about Pacific Impact

As an integrated energy solutions provider, Pacific Impact forges pathways to fiscally rewarding clean energy projects in emerging markets. From greenfield to operation, we harness the power of the sun, wind, and water to drive sustainable development across Southeast Asia and beyond while actively combatting climate change. 

Our vision is to drive Southeast Asia’s energy transition through innovation, scalable investment, and sustainable operations, where every partnership fuels progress, every investment drives change, and every project empowers communities and preserves our planet for a brighter tomorrow.

Why People Choose us

Investments reaching commercial operations are consolidated regionally, or by technology, into operating portfolios. Our sustainable business model is achieved through equity shares in responsibly developed and well-constructed projects.

Leverage our expertise, partnerships, and unwavering commitment in the development, investment, and operations of renewable energy projects to drive economic growth, protect the environment and enhance the quality of life for generations to come.

Transforming the energy landscape wth susi

SUSI Partners (SUSI) and Pacific Impact Development (Pacific Impact)  have forged a dynamic partnership to establish the Sustainable Pacific Impact Renewable Energy (SPIRE) platform, launching a transformative initiative in Southeast Asia. This collaborative venture focuses on developing utility-scale renewable energy assets across the Philippines, Vietnam, Indonesia, Cambodia, Laos, and other strategic markets. SPIRE prioritizes the greenfield development of solar photovoltaic (PV), wind, and hydro assets, from financing to construction and operation. Leveraging Pacific Impacts’s local presence and extensive renewable energy expertise alongside SUSI’s investment prowess, SPIRE ensures projects adhere to the highest standards of responsible project delivery. Together, they drive forward a sustainable energy future for the region.

our journey

Infunde Development Formed

  • 2015

Infunde Development was established by a seasoned team to compete for the development services contract with InfraCo Asia, a division of the Private Infrastructure Development Group. Infunde's success was marked by surpassing 60 competing bids.

2015
2016

InfraCo Asia Development Services Contract

  • 2016

Commencing in 2016, InfraCo Asia's Development Services Agreement (DSA) initiated a long-term partnership with Infunde, dedicated to identifying opportunities and spearheading the development of their renewable energy platforms.

Pacific Impact Development Formed

  • 2020

Infunde Development's executives embarked on a new venture, Pacific Impact, to spearhead development projects for a fresh cohort of investors beyond InfraCo's DSA.

2020
2021

Pasifik Energi Sejahtera Opens in Indonesia

  • 2021

Pasifik Energi Sejahtera (Pasifik Energi) works with Pacific Impact to support  partners in Indonesia to provide management and financial guidance while offering the ability to act as a bankable developer for renewable power projects.

Pacific Impact Signs Joint Venture with SUSI

  • 2022

Pacific Impact Development signed a management agreement with SUSI Partners, establishing SPIRE (Sustainable Pacific Impact Renewable Energy). This strategic alliance marked the commencement of new project development and acquisitions.

2022
2024

Pacific Impact Energy Opens Philippines Office

  • 2024

In a strategic move to bolster its presence in Souteast Asia, Pacific Impact expands into the Philippines with the opening of Pacific Impact Energy lead by Darwin Deato. This expansion marks a pivotal step towards solidifying the company's commitment to investing in renewable energy projects in the region.

meet the team

Our team boasts extensive expertise in diverse renewable energy projects spanning wind, solar, biomass, hydro, and smart grids. With a wealth of experience in renewable energy development, construction, and operations within emerging markets, we bring a depth of knowledge unmatched in the industry. Committed to responsible and integrity-driven practices, Pacific Impact project teams ensure the conscientious delivery of projects, driving sustainable impact and fostering positive change

our team

James Timko

Managing Director

James is a professional engineer with project development experience in construction, financing, engineering design, operations, and commissioning in EPC, Owner’s and Lender’s Engineer, Owner/Operator and Developer roles. James has managed projects with procurements in excess of 1.8 Billion US dollars.

 As a founder and Managing Director of Pacific Impact Development, James is a strong communicator, who maintains focus on safety and environment through development, design, construction, and operation. James has had a local presence in Asia since the late 90s with international market leaders, such as Bechtel, WorleyParsons, Lanco International and Aboitiz Power.

KC Lam

Chief Financial Officer

KC has over 35 years of finance IT and operational experience with considerable expertise in business transformation, compliance and risk management, stakeholder management and leadership. He has worked in various senior finance positions in the IT (NCR), FMCG (San Miguel, Societe BIC and Fonterra) and energy industries (El Paso and Tyco/Pentair) and has FP&A, controllership and project management roles at the country, regional and corporate levels in Malaysia, USA, Singapore, Hong Kong and China. 

He has considerable experience in start-up operations in Asia and has setup, merged, integrate and liquidated companies in offices across Asia. KC is a member of ACCA (UK), a member of the Singapore (ISCA) and the Malaysia (MIA) professional accountancy body.

Fah Bongdhanasinpanjaya

Renewable Energy Strategist & Investment Specialist

Fah is a seasoned professional with a strong focus on renewable energy development and investment transactions across Southeast Asia. With extensive experience spanning multiple key markets including Indonesia, Vietnam, the Philippines, and Cambodia, Fah has played a pivotal role in advancing high-impact clean energy projects such as solar PV, wind, and hydro assets.  In addition to her work in renewable energy, Fah has managed investments in fintech startups in Bangkok and Indonesia, and has been involved in distressed investment transactions of infrastructure companies. Her expertise extends to advisory services, new business development, and structuring and executing cross-border mergers and acquisitions, particularly within the power sector and her geographic specialization.  Fah graduated summa cum laude with a B.B.A. from the International College of Burapha University, majoring in Finance and Banking.  

Darwin Deato

Philippines

Darwin, a trailblazer in renewable energy, leads the charge as President of Pacific Impact Energy Corp. With a vision for sustainable progress, Darwin spearheads the development, construction, and operation of solar, wind, and other renewable energy projects in the Philippines. Concurrently serving as Vice President of Pacific Impact Development, he evaluates and cultivates project opportunities across Southeast Asia. With over a decade of expertise in renewable energy, Darwin navigates every aspect of projects, from inception to divestment. Prior to his role at Pacific Impact, Darwin held leadership positions at Infunde Development and Solar Philippines, bringing a wealth of experience. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of the Philippines and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from De La Salle University Manila.

Sovathara Heng

Cambodia

Sovathara brings the ability to drive impactful projects to completion. With 18 years’ experience in value chain and market analyses, along with a sharp focus on business partnership strategies, Sovathara leads the development of renewable energy projects in Cambodia, driving sustainable solutions forward with efficiency and excellence. As the former director at Khmer Cold Chain, he was instrumental in building the business from concept through construction to a fully operational first-of-its-kind decentralized cross-docking and cold storage facility, demonstrating his exceptional leadership and operational prowess. Sovathara holds a Master of Public Management from Ecole de National Administration in France, alongside a Master of Entrepreneurship, Project Management, and Management Innovation from Lion 2 and Lille University, France. He previously held leadership roles in Cambodia at Marie Stopes International, Rosewood, and Cambodia Agricultural Value Chain Program.

Remi Berthet

Laos – Hydro Technology Specialist

Rémi has over 12 years’ experience in hydropower project development in South East Asia with a demonstrated track record of project management at all stages of the hydropower development cycle, from exploration, to construction. He successfully developed the first 100% private hydropower project in communist Laos, Nam Nhone HPP. Serving as country manager for several utilities, he managed the project development of over 300MW of small and medium size hydropower projects in Lao PDR.

 He is bilingual in French and English, proficient in Russian and Laotian. Rémi holds a Master in Business Engineering from Grenoble University.

Erik Peper

Indonesia

Erik has over 30 years’ experience mainly gained across Southeast Asia in relation to development, construction, financing, management, design, engineering, operations, and commissioning of energy assets. He has managed construction and operations of projects valued well over US$100 million.

 He holds a bachelor’s degree in marine engineering and is a professional engineer. Erik has held senior management roles in South East Asia at Wartsila, Rolls-Royce, Navigat Energy and Max Power.

Mary Kristine Bañez

Finance and Operations Executive

Mary is an accomplished finance and operations executive with 10 years of experience, boasting a diverse background encompassing systems management, operations, finance, procurement, and research. Her expertise lies in crafting value-added business processes and forging strategic partner solutions to optimize company productivity. With a tenure at Infunde Development, Convergys Philippines and a wealth of prior roles, Mary exemplifies adaptability, a steadfast commitment to continuous personal and professional growth, and an unwavering can-do attitude. 

Mary’s academic journey began at Miriam College, where she majored in Behavioral Sciences, graduating with distinction. She later pursued advanced studies in Education Management at the University of the Philippines College Baguio, demonstrating her commitment to academic excellence and professional advancement.

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