Dr. Andrea Lovato
Dr. Lovato is a seasoned industry expert in the power utilty space with focus on Independent Power and Desalination Projects (IWPP), developed, financed, constructed and operated through concession or utility outsourcing contract models.
Since 2009, Dr. lovato has heldthe position of Executive Director - Business Development at ACWA Power and has worked on the development of several IPP and IWPP projects in the region and internationally, with special focus in the recent years on renewables (CSP/PV/Wind).
He has secured the financial closing of various landmark projects, inlcuidng the NOORo projects in Morocco and the DEWA project in Dubai.
Dr. Lovato recevied a Ph.D. in Engineering from the Technical University of Denmark in Copenhagen and is based in the UAE since 2005.