Dr. Amin Al Yaquob

Managing Partner, Al Yaquob Advisory

Dr. Amin Al Yaquob is the Managing Partner of Al Yaquob Advisory, a finance and strategy advisory office, and has served as an Advisor at the Ministry of Energy and collaborated with top consultancies on major energy initiatives. He has led the localization of renewable energy and drafted national policies on energy, hydrogen, and storage, in addition to managing a multi-billion dollar investment portfolio with international partners. His education includes an MBA and PhD from Japan along with executive programs at Oxford and MIT.


Wednesday 31 January 2024

Panel discussion 2 | Solar techs for the desert

In this session, we will discuss with industry experts and representatives of manufacturers the importance of choosing highly reliable products when operating in the Saudi market, as well as how to better procure these products.

Talking points:

  • Potential new factories in SA
  • Local content requirements
  • Next-generation product (tandem perovskite-silicon)
  • Competition of mainstream technologies PERC, TOPCon, xBC, HTJ
  • Localizing inverter production
  • Testing and certification

Speakers: Abdullah Zalam, Manager – PV Technology, ACWA Power | Leon Chuang, Global Marketing Director, Risen Energy | Theo Xin, Head of Product&Technology MENA, Trina Solar | Yasser Zaidan, Sr. Sales Manager - Middle East, Jinko Solar

Moderators: Emiliano Bellini, News Director, pv magazine | Dr. Amin Al Yaquob, Managing Partner, Al Yaquob Advisory