Denis King, P.E.
Mr. Denis King has extensive domestic and international experience in the utility and independent power industry utilizing a variety of technologies. He has extensive experience advising governments and private clients on the development of private power plants and negotiating project agreements with a special emphasis on Power Purchase Agreements and EPC contacts. His experience includes work on all project phases from site feasibility studies and selection, supporting development, and leading project teams through construction and commercial operation. In addition, he has experience with all coal, gas, and oil-fired power technologies including supercritical boilers, circulating fluidized bed, combined cycle and reciprocating engines. Finally, Mr. King has significant experience in contract implementation, construction oversight and coordination, claims negotiation, startup and testing oversight, O&M oversight. Mr. King has earned a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, from the University of Maryland, a Master of Science in Engineering (Nuclear), from The Catholic University of America, a Master of Business Administration from Golden Gate University, and a Diploma in International Commercial Arbitration, from the University of London.
E. Worth Edwards, P.E.
Mr. Edwards is Senior Project Manager and Manager of Construction with over 30 years of project and construction management experience. Mr. Edwards has implemented over $8 billion of international infrastructure projects in a variety of positions ranging from field engineer and site construction manager to project manager. Earlier in his career, Mr. Edwards served as Construction Manager for the Bechtel Corporation where he was responsible for all of Bechtel Eastern Power’s domestic and international power station engineering and construction management assignments. Mr. Edwards has a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Oklahoma, an MBA from Golden Gate University and has taken Construction and Project Management courses at Stanford University.
Martin T. Tormey, P.E.
In a career that spans over 40 years, Mr. Tormey has broad experience in energy projects worldwide. His experience includes technical and management roles in Project management, international competitive bidding (ICB), IPP project structuring, engineering, design, EPC turnkey contracts, feasibility studies, owner’s and banker’s engineer due diligence reviews, and commercial/technical evaluations for a wide range of technologies. Mr. Tormey has served as Chief Mechanical Engineer and Technical Director for K&M responsible for management and technical direction of the engineering division. Earlier in his career, Mr. Tormey served as Chief Mechanical Engineer for Stone & Webster Engineering Corporation where he was responsible for managing technical, consulting, and administrative activities, including technical adequacy, quality, and timely performance of the Mechanical Engineering Division. Mr. Tormey has a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Cornell University and an M.S. in Engineering Management from Northeastern University.
Ronald F. Tipton
Ronald F. Tipton is a Senior Project Manager with over 30 years of experience in the design, development, and construction of power generation projects, specializing as an engineer in Instrumentation and Controls (I&C) systems. He has worked on over 3,000 MW of thermal power projects in Latin America, the Middle East, and Asia. Mr. Tipton’s technical expertise covers a range of power generation technologies, including oil-fired steam generation, combined cycle systems, gas turbines, and nuclear reactors. He is experienced in IPP, PPP, and EPC contracting structures and procurement processes, and he has developed a global business prospective through working with public and private clients and multilateral financial institutions around the world. Before joining K&M in 1991, he worked for NKF Engineering, Inc. as a Technical Support Instrumentation and Controls Engineer & Project Manager; Advanced Technology, Inc. as Engineering Manager and Training Specialist; Ingalls Shipbuilding, Incorporated, as an Electrical Engineer Support Specialist; and for the United States Navy as a Nuclear Trained Electronics Expert and Reactor Operator. Mr. Tipton holds a B.S. in Business Management from the University of Maryland, a B.S. in Engineering from the University of the State of New York, an M.S. in Managerial Leadership from the National-Louis University, and a Ph.D. in International Business from Capella University.
Maimoon Al Najar
Mr. Al Najar is a civil engineer with 27 years of project experience and particular expertise in simple and combined-cycle natural gas-fired power plants. His experience with Civil engineering includes the planning, design, construction and maintenance of structures making up the built environment. Also, He has substantial experience in power projects in Jordan, serving as a member of the K&M team performing on-site Owner’s Engineer services for SEPCO for the Samra Phase III Add-On and Samra Phase IV Fast Track projects. He also has extensive experience working on gas-fired power plants in Iraq, providing him with excellent first-hand engineering experience with gas-fired thermal generating systems under environmental conditions in the region. Mr. Al Najar has organized and managed project teams, developed project management procedures, and supervised implementation work. He is experienced in conducting Owner’s Engineer work, including preparing progress plans, technical supervision and change order approvals, operational monitoring through start up and commission, and report preparation.
Mr. Al Najar is based out of our Jordan office.