Supreme Advisory Board

Anne Le Guennec

CEO - Enova

 Anne Le Guennec leads Enova, a joint-venture created in 2002 between Majid Al Futtaim Ventures and Veolia, providing building energy and facility management services for a wide portfolio of public and private clients.
Anne joined Veolia in 1998 and over a career spanning 18 years, has gained considerable experience in all facets of business development, technical and operational management.
Starting her career in France, Anne headed a team in charge of waste management contracts with municipalities and industries. She was then appointed as Project Director for EPC projects. In 2008, she became the Technical Director for Water, Wastewater and Electricity activities at Veolia in Morocco.
Anne was in charge of Veolia’s Business Development in the Middle East prior to her appointment as CEO of Enova in April 2016.


Sandrine Le Biavant

Director, Consultancy - Farnek

Sandrine Le Biavant is the Director Consultancy of FARNEK, the Swiss UAE-based renowned Facilities Management company. Lead Auditor for Energy Management Systems and Green Globe consultant, Sandrine is an experienced hotelier and FM consultant also specialized in carbon management processes and GRI sustainability reporting.
Managing a team of engineers and consultants in energy, water, waste, CO2 and social responsibility management advising more than 100 hotels, hotel chains, owning companies and tourist boards in MENA, but also implementing energy management for FARNEK managed facilities (residential, commercial, malls), Sandrine is a passionate consultant. Her specialty is to empower owners and managers of facilities in implementing long term innovative solutions to improve guest experience, operational / managerial performance and profits at the same time.


Azmi Aboul-Hoda

Publicity Chair - ASHRAE Falcon Chapter

Azmi Aboul‐Hoda is a Publicity Chair for ASHRAE Falcon Chapter. Azmi has 20 years of experience in the built environment field in international and multinational companies, his expertise covers various responsibilities in energy, sustainability, design, engineering, execution, testing, commissioning, and maintenance. During his tenure, Azmi was involved in many audits, surveys, and retrofits to enhance existing buildings’ performance, indoor environmental quality, energy optimization, etc. Azmi was part of the senior management for the electrical and mechanical systems’ works in various projects in Dubai Airport, including the prestigious Dubai International Terminal III / Concourse II Project (1.6 Billion Dirhams). Azmi is an active committee member of the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air‐Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) Falcon Chapter. He is also a committee member of the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE), UAE Chapter.


Charles Blaschke

Managing Director - Taka Solutions

Charles Blaschke is the Founder and CEO of Dubai based smart energy efficiency provider, Taka Solutions. He started the company in 2012 after working in the automotive, mining, industrial, and technology consulting industries with four years of building engineering experience since moving from Dubai in 2008. Charles and the company specialize in fully-financed, paid-from-savings Energy Performance Contracting efficiency projects. The goal is to help reduce 20% of the world's energy consumption using technology, finance, and engineering, applying IoT, energy modeling, energy monitoring, asset management and BIM.

Asif Mugloo

Head of Sustainability - Al Futtaim Retail

Asif Mugloo is the Head of Sustainability at Al Futtaim Retail, a diverse vertical of Al Futtaim that brings brands like IKEA, Marks & Spencer, ACE to Middle East and South East Asia. Utility consumption is a major part of their sustainability strategy and Asif has been responsible for managing retrofits to bring down operational costs for a selection of stores in their portfolio. Before taking on his current role, he was leading partnerships for World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) consulting corporates in the region to further advance their sustainability agenda. Asif holds a Master’s degree from Oxford Brookes University specializing in International Management.

Mohammed Hajjar

Founder & Business Transformation Thought-Leader - PURSŪ Consulting

Founder of PURSŪ Consulting, a management consulting firm specializing in Business Transformation and Breakthrough ideas to commercialize innovation.

For over 25 years, he helped public and private organizations solve complex problems and transform into dynamic and forward looking entities. Mohammed has worked in the US, Canada and the Middle East where he helped international and local clients attain their strategic objectives.

He also advises CEOs and political Leaders, on strategy and policy matters aimed at improving the effectiveness of their organizations and impact of their social programs.

Mohammed has is author of the book “the art of designing a new business”.

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