Dr. Raed Bkayrat is Managing Director of Clean Energy Business Council (CEBC) in Dubai, Senior Advisor to the Apricum Group, and Founder of Sunergy Advisory. He has over two decades of international experience in the energy sector, having worked with multinational corporations as well as technology start-ups and R&D organizations.
Previously, Dr. Bkayrat was Vice President for Sales and Business Development for the MENA at First Solar, overseeing the company’s commercial footprint in the region, market setup, origination and strategy development for partnerships and project execution. In 2009, Dr. Bkayrat joined the core team that built the Economic Development Division at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), where he was responsible for creating the institution’s successful Industry Collaboration Program.
Dr. Bkayrat also had senior roles with Siemens AG in Germany and in the US. He is the author of several referenced papers and holds several patents around energy conversion.