Chief Executive Officer,
Laraib Energy Limited
World Hydropower Congress | 14-16 May 2019 | Paris
Kamran Kamal is Chief Executive Officer of Laraib Energy Limited, Pakistan’s first Hydel Independent Power Plant (IPP). In his role, he is committed to maintaining Laraib’s commitments to operational excellence, growth initiatives, health, safety and environment, ethics and compliance and community engagement.
Prior to becoming CEO, Kamran held the position of Vice President at the China Power Hub Generation Company where he was responsible for the development of Barge Jetty and the fuel supply chain for the 1320 MW Coal fired Power Plant.
Previously, he was Commodities Trade Head at Engro EXIMP FZE where he managed the fertiliser, coal, oilseeds and sugar trading portfolio. He also led the company’s growth into new geographies and commodities portfolio. During his tenure at Engro, Kamran was also involved in major energy & infrastructure projects including Thar Coal Mining & Power Plant, Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) floating terminal and the Regasified Liquefied Natural Gas (RLNG) based power plant.
Kamran is an energy technology and policy specialist with experience in several different areas. This includes business strategy, wholesale electricity market reforms, electricity derivatives, energy technology evaluation and large scale infrastructure project structuring.
He has a master’s in Pubic Policy from Harvard University and a bachelor’s degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Georgia Tech.