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!

SMART DUBAI KEYNOTE


Director General

Smart Dubai, UAE


WELCOME REMARKS

Chairman 

Sharjah Electricity and Water Authority (SEWA), UAE

 

Director General

Dubai Municipality, UAE

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

Principal Data Scientist at Booz Allen Hamilton & Astrophysicist and Former Data Archive Project Scientist at NASA’s Astronomy Data Center


GSES SPEAKER LINE UP


 

 Director, Center of Excellence in Renewable Energy & Energy
Efficiency

King Fahd University of
Petroleum & Minerals, KSA

 

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

 

Programme
Coordinator- Women’s Entrepreneurship for Sustainable Energy 

UN Women, India

 

Deputy
DAAC Manager, AST Research Scientist

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 EU 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


 

Director

 Power for All,Spain

 

Inventor

Sky Comm Techno, India

 

Head of Group, Business Relations & Analytics

Tata Power Delhi Distribution, India

 

Director, Data Science Innovation 

Duke Energy,USA 

 

Director, Distribution Operating Center West

Oncor Electric Utilities, USA

 

Managing Director  

Utility Analytics Institute, USA


 

Chief Environmental Expert, General Engineering Consultant

 Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development
Authority  (MMRDA), India

 

Data Science Manager

ESB Innovation, Ireland

 

Business Development Manager

Sky Comm Techno,
India

 

Energy Correspondent

The National Newspaper, UAE

 

Vice President, Energy Technology and Analytics

Entergy,USA

 

Chief Operations Officer,

GCC Interconnection Authority, KSA


 

 Environmental Consultant, Fujairah Natural Resources Corporation & General Manager & Waste to Energy Expert, SBS Group, UAE

 

Technical Consultant Architectures

OSGP
Alliance, The Netherlands

 

Data Analyst

EDP, Portugal

 

Global Marketing Manager, Utilities & Oil and Gas
& Sustainability,

SAS, USA

 

Head, Electrical Design Construction Projects (CPD)

Ministry of works, Municipalities Affairs & Urban Planning, Bahrain

 

Asset Manager, District Cooling,

Engie,
France


 

 Marketing Director

Lucy Electric, UK

 

 ENR Industry Value Advisor,

SAP, USA

 

Co-Founder
and Chairperson,

Emirates Environmental Group (EEG), UAE

 

Brand and Marketing Director

JCC
– A Leviton Company, UAE

 

Head of Department, Sustainable Buildings and
Communities,

DNV-GL, USA

 

Founder & MD

Maysaffron, UAE


 

 CEO

BEAT, Malta

 

 TV Presenter &

News Anchor

 

 

 Director

Middle East, Africa & CIS

Energy Industries Council, UK 

 

 Regional Sales Director, Electrical 

Leviton, UAE

 

 Regional
Business Unit Head, Grid Integration, MEA 

ABB, UAE

 

 Executive Vice President,
Digital Grid Business Unit

Siemens Middle East, UAE

 

Editorial Director

MEED, UAE

 

 Partner, Energy Sector
Leader, MENA Advisory

EY, UAE