Giuseppe (Joseph) Jacobelli has over 30 years of experience in Asia’s energy and capital markets, driven by a passion for transition and sustainable finance. He is the founder of single-family office and direct investments advisory firm Asia Clean Tech Energy Investments, which is also a member of the Red Links sustainability consortium.
He spent over 26 years as a financial analyst at Bloomberg Intelligence (BI) and at several leading global investment banks, including Bear Stearns, HSBC, ING Barings, Merrill Lynch, and Nomura. There he led regional analysts’ teams, attained top rankings in Asiamoney, Greenwich, and Institutional Investor several times, and worked on several Initial Public Offerings. At BI, Joseph was instrumental in building its Asia operations and served as a team leader and regional research content leader, leveraging his expertise and contacts developed across Asia’s markets.
Joseph was also a senior executive at two energy corporations. As a group director at CLP Holdings, he gained broad execution expertise in the alternative power and carbon transactions as well as clean tech investments. He led Asia project development and financing for green electricity focused start-up Cenfura.
Joseph is the author of ‘Asia’s Energy Revolution – China’s Role and New Opportunities as Markets Transform and Digitalise’ (De Gruyter, 2021). He hosts “The Asia Climate Capital Podcast”, and regularly speaks at industry conferences and appears in broadcast, digital and print media.
Joseph studied Mandarin in the 1980s and received a Master’s in International Law from the National Taiwan University. He speaks English, French, Italian, and Mandarin as well as basic Cantonese, Japanese, and Portuguese.
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