Hussein Matar joined AMEA in 2016, focused primarily on identifying and screening power generation (conventional and renewable) opportunities in MENA and Sub-Sahara Africa.
He has over 15 years’ experience ranging from consulting, strategic planning, business development and project execution.
He worked for Deloitte in London for five years as an energy consultant and then joined Hess in their strategic planning division before leaving for the UAE in 2007. In the UAE, he worked for Abu Dhabi Basic Industries Corporation (ADBIC) within the corporate strategy and business development division.
Just prior to joining AMEA, he worked at AlNowais Investments, focused primarily on the Oil and Gas (upstream & oilfield services), Infrastructure and Power sector. His role within the group also included identifying, screening and developing projects within the midstream and downstream sector.
He holds a Bachelors and Masters degree in Petroleum Engineering from Imperial College London and Masters in Energy Studies from Dundee University Scotland.