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Saudi appoints new head of renewable energy office

October 2019

Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Energy has appointed Faisal Abdullah Al-Yemni as its head of Renewable Energy Project Development Office (Repdo).

Al-Yemni will be responsible for driving the delivery of Saudi Arabia’s ambitious National Renewable Energy Program, with the aim of increasing the kingdom’s renewable energy capacity to meet domestic needs while also creating a world-leading exporter and regional hub of renewable technology and manufacturing, said a statement.

Al-Yemni brings with him over 15 years in energy industry. His professional experience spans renewable energy, power systems, and much of the oil and gas value chain. He was the CEO of the GCC Assets Investment & Development Company from which he joins Repdo. He worked previously as Head of Power Systems Support and Investment Division as well as International Operations at Saudi Aramco, and across multiple functions in the business industry at Showa Shell and Schlumberger.

Faisal Al-Yemni holds an EMBA degree from IMD Business School - Switzerland.

 




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