As the Chief Executive Officer of Malaysian Green Technology Corporation (GreenTech Malaysia), Ir. Ahmad Hadri Haris leads the organization under the purview of the Ministry of Energy, Green Technology and Water Malaysia, tasked with the responsibility to catalyse Green Technology deployment as Malaysia’s strategic engine for socio-economic growth.
Prior to his appointment at GreenTech Malaysia, he was the Senior Director of Public Affairs (Asia Pacific) for First Solar, a global leader in solar energy solutions. He also played an instrumental role in the formulation and development of national policies, including the National Green Technology Policy 2009, the National Renewable Energy Policy 2010, and the Renewable Energy Act 2011, when he was appointed as the Chief Technical Advisor to the Ministry of Energy, Green Technology and Water from 2004 to 2011.
Ahmad Hadri played a prominent role in introducing and formulating feed-in tariff (FiT) in Malaysia, as well as leading the United Nations Development Program-Global Environment Facility (UNDP-GEF)-supported solar building-integrated photovoltaics (BIPV) project, which was recognised by UNDP as one of the most successful energy projects implemented by the Malaysian Government.
A registered professional engineers with the Board of Engineers Malaysia, he is also acknowledged as Malaysia’s foremost expert in solar photovoltaic technology application. He started his career in 1997 at Tenaga Nasional Berhad after graduating with honours in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology in the United Kingdom.