Engineer Essa Bin Hilal AL-Kuwari is the President of Qatar General Electricity & Water Corporation “KAHRAMAA”, a position he has been held since 2011. Eng. AL-Kuwari is a member and Secretariat General of Permanent Water Resources Committee of Qatar since 2012 and a member of Permanent National Emergency Committee in Qatar since the year 2008. In 2010, he has been appointed as Board member of the Gulf Cooperation Council Interconnection Authority (GCCIA) and representing Qatar in the Arab Governors Water Council since 2014 till now, member of Advisory Council of Faculty of Engineering and College of Business and Economy at Qatar University, Chairman of The Steering Committee of Texas A&M Qatar, Smart Grid Center since 2014 and member of the Steering Committee of Qatar Railways project (Al-Rail). In January 2013, Eng. AL-Kuwari was elected as the Chairman of Arab Union of Electricity till 2016 and re-elected for the same position for another 3 years, till 2018.
Previously Eng. AL-Kuwari served as KAHRAMAA’s Acting Managing Director from 2009 – 2011 in which he was responsible for corporation’s management and played vital role in the progress and expansion of its business and activities. In 2010-2011, he was appointed as Chairman of the Gulf Cooperation Council Interconnection Authority (GCCIA). From 2008 to 2010 he was elected as a Board Member of GCC Cigre. And from 2005 to 2010, he served as a Board Member of Qatari Diar Real Estate Investment Company, beside his membership of Qatar Petroleum Board of directors during the period 2012-2014.