Company: International Power
Position: Senior business developer
Biography: Alex Katon is senior business developer at UK-based International Power, having joined the company in 2006.
Based in Abu Dhabi, Katon is currently working as the lead developer for the Bizerte independent power project (IPP) in Tunisia and the Safi IPP project in Morocco. He was previously lead developer for the AES Oasis portfolio acquisition and the Mmamabula power project in South Africa.
Before this, Katon was business development director for Africa at Globeleq, a firm he helped establish with the power assets of its parent, the UK-based CDC Group.
Previously, Katon worked for CDC’s private equity team as general manager of the Zambia Venture Capital Fund in Lusaka making loan and equity investments for CDC in West and East Africa.
He is a qualified chartered accountant, with a degree in economics and accountancy from Newcastle University in the UK.
Contact: (+971) 2 627 7500
Company website: www.iprplc-gdfsuez.com