Tareq Khalifeh is the Managing Director for MASE, which he co-founded in 2013. He has led the company’s dramatic growth providing solar energy solutions in Jordan and the Middle East. He has been involved in over 100 MWp of installed or underway solar assets.
Khalifeh began his career with a consulting firm in London, later serving as development director for a leading Jordanian energy and infrastructure company where he led the development of Jordan’s first major solar IPP to be connected to the national grid, Arabia One 11.52 MWp.
In September 2016, Khalifeh was recognized by the Middle East Solar Industries Association (MESIA) as a Solar Pioneer, earning the highest category gold award.
He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering from Purdue University and a MSc Energy Trade & Finance from Cass Business School.
Ady Almadanat serves as Manager of MASE’s utility-scale operations & maintenance practice and is a principal member of the team.
Almadanat is responsible for the entire technical cycle associated with the operations and maintenance of solar PV assets of over 150 MWp in cumulative utility-scale capacity located across multiple jurisdictions. He manages a team of over 25 members and administers the interface with our O&M clients and key partners.
A graduate of the German Jordanian University (GJU), Almadanat holds a Bachelor’s degree in Renewable Energy Engineering. During his time at GJU, he attended the University of Applied Technical Sciences in Munich, Germany, focused on electrical and computer engineering.
Omar Baker is Lead Engineer of MASE’s O&M business, responsible for operating and maintaining the company’s solar projects under management. He is responsible for implementing the the full operations and maintenance cycle including oversight of the team’s junior O&M members and sub-contractors. Baker leads operations on multiple solar assets with a cumulative capacity exceeding 40 MW located across Jordan and UAE.
He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Hashemite University. Baker trained at Jordan’s National Electric Power Company, enhancing his competence of local grid and distribution practicalities.
Alaa Liddawi heads MASE’s commercial division and is responsible for accounting, budgeting, finance, procurement and operational enhancement activities, supporting the company’s solar activities in Jordan and the Middle East.
Liddawi joined MASE in October 2016 following a career with a micro-venture fund where he managed the establishment and commercial operation of 39 microbusinesses. His previous experience includes venture capital funding, tax optimization and financial reporting.
He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Commercial Law from the Hashemite University and a certificate in International Financial Reporting standards from The American Association for Investment and Financial Management (AAIFM) in Washington, DC.
Haya Shahatit is the MASE Operations Coordinator, involved in project development, from initial assessment to implementation and asset management for over 75 MWp of PV capacity to date. Additionally, she is responsible for coordinating workflows, improving efficiency, and ensuring that internal and external targets are met across the company’s teams.
Shahatit graduated to a formal position at MASE after excelling during her time as a MASE Summer Internship Program intern. She has extensive experience in team coordination, technical support, reporting and analysis.
Shahatit holds a Bachelor of Electrical Power & Energy Engineering degree from the Princess Sumaya University for Technology.
Waed Al Nahar
Waed Al Nahar is a Performance Engineer with MASE. She is responsible for operations analysis and performance engineering. Waed monitors and analyzes the performance of MASE’s operational assets and carries out tasks to identify operational trends and asset performance.
Waed joined MASE in March 2020, upon graduation from the German Jordanian University, where she completed her Bachelors of Science Degree in Renewable Energy Engineering.
Prior to joining MASE, Waed also completed an internship in renewable energy with a focus on solar PV with Projektgewinner GmbH in Cologne, Germany.
Ahmad Asad is a MASE O&M Engineer, responsible for planing, operations and maintenance tasks. He is involved in the routine operations and maintenance activities across multiple projects and actively oversees a team of technicians, operators and subcontractors. Asad is also involved in internal and external reporting and digitized workflows.
Asad joined MASE in February 2019 following three years of industry experience as an engineering manager and project engineer with a leading local solar PV firm.
He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering from the Hashemite University.
Raad Sharairah is a MASE O&M Engineer. As part of MASE‘s O&M Team, he is responsible for carrying out an array of operations and maintenance tasks including preventive, corrective and performance maintenance tasks on the company’s utility-scale solar PV asset porfolio, which comprises over 150 MWp of operational capacity.
Sharairah joined MASE in February 2019, upon completing an electrical engineering internship with Ubitricity in Berlin, Germany and a brief internship with with Jordan Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency Fund (JREEEF).
He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Renewable Energy Engineering from the German Jordanian University.