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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Saeed Al Abbar

Managing Director
AESG

As Managing Director of AESG, Saeed founded and built AESG into one of the Middle East and Europe’s largest and most respected specialist consultancy, engineering and advisory firms with a core focus on sustainable urban development. He holds a First-Class Master’s degree with honours in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Bath and is a LEED Accredited Professional and Estidama Pearl Qualified
Professional as well as a Certified Energy Manager. Under Saeed & direction, AESG has developed a strong reputation for delivering the highest quality consultancy in sustainability, energy management, fire and life
safety, facade engineering, environmental consultancy, waste management, commissioning, government advisory, project development and building consultancy services. In his role at AESG, Saeed has been involved in managing and directing some of the world’s most prestigious real estate and development projects through
planning, design, and execution. Saeed has also led a number of pioneering strategy and policy assignments throughout the MENA region that focus on energy security, sustainable development and climate change. With his global expertise, Saeed sits on a number of governments, real estate and academic advisory boards and regularly consults regional governments on progressive strategies and policies. Saeed is recognised as a thought leader in sustainable development, engineering and construction and has published numerous papers and presented at hundreds of local, regional and international conferences. As well as presenting at industry
conferences, Saeed has also presented policy papers at key international forums including the United Nations Regional Policy Dialogues and COP Climate Change talks. As well as his professional role as Managing Director of AESG, Saeed also served as Chairman of the Emirates Green Building Council between 2013-2020 as well as Vice Chair of the World Green Building Council MENA Network from 2011 to 2014. Saeed has been a Board Member of the World Green Building Council since 2015 and forms part of the Board’s Executive Committee, providing leadership to the global sustainable building movement. In these roles, Saeed has been
influential in the advancement of a sustainable buildings and cities globally and in the MENA region. In 2010, Saeed was awarded the title of International Young Consultant of the Year by British Expertise in the UK. In 2012, Saeed was named in Gulf Business’s top 30 achievers in the MENA region under the age of 30. And in 2018, he was recognized as the ‘Sustainability Leader of the Year’ at the Abu Dhabi Sustainable Business Leadership Awards and the & Executive of the Year & at the Big Project Middle East Awards.


Sessions of the speaker

25-MAR-2020

25-MAR-2020

11:30 - 13:00

- Government policy making - designing the future scope of engagement - Methodology for  a sound strategy
- Key regulations that need to be implemented for the industry to adopt circularity in total
- Private sector challenges and solutions to overcome the

11:30 - 11:35

Introduction

Speakers:
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Mani James
Senior Vice President
Frost and Sullivan

11:35 - 11:55
11:55 - 12:55

Panel Discussion

Speakers:
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Saeed Al Abbar
Managing Director
AESG

12:55 - 13:00