Reyad Fezzani is the Chief Executive Officer of BP Solar, a global company that designs, manufactures and markets solar products for use in the residential, commercial and industrial sectors. In addition, he is Director and Chairman of Tata BP Solar, a 20-year old Indian joint venture. Before this role, Reyad was the Chief Executive Officer, BP Global Chemicals business Aromatics & Acetyls (A&A), based in Hong Kong, and previously was the Head of the Executive Office of the Group Chief Executive. Since joining BP in 1989, Reyad has held a number of senior operational and commercial roles across the BP Group. Reyad holds a Masters Degree in Chemical Engineering and Chemical Technology from Imperial College, London. He is a Chartered Engineer, and a Fellow of the Institute of Chemical Engineers, the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining, and also the Energy Institute. He also is a Board Director of the Bay Area Council in San Francisco, CA.
About BP Solar
BP, one of the world's largest integrated energy companies, is looking beyond traditional energy choices. To help conserve the earth's precious resources, BP is focusing on new, cleaner technologies - including solar.
With over 30 years of experience and installations in over 160 countries, BP Solar is one of the world's largest solar companies, with manufacturing facilities in the United States, Spain, India and China.
A key part of BP's Alternative Energy business, BP Solar is a global company with over 2,200 employees focused on harnessing the sun's energy to produce solar power for electricity. BP Solar designs, manufactures and markets solar electric systems for homeowners, businesses and governments.
BP Solar aims to provide the best quality products and services. Reliability and longevity are built into the company's world-class photovoltaic (PV) solar cells and modules, which undergo rigorous internal tests and external certifications to ensure peak performance and safety.
In fact, BP itself is one of the largest commercial users of solar energy in the world - the company uses BP Solar products at many of its own service stations, plants and offices. To date BP Solar's modules installed worldwide will offset more than 14 million metric tons of CO2 during their lifetime. That's the equivalent of planting more than five million acres of trees!