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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H.H. Sheikh Dr. Abdulaziz Bin Ali Al Nuaimi

The Green Sheikh of Ajman
United Arab Emirates

A member of the royal family of Ajman in the United Arab Emirates, Environmental Advisor to the Government of Ajman, Executive President of Al Ihsan Charity Association, and a member of the trustee council of Ajman University, affectionately known internationally as The “Green Sheikh," whose name is linked to environment and sustainability. Obtained a PHD Degree on Ecosystems and Cleaner Production from Griffith University in Brisbane, Australia, Master Degree of Environment Management and Science, Bachelor Degree of Chemical-Petroleum Engineering as well as graduated from the Royal Military Academy of “Sandhurst” obtaining many certificates of Diplomas in Environmental and Leadership Studies along the way. A recognized International Ambassador of Social Responsibility and the Second Arab Ambassador for the Earth Condominium, an international organization working for the protection of the planet and preservation of peace. Awarded an Order of Merit - First Class from President of Sudan on Social Responsibility. Proclaimed by the Mayor of Edmonton, 10th of October of every year was called a "Green Sheikh Day" in Edmonton Canada. Furthermore, three Mayors of three cities in Miami presented him with three distinct and prestigious awards. Mayor Julio Robaina of the City of Hialeah presented to announce a Proclamation Award naming the 25th of September, “Sheikh Abdul Aziz Day,” Mayor Matti Herrera Bower of City of Miami Beach gave him the key to the her city. Mayor Carlos Alvarez of the City of Miami closed the ceremony by presenting him with the Visitor’s Award to his city. Having also won the Sharjah award for volunteering; Sheikh Abdul Aziz was recognized as being one of the respected personalities in environmental and volunteering work in the United Arab Emirates.

On the 7th of September 2018, the child of gorilla’s mountains was named of “Na-Yombi” means (Generosity), from Agashya family and it means (Exceptional Family), at the Volcanic Mountains in Rwanda. Inspiring Trainer, Coach and Mentor in Leadership and Change Programs who presented many volunteering, public and institutional training workshops, locally and globally, he is the founder of Green Sheikh Academy on creating infinite possibilities for generations, in several fields related to environment and sustainability. Inspired many youth and community at the Arab and International Levels and dedicates his time to sustainable developmental projects to be more sensitive to environment in the United Arab Emirates and areas around the world. Moreover, he ventured to The South Pole "Antarctica" as a member of 2041 Leadership Team to familiarize themselves with factors of climate change and its effect on earth. He has global participation with tens of organizations concerned with environment. Presented radio programs and a series of episodes, most prominently being "Spirit of Altruism", "Soar with Me", "Spirit of Leadership", "Spirit of Inspiration" and Ramadan TV Program named "Spirit of a Leader". Has many community, environmental, local and global initiatives, most prominently “Ramadan Amaan” (A Safe Ramadan) Campaign that got "The Best Arab Volunteering Experience", "White Cane Walkathon” and Blue Youth "Youth and Water", which is a global initiative about water and climate change launched in 2016 as well as other creative initiatives. Has participated to spread the spirit of joy and happiness with many followers via social media asserting impressive and noble goals. Some of his publications include "Our Beautiful Environment", "Private and Secret", "Spirit of Altruism", "Soar with me", "Soar with the Green Sheikh", "Spirit of Inspiration”, “Your Ultimate Summit” and new book on the way as co-author “Dry Fasting”.


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