As Senior Vice President, Baha is responsible for overseeing the Sales, Marketing and the growth of the product portfolio for both the Aero Engines and Industrial Turbine businesses.
Prior to joining Sanad Aerotech Baha worked on several projects, holding various technical, commercial and operational positions in gas turbine repair and overhaul. He began his career setting up repair shops for Pratt & Whitney PT6 and RR Adour engines in the UAE, before moving on to Rolls-Royce Canada where he held several technical positions, rising to Director of Quality Control.
As a manager in the industrial business in Gulf Aircraft Maintenance Company (GAMCO), Baha helped in setting up the Rolls-Royce Avon repair and overhaul facility, thus establishing an industrial gas turbine repair and overhaul business in the UAE that included a joint venture with GE Power & Water (Heavy Industrial Turbines); a strategic alliance with Siemens (Industrial Trent Engine) which later culminated in being a 10-year contract, component repair joint venture with Liburdi engineering (Aero-Derivatives); and the establishment of Turbine Services & Solution in 2010 as a wholly-owned subsidiary of Mubadala Development Company.
Baha holds an Aeronautical Engineering degree from Air Service Training, Perth, Scotland and has been licensed by the UK Civil Aviation Authority as an A&C-licensed Aircraft Engineer since 1981. .