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In addition to an experienced management team, CDIL draws on the extensive technical expertise and local knowledge of its parent company CPCS. CPCS has a strong power sector practice focused on emerging markets, with deep experience in the markets in which CDIL is active. CDIL can draw on the local resources and knowledge from CPCS’ offices across Africa.

Managing Director, Development Managing Director, Technical

Nathaniel has an intimate knowledge of the renewable energy development sector in Africa, having been involved in the development and financing of over 400MW of renewable power projects across Africa. Nathaniel previously worked with numerous Africa-focused private equity and research groups in the energy and finance sectors. Nathaniel has an MA in International Affairs from Carleton University and an MBA from Cambridge University.

Amit is an engineer by training and has worked across the consulting, land development and renewable energy industries. Amit has over ten years’ experience in project management, design and construction experience and has been involved in the development of over 1GW of utility-scale projects in Africa, Asia and South America.
Arif Mohiuddin PETER KIERAN
CDIL Director / President & CEO, CPCS CDIL Director / Chairman, CPCS
Arif has led numerous PPP/privatisation transactions and projects in different infrastructure sectors such as Power, Rail, Ports and Inland Waterways, Roads/Bridges and Water Supply. He has been working with CPCS since 2001 and has an MBA from the Queen's School of Business, Kingston, Ontario. Peter is an engineer and Harvard MBA by training, he has twenty-five years of experience in management consulting in Canada and abroad. He was formerly the Vice President of a state owned corporation in Africa with 16,000 employees. He has been responsible for leading large multi-disciplinary teams for complex PPP transactions worth over US$22 billion.

CPCS Global Director - Power

Ahmer is a seasoned power sector engineer/executive with over 30 years working experience in power transmission and generation expansion planning, development of power plant projects, construction of power plants and operation management.  Ahmer is an experienced power plant General Manager/Managing Director with over 15 years of proven leadership in facility development, construction, system start-ups and operations management.