Dr Azad Camyab

For over 20 years Azad held senior business development and project management roles in the energy sector. He was Director of Greener Energy at Kema Consulting. He was also the “Head of Business Development – Europe” for EDL (Energy Developments Limited), a listed Australian Renewables company on the ASX. Previously he was Projects Director and Business Development Director with two listed companies on the NYSE; Sithe Energy and Aquila Energy respectively; Executive Director of Marchwood Power 860 MW CCGT; EPC and the LTSA contracts initially awarded to GE Energy; project subsequently acquired by ESBI. He started his career with National Power and CEGB where he was involved in the development and construction of a number of CCGTs in the early 1990s.

He has extensive international & commercial experience in the power and gas sectors, in both global (Greenfield and M&A) and UK development projects (CCGT, Thermal and Renewable Energy projects). He has managed international energy projects in the UK, Spain, Holland, USA, China, Mexico, Egypt, Tunisia and the Middle East.

Azad is a visiting lecturer at Portsmouth Business School, teaching project management and project finance, commercial and risk management to postgraduate and executive MBA students. He also supervises Doctorate (Regulation, Risk and Resourcing of renewable energy projects in the UK and the EU), and, Masters dissertations at the business school.

Azad was recently invited to give seminars and lectures on commercial and project management, and, supervise a number of Masters dissertations on the energy and construction related matters at the Laing O'Rourke Centre for Construction Engineering & Technology, Department of Engineering, at the University of Cambridge.

He was educated at the University of London, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, holds a doctorate in Materials Science and Engineering and an Executive MBA in strategy and finance from Bristol Business School.

Azad is a member of the Institute of Directors, a Fellow of The Institute of Engineering and Technology, and, a member of the IEEE Working Group on Implementing Technology to Limit Climate Change. He is also a member of the POWER-GEN Europe Executive Advisory Board, and, a Board Member of the Leeds Sustainability Institute, at the Leeds Metropolitan University.

He has published various papers on energy related matters and is a regular speaker at international energy conferences.

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