تحت رعاية سمو الشيخ خالد بن محمد بن زايد آل نهيان ولي عهد أبوظبي رئيس المجلس التنفيذي لإمارة أبوظبي

UNDER THE PATRONAGE OF HIS HIGHNESS SHEIKH KHALED BIN MOHAMED BIN ZAYED AL NAHYAN CROWN PRINCE OF ABU DHABI AND CHAIRMAN OF THE ABU DHABI EXECUTIVE COUNCIL

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2024 TECHNICAL COMMITTEE

CHAIRMAN

Afif

“It gives me great pleasure to chair the 2024 Technical Committee for the World Utilities Congress and contribute to shaping the technical sessions that will support the industry’s energy transition.
The Technical Conference focuses on discussing both the obstacles and prospects within the utilities sector, emphasising innovative approaches to transition towards cleaner and more sustainable energy solutions.”

Dr. Afif Saif Al Yafei

CEO
Abu Dhabi Transmission and Despatch Company (TRANSCO)

COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Aftab Raza
Aftab Raza

CEO

FynValue Inc.
Dr. Amber Bullen
Dr. Amber Bullen

Technical Director – Wastewater, Engineering Services

AtkinsRéalis
Anes Dallagi
Anes Dallagi

Abu Dhabi Manager Power System & Transmission Engineering

EDF CIST
Anousha Khan
Anousha Khan

Energy Sustainability Consultant

Insight Plum
Antonio Di Cecca
Antonio Di Cecca

Chief Operating Officer

Tabreed
Antonio Valentin Diaz
Antonio Valentin Diaz

Head of Project Delivery

EDF Renewables Middle East
Biren Gandhi
Biren Gandhi

Global Energy and Utilities Practice Leader

IBM Consulting
Dr. Bouhadjar Ahemed Seddik
Dr. Bouhadjar Ahemed Seddik

Electrical Engineering Lead

Siemens Energy
Buket Guner
Buket Guner

Investment Manager

EDF
Cedric Carretero
Cedric Carretero

Technical Director

Dalkia Middle East
Chris Larsen
Chris Larsen

Senior Director, Clean Energy

Dynapower
Dr. Corrado Sommariva
Dr. Corrado Sommariva

CEO

Sustainable Water & Power Consultants (SWPC)
Cristopher Sagar
Cristopher Sagar

Head of Middle East Nuclear & Net Zero Energy

WS Atkins & Partners Overseas - Abu Dhabi Branch
Daxita Rajcoomar
Daxita Rajcoomar

Chief Sustainability Officer

ENGIE
Eng. Doreb Ebrahim
Eng. Doreb Ebrahim

Chief Executive Officer

Enertech Middleast FZ LLC
Ferdinand Varga
Ferdinand Varga

Managing Director & Senior Partner

Boston Consulting Group (BCG)
Giampietro Sanna
Giampietro Sanna

SVP Digital Transformation

Injazat
Giriraj Rathore
Giriraj Rathore

Senior Business Development Manager, Energy Storage and Optimisation

Wärtsilä Energy
Hebah Abbas
Hebah Abbas

Chairwoman

Kuwait Water Association
Hervé de Trémiolles
Hervé de Trémiolles

International Development Manager

EDF/CSFN
Ian Rodgers
Ian Rodgers

Product Manager Assessment Services - Digital Solutions

Xylem Inc.
Imad Saket
Imad Saket

Director, Engineering and Construction, MEA & APAC

Jinko Power (HK) Company Limited
Imteyaz Ahmad
Imteyaz Ahmad

Managing Director

Future Water and Power Consulting (FWPC)
Ines Dassonville
Ines Dassonville

District Cooling Manager

Dalkia Middle East
Ismail Serhan
Ismail Serhan

Head of Heat Exchanger Business MEA

Danfoss
Joseph Elbasha
Joseph Elbasha

Water and Waste Water Segment Consultant, MEA

Schneider Electric
Julio De La Rosa Jurado
Julio De La Rosa Jurado

Regional Director

Acciona
Katarina Uherova Hasbani
Katarina Uherova Hasbani

Partner and Global Director of Strategy and Advisory

AESG
Khaled Gamal
Khaled Gamal

Head of Sales, Digital Grid, MEA

Schneider Electric
Khalid Oumejjoud
Khalid Oumejjoud

Managing Director

PSM Thomassen Gulf
Lina Hijazi
Lina Hijazi

Proposal Manager

Masdar
Maarten Ter Keurst
Maarten Ter Keurst

Managing Partner

Natural Ventures
Malik Benameur
Malik Benameur

Head of Digital solution

Dalkia Middle East
Maximilian Kuhn
Maximilian Kuhn

CEO

HyStandards GmbH
Milton Dasgupta
Milton Dasgupta

Project Manager - Middle East & Asia

Wärtsilä Energy
Dr. Mohamed Dawoud
Dr. Mohamed Dawoud

Advisor for Water Resources, Environment Quality

Abu Dhabi Environment Agency
Mohamed Sayed Taha
Mohamed Sayed Taha

Projects & Technical Consulting Manager

Enppi
Moinak Banerjee
Moinak Banerjee

Co-founder and Head of Products

Solinas Integrity Pvt Ltd
Nada Abubakr
Nada Abubakr

Middle East Lead – Global Water Practice

Ricardo PLC
Nathan Paterson
Nathan Paterson

Senior Programme Lead – Supply Chain

World Nuclear Association
Peter Elder
Peter Elder

Vice-President and Chief Science Officer

Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission
Randheer Singh
Randheer Singh

Founder and CEO

ForeSee Advisors
Rui De Sousa
Rui De Sousa

Principal, Industry & Value Advisor, Middle East & Africa South

SAP
Sabooh Asghar
Sabooh Asghar

Vice President - HSEQ

National Central Cooling Company - Tabreed
Dr. Satish Balantrapu
Dr. Satish Balantrapu

Principal Consultant

Infosys
Secil Torun
Secil Torun

Vice President - Engineering and Technical Project Management

ENGIE
Serge Braz
Serge Braz

Business Development ME

EDF
Siddharth Saboo
Siddharth Saboo

EMEA Energy Lead

AWS
Simon Bartmann
Simon Bartmann

Co-CEO

Bullfinch Asset AG
Thomas Altmann
Thomas Altmann

Executive Vice President, Innovation & New Technology

ACWA Power
Veronique Verrier
Veronique Verrier

Data Scientist & Project Manager

ENEDIS
Dr. Yacine Addad
Dr. Yacine Addad

Deputy Director - Emirates Nuclear Technology Center, Associate Professor - Mechanical & Nuclear Engineering

Khalifa University