Rami Ghandour joined Metito in 2004. Shortly thereafter, he set up Metito Utilities, the project development arm of the Group, providing complete water and wastewater outsourcing and partnership solutions to end-users. He has led the development of the first PPP projects in the sector in markets as diverse as Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Rwanda, Serbia, and Uzbekistan.
Rami also leads Metito’s endeavours into strategic partnerships, mergers, acquisitions, and equity investments and has diversified Metito’s shareholding to include the International Finance Corporation, member of the World Bank Group, and Japan’s Mitsubishi Corporation. Rami spearheads Metito’s industry-leading corporate social responsibility efforts, which included setting up the company’s alternative energy business.
Before joining Metito, Rami was a process engineer and project manager at Bechtel in London, and a management consultant with the Boston Consulting Group in New York. Rami has an MBA in Finance and Entrepreneurial Management from the Wharton School and an MEng, MA, and BA in Chemical Engineering from the University of Cambridge.
Tuesday 9th May, 16:00 – 17:30: New Rules for Desalination Finance