Carlos Cosín is the CEO of Almar Water Solutions and leads the strategic management and development to implement its vision and drive its success in the sector. Through 20 years of experience in the industry, he has developed desalination, wastewater and reuse projects around the globe for both municipal and industrial sectors. During this time he has closed agreements under both EPC (Engineering-Procurement-Construction) and BOT (Build-Operate-Transfer) models across five continents. Some of his most significant achievements include the development of the first BOT model water project in West Africa and winning the Water Company of the Year award in 2015.
Born in Madrid, Spain, Carlos graduated in Agricultural Engineering from the Madrid Polytechnic University, and he is President of the International Desalination Association (IDA). He was previously a member of the European Innovation Partnership on Water (EIP Water) Steering Group, between 2013 and 2016.