and Regional Commercial Director for the Black & Veatch Power and Oil & Gas business in Asia, primarily responsible for negotiating contracts as part of proposals, and all project commercial issues including claims administration and management. Peter previously served as Senior Counsel for all Black & Veatch business in Asia including Water and Management Consulting.
Nathan Daly – ESG Director
Nathan Daly is Co-founder and ESG Director of Twenty20 Energy. He leads the initiative, and guides senior management and the Board, to ensure ESG issues are integrated with corporate strategy and that desired sustainability outcomes are delivered across all levels of the Company.
Since the inception of Twenty20, Nathan has successfully met strategic goals across a number of operating departments. He brings a balanced, pragmatic approach to ESG leadership, with a focus on value creation for all stakeholders while enabling Twenty20 Energy on its mission to accelerate the transition to a cleaner energy future.
Nathan has co-founded business ventures in the construction and consumer goods sectors and has held business development roles with global companies such as NEC and Ricoh. He holds a Bachelor of Business majoring in Management and Human Resources, graduating with awards for academic excellence, and is currently pursuing a Graduate Diploma in Business Sustainability and ESG.
OUR CORE VALUES
We conduct ourselves with honesty, respect, and accountability as a trusted and collaborative partner, relied upon by our colleagues and stakeholders to deliver on our promises.
We think ahead, evaluate the possibilities, and take actions today that enable success tomorrow.
We are entrepreneurs and innovators, solving complex problems and delivering solutions with imagination, resourcefulness, and originality.
We see challenges as opportunity, and we face them with tenacity, perseverance, and commitment to realize our full potential.
If you are looking to partner with us on your next energy project or would like to be part of our team, please reach out.