Speaker Details

Dr. Andrea Lovato

 Dr. Andrea Lovato
Job Title
Executive Vice President Business Development. Head of Renewable & Hydrogen Development
ACWA Power
Saudi Arabia

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 worked on 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 NOORo projects in Morocco and the DEWA projects in Dubai and KSA.

He is leading ACWA Power business unit for Hydrogen.

Dr. Lovato recevied a Ph.D. in Engineering from the Technical University of Denmark in Copenhagen and has been based in the UAE since 2005.