Line Bitar

Line has over 6 years extensive experience in financial service industry including project finance structuring, execution and divestiture in the infrastructure sector gained across Middle East, Africa and Asia. 

She has raised over USD 2.5bn from diverse set of commercial and development financial institutions for both renewable and desalination projects including:  

  • Tashkent and Samarkand 1400MW PV + 1500MWh BESS (Uzbekistan) 
  • DAO 150MW PV + BESS + ICE (South Africa) 
  • Khalladi 120MW Wind refinancing (Morocco) 

She was also involved in the divestment of 49% stake in a portfolio of PV and Wind assets with a combined capacity of 1,668MW with assets located in the UAE, South Africa, Jordan, Egypt and Morocco to China state-owned Silk Road Fund (SRF).  

Prior to joining ACWA Power, she worked with BNP Paribas Investment Bank, Dubai where she focused on M&A opportunities in Middle East and Africa.  

She holds a Master degree in Management and Msc in Corporate Finance from EDHEC Business School as well as a Master in Business Law from Université Pantheon La Sorbonne (Paris, France).