MEE 2020 - Speakers

The carefully designed conferences at Middle East Energy will feature speakers from across the region and internationally, sharing the latest updates and insights into energy solutions, innovations & technologies.


Plenary Session Speakers

H.E. Ali Mohd Al Jassim
CEO, Etihad Energy Services

Benoit Lebot
International Energy Efficiency Specialist

Bruce Smith
Forecasting & Planning Director, Emirates Water & Electricity Co

Graeme Lindsay Sims 
Executive Director, RSB for Electricity & Water

Rajit Nanda
Chief Investment Officer, ACWA Power

Mhairi Main Garcia 
Partner, Dentons & Vice-Chair, Clean Energy Business Council (CEBC)

Franco Atassi
Smart Infrastructure MD, Middle East, Siemens 

Jon Blackburn
Partner (Utilities), PwC

Brian Williams
Energy Natural Resources Industry Advisor, SAP

Chris Blakeman
Senior Implementation Engineer, Enerlytics (Uniper)

Brendan Cronin
 Head of Management Consulting Middle East, Afry

Paul McCusker
Vice President – EMEA, Fluence

Rasheed Sulaiman
Digital and MYA Leader, GE Steam Power 

H.E. Minister Richard Brabec
Minister of the Environment - Czech Repubic  


Digitalisation Conference Speakers

Talal Eskandar
Senior Director (MENAT), GE Digital Grid

Staurt Harrison
CEO, Emrill

Henrique Pererira
Senior Manager, Energy Services, Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Office, RAK Municipality

Ramy AlDamati
Lead Solution Architect, Kaspersky

Philipa Grant
Head of Sustainability, AESG

Martin Tillman
Director - Strategic Planning and Advisory, AECOM

Marellie Akoury
Senior Consultant, DNV GL

Marc Helfter
Disruptive Innovation Director, Corporate Strategy – Innovation & Business Development, Hager Group


Dr. Fadi Aloul
Professor & Department Head, Computer Science & Engineering and Director, HP Institute, American University of Sharjah (AUS)

HE. Dr. Saeed Aldhaheri
Chairman, Smartworld & Advisor, Digital Trust, PwC Middle East

Anvita Arora
Program Director (Transport & Infrastructure), KAPSARC

Ahmed ElMani
BIM Manager, KEO

Dr. Zhao Dongyuan
Energy Internet Research Institute, Tsinghua University

Chen Jun
Vice President, Sheng Ye Electric Co

Harj Dhaliwal
Managing Director, Middle East & India, Virgin Hyperloop One

Ramy Al Shawamy
Senior Energy Specialist, APICORP

Mohammed Al-Emam
Business Development Manager, AlMashariq Co 


Renewables Conference Speakers

Turki Al Sheri
CEO, ENGIE, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Abdulrahman Alsayari
Business Development Analyst (Energy Sector), Saudi Arabia General Investment Authority (SAGIA), KSA

Benjamin Attia
Research Analyst, Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables, U.S.

Prof. Dr. Ayman Al-Maaitah
Managing Director, Wahaj Solar, United Arab Emirates

Dareen Ayyad
Business Development Manager Middle East, Jinko Solar, Saudi Arabia

Daniel Barandalla
Senior Solar Project Manager, UL Renewables, Spain

Nick Carter
Convener for EU-GCC Clean Energy Network, Senior Advisor to PwC, ME, UK

Jenny Chase
Manager, Solar Insight, Bloomberg New Energy Finance, Switzerland

Gauthier Dupont
Director Power Business Batteries, NGK Europe GmbH, Germany

Mona Ghalayini
President-CEO, Ghalayini for Trade & Turnkey-GTTK, Lebanon

Markus Hoehner
CEO, International Battery & Energy Storage Alliance - IBESA, Germany

Joseph Nader
Division Manager, TÜV Rheinland Energy GmbH, Germany

Omar Sadder
Regional Development Manager, Yellow Door Energy, United Arab Emirates

Silvia Macri
Senior Analyst, IHS Markit, Italy

Taher Diab 
Senior Director, Strategy & Planning / Secretary-General of Emirates Energy Award, Dubai Supreme Council of Energy, United Arab Emirates

Iwan Wyn Walters
Partner, Eversheds Sutherland & Board Member, Clean Energy Business Council

John Van Zuylen
Chairman, AFSIA

Macky Sullivan
Senior Associate (Corporate, Finance & Investments), King & Spalding

Dr. Mustapha Taoumi
Clean Energy Technology Key Expert, EU-GCC Clean Energy Technology Network, Morocco

Doug Waters
Director of Energy Services - Global, Uniper Energy Services, United Kingdom