Anthony Dixon is a senior renewable energy and finance professional based in Hong Kong. His recent work in the solar sector includes advising Canadian Solar on setting up a solar project development business in Asia, advising a Japanese solar developer on financing their pipeline, developing two MW-scale projects with battery storage for a pacific island community, and the design and project management of rooftop solar projects for schools in Hong Kong.
Prior to establishing Helios, he was the CEO of ASB Biodiesel (Hong Kong) Limited, a state-of-the-art 100,000 ton per annum waste-to-biodiesel manufacturing facility in Hong Kong; Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee of China Hydroelectric Corporation, a NYSE listed developer and operator of a 600 MW portfolio of small-to-medium hydro facilities in China; Director of the Solar Electric Light Company (SELCO), an early pioneer in deploying solar PV for rural electrification in India, Sri Lanka and Vietnam; and Chief Operating Officer and Finance Director of ZEDFactory which designed the first certified zero carbon house in the UK in 2008.
He was formerly a Managing Director with Citigroup Global Markets, serving in various senior roles in Debt Capital Markets and Structured Finance in New York, London, Tokyo and Hong Kong.
He holds an M.Sc. in Sustainable Energy Futures (engineering) from Imperial College, an MBA from Harvard Business School, and degrees in Physics and Philosophy from the University of Western Australia. He is co-author of a paper on Luminescent and Geometric Solar Concentrators for Building Integrated Photovoltaics.