Mr Nicky Gemperle, Corporate Secretary, is a Philippine and Swiss national. He attended High School at La Salle Green Hills in Manila, Philippines and at Groveport Madison High in Ohio, USA. Mr Gemperle attended – University of Santo Tomas in the Philippines, and Universidad de Navarra in Spain for Architecture.
Mr Gemperle has extensive international exposure in Switzerland, Spain, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Thailand, and the Philippines, with a broad outlook and familiarity with foreign cultures. He is a key individual in a multinational company which operates in the local Philippine environment Since 1997, Mr Gemperle has served as the President and Managing Director of Pöyry Energy, Inc. He heads the Philippine Unit of the Finnish company Pöyry’s Energy Business Group. Was responsible for the formation, establishment and management of this local subsidiary since change of ownership from previous Swiss company – Electrowatt-Ekono. The company focuses on power generation and has complete facilities for consulting, engineering design, construction management and operations of power plants. It is currently staffed by 40 local engineers and expatriate specialists. It currently is involved in the development of over 2000MW of new power plant projects.
Mr Gemperle is an active member in the society, through membership and affiliations in the following organizations: Makati Business Club, American Chamber of Commerce – Energy Committee, University of Asia and the Pacific – Trustee, Escuelas Familiares Agricolas – Director, Philippine-Finland Business Association – Energy Committee, Philippine-Israel Business Club , Philippine Contractors Association, Council of Consulting Engineer of the Philippines, Philippine Industrial Engineering Co., Inc., Chittick Fire Systems, Inc., CME Technologies, Inc., F.A. Realty Corporation, and Gaudi Restaurant, Inc.