Advisory Board Members

Pradeep Singh

Assistant Director for Business Development - Etihad ESCO

Hassan Younes,

Co-CEO - and Founder, GRFN

Hassan Younes is the Co - CEO & Founder of grfn, a multi-disciplinary consultancy  and has over 15 years of extensive experience in the fields of Energy Efficiency, Design, Sustainability, and Project Execution and Management. Hassan has been involved in many high-end projects in the MENA region encompassing MEP designs, energy efficiency, commissioning management , sustainability and measurement and verification for new and existing buildings in the MENA region. He also was involved in energy and sustainability policy studies for many governmental entities in the GCC.  
He is a trainer for the ASHRAE Global Training Centre.  He is a trainer for the Association of energy engineers’ Certified Energy Manager ( CEM) course,  Energy Valuation Organization’s Certified Measurement Verification Professional (CMVP) course and the facilitator for the Emirates Green Building Council Building Retrofit Program. He is an appointed Consultant for ASHRAE 62.1 Standard and is a member of the training committee for the CMVP course. 
He is also the current ASHRAE Falcon Chapter president and on the technical committee and was the Vice Chair of CIBSE Regional Chapter. Hassan holds all the ASHRAE certifications. 

Rachid Hamida

Member of the Board - Clean Energy Business Council (CEBC) MENA

Rachid joined Enova in 2017 to lead the Technology & Performance department, which gathers the Energy, Hubgrade, Renewable Energy, and Asset Management functions under one umbrella. As part of Enova’s overall growth strategy, this department drives the company’s technology vision through digital transformation and leadership. 
Rachid previously worked for Veolia’s Tools & Methods department in France. Over the past 20 years, his career has seen him lead several projects focused on aligning digital strategy with business and commercial goals in France, the UK, North America, Eastern Europe, and Africa.

Sayeeduddin Mohammed

Assistant Vice President, Energy Management - ALDAR Properties

Sayeeduddin Mohammed is currently working as Assistant Vice President – Energy Management at Aldar Properties PJSC with responsibility for energy management projects across all Aldar properties.

Prior to joining Aldar, Sayeeduddin Mohammed worked in Facilities and Energy Management at several companies, including Enova Facilities Management, HNS and GECO. Notable is his seven years as Manager - Contracts for Enova Facilities Management.

Sayeeduddin Mohammed has recently completed his MBA from Edinburgh Business School / Heriott Watt University from 2019 – 2021, and also holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, and a Certified Energy Manager.

Nathan Hones

Chief Operating Officer and Partner - Carter Associates

Nathan is a project manager, development director & Partner at Carter Associates, a project consultancy and project management firm in Dubai.  Carter Associates works with asset owners and operators to identify opportunities for increasing efficiencies and revenue and decreasing costs and then project manage the implementation of those agreed strategies.  They have a specific expertise in hotel refurbishments, feasibility studies and capital development plans and have introduced a number of ESCOs into their projects.

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