Top Management

Andrew Paul Frain

Director and CEO

Mr. Frain joined the Board in November 2017.He also holds the position of Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Mr. Frain has over 25 years’ experience in the power generation and water production industry. He has a background in design, project management, business development and operations. He has worked for consultants, EPC contractors and equipment manufacturers throughout Europe the Middle East and Asia Pacific. Prior to joining the Company, he was the Plant General Manager for the Az-Zour North Operations and Maintenance Company. He graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Integrated Engineering Systems from Manchester Metropolitan University and has a Master of Science degree in Energy from Heriot Watt University in Edinburgh.

Naveen Chandra Jha

Chief Technical Officer

Mr. Naveen joined the company as Chief Technical Officer in October 2016. He has over 30 years of work experience in the field of Power Generation and Desalination (Water Production) industry. He has worked with OEMs and IWPPs in India and Oman. He has a background in Installation, Commissioning, Project Management, and Operations. Prior to joining the company, he worked as the Technical Manager for the ‘Suez Tractebel Operations and Maintenance Company Oman’ (an ENGIE company) in Oman which is engaged in Operation & Maintenance of 6 power plants in Oman. He is a graduate with a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology in India in 1989.

Chris Balm

Chief Financial Officer

Chris began his career with KPMG in Sheffield. Over the next 12 years, he worked in London, Christchurch in New Zealand and finally as a senior manager in Lisbon in Portugal. In 1993, Chris left KPMG to join a recently privatised power project. Since then he has worked in power/water projects and related industries such as LNG in Zambia, UK, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Oman and, now, Kuwait.

Ali Fahad Abdulsalam

Compliance Officer and Investor Relations Manager

Ali joined the company as the compliance officer and investor relations manager in September,2020. Previously, he was the registered Risk officer within Middle East Financial Brokerage Company with 6 years of experience within the Compliance and Risk field. He graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration – Accounting and Management Information System from University of the Pacific, California.