Sustainability and Energy Efficiency Director - Abu Dhabi Department of Energy
Ramiz Hamdan Alaileh is the Sustainability and Energy Efficiency Director at the Abu Dhabi Department of Energy. He is responsible for driving policies, regulatory frameworks, and strategies to enable demand side management implementation and improve end-use efficiency for energy and water as well as enabling sustainability initiatives including alternative energy sources, electrification of transport, and energy-storage systems.
Previously, Ramiz was the Head of Powerwise at the Regulation & Supervision Bureau and earlier to that he was the Manager of Power Applications at the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority. His experience spans more than 15 years in the power utility sector operations, regulations and policy making.
Ramiz holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering (magna cum laude) from the American University of Sharjah-UAE, and a Master of Science degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology-USA. He is a member of the Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers (IEEE), the Associated of Energy Engineers (AEE), and a founding member of the Academy of Regulatory Professionals.