Sander Trestain is a founding partner and Chief Operating Officer at Enviromena Power Systems. He has over ten years’ experience in construction, commercial contract negotiation, project management and contract tendering, and directed the construction of over 176 MW of solar PV in 9 countries including the UAE, Qatar, Kuwait, Mauritania, Oman, Jordan, Morocco and Germany.
Mr. Trestain graduated Mechanical Engineering & Management (’03) at McMaster University in Canada, and was awarded “Engineer of the Year” at the Construction Week MEP Awards and “Solar Pioneer” by the Middle East Solar Industry Association.
Mr. Trestain is an avid promoter of renewable energy and solar photovoltaics, regularly speaking at industry conferences and events, appearing on regional radio programs and in print media. He was a founding member of the Emirates Solar Industry Association (now MESIA) and held the position of Marketing Director in 2011.