KUALA LUMPUR: Sustainable Energy Development Authority (Seda) Malaysia has appointed Ahmad Zairin Ismail as its new chairman, effective May 15.
In a statement yesterday, Seda said it is confident that Ahmad Zairin will be able to spearhead the country’s sustainable energy agenda in the country and achieve the target to increase the share of renewable energy (RE) in the national installed capacity mix to 31% by 2025 and 40% by 2035.“Seda looks forward to Ahmad Zairin’s leadership to further drive the sustainable energy agenda to greater heights.
“His extensive industry background and profound expertise in the energy sector are highly pertinent qualities that bring significant value to Seda,” it said, adding that Ahmad Zairin has more than 20 years of experience in the energy industry.
He joined the Malaysia Energy Centre, a non-profit organisation under the Ministry of Energy Malaysia in 1999 to drive various national initiatives in energy efficiency and RE in the country.
Previously, he had served as chief operating officer/senior vice-president of the Malaysian Green Technology Corp. —Bernama