Francois Dao has been working in Middle East and Africa for the last 20 years
in the utilities sector with large international groups like Suez, Acciona
and Schneider Electric.

Francois is today in charge of EDF Renewables portfolio in Middle East
and Africa totalling over 4,000 MW of solar and wind energies. With teams
present in United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Morocco, South Africa
and France, his responsibilities range from business development through
construction, operation & maintenance and assets management.

He has an extensive experience in power generation and distribution, water
treatment as well as seawater desalination. He holds a Master’s degree
in electrical engineering from Ecole Supérieure d’Electricité, France.