Vice President Global Hydrogen Development
Tarik Hamane is Vice President Global Hydrogen Development & General Manager North Africa Subsidiaries at TOTAL EREN.
Before he was Managing Director Head of Development and Member of the Executive Committee at Masen, in charge of developing Masen’s projects and activities in Morocco and abroad (mainly in Africa). He was also in charge of the transfer of renewable projects and assets (42 Hydro, Wind and Solar power assets with a total capacity of 3200MW and nearly 400 employees) from ONEE to Masen.
Mr Hamane has more than 17 years of managerial experience in leading the development of large scale infrastructure and power generation projects, including IPPs, PPPs and EPC projects, for different technologies (Renewables “Wind, Solar and Hydro” and Thermal “Clean Coal and Gas”) in Morocco and Africa. He has also been in charge of developing and securing the ancillary power infrastructure (Port and Storage) as well as land acquisition.
He has been directly managing key projects (a total of nearly 4000MW) which include landmark ventures that served as a guiding platform for a wider implementation of energy projects in Morocco: The 850MW Integrated Wind Project, the 1400MW Safi Clean Coal Fired Power Plant, the 301MW Tarfaya wind farm, the 150MW Taza wind farm, the Morocco Gas to Power Project, the 700MW Jorf Lasfar Clean Coal Fired Power Plant (Units 5&6), the extension of the Jorf Lasfar Port and the development of Safi Port.
Before, he was Power Generation Assets Manager at ONEE (including Mohammedia Coal Fired Power Plant) and Head of ONEE Gas Turbine Division. He was in charge of the operation and maintenance of ONEE’s Gas Turbine fleet (1320MW). He has established Morocco’s first Long Term O&M Contracts with GE for Mohammedia and Kenitra plants (6x100MW) and managed the Retrofitting of ONEE’s Gas Turbine fleet (700MW).
Before joining ONEE, Tarik was Head of the Electricity, Water and Waste Water Dispatching Integrated System at LYDEC Casablanca (Suez Group). Before that, he served as an R&D Engineer at CNRS (French National Center for Scientific Research) and at CERN (European Organization for Nuclear Research) in Geneva.
Mr Hamane has a dual engineering education in Electrical Engineering and Automation from Ecole Centrale-Supelec Paris and INSA Lyon (Engineering diploma) France. He has also an MBA degree from Ecole des Ponts et Chaussées Paris and a Specialized Master’s degree in Industrial IT Systems from Ecole Centrale and INSA Lyon, France.
He has Moroccan and French Nationalities.