ABOUT 4TH SUSTAINABLE BUILDINGS AND RETROFITTECH ABU DHABI

Sustainability is a key aspect when it comes to the future of the MENA region, with most countries in the region having set up ambitious visions like UAE’s Net- Zero vision of 2050, Saudi National Vision 2030, Qatar National Vision 2030, Egypt Vision 2030. Furthermore, with UAE gearing up to host COP 28 there is a significant push from both private and governmental institutions towards sustainable projects in the region.

Sustainability is a key aspect when it comes to the future of the MENA region. UAE has always been the flag-bearer when it comes to initiatives around sustainability. The Building Retrofit Programme that was launched under the Abu Dhabi Demand Side Management and Energy Rationalisation Strategy 2030 to help reduce overall electricity consumption by 22 percent and water consumption by 32 percent in the emirate of Abu Dhabi by the year 2030. This has been a key driver for building owners in the capital to invest in retrofitting initiatives for their existing buildings.

2023 Advisors

CHAIRPERSON: Hassan Younes

Co - CEO & Founder GRFN
CHAIRPERSON: Hassan Younes

CHAIRPERSON: Omnia Halawani

Co - CEO & Founder GRFN
CHAIRPERSON: Omnia Halawani

Khalid Al Qubaisi

CEO Abu Dhabi Energy Services (ADES)
Khalid Al Qubaisi

Ahmed Al Najjar

Senior Market Assessment Specialist Al Ain Distribution Company
Ahmed Al Najjar

Deepthy K B

Regional Director, Market Development, GBCI MENA GBCI & USGBC
Deepthy K B

2023 Speakers

Khalid Al Qubaisi

Chief Executive Officer Abu Dhabi Energy Services (ADES)
Khalid Al Qubaisi

Suhaib Al Marzooqi

Head of Business Development Abu Dhabi Energy Services (ADES)
Suhaib Al Marzooqi

Ahmed Juma Ghanim Al Falasi

Energy Efficiency Sector Executive Directorate / Acting Department of Energy - Abu Dhabi
Ahmed Juma Ghanim Al Falasi

Alexander Alzamora

Head of Energy Efficiency ENGIE Solutions
Alexander Alzamora

Yamin Shihab

Vice President Colliers Project Leaders ME
Yamin Shihab

Tushant Suri

Head of Sustainability, Middle East Ramboll
Tushant Suri

Ahmed Labeeb Sharafeldin

Sustainability Energy Manager KEO Sustainability & Environmental Services
Ahmed Labeeb Sharafeldin

Nic Byczynski

Director of Sustainable Engineering AESG
Nic Byczynski

Andy Dean

Technical Director - Asset Transformation WSP Middle East
Andy Dean

Sami Awad Ibrahim

DSM Specialist - Electricity Commercial Government Abu Dhabi Distribution Co.
Sami Awad  Ibrahim

Ahmed Al Najjar

Senior Market Assessment Specialist Al Ain Distribution Company
Ahmed Al Najjar

Gayathri Udhay

Senior Sustainability & Net Zero Consultant MENA JLL
Gayathri Udhay

Henrique Pereira

Chief Executive Officer Taka Solutions
Henrique Pereira

Eng. Vazeer Husain

Chief Operating Officer Adeeb Group
Eng. Vazeer Husain

Kulvinder Singh

Director of Facilities/Asset Management New York University Abu Dhabi
Kulvinder Singh

Tariq Najjar

Demand-Side Management Engineer Al Ain Distribution Company
Tariq Najjar

Omnia Halawani

Co - CEO & Founder GRFN
Omnia Halawani

Hassan Younes

Co - CEO & Founder GRFN
Hassan Younes

Husam Atef Mustafa Hammadeen

Head of Assets Management Unit Emirates National School
Husam Atef Mustafa Hammadeen

Burak Ozsoylu

Vice President – Business Development & MARCOM Enova
Burak Ozsoylu

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