Karl is a Vice President of FVB Energy Inc (FVB) and is in charge of FVB’s US operations. His contribution to district energy projects is mainly at the implementation stage, including financing, operations and business planning advisory.Karl has 40 years’ professional experience, all related to energy, including technical and economic consulting, electric, natural gas, water and district energy utilities. During the last 20 years he has been involved specifically with district energy utility implementation. Karl previously held the positions of Chief Executive Officer, Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer for the National Central Cooling Company known as Tabreed. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Carnegie-Mellon University and a Masters of Business Administration from Metropolitan State University. He is a registered professional engineer in Pennsylvania, Minnesota, Texas. He is a former Director of International District Energy Association (IDEA) and has received the IDEA’s Presidential Award and Leadership Award.