Milan has over 15 years of international management experience, 12 years of which in the down- and mid-stream value chain of the solar industry, serving at senior management positions in China, Hong Kong and Singapore with a leading project developer – Sunseap Group, an EPC contractor – Rays Experts and two module manufacturing companies – REC Group and CNPV Solar Power. Milan is acting as CEO of Hexagon Peak since February 2019, running the business operations of the company on 5 markets in Southeast-Asia.
Prior to his latest role, he served as Vice-President International Business Development at Sunseap Group, one of the largest IPPs in the region, where he was responsible for Project Development and Asset Management of the group’s projects in 8 countries in Asia (including Vietnam, Myanmar, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Philippines) exceeding US$1bn. He was heading the development and overseeing the construction of some of the largest solar power plants in ASEAN – a 168 MW solar farm and subsequently a 400 MW project, both in Ninh Thuan province, Vietnam.
Before Sunseap, Milan held the position of Vice-President Sales and Marketing Asia-Pacific at one of the world’s most prominent manufacturers of solar modules – REC Solar. He was overseeing the group’s business in supplying solar panels as well as its rooftop solar systems in Singapore. Milan was responsible for the business entities of REC with 7 regional offices, managing 14 countries throughout APAC and over US$200m of revenue per year with a team of 25 key account managers and directors. Milan helped the company to establish its presence in key markets, such as Australia, Japan and Taiwan. His experience with REC Group has been beneficial in establishing strong relationships with leading project developers, EPC companies and distributions around Asia-Pacific.
In addition Milan acted as Managing Director of Rays Experts Singapore – a Singapore based Joint-Venture company with a leading Indian EPC with over 400 MWp of commissioned installations. Milan helped the group to establish its presence in SEA, focusing on development, investment, construction and operations of Commercial & Industrial (C&I) rooftop solar systems.
Milan started his career in solar as Head of Marketing and Business Development of CNPV Solar Power, a Chinese modules manufacturer, where he established the marketing and business divisions of the company on 3 continents (North America, Europe and Middle East and North Africa – MENA) and helped transform the company from a local Chinese manufacturer to a global established brand.
Milan is available for consultations on following topics: Project & Equity Financing; Legal Frameworks and country specific regulations; Market Analysis and Research; Structuring of Power Purchase Agreements (PPA); Financial Modeling and IRR Analysis; Key Market Participants; Marketing and Sales Strategies; Supply Chain Management and Project Execution; Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) Analysis and country specific project CAPEX and OPEX; Mergers and Acquisitions; Electricity and Feed-in-Tariffs (FiT); Industry Outlook and Forecast.
Milan has experience in consulting scope including: phone interviews, attendance at customer’s workshops, seminars and conferences; due diligence projects with technical, legal or financial scope of work; companies or project pipelines evaluation and others. He is ready to advise on: Utility Scale Solar and Wind Projects; Rooftop C&I and Residential Projects; Floating Solar; Solar and Storage and Off-Grid Solar, as well as Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs). He is best suited for consultations on Asia, with deep knowledge and experience in SEA: Vietnam, Thailand, Philippines, Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar and North Asia: Taiwan, South Korea and Japan.
Milan is a holder of Masters degree in Marketing from New Bulgarian University.
“We were involved in the evaluation of a solar IPP firm on the buyer’s side in Europe and Milan has helped with structuring the entire Due Diligence process from A to Z. Strongly recommended for complex consultancy scope in renewable energy!”