Mohammed Abdullah Al Mahrouqi serves as the Chairman of the Authority since the establishment of the Authority in September 2007. Before his appointment, he held several positions, which included the post of Chief Executive Officer of Electricity Holding Company and Chief Executive Officer of Oman Power and Water Procurement Company. Prior to that, he worked in various departments of Ministry of Finance and Economy and Ministry of National Economy. He holds a Master’s Degree in International Business Administration from the University of Bristol, U.K 1998 and Bachelor degree in Economics from King Saud University, KSA. During his professional career, he participated in a number of economic field and projects such as restructuring, regulation and privatization of the electricity and related water sector, privatization of the airports and regulation, and privatization of the telecommunication sector .