Assaad Razzouk

Chief Executive of Gurīn Energy and Host of the Angry Clean Energy Guy Podcast
Assaad Razzouk
  • Part of the global effort for digitizing and democratizing renewable energy
  • Creating positive sustainable development in underserved communities in Asia Pacific
  • Contributor on to Huffington Post, Forbes on clean energy and climate change

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Assaad W. Razzouk is the CEO of Energy, Gurīn the pan-Asia renewable energy business headquartered in Singapore. At Gurīn, Assaad leads a team of approximately 50 people across North Asia, South-East Asia and India, and focused on the development, ownership and operation of solar, wind and storage assets.

Assaad, a Lebanese-British clean energy entrepreneur, was formerly Chairman and CEO of Sindicatum Renewable Energy, the emerging market focused Asian clean energy developer. He has been a leader in the renewables and environment sector since 2004. He established and led several businesses in the carbon mitigation and renewable energy sectors, building and operating innovative and often first-of-their-kind clean energy and carbon abatement projects in India, South East Asia, North Asia and the United States.

Assaad was previously an investment banker at Nomura International in London and started his career at Price Waterhouse in New York City. His is currently a director of the Reneum Institute, a Singapore not-for-profit digitizing and democratizing renewable energy; a Board member of ClientEarth, the environmental charity using the power of the law to protect people and planet; an Advisory Board member of Eco-Business, the pan-Asia media organisation; a Board member of EB Impact, the Singaporean non-profit organisation focused on delivering training and programmes to Asia Pacific’s underserved communities; a member of the International Council of the National University of Singapore Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine; and host of The Angry Clean Energy Guy podcast.  

Assaad is a graduate of Syracuse University (summa cum laude) and holds an MBA from Columbia University in New York and a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Honoris Causa in Climate Change, Sustainable Development and International Cooperation from Teri University in India.

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