Peter Kafatia

Employment History

Since 2012, Peter Kafatia worked as a Mechanical Engineer at NiSource in Northwest Indiana, USA, where he held various engineering roles (Reliability Engineering Intern, Station Engineer Level 1 & 2, and Station Environmental Engineer Level 2).  Mr Kafatia then joined a boutique engineering consulting firm in Malawi, for which he served as Operations Manager and Project Manager.

Main Focuses

Mr Kafatia is primarily a specialist in the heavy industry and energy sector.  He has extensive experience in the management of operation and maintenance as well as investment projects, especially for coal-fired power plants and in heavy industry.  In addition, Mr Kafatia has been involved in a variety of quality assurance and quality control projects and has participated—both as a client and as a consultant—in various bidding processes.  Mr Kafatia holds a Green Belt in Lean Six Sigma from Indiana University Northwest.  He is also familiar with occupational health and safety.

Educational & Academic Background

Peter Kafatia studied mechanical engineering at Purdue University, Indiana and graduated there with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (BSME).  He is currently studying for a Master in Business Administration (MBA) at the Munich campus of Wittenborg University of Applied Sciences.

Core Functional Expertise