Navneet Kasbekar

Chief Executive Officer

Since April 2015 he is the Chief Executive Officer of Al Sawadi Power Company SAOG.

He was the Chief Executive Officer of Al Kamil Power Company SAOG (AKPC), a 285MW gas-fired power generation company, from Jan 2006. The Plant is fully contracted for 15 years with a PPA expiring in April 2017. AKPC is GDF Suez’s subsidiary and is also listed on Muscat Securities Market. AKPC has an excellent generation and HSE record and has well remunerated its shareholders with respectable dividends since its COD.

He joined AKPC in January 2001 as Finance Director and was actively associated in the setting up of the power project and installing systems and procedures in the organisation. He was promoted as CEO in the year 2006 in recognition of his managerial capabilities and achievements.

Preetam Saraf

Chief Financial Officer
Member of Institute of Chartered Accountants, India and holds Postgraduate diploma(equivalent to MBA) in Finance and a Bachelor degree in Commerce. Mr Saraf has more than 21 years of professional working experience; including 12 years in power sector. He started his career with Indian Oil where he spent 6 years. Before joining Al Suwadi Power Company, he was working with Tata Power, the largest integrated power utility in India. He worked in Tata Power in various capacities including site finance head of their power plants, Coal mines, and lastly as Head Subsidiaries Finance and Performance analysis group.


Chief Technical Officer

Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Bangalore University. Associate Member of the Institution of Engineers – India.

Mr. Kumar joined Al Suwadi Power in March 2011. He has been working in Oman for over seven years. He started at Kharafi National as Country Manager and then joined W.J Towell, where he worked for six years as Manager – Projects, handling the O&M of power and water related projects. Before coming to Oman, Mr. Kumar worked with Reliance Energy in India as Deputy Manager - Operations. He started his career with Chambal Fertilizers - India in 1995. Over these last 19 years, Mr. Kumar has gained multi-functional experience in the field of business development, engineering, operations and maintenance in power, desalination and utilities in India and the Middle East.