Dr. Fareed graduated at King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals (KFUPM) with a BSc degree in Applied Mechanical Engineering and master Degree in Business Administration, also enrolled for PhD Program in University of Science in Malaysia. In a career spanning more than 25 years in the Power and Desalination Sector, he has worked in the Saudi Electricity Company (SEC) and Saline Water Conversion Corporation (SWCC) before assuming his present position as the President of National Power Company (NPC) since 2003. Dr. Fareed is a Board Member in National Power Company (NPC), Jubail Energy Company (JEC) and Industrial Gases Company (IGC), also as a technical advisor for Al-Zamil Group Holding Company. Dr. Fareed is an active of various social activities, both national and international, Executive Director for Al Basar International Foundation (the World Health Organization programs for Blindness prevention in Asia and Africa), Board member for Isra University in Pakistan and Al-Ihsan University in Bangladesh, and Board member for Makkah Ophthalmology College in Sudan. Other conferences Kingdom Trigeneration Summit 2nd Annual Global IWPP Summit 3rd Edition Power and Desalination Summit Smart Grids Smart Meters