Hani Balfass

Technical / Business development leader - Gulf Renewable Energy Laboratory

Eng. Hani Balfass is a technical consultant for PV, Solar Energy, Electrical and Electronic devices. Now, he is working at GRL /GCC Electrical Testing Laboratory (GCCLab) Company at Renewable Energy Department as a technical and business developer for electrical and solar energy. He started his career as a testing operator then operation manager before eventually becoming a lab manager of an accredited ISO/IEC 17025 PV testing laboratory at KACST, Riyadh. He contributed for testing and monitoring of some technical specifications of Saudi Arabia PV standards which is SASO IEC 61215:2016. As well as, He contributed technically and at management level of KACST National PV Standard Regulation.

Currently, he contributes on Saudi PV standards developing project that is executed by King Abdullah City for Atomic and Renewable Energy (KACARE) and GCCLab with Underwriters Laboratory (UL) collaboration. He is a certified Auditor / Lead
Auditor for IRCA QMS ISO 9001:2015.

Eng. Hani holds B.S (Honor) of Electrical Power Engineering from Tenaga National University (UNITEN) in Malaysia and M.D of PV and Solar Energy Engineering from University of New South Wales (UNSW) in Sydney, Australia.