Head, Group Business Development, IGE
Bhaskar Kannan is an accomplished engineer with over 20 years of experience. He has worked for IGE since 2013 and is responsible for business development across IGE Group. Mr. Kannan’s areas of expertise include business development, conducting feasibility studies, owner’s engineering, project management, project structuring, competitive bidding strategies, financial modeling, and project financing. An infrastructure specialist, particularly in power, Mr. Kannan has held senior management positions in utilities, power developers, and engineering and consultancy companies throughout his career. Prior to working with IGE, Mr. Kannan worked on the development of medium and large greenfield and brownfield power projects and was involved in a number of M&A deals in many parts of the world including Asia, Middle East and Africa.
A native of Malaysia, Mr. Kannan holds a first class honors degree in Mechanical Engineering from Imperial College, United Kingdom, as well as a Masters in Business Administration with a concentration in finance from University Malaya, Malaysia. He is also an Associate of the City and Guilds Institute of London, a corporate member of the Institution of Engineers, Malaysia and is a registered Professional Engineer in Malaysia.