Company: Access Power
Designation: Executive Chairman
Country of residence: Lebanon
You might have seen the name Reda El Chaar in the news lately, as the executive chairman of Access Power has been working tirelessly to realise the potential of renewable energy across Africa and Asia. The Dubai-based company is a leading developer, owner and operator of wind and solar power plants, and has a portfolio of renewable energy projects with a total capacity of more than 1,400MW (megawatts) at various stages of development. El Chaar has been involved in more than 7,400MW of power projects in emerging markets, many of which have been landmark power plants. He is passionate about bringing renewable energy projects into new, unsaturated markets, and also actively promotes and supports local entrepreneurs, socio-economic development and human capacity building through Access Foundation and the Access Co-development Facility.