Fanar began his career in 2006 with Dow Chemical Company, serving in various business operations roles. He later transitioned to Olin to establishing the first Hydrocarbons, Energy and Brine Mining Commercial team. Prior to joining EIAP, Fanar was the Business Leader for the Hydrogen and Cell Services at Olin. He was responsible for standing up the hydrogen value center and leading the global business strategy and commercialization efforts, and evaluating various projects related to green hydrogen infrastructure and low-carbon hydrogen derivatives such as liquid hydrogen, renewable natural gas (RNG), e-methanol and ammonia. Olin currently has the largest installed alkaline water electrolyzer capacity in the world.
Fanar holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemical Engineering from South Dakota Mines, South Dakota, and an Executive MBA from Rice University, Texas.