Yousif Al Ali is the Director of Business Growth at the Clean Energy division of Masdar, Abu Dhabis future energy company, a commercial‐scale, renewable energy developer and investor that is building some of the worlds most sophisticated clean‐energy projects.
In his role, Mr. Al Ali is responsible for identifying projects and investment opportunities, developing business, delivering projects and overall business unit growth.
Mr. Al Ali is also the Chairman of Shams Power Company a joint venture between Masdar (80%) and Total (20%). His role involves directing and managing all development and operational activities related to the 100MW Shams 1 ‐ the worlds largest operating concentrated solar power (CSP) plant. Additionally, he is the Chairman of TESLA Wind Company, as well as sitting on the boards of Tafila Wind Company and Enviromena Power Systems.
Mr. Al Ali joined Masdar in early 2007 as a project manager. During this time he was seconded to Torresol Energy in Spain, helping support the delivery of three concentrated solar power plants: Gemasolar, Valle 1 and Valle 2, which have a total combined capacity of 120MW.
Mr. Al Ali joined Masdar from Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), where he spent over four years working as a plant engineer for Abu Dhabi Polymers. He has over 15 years of experience in the renewable energy and petrochemical industries, and is a Certified Project Management Professional.
Mr. Al Ali holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from the IE Business School in Madrid, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from UAE University.