Taqa appoints Steven L. Phillips as General Counsel

December 28, 2010 10:12 am

Steven will be assuming the General Counsel role for Taqa’s worldwide corporate activities and will oversee the legal departments of the Company’s operational subsidiaries. He will be based in Taqa’s corporate headquarters in Abu Dhabi, UAE.

H.E. Abdulla Saif Al Nuaimi, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Taqa, said: “Steven has played an important role for us since joining in 2007 and I look forward to welcoming him to our corporate headquarters in Abu Dhabi where his global energy experience will be extremely valuable in his new role of group General Counsel.”

Prior to this new role, Steven was General Counsel for Taqa New World, Inc. in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Steven previously worked for CMS Enterprises Company in Asia and North America from May 1996 through to the acquisition by Taqa of a significant portion of CMS Enterprises’ international power generation assets in 2007.

His principal role at CMS Enterprises Company was the acquisition, development, financing and disposition of energy infrastructure companies and assets, across North America, Asia, North Africa and the Middle East.

Steven also worked for Morrison and Foerster LLP, from October 1981 to April 1996, joining as an associate following graduation from University California, Hastings College of the Law, and moving up to the role of partner. Steven is a Member of the California State Bar Association.