Dean Thomson
  • 15+ year track record in the Australian power, utilities and infrastructure market spanning mergers & acquisitions, brownfield expansions and greenfield developments.
  • Owner’s team and specialist adviser in complex transaction scenarios
  • 12+ years in the equity sponsor’s role with senior accountability
  • 5+ years in commercial and project director roles on Australia’s largest and most recent renewable and gas-fired energy projects.
  • Previously Commercial Director Snowy 2.0 and Project Director Hunter Power Project
  • Master of Commerce (Honours), University of New South Wales

Notable Transactions

  • Owner’s Team Lead (no financial advisers) for the $605 million acquisition of Lumo Energy: 500,000 retail electricity and gas customers, the Direct Connect business and a portfolio of diesel generation assets
  • Owner’s Team Lead (no financial advisers) for the $234 million acquisition of the 667 MW gas-fired Colongra Power Station
  • Owner’s Team Lead for the $26 million Feasibility Study for Snowy 2.0
  • Owner’s leadership team to source $3.5 billion in fresh banking facilities and $1.3 billion equity to fund Snowy 2.0
  • Internal management leadership team when the Commonwealth Government acquired the 87% of Snowy Hydro Limited equity the NSW and Victorian Governments owned
  • Owner’s leadership team for the 880MW (now over 1GW) of renewable energy PPA reverse auction process
  • Owner’s team lead for the development of the battery-ready Tailem Bend Solar Farm in SA