31 January - 1 February 2024 | Novotel London West, Hammersmith, London UK    #SFIEurope


Benjamin Kennedy

Managing Director – Renewables
Benjamin Kennedy

Benjamin joined Ardian in June 2022 to head the Ardian Clean Energy Evergreen Fund, a €1bn infrastructure fund focused on investing in renewables and the energy transition globally.  Before joining Ardian, Benjamin was the Head of Onshore M&A and Business Development at Ørsted covering the US and European markets.  At Ørsted, Benjamin led or charted the strategy for Ørsted’s renewable platform investments in the U.S., Ireland, France and Germany, established Ørsted’s Spanish renewable platform, and was responsible for joint venture and business development activities across Ørsted’s onshore markets. Prior to Ørsted, Benjamin was a Managing Partner at the M&A advisory DGCapital, where he led transactions and co-managed the U.K. office. Before this, Benjamin worked in infrastructure and industrials investment banking at Bank of America and Robert W. Baird. Benjamin has a B.A. in Economics from the University of Michigan and an M.B.A. in Analytical Finance and Accounting from the University of Chicago Booth Graduate School of Business.  Benjamin is based in London.

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Roundtables: Developers-Investors Meet & Greet

This session will begin with a quick-fire presentation which will be delivered by Bloomberg. It will cover the landscape and context for M&A and partnerships in 2023.

The audience will then split into smaller round table discussion groups where investors and developers can discuss business 1-2-1. Each round table will be hosted by an investor and developers will move around the room.

Tickets only available to developers & investors.

Moderated By

, Senior Analyst
, Bloomberg NEF
, Managing Director
, Low Carbon
, Senior Director
, DIF Capital Partners
, Head of Infrastructure Debt & Project Finance
, NN Investment Partners
, Core Infrastructure, Poland Head of Origination & Asset Management
, Abrdn
, Renewables Sector Head, EMEA
, Macquarie Asset Management
, Managing Director – Renewables
, Ardian
, Chief Investment Officer
, NTR plc
, Blue Elephant Energy
, Managing Director
, Claritas Investments

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