Andrea is a seasoned industry’s expert in the power utilty space with focus to Independent Power and Desalination Projects (IWPP), developed, financed constructed and operated through concession or utility outsourcing contract models.
Since 2009 is holding the position of Executive Director Business Development at ACWA Power and has worked at the development of several IPP and IWPP projects in the region and internationally, with special focus in the recent years to renewables (CSP/PV/Wind).
He has secured financial closing of various industry’s landmark projects, inlcuidng the Noor projects in Morocco and the DEWA project in Dubai.
He started his career as a process engineer in Denmark and he held various positions in the indsutry in dfferent countires with Alfa Laval, Vatech Wabag and Black & Veatch.
Andrea recevied a Ph.D. in Engineering from the Technical University of Denmark in Copenhagen and is living in the Dubai since 2005.