Sustainability is at the heart of the Middle East and North Africa region’s future; With inspiring visions such as the Saudi National Vision 2030, Qatar National Vision 2030, Egypt Vision 2030 and the UAE Net Zero 2050, alongside the fact that the UAE will be hosting the prestigious COP 28 in 2023, there is significant governmental support and investment in sustainable projects.

The Retrofit Tech series of events are the most prominent platform for the key players in the Energy Efficiency, Sustainability and Retrofitting sectors in the MENA region, with regional events taking place in Riyadh, Abu Dhabi and Doha. The events culminate in the Annual Retrofit Tech MENA Summit and Awards, bringing together the top stakeholders across the region, to share ideas, learn from industry best-practices, and see the most innovative technologies that can help the region’s ambitious sustainability goals.

The 8th Edition of the Retrofit Tech MENA Summit and Awards is taking place on 14 - 15 February 2023 in Dubai. The Retrofit Tech Awards take place alongside the prestigious summit, to highlight the best projects, initiatives and innovators the industry has to offer.

2022 Speakers

Faisal Al Raisi

Acting Chief Executive Officer Etihad ESCO
Faisal Al Raisi

Faisal Rashid

Senior Director - Demand Side Management Dubai Supreme Council of Energy
Faisal  Rashid

Andrea Di Gregorio

Executive Director, Energy Efficiency and Renewables Office (Reem) Ras Al Khaimah Municipality
Andrea  Di Gregorio

Ramiz Hamdan Alaileh

Sustainability and Energy Efficiency Director Abu Dhabi Department of Energy
Ramiz Hamdan  Alaileh

Graeme Sims

Executive Director RSB Dubai
Graeme  Sims

Said Mouline

Director General AMEE - Moroccan Agency for Energy Efficiency
Said  Mouline

Habiba Hassan Sultan Al Mar’ashi

Co-founder and Chairperson Emirates Environmental Group (EEG)
Habiba Hassan Sultan  Al Mar’ashi

Majid Ideisian

Project Manager - Financial Sustainability and Investment Department UAE Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure
Majid  Ideisian

Shaikha Ahmad AlShaikh

Head of Planning & Design of Drainage Systems Dubai Municipality
Shaikha Ahmad  AlShaikh

Khaled Bushnaq

Vice Chairman Emirates Green Building Council
Khaled  Bushnaq

Pradeep Singh

Assistant Director for Business Development Etihad ESCO
Pradeep  Singh

Mohamed Soussan

Group General Manager Ayla Hotels and Resorts
Mohamed Soussan

Hassan Younes

Co-CEO and Founder GRFN
Hassan Younes

Nathan Hones

Chief Operating Officer and Partner Carter Associates
Nathan Hones

Francisco Ramalheira

SVP Business Development & Marketing Enova
Francisco Ramalheira

Dr. Samir Thabet

Corporate Sustainability Manager Consolidated Contractors Company
Dr. Samir  Thabet

Ahmed Samir Elbermbali

Managing Director Clean Energy Business Council (CEBC) MENA
Ahmed Samir  Elbermbali

Jagath Gunawardena

Senior Manager Projects & Building Development Dubai Chamber of Commerce & Industry
Jagath Gunawardena

Dr. Pablo Izquierdo

Energy Efficiency Manager - Energy Efficiency and Renewables Office (Reem) Ras Al Khaimah Municipality
Dr. Pablo  Izquierdo

Divyesh Dave

Director of Engineering Ajman Hotel Managed by Blazon Hotels
Divyesh Dave

Dr. Ioannis Spanos

Director of Sustainability KEO International Consultants
Dr. Ioannis  Spanos

Saadat Hussain

Strategic Accounts Manager – Middle East & Africa Trane
Saadat  Hussain

Rajmohan Govindarajan

Manager – Building Systems & Solutions Armstrong Fluid Technology
Rajmohan Govindarajan

Ali Almulla

Senior Infrastructure Manager Dubai Community Management
Ali  Almulla

Mays Kayed

Sustainability Manager Royal Development Company
Mays  Kayed

Asif Zahid

Sales Director LEDVANCE
Asif  Zahid

Henry Jeha

VP Business Development, Energy & Asset Performance Siemens
Henry  Jeha


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