Vice President, Middle East & Africa, Zero Mass Water
Vahid Fotuhi is Vice President, Middle East and Africa for Zero Mass Water, a disruptive US solar-powered water tech company. He brings more than 20 years of experience in the power and renewable energy industry from Africa, Middle East and Central Asia. His background covers every aspect of the renewables value chain, including strategy, origination, project development, financing, construction and asset management. Before joining Zero Mass Water, Vahid was Managing Director of Access Power, a leading developer, owner and operator of renewable energy assets in Africa and Central Asia where he focused on deal origination. During his six years at Access Power he originated, developed and helped finance (both equity and debt) greenfield solar and wind power projects in 12 emerging markets, delivering over $600m worth of clean energy assets in partnership with EBRD, CDC, Proparco, FMO, and Total.