ENGIE, a global leader in low-carbon energy and services, is pleased to announce the appointment of Tomaz Guadagnin as Managing Director, Flexible Generation & Retail, and Country Manager, GCC & Pakistan. Tomaz will succeed Frédéric Claux, who will be relocated to ENGIE’s headquarters in Paris and take on a new role as Chief Business Transformation Officer in the Flexible Generation & Retail division.
Tomaz brings nearly two decades of expertise in hydropower and thermal power generation, as well as thermal and reverse osmosis desalination technologies, to his new role as Managing Director of Flexible Generation & Retail for Africa, Middle East & Asia and Country Manager for the GCC & Pakistan at ENGIE.
Based in Dubai, Tomaz has a rich history with ENGIE, previously managing assets and O&M for the company’s power and desalination fleet in Bahrain, UAE, Oman, Kuwait, and Qatar. His career has seen him excel in various operational, technical, and leadership roles across Brazil, Thailand, and Oman. Tomaz also serves as a board member for several power and water assets in the GCC, contributing his deep industry knowledge and insights to further ENGIE’s mission in the region.
Tomaz’s appointment comes at a pivotal time as ENGIE continues to solidify its presence and drive the energy transition in the Africa, Middle East & Asia region. His profound expertise and proven leadership in managing complex operations across various countries will undoubtedly fortify ENGIE’s strategic initiatives in Flexible Generation & Retail. His commitment to operational excellence, innovative leadership, as well as Health, Safety, and Environment (HS&E) is set to not only enhance ENGIE’s operational capabilities but also fortify its position as a leader in the low-carbon energy sector.