Hanna ZaghloulCEO, Kawar Energy
Mr. Hanna Zaghloul is the Chief Executive Officer at Kawar Energy (an eco-friendly project development company). Mr. Zaghloul is a founding and board member of the EDAMA initiative and business association, Jordan’s blueprint for a green economy. The EDAMA Association formed as a private-sector partnership that seeks innovative solutions for energy and water independence. In addition, Mr. Zaghloul is also the Chairman of the Small-to-Medium Enterprise (SME) Innovation taskforce at EDAMA. He is also a founding member and ex-President of the Jordan Energy Chapter representing the Association of Energy Engineers in Jordan. At Kawar Energy, Mr. Zaghloul directly leads several projects in renewable energy, including Shams Ma’an, a 100-megawatt photovoltaic solar energy project in southern Jordan. Mr. Zaghloul is particularly interested in Shamsi, a community-scale distributed renewable energy project enticing households to become clean energy producers, while also making use of smart grid technologies and becoming energy efficient. Mr. Zaghloul holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of California, Irvine.