Carlos Cosín

Carlos Cosin, Almar Water Solutions

Carlos Cosín

Chief Executive Officer

Almar Water Solutions

Carlos Cosín is the Chief Executive Officer of Almar Water Solutions, part of Abdul Latif Jameel Energy a division of Abdul Latif Jameel, a collective of independent international, family-owned and diversified businesses, founded in 1945 by the late Abdul Latif Jameel.

Carlos leads the operations and development of Almar Water Solutions to drive its success and growth in the sector.

Mr. Cosín has 25 years of experience in the water industry, including the development of desalination, wastewater, and reuse projects around the world for both municipal and industrial sectors.  During this time, he closed agreements under both EPC (Engineering-Procurement-Construction) and BOT (Build-Operate-Transfer) models.

Mr. Cosín graduated in Agricultural Engineering from the Madrid Polytechnic University.  In addition to his prominent role as CEO of Almar Water Solutions, Carlos served as President of the International Desalination Association (IDA) 2019 to 2022.

Carlos Cosín also serves as President of the Center for Water & Climate Adaptation at IE University, advocating for programs that build future water industry professionals, recognizing that education is critical to address the challenges of sustainable water management and climate change.  Carlos speaks Spanish and English.

Founded in 1945, Abdul Latif Jameel is a private family-owned global investor and diversified business that celebrated its 75th Anniversary in 2020.  Abdul Latif Jameel works across major industry sectors aiming to positively shape the future of core industries driving the global economy.  These include Investments; Mobility; Financial Services; Energy & Environmental Services: Health, and a diversified range of other operations from consumer products and property development to professional services.

With corporate representation offices around the globe, the business has an operational presence in more than 35 countries on six continents and employs more than 11,000 people of over 65 nationalities.