Mr. Alansari has had a long and successful career in the industry, starting as a Power Plant Engineer and working progressively through the ranks to achieve his current position as GPIC’s General Manager Manufacturing. He has also committed himself to extensive training and development throughout his working life in order to achieve these advancements, beginning with his initial training in Electrical Engineering, for which he obtained a BSc from Kuwait University, and consistently adding to his foundation of knowledge with multitudinal training courses to further develop his skills and expertise.
Mr. Alansari has undergone extensive training and development both in Bahrain and overseas, and through this commitment to continuous professional development, he has obtained the University of Virginia, Darden School of Economics Executive Management Programme Diploma and the Project Management Institute (PMI) Project Management Proficient (PMP) Certification.
Mr. Alansari began his career by working as a Power Plant Engineer for 6 years before joining GPIC at the end of 1990. After starting at GPIC, he has progressed his career steadily, beginning as a Shift Supervisor, before swiftly moving to Superintendent level. After this, Mr. Alansari moved to heading up all Plants Operation sections before being appointed as Plants Operation Coordinator reporting directly to the Plants Operation Manager. After 15 years of experience in the operation of GPIC plants, Mr. Al Ansari was appointed as Maintenance Manager in January 2005 and served in that position for two years. In January 2007, he was appointed as Technical Services Manager, then Plants Operation Manager four years later, before finally, in November 2011, being promoted to his current position as General Manager Manufacturing.
Mr. Alansari is the overall person responsible for the environmental performance of the company including its numerous environmental initiatives, and corporate social responsibility and sustainability programmes. He is also an active member of various important bodies and committees, currently holding the position of Chairman of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Electrical Interconnection Advisory and Regulatory Committee. In addition, Mr. Alansari is a member of the Strategic Advisory Team of the International Fertilizer Producers Association (IFA) Communications and Public Affairs Committee, and previously served in the Strategic Advisory Team of the Technical Committee of IFA for 12 years where he served as the Convenor of Energy Efficiency Benchmarking for 6 years and the Convenor of Conferences and Training for 6 years. Mr. Alansari is also a life member of the Bahrain Society of Engineers.