Technical Committee

Technical Committee Structure & Objectives

1.1. Scope of the TC

The scope of the Technical Committee of GCC-CIGRE covers all the domains impacting the development, operation and performance of electric power systems, including technical, economical and environmental aspects as well as electricity market and regulation issues within the GCC.

1.2. Mission of the TC

The mission of the TC is:
o To define the main directions of the technical activities of GCC-CIGRE.
o To direct and co-ordinate the activities of the GCC Study Committees.
o To define the technical program of GCC Power Conferences.
o To propose Conferences subjects.
o To promote the participation of the Study Committees in Regional Meetings.
o To provide guidance concerning co-operation with other Organisations.
o To report and make recommendations to the GCC CIGRE Board of Directors.

1.3. Main goals of the TC

The main goals of the TC are:
o To maintain the relevance and technical excellence of the activities of GCC-CIGRE.
o To ensure that said activities of GCC-CIGRE remain closely related to the ongoing requirements of the Electric Power Industry without sacrificing an open minded view of the future.
o To maintain the leading position held by GCC – CIGRE in its “traditional” fields.
o To establish a leading position for GCC-CIGRE in “new” fields this will be identified as a result of organising of its technical activities.

1.4. Composition of the TC

The Technical Committee is composed by:
o Three members representing the GCC CIGRE Board of Directors, elected for a period of two years. One of them will be named as The TC Chairman.
o The Chairmen of the Eight Study Committees, elected for a period of six years.
o The Secretary General.
o The TC Secretary, chosen by the TC Chairman.

Current TC

  • HE / Eng. Ahmed Ali Al-Ebrahim

    TC Chairman and Representing the GCC CIGRE Board

    Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
    GCC Interconnection Authority
    Email: ebrahim@cigre-gcc.org
    Tel: (+966) 13 821-4200 , Fax: (+966) 13 821-1766 , PO Box 3894 – Dammam 31481

    Kingdom of Saudi Arabia


  • HE / Eng. Kamel Abdul Samad Al Shehabi

    Representing the GCC CIGRE Board

    Director, Central Stores
    Electricity & Water Authority, Bahrain
    Email: kamel@cigre-gcc.org
    Tel: (+973) 1799 5500, Fax: (+973) 1770 1542 , P.O. Box. 833, Manama

    Kingdom of Bahrain


  • HE / Eng. Mohammed A. Al Muaili

    Representing the GCC CIGRE Board

    Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
    GCC ELAB
    Email: mmuaili@cigre-gcc.org
    Tel: (+966) 13 868 9800 , Fax: (+966) 13 868 9801, PO Box 39558 – Khobar – 31942

    Kingdom of Saudi Arabia


  • HE / Eng. Abdul Aziz Al Hammadi

    Secretary General of GCC CIGRE

    Manager Conservation & Energy Efficiency, Conservation & Energy Eff Dept
    Qatar General Electricity & Water Corporation ”KAHRAMAA”
    Email: aziz@cigre-gcc.org
    Tel: (+974) 4484 5332 / 4484 6877 , Fax: (+974) 4484 6870 , P.O.Box: 41, Doha

    State of Qatar


  • HE / Eng. Mutlaq Naif Al- Otaibi

    Chairman of Study Committee No. 1

    Email: mutlaq@cigre-gcc.org

    State of Kuwait


  • Eng. Ahmed Abdullah Al Rahbi

    Chairman of Study Committee No. 2

    Manager, Asset Performance Management Department
    Oman Electricity Transmission Company
    Email: rahbi@cigre-gcc.org
    Tel: +968 2 428 3047, Fax: +968 2 230 9046, P.O.Box: 1389, P.C:132, Al Khoud

    Sultanate of Oman


  • Eng. Riyadh Al Umair

    Chairman of Study Committee No. 3

    Manager, System Operation & Control-East Department
    Saudi Electricity Company
    Email: riyadh@cigre-gcc.org
    Tel: +966 5 0580 3740

    Kingdom of Saudi Arabia


  • Eng. AbdulAziz Ahmed A. Z. Al-Mahmoud

    Chairman of Study Committee No. 4

    Manager, Electricity System Control
    Qatar General Electricity & Water Corporation ”KAHRAMAA”
    Email: mahmoud@cigre-gcc.org
    Tel: +974 4484 5857 / +974 4462 8622, Fax: +974 4465 4485, P.O. Box 41, Doha

    State of Qatar


  • HE / Dr. Salem Al-Harthi

    Chairman of Study Committee No. 5

    Projects Director
    TRANSCO
    Email: salem@cigre-gcc.org
    Tel: (+971) 2 416 4500 , P.O. Box 173, Abu Dhabi

    United Arab Emirates


  • Eng. Bander Ahmed Allaf

    Chairman of Study Committee No. 6

    Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
    Khaled Juffali Energy and Utilities
    Email: bander@cigre-gcc.org
    Tel: +966 12 667 2222(1838), Fax: +966 12 550 5508, P.O.Box: 8583 Jeddah 21492

    Kingdom of Saudi Arabia


  • HE / Eng. Mohamed Al-Shaikh

    Chairman of Study Committee No. 7

    GCC Interconnection Authority
    PO Box 3894 – Dammam 31481
    Email: shaikh@cigre-gcc.org

    Kingdom of Saudi Arabia


  • Dr. Mohammad Al-Hamad

    Chairman of Study Committee No. 8

    GCC Interconnection Authority
    PO Box 3894 – Dammam 31481
    Email: hamad@cigre-gcc.org

    Kingdom of Saudi Arabia


  • Eng. Hashim Al-Zahrani

    Secretary of Technical Committee GCC CIGRE

    Operations Manager GCC Interconnection Authority
    Tel: +966 13 821-4370, Fax: +966 13 821-1766, PO Box 3894 – Dammam 31481
    Email: hashim@cigre-gcc.org

    Kingdom of Saudi Arabia


Donor Members

Oman Electricity Transmission Co.

Eng. Thani Bin Mohammed Al Khusaibi

Oman

Ministry of Energy Electricity & Water UAE

Eng. Fatima Al Shamsi

United Arab Emirates

Oman Cables Industry

Mr. Mahdi Abdelkhalek

Oman

GCC Interconnection Authority (GCCIA)

Eng. Ahmed Ali Al Ebrahim

Saudi Arabia

Energoprojekt Entel Ltd

Mr. Momcilo Mrvic

Qatar

Collective Members

Al Ahleia Switchgear Co.

Kuwait

Bahra cables Company

Saudi Arabia

Mazoon Electricity Company

Oman

Al-Gihaz CO. LTD

Saudi Arabia