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Speakers

Abdullah Mohsen Alnimri

Advisor to H.E. the Minister for Building Technologies and Real Estate Development Company, Ministry of Housing

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

  • Strategy: experienced in charting and articulating strategies for governmental, semi-governmental and private entities.
  • Real Estate and Awqaf ( Endowments ) : Solid experience in real estate and Awqaf developing and financing with an exposure on hospitality, housing, commercial, agricultural, and land development projects. Competent knowledge in identifying and evaluating investments, negotiating deals and legal documentation.
  • Corporate Banking: an experienced Corporate Banker possessing a diploma in commercial banking. Strong knowledge and experience in credit analysis. Sound analytical skills, ability to analyze financial statements in order to assess credit risks.
  • Investment Banking: Competent knowledge in investment product with a proven experience in the Asset Management industry and sharia’a complaint saving programs. Knowledgeable of Saudi regulations which govern the investment and banking industry.
  • Private Equity: Demonstrable success in sourcing private equity deals in Saudi Arabia with full responsibility of the origination and execution process, utilizing a well-developed network of contacts throughout the GCC.

Maen Nimrawi

Senior Commissioning Engineer, KEO International Consultants

During his work experience in the Middle East, Al Nimrawi managed and led over 70 projects related to energy management, energy efficiency, green buildings and commissioning in the region. Licensed in multiple states across the U.S. and is a Certified Energy Manager (CEM®) as well as a Leadership in Environmental and Energy Design Accredited Professional (LEED AP).

Maen Al-Nimrawi is now Projects Manager within The sustainability division of KEO Int.  Consultants; leading the sustainability/commissioning projects in the Gulf region by aligning the commissioning process to the best international standards and practices in this domain. Maen have facilitated a remarkable business growth since he joined the firm as part of his responsibilities for the business development of a specialized and top notch services in the market, represented in energy efficiency and management services and monitoring based commissioning as part of the digitization and internet of things (IoT); in lieu of developing business plans along with the tools, competencies and resources for executing and delivering such services in the region.

Maen represented KEO as a Chairman and Speaker in different conferences, forums and exhibitions within the region. In addition to effective participation through articles and extracts in different ruptured engineering magazines.

Before that Al-Nimrawi was managing the Energy Management Bureau at Schneider Electric, Saudi Arabia. In this role, he led the energy bureau team toward achieving of key business goals and sustainability initiatives, both locally and worldwide. The energy bureau – considered as a starting business - within 2 years generated a revenue of 2 million Saudi Riyals represented in energy management services along with over 20 million Saudi Riyals represented in energy management solutions.    

As part of the Schneider Electric corporate sustainability milestones; Maen have led the achievement of certifying Schneider Electric headquarter in Riyadh as the first ISO50001:2011 energy management system certified private building in the kingdom; in order to demonstrate the energy management services as a viable business model in the Saudi market along with marketing Schneider Electric Solution and competencies in this filed.

Prior to joining Schneider, Al-Nimrawi gained experience in performance contracting domain as Senior Energy Efficiency Auditor and LEED Project Manager at Energy Management Services International. He was instrumental in aligning benchmarks of electrical designs to international coding standards. He also researched, implemented and commissioned energy conservation projects, measures and strategies.

Christian Schraft

Global Group CEO, Feilo Sylvania, Hungary

Hassan Younes

Director, Griffin Consulting

Hassan is an ASHRAE Distinguished Lecturer, a certified trainer by the Association of Energy Engineers for the CEM course, an appointed Consultant for the ASHRAE 62.1 Standard and the recipient of the prestigious Energy Professional of the Year 2015 for the Middle East region by the AEE in Orlando, Florida.

He also facilitates the Building Retrofit program in Dubai organized by the Emirates Green Building Council in collaboration with Masdar and the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy.

Hassan is on the Boards of Governors of the local and regional chapters of ASHRAE and CIBSE, the internationally-adopted standardizing authorities based in the USA and UK respectively. In those capacities, Hassan works to promote the advancement and improvement of the regional construction industry by collaborating with industry professionals, academia, and governmental entities. He is currently the Chairman of the Industry Advisory Panel of the Herriot Watt Architectural and Engineering Program.

With extensive experience in engineering systems design, analysis and consulting and a passionate objective of raising the industry and sustainability standards in the region, Younes entered a partnership to establish Griffin Consultants where he is responsible for all technical and developmental aspects of the firm. Throughout his career, he was involved in the design of multiple high-end developments including retail, residential, commercial, and hospitality projects some of which are iconic in the Emirate of Dubai like The Beach (JBR) and City Walk. Hassan led and completed multiple energy audits with private and governmental entities and provided consultancy on various governmental energy efficiency programs.

Azmi Aboul Hoda

Publicity Chair, ASHRAE Falcom Chapter

Fawaz Alharbi

Head of Master Planning & Project Development, Jeddah Economic Company - Kingdom Tower

Fawaz is an emerging planning professional with over 17 years of practical experience, his main focus areas include Design, Planning, Infrastructure, Leadership and Management roles. He was initially trained as an Architect and later as an Urban Planner, and has worked in both public and private sectors.

Now he works for one of the leading Urban Development companies in the region, Jeddah Economic Company. He joined the company back in 2012, responsible for the Master Plan of Jeddah Economic City. During this period Fawaz utilized his diverse experience and skills in current international best practice design and planning trends for optimal professional output.
His key role in the company is to manage the planning and design aspects of the development, including, Smart City Program, Market Studies, Traffic and Environmental Impact Studies and all the related aspects of the design and engineering progress of the development.
The development is envisioned as a world class modern landmark in the region, located at the shore of the Red Sea to the north of Jeddah. As a vibrant community on a land area of 530 ha, and made up of distinctive neighborhoods which include a commercial core of international businesses, finest lifestyle establishments, unique open spaces, diverse residential communities and one of the biggest man-made lake in the region. In addition, the development accommodates the World's Tallest Tower as the centerpiece of the development, Jeddah Tower.
Fawaz is a frequent keynote speaker on topics ranging from Smart Cities, Master Planning, Landscaping, Infrastructure, Mega Projects and Entertainment, 

He holds a B.S Degree in Architecture from King Fahad University of Petroleum and Mineral and a Master’s Degree in Community Planning and Economic Development from University of Cincinnati

Eng. Mansour Ali Almokbel

Estedama Program Director, National Housing Services Company – NHSC