Andrew Aldridge

Partner – Edinburgh, UK

Andrew has a 20-year track record as a private equity investor, project/corporate financier and project developer, including M&A, the funding of private power projects and energy utility privatisations. He has lead the managed investment fund portfolios with CDC-Actis and Climate Change Capital, investing globally, with a focus on Emerging Markets. At NovAzure, he is using this experience to provide strategic advisory and financial structuring support for early stage cleantech ventures.


  1. Experienced angel investor in cleantech ventures – energy storage, EVs, energy efficiency, heating/cooling
  2. Advising project developers and financial investors on investments in the renewable energy markets in Europe – financing the development and acquisition of wind projects across the UK, France and Ireland
  3. Climate Change Capital: Lead a team in Beijing in the origination and execution of investments in alternative energy and energy efficiency sectors in China and North Asia – portfolio USD600m
  4. CDC-Actis: Managed a USD350m portfolio of investments in private generation and distribution companies, across Africa, Latin America and South Asia
  5. Advised a private equity fund in its acquisition of a 50% equity stake in a leading Asian private power development company, now owned by CGN and listed on HKSE as CGN Meiya Power Holdings Co. Acted as a non-executive director, through preparation for IPO on the Singapore Stock Exchange and then trade sale exit to Standard Chartered


  1. PWC, CDC-Actis, Climate Change Capital

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