Under the Patronage of

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum

Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai

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Dietmar Siersdorfer

Chief Executive Officer
Siemens Energy Middle East and UAE

Dietmar Siersdorfer is Middle East, UAE CEO and a Member of the Siemens Energy Group Management Committee.

On May 1, 2020, he became Middle East and UAE CEO at Siemens Energy and is a Member of the Group Management Committee. Siemens Energy is a pureplay energy company, bringing together all of Siemens’ energy capabilities, to build a strong value proposition focused on supporting countries through their energy transition and decarbonization journey.

Siersdorfer joined Siemens in 1987 in Mannheim, Germany, as an electrical engineer and has held various managerial positions in the Industry and Energy sectors during his tenure at the company.

For two years, starting 1997, he was located at the Siemens Southeast Asia headquarters in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, promoting the Industry Sector’s Digitalization business in the region. In 2001, Siersdorfer took over global responsibility for Manufacturing Execution Systems within Siemens AG in Erlangen, Germany. In 2004, he was appointed Executive Senior Vice President for fossil power generation for Europe, Africa, Middle East, and India. Two years later, he became President and CEO of the global fossil energy solutions business within the Siemens Power Generation division.

In 2008, he came to the Middle East region as the CEO of the energy business, promoting all of Siemens oil and gas, renewables and power generation activities in the region. In 2013, he became the UAE and Middle East CEO of Siemens, leading all the group’s activities across the region.

Siersdorfer is an active board member of several Siemens subsidiaries, including Siemens LLC Oman; and Siemens WLL Qatar; and as the Chairman of Siemens Electrical and Electronic Services, K.S.C.C, Kuwait; and the Chairman of Siemens Egypt SA.

In his free time, Siersdorfer enjoys golfing, jogging, music and cooking.


Sessions of the speaker

26-MAR-2020

26-MAR-2020

10:00 - 11:30

- Combination of electrification and increased use of renewable energy could be a vital key in achieving climate goals by 2050
- Solar is the key to achieve 100% renewable energy and creates more jobs as well  
- How will small/large scale enterprises contribute to achieving clean energy?
- Electrification of transportation – the rise of electric vehicles. How does the automotive future look?
- CO2 emission is on the rise like never before. What actions need to be taken before it’s too late.

10:00 - 10:05

Introduction

Speakers:
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Gurmeet Kaur
Partner
Pinsent Masons

10:05 - 10:20

Keynote Address - Beyond Renewables: Opportunities and Challenges

Speakers:
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H.H. Sheikh Dr. Abdulaziz Bin Ali Al Nuaimi
The Green Sheikh of Ajman
United Arab Emirates

10:20 - 10:35

Keynote Address - Wind and solar power alone aren’t enough for the transition to 100% renewable energy

Speakers:
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Dietmar Siersdorfer
Chief Executive Officer
Siemens Energy Middle East and UAE

10:35 - 11:25

Panel Discussion

Speakers:
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Eric Becker
Manager Infrastructure Middle East and North Africa
International Finance Corporation IFC
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Olabode Esan
Head, Energy Service – Clean Energy Unit
Masdar
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Dietmar Siersdorfer
Chief Executive Officer
Siemens Energy Middle East and UAE
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Dr. Manar Al Moneef
President & CEO
Middle East North Africa and Turkey (MENAT), Onshore Wind, GE Renewable Energy
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Ali Vezvaei
Group Chief Executive Officer | ECOLOG International
Ecolog

11:25 - 11:30