Paddy Padmanathan is the President and CEO of ACWA Power. He has been chosen as the utilities industry personality of the month for his achievement at ACWA Power over the past few years.

Early this year, ACWA power set the pace for the first ever concentrated solar plant (CSP) in Dubai following a ground-breaking ceremony for the $3.8bn project at the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum solar plant.