Omar Vajeth is currently a corporate relationship officer at the African Development bank. Previously he was the Head of the Project Advisory Unit and Senior Transaction Advisor at the Southern African Power Pool, a new unit created with the sole purpose of advancing regional projects in SADC. He was also Head of Power, Utilities and Infrastructure at Barclays Africa/Absa where he led the teams expansion into Africa and the approach to the South African Power market. After Barclays Africa Omar spent time working with international utilities and South African investors on coal baseload program. Prior to this he worked at Eskom where he was the capital investment manager for the Transmission group. He has also worked at the National Electricity Regulator and at Accenture. Omar holds MBA, law and B.Sc. Elec Eng degrees.