Under the patronage of h.h sheikh maktoum bin mohammed bin rashid al maktoum, dubai deputy ruler

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SPEAKERS 2018

Browse through the confirmed speakers to date.

Make sure to check back for more exciting reveals and announcements while we continue to add to our leading line up!

GLOBAL KEYNOTES

Co-Founder & Chief Technology Officer

Tesla

 

Former Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency and
Renewable Energy at the
US Department of Energy and  Senior Strategist at  Google X

Data Scientist & Astrophysicist and Former Data Archive Project Scientist at NASA’s Astronomy Data Center


GSES SPEAKER LINE UP


 

Chairman 

Sharjah Electricity and Water Authority (SEWA), UAE

 

 

CEO

greenbird Integration Technology, Norway

 

 

Assistant Undersecretary for Electricity

Ministry of Energy, UAE

 

Director of Content & Analysis  

MEED Projects, UAE

 

Executive Director

Energy Council of Malaysia

 

Industry Expert & Former CEO

Nord Pool, Norway


 

Assistant Secretary General

Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources,   Jordan

 

Project Director, Energy City Frederikshavn

Municipality of Frederikshavn, Denmark

 

Head of Climate & Energy

Municipality of Middelfart, Denmark

 

Manager – Distribution Network Development System Studies

Dubai Electricity & Water Authority, UAE

 

Senior Communications Director

The American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy (ACEEE), USA

 

Business Director, Smart System Operations & Digital Transformation

DNV GL-Energy, The Netherlands


 

Principal

The Policy Practice, UK

 

Principal consultant, Power Systems Planning

DNV GL - Energy, UAE

 

Programme Manager, Global District Energy Initiative, Cities Unit, Energy & Climate Branch

United Nations Environment Programme, France

 

Director & Alliance President

National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), USA

 

Executive Director

Regulatory & Supervisory Bureau (RSB Dubai), UAE

 

Village Administrator

Village of Minster, Ohio, USA


 

Advisor

Minister of Environment, Water & Agriculture and Chief Information Officer, Ministry of Environment, Water & Agriculture, Saudi Arabian

 

Senior Manager, Sustainability & Renewal, Stedin & Chariman, Dutch Power, The Netherlands

 

Chief Innovation Officer

Digital Greenwich, UK

 

Secretary General

Norwegian Electric Vehicle Association, Norway

 

Director

ENGIE DMCC and Member World Energy Council, UAE

 

Interim Executive Vice President

Research, Khalifa University of Science and Technology, UAE

 


 

Power & Water Editor

MEED, UAE

 

CEO, Founder

Veriown Global Holdings, USA

 

Director, Middle East

Navigant Research, UAE

 

Senior Director of Strategy & Planning

Dubai Supreme Council of Energy, UAE

 

Director, Technical Minister’s Office

Ministry of Electricity and Energy, Egypt

 

Senior Project Manager, Department of Technology

ETRA for Nobel Grid, Spain


 

Renewable Energy Engineer

Ministry of Infrastructure Development, UAE

 

General Manager

Yemen Power, Yemen

 

Program
Executive for Earth Science Data Systems - Science Mission Directorate

NASA, USA

 

CPCU, France

 

Head of Smart Grid Development Center

Elektrilevi OÜ, Estonia

 

Manager of Planning, New and Renewable Energy Authority

Ministry of Electricity and Renewable Energy, Egypt

 


 

Director, Distinct Heating & Cooling Cogenerations

Engie, France

 

President & CEO

Alectra, Canada

 

 

Vice President EUP Programmes & Projects Manager

Romanian Energy Center (CRE), Romania

 

President, European Federation of Groups of Cooperatives of Citizens for
Renewable Energy

REScoop, Belgium

 

Industry
Expert & Former Chief Executive

Alliander, The Netherlands

 

Director of Technology

ETRA, Spain


 

Director, Advanced Planning Alectra and Board Member

Electric Mobility Canada, Canada 

 

Head of Climate Protection & Energy Strategy

City of Paris, France

 

Head of
Sustainability Research & Studies Section

Dubai Municipality, UAE

 

Managing Director

Renault-Nissan Energy
Services, France

 

Data Scientist

EnergieID, Belgium

 

CTO & Leader,
 Digital Strategy & Architecture

Alliander, The
Netherlands


 

Chief Executive Officer

 American
University of Sharjah (AUS) Enterprises, UAE 

 

Director, IPP & EPC

Dii Desert Energy, UAE

 

Asset Information Section Head

Al Ain Distribution Company, UAE

 

Founder and CEO 

Grassroots
and Rural Innovative Development (GRID), India

 

Chief Engineer
& Head (Technology, Projects & Customer Relations)

Kerala State
Electricity Board, India

 

Director, Department of Studies & Research  

Ministry of Electricity & Water, Kuwait