Solar Qatar – Potential for Solar and Renewable Energy in Qatar

Presented by: Ben Figgis, Chevron Qatar Ltd, at Qatar Science and Technology Park

As External Affairs & Technology Advisor at Chevron Qatar Ltd, Ben is involved in developing research and demonstration programs that support Qatar’s use of solar power and energy efficiency.  The programs are part of Chevron’s Center for Sustainable Energy Efficiency and joint solar test facility at Qatar Science & Technology Park.

Before joining Chevron in 2009 Ben spent five years as the Marketing Manager of Qatar Science & Technology Park, fostering research partnerships with international companies.  Prior to that he worked for General Motors and other automotive firms in Australia and Asia.  Ben holds a Masters of Mechanical Engineering from Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology and a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from the University of Western Australia.