Bakulesh

Bakulesh Kanakia

Acting Vice President of Business Development, UAE

Bakulesh Kanakia joined Tabreed in July 2010 and is the company’s Acting Vice President – Business Development UAE. A professional utility business developer, he has more than nine years of experience in M&A and Greenfield/Brownfield development.

His career at Tabreed has involved various roles, first as a Corporate Finance Analyst, followed by Commercial Analyst and AVP of Business Development where he led development activities by coordinating and negotiating with all relevant stakeholders.

Prior to joining Tabreed, Bakulesh worked as a Financial Analyst with Schlumberger in Dubai and as an accountant for Inchcape Shipping Services, also in Dubai. He holds a CFA Charter from the CFA Institute, has an MBA in Finance from Manipal University in Dubai and a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Mumbai.