The Jury

Steve Griffiths 1 - final
Dr. Steven Griffiths
Vice President for Research, Professor of Practice
Masdar Institute
UAE

Dr. Steven Griffiths is Vice President for Research and Professor of Practice at the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology. At Masdar Institute Dr. Griffiths has overall responsibility for research, including large-scale, collaborative research programs and centers, research development, sponsored programs, technology transfer, and research laboratories. Outside of Masdar Institute, Dr. Griffiths serves as advisor…

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taher
Taher Diab
Director - Strategy & Planning
Dubai Supreme Council of Energy
UAE

Mr. Diab is the Strategy & Planning Director at Dubai Supreme Council of Energy and Secretary General of Emirates Energy Award. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil & Environmental Engineering from the University of New Orleans (1989), graduate of Hazardous Waste Institute at University of Louisville (1992) and an IRCA Quality Lead…

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Mohamed Jameel Al Ramahi_COO
Mohamed Jameel Al Ramahi
Chief Operating Officer (COO)
Masdar
UAE

Mohamed Jameel Al Ramahi is the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Masdar, Abu Dhabi’s renewable energy company, where he oversees the company’s daily operations. As COO, Mr. Al Ramahi is responsible for ensuring the seamless business operations at Masdar. This includes a mandate to drive Masdar’s investment activity and ensure the optimum utilization of resources…

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abdulmohsin
Abdulmohsin Mohammad Al Shoaibi
Managing Partner
DarSolar
Saudi Arabia

Abdulmohsin Mohammad Al Shoaibi served as the Executive Manager of Solar Arabia Co. Limited (formerly known as BP Solar Arabia Co. Ltd), which specializes in every aspect of Photovoltaic (PV) solar modules, including assembly and development, design, engineering, system sizing, supply, installation, testing and commissioning of fully-integrated solar power systems. With more than 25 years of…

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IM Humaidan
Ibrahim M. Al-Humaidan
President & CEO
Chemical Development Co.
Saudi Arabia

Held various executive roles for more than 25 years: Chemical Development Company, President and CEO, (June 2006 – Present) Polysilicon Development Company, President and CEO, (Jan 2008 – Present) Olayan Group (OFC), Business Development Manager, (Feb 2000 – June 2006) Zamil Group, Project Manager, (July 1997 – Jan 2000) Saudi Industrial Development Fund (SIDF), Senior…

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AhmedNada02 (1)
Ahmed S. Nada
Vice President & Region Executive, Middle East
First Solar
UAE

As Vice President and Region Executive for the Middle East, Ahmed Nada is responsible for driving First Solar’s growth strategy in the region. Ahmed joined First Solar in January 2013, bringing over two decades of experience in the energy and power industries to his new role. Based in Dubai, he leads business development activities across…

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Paul van Son
Country Chairman MENA & Turkey
RWE AG
Germany / UAE

Paul van Son joined RWE AG in 2015 as its Chairman for MENA and Turkey from its basis in Dubai, UAE. Paul has been active for over 35 years in various supervisory board, executive and operations management positions in the international (renewable) electricity and gas business. His leadership experience includes a series of predominantly pioneering positions,…

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