Harry Istepanian
Senior Advisor, Kuwait’s Ministry of Electricity and Water
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Harry a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and Chartered Engineer (C.Eng.). He is specialized mainly in power and water industry in consultancy environment with more than 30 years of experience in power engineering mainly transmission and distribution, gas turbines, CCGTs, renewable energy and water desalination projects. During the last 30 years, he spent primarily working on major projects in developing countries and post-conflict states including SE Asia and MENA regions for international engineering firms on reconstruction programs including Fichtner, WSP Parsons Brinckerhoff, AECOM, Power Engineers and others. 

Harry holds BSc, MSc in Engineering and MEMgt from University of Auckland, New Zealand. His research interests are electricity reform in developing countries especially in post conflict states, energy economics and policies.

Harry is currently the IWPP Adviser for the Ministry of Electricity and Water in Kuwait. He is currently involved in several PPP power and water projects. He is a senior fellow of Iraq Energy Institute.