James Shepherd

Chief Executive Officer


James Shepherd has more than 29 years of experience in the power generation industry. He started his career with Genko BV, a subsidiary of Aggreko in Holland, in 1991 as an apprentice. He then become a site engineer and, then, a Commissioning Engineer. After a few years, he was promoted to Central Operations Manager, where he took responsibility of vital functions, including service and maintenance, fleet and logistics, commissioning and project management. In 2005, he became the Area Director for the Middle East Aggreko, which paved the way for his succeeding promotions to Managing Director for Southern and Western Asia, and Managing Director for Southern and Eastern Africa. In 2014, he became the Managing Director for the whole of Africa, managing the company’s operations in all 54 countries with four managing directors as direct report. In 2019, James joined Altaaqa Global as CEO, where he is leading the company's journey towards being a global total energy services provider.
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