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 Representatives of GCC in CIGRE SC's.
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
    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 & Study Committee Member - C2

    Kingdom of Bahrain

  • HE / Eng. Mohammed A. Al Muaili

    Representing the GCC CIGRE Board & Study Committee Member - D1

    Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
    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”
    Tel: (+974) 4484 5332 / 4484 6877 , Fax: (+974) 4484 6870 , P.O.Box: 41, Doha

    State of Qatar

  • Dr. Mohammad Al-Hamad

    Secretary of Technical Committee GCC CIGRE

    GCC Interconnection Authority
    PO Box 3894 – Dammam 31481

    Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

  • Eng. Hashim Al-Zahrani

    Study Committee Member - A1

    Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

  • Eng. Tarik AL ABRI

    Study Committee Member - A2

    Sultanate of Oman

  • Eng. Mohamed Al-Shaikh

    Study Committee Member - A3

    Kingdom of Bahrain

  • Eng. Aqeel Mohamed AL AWADY

    Study Committee Member - B1

    United Arab Emirates

  • Eng. Fahad AL-ZAHRANI

    Study Committee Member - B2

    Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

  • Eng. Abdul Rahman Ahli

    Study Committee Member - B3

    United Arab Emirates

  • Eng. Abdullah Al Ghamdi

    Study Committee Member - B4

    Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

  • Eng. Haifaa Almteiri

    Study Committee Member - B5

    United Arab Emirates

  • Dr. Abeer ALMAIMOUNI

    Study Committee Member - C1

    State of Kuwait

  • Eng. Sana AL-GHAREEB

    Study Committee Member - C3

    State of Kuwait

  • Eng. Ahmed S. Al-Zahrani

    Study Committee Member - C4

    Kingdom of Saudi Arabia


    Study Committee Member - C5

    Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

  • Eng. Abdulaziz ALSHAFAI

    Study Committee Member - C6

    State of Qatar


    Study Committee Member - D2

    Kingdom of Saudi Arabia


    Study Committee Member - D2

    Sultanate of Oman

Donor Members

Energoprojekt Entel Ltd


ACWA Power

Saudi Arabia

Oman Electricity Transmission Co.


Collective Members

Midal Cables Company Limited


Riyadh Cables Group of Companies

Saudi Arabia

IMCO Engineering and Construction Co W.L.L



Saudi Arabia

Intelligent Devices and Systems

United Arab Emirates

Bahra cables Company

Saudi Arabia

Al Ahleia Switchgear Co.