Our Speakers

Gain knowledge from industry experts

The CEBC has gathered a skilled, diverse and knowledgeable range of speakers for our Annual Event. With a wide range of experience, impressive career credentials and enthusiasm for the sector, our speakers will provide an engaging opportunity for our guests to learn and develop their own knowledge and skills.

If you visit one event this year focusing on renewables in the MENA region in 2018, it should be ours. 

Meet Our Speakers

H.E. Dr. Nasser Saidi

Chair, CEBC Board

Dr. Hassan Qasem

General Manager, Alternative Energy Projects Co. (AEPCo)

Dr. Amro Elshurafa

Research Fellow, King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center (KAPSARC)

Dr. Rabia Ferroukhi

Director of Knowledge, Policy and Finance Centre

Graeme Sims

Executive Director, Dubai’s Electricity and Water Regulator (RSB)

Mrs. Habiba Al Mar’ashi

Co-founder and Chairperson, Emirates Environmental Group

Dr. Raed Bkayrat

Managing Director, CEBC

Eng. Faisal Rashid

Director, Dubai Supreme Council of Energy

Mhairi Main Garcia

Vice Chair, CEBC and Partner, Dentons

Andrea Di Gregorio

Director of the Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Office, Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah

Stephan Gobert

Senior Strategy Manager, ENGIE

Alex Rousses

Partner, Dentons

Anita Nouri

CEO / Business Development Director Green Energy Solutions & Sustainability LLC

Clare Back

Legal Director at AMEA Power

David Ramos

Senior Manager in Corporate Sustainability, HSBC Bank MENAT

Dr. Boutheina Tlili

Associate Professor, Rochester Institute of Technology Dubai

Dr. Ghassan Al-Nimry

Director, Eco-Structures International

Hind Ahmed Almutawa

Director, Productivity & Demand Side Management Dept. CIO of Innovation

Huda Shaka

Associate Director, Arup

Keith Gardner

CEO, Eshara Water

Sanjeev Kumar

CEO, eSunScope

Samer Alawiye

CEO, GreenParking

Stephane le Gentil

Head of Energy Efficiency, ENGIE MESCAT

Tasneem Bakri

Operations Coordinator, Alpin Limited

Vahid Fotuhi

Vice President for Business Development MEA, Zero Mass Water

Mihaela Nina

Founder and CEO, Concerto TIC

Meriem Bellizim

Business Development Senior Manager, ACWA Power

Mustapha Aanzi

Energy Operations Manager, Johnson Controls

Peter Smith

Managing Director, Head of Strategy, Policy and Risk, Dubai Financial Services Authority

Carmen Vidal

Chief Procurement Officer, ENGIE Middle East South & Central Asia and Turkey

Ridah Sabouni

MENA Managing Director, Energetics

Les Graham

Adviser to the Chairman, Abu Dhabi Department of Energy

Dr. Nabih Bedewi

Managing Director, Global EEE

Elen Cross

Head of Legal, NOMAC

Christopher M. Cantelmi

Principal, IFC – International Finance Corporation

Stefanie Schachtschabel

Founder & Managing Director, Globally Connected Companies

Steve Severance

Head, Program Management and Marketing, Masdar City

Melanie Noronha

Senior editor, The Economist Intelligence Unit

Alia Ali Busamra

Group Chief Sustainability Officer, Emirates National Oil Company

Amit Kotecha

Head of Commercial, Dubai Carbon Centre of Excellence

Iwan Walters

Partner Corporate, Clean Energy and Sustainability, Eversheds Sutherland

Gauri Jauhar

Executive Director, Integrated Solutions | Energy, IHS Markit

Ahmed S. Nada

Vice President and Region Executive for the Middle East region at First Solar

Mariam Al Jenaibi

Founder & CEO of Organic Guild

Simran Chowdhry

Co-founder & CEO of BluePhin