Tharun Thomas holds the position of Senior Commercial Manager at Engie Solutions Middle East, where he’s responsible for actively developing and managing Integrated Facility Management, Energy Performance Contracts and Smart Building Automation opportunities.
Thomas has 15+ years of experience in Industrial/Building Automation, Energy Efficiency, and Asset Management segments in the UAE and Gulf region. He has also developed extensive competencies in automation sales, energy efficiency program delivery, building customer relationships, developing, and selling consulting solutions and managing complex client engagements.
He has been directly involved in the completion of more than +200 energy audits and +50 energy performance contracts covering more than +2500 buildings (Commercial & Industrial), generating +20M USD annual savings for clients across all major sectors resulting in the reduction of +52,000 tons over six years in the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain.
He is also actively involved in team mentoring, development and thought leadership. He has been featured as a TEDX speaker and trainer at various industry events. He was voted ‘Next Generation Personality of the Year 2021 by Smart Built Environment Forum.
Thomas holds an Advanced Diploma in Operations Management Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical and Electronics (Hons).