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About RetrofitTech MENA Summit & Awards

Following the growing retrofit market in the region and the success of the 4th Annual RetrofitTech UAE Summit & Awards 2018, we are proud to announce that the 5th annual is growing even more and will identify project opportunities across the MENA region.

The upcoming conference, now called  5th Annual RetrofitTech MENA Summit is endorsed and supported by Etihad ESCO and TAQATI and will highlight latest technologies utilized in the UAE, Morocco, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Kuwait and other countries in achieving energy and water efficiency savings, give an insight on the progress of implemented programs in the region and provide an update on recent retrofitting strategies across MENA.

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Excellent Opportunities for the Sustainable and Energy Efficiency Industry:

Did you know?
  • 30% improvement in efficiency of energy use is Dubai’s target for 2030
  • 4,000 buildings including federal hospitals, schools, mosques and administrative buildings will be retrofitted as part of the Ministry of Energy federal buildings retrofitting program
  • Dh30B to be spent by Dubai to retrofit 30,000 buildings
  • $4.4 million/year is the reduction of energy costs after the eco-friendly makeover that The Empire State Building recently received
  • 28% of cost savings can be achieved through retrofitting according to the international energy agency
  • $20 million worth of contracts have been signed by several government-backed entities in Dubai to make environmental improvements to their real estate portfolios
  • 70% of energy produced in the country are from buildings use according to Dubai Municipality
  • 29% of energy consumed by buildings can be reduced at little or no cost

 

Top Reasons To Attend

 
  • Network with government, developers, consultants, financiers, BOAs, FMs, ESCOs, green technology providers and legal firms
  • Discover new opportunities in Dubai’s retrofit market
  • Learn about latest projects, updates, and financing strategies as well as new technologies
  • Gain competitive advantage in Dubai’s retrofit market by showcasing your solution to buyers
  • Participate in discussions on new technologies, techniques and processes to reduce electricity and water consumption

 

2020 Advisory Board

  • Ali Al-Jassim

    CEO
    Etihad ESCO

  • Graeme Sims

    Executive Director
    Regulatory Supervisory Bureau

  • Stephane Le Gentil

    CEO
    Clean Energy Business Council

  • Aref Abou Zaher

    Chief Executive Officer
    ARK Energy

  • Eng. Afra Alowais

    Chief Efficienology Officer
    Sharjah Electricity & Water Authority

  • Anne Le Guennec

    CEO
    Enova

  • Hassan Younes

    Technical Director
    Griffin Consultants

  • Sandrine Le Biavant

    Director, Consultancy
    Farnek

  • Andrea Di Gregorio

    Director, Energy Efficiency & Renewables Administration
    RAK Municipality

  • Azmi Aboul-Hoda

    Publicity Chair
    ASHRAE Falcon Chapter

  • Eng. Majid Babdoon

    Energy Engineer, Roads Department
    Ministry of Infrastructure Development

  • Joyce Honeine

    Senior Program Manager, Awareness & Capacity Building
    TAQATI

  • Charles Blaschke

    Managing Director
    Taka Solutions

2020 Speakers

  • Ali Al-Jassim

    Chief Executive Officer
    Etihad ESCO

  • Afra Alowais

    Chief Efficienology Officer
    Sharjah Electricity & Water Authority

  • Andrea Di Gregorio

    Director, Energy Efficiency and Renewables Administration
    RAK Municipality

  • Aisha Mohamed Abdullah Al Abdooli

    Director of Green Development & Environment Affairs Department
    Ministry of Climate Change and Environment

  • Graeme Sims

    Executive Director
    Regulatory & Supervisory Bureau

  • Denis Tanguay

    Chief Executive Director
    Efficiency Valuation Organization (EVO)

  • Erika Honnay

    Director
    Kalista - Belgium

  • Christopher Seymour

    Managing Director Middle East
    Mott MacDonald

  • Dr. Guido Van Tartwijk

    Chief Executive Officer
    HELIATEK GMBH, Germany

  • Suhar Inamdar

    Head of Technical Support and Planning
    Wasl Properties

  • Thomas Bosse


    Dubai Carbon Center of Excellence

  • Said Mouline

    Director General
    Moroccan Agency for Energy Efficiency

  • Tolga Candan

    Head of Energy Optimisation & Retrofit
    Grundfos Denmark

  • Deepthy K B

    Regional Director Middle East
    Green Business Certification Inc.

  • Shadi Al-Kadi

    Director, Program Management
    TAQATI Dubai Energy Efficiency Program

  • Fadi Al Faris

    Business Director
    Quantum Eurostar

  • Sandrine Le Biavant

    Director, Consultancy
    Farnek

  • Hassan Younes

    Technical Director
    Griffin Consultants

  • Eng. Majid Abuabdoun

    Energy Engineer, Roads Department
    Ministry of Infrastructure Development

  • Eng. Tariq Husam Hasan Najar

    Energy Engineer
    Islamic Affairs & Charitable Activities Department

  • Azmi Aboul-Hoda

    Publicity Chair
    ASHRAE Falcon Chapter

  • Rajmohan Govindarajan

    Manager - Building Systems & Solutions
    Armstrong Fluid Technology, UAE

  • Alexander van 't Riet

    Chief Executive Officer
    Mai Dubai

  • David Dunn

    Lighting Consultant
    Abu Dhabi Municipality

  • Stephane Le Gentil

    Head of Energy Efficiency
    ENGIE

  • Phillipa Grant

    Division Manager, Energy and Sustainable Development
    AESG

  • Francesco Lozupone

    Project Manager Lead Lighting Designer
    Sylvania Lighting

  • George Brill

    Founder and CEO
    Talisen International

  • Markus Strohmeier

    Senior Executive VP - Building Technologies, ME
    Siemens

  • Ioannis Spanos

    Regional Manager – Building Services Sustainability and Environmental Services Division
    KEO International Consultants

  • Simon Gowland

    Building Performance Consultant & Managing Director
    BPMG Partners

  • Nerissa Deoraj

    Director Technical and Regulatory Affairs
    Eurovent Middle East

  • Jason John

    Technical Engineer
    Emirates Green Building Council

  • Majd Fayyad

    Technical Manager
    Emirates Green Building Council

  • Pradeep Singh

    Assistant Director for Business Development
    Etihad ESCO

  • Jagath Gunawardena

    Senior Manager , Projects and Building Development
    Dubai Chambers

  • Elie Matar

    Head of Electricity
    RSB Dubai

  • Nilesh Deshpande

    Sustainability Manager- Infrastructure
    KEO International Consultants

  • Michael Boyle

    Sustainability Associate
    AESG

  • Sasikumar Chandresekharan

    Director of Engineering,
    Address Hotels & Resorts -Cluster

  • Harshal Ahire

    Engineer, International Business Development
    HMX

  • Durgesh Vernam

    Divisional Manager, Sustainability & Services
    Al Yousuf Engineering

  • Amin El Najjar

    Operations Director
    Enova

  • Ismail Mohammed Al Marzooqi

    Chief Executive Officer
    South Energy and Duserve Facilities Management

  • Philipose Jacob

    Regional General Manager – Gulf
    Honeywell

  • Francisco Ramalheira

    Director – Business Development and Marketing
    Enova

  • Rashid Al Noori

    Chairman
    Sylvania Lighting

  • Stefano Martini

    Managing Director
    Quantum Eurostar

  • Fatih Simsek

    Marketing Manager – Middle East

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