Bart Boesmans

UNDER THE PATRONAGE OF H.H. SHEIKH KHALED BIN MOHAMED BIN ZAYED AL NAHYAN

تحت رعاية سمو الشيخ خالد بن محمد بن زايد آل نهيان

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Bart Boesmans

CTO

ACWA Power

Bart Boesmans is Chief Technology Officer at ACWA Power. He has more than 25 years of experience in various roles in the energy business. Amongst others he has been Managing Director of Belgian research center LABORELEC and Deputy Managing Director of ENGIE’s Global Business Line Renewables. Bart Boesmans holds a Ph.D in mechanical engineering from K.U.Leuven and is a visiting professor at the same university.

Professional Experience

  • Chief Technology Officer, ACWA Power, 2021-now
  • Deputy Managing Director Renewables Global Business Line;
    ENGIE, 2019-2020
  • COO and Head of Strategy, Technology and Business Performance  
    ENGIE Business Unit Africa, 2016-2019
  • SVP Operations and SVP Benelux, Germany and Eastern Europe
    GDF SUEZ Energy Europe, Renewable Energy  (RES) 2014-2015
  • Visiting Professor, K.U.Leuven, 2014-now
  • Deputy Director Research & Innovation, GDFSUEZ, 2013-2014
  • Managing Director , LABORELEC, 2008-2014
  • Deputy Director Energy and Industrial Solutions Department and Product Director ‘Gas’, Tractebel Engineering, 2007-2008
  • Director Key Accounts & Strategy,Tractebel Engineering, 2006-2007
  • Manager Renewable Energy and Power Plant Development Department,
  • Project Manager Renewable Energy – Tractebel Engineering 1999-2004
  • Project Developer Renewable Energy – Electrabel 1997-1999
  • Technical Expert, Tractebel Engineering - Nuclear Department,  1995-1997
  • Researcher, K.U.Leuven – Dept. Mechanical Engineering, 1988-1994

Academic Training

1987: Master in Electrical and Mechanical Engineering, K.U.Leuven, Specialty : Mechanical Engineering / Energy Conversion

1994: Ph.D in Mechanical Engineering, K.U.Leuven