The Jury

HE Dr. Rashid Al Leem
SEWA (Sharjah Electricity & Water Authority)

Recognized as one of the 100 most Influential CEOs in the Middle East, passionate writer, Environmentalist, sought-after keynote speaker, #1 CRITRAL Thinking proponent, and an internationally respected transformational leader. Founder of Alleem Business Congress, Dr. Alleem is a business advisor and entrepreneur with a flair in effective strategic decision making by means of innovative thinking….

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Taher Diab
Senior Director, Strategy & Planning
Dubai Supreme Council of Energy
Secretary General
Emirates Energy Award

Mr. Diab is Senior Director of Strategy & Planning 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…

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Dr. Andrea Lovato
Executive Director, Head of Renewable Energy Business Development
ACWA Power

Dr. Lovato is a seasoned industry expert in the power utility space with focus on Independent Power and Desalination Projects (IWPP), developed, financed, constructed and operated through concession or utility outsourcing contract models. Since 2009, Dr. lovato has held the position of Executive Director – Business Development at ACWA Power and has worked on the…

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Senior Counsel

Simon Stevens represents developers and lenders in renewable and conventional energy and infrastructure projects, including projects proposed through competitive bid tenders. He has experience with combined and simple cycle and integrated water and power projects; solar power; geothermal power; wind power; clean coal and nuclear power; and non-power infrastructure such as water desalination plants. Additionally,…

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Suresh Bhaskar
Chief Business Development Officer-Large Power, Gas and Infrastructure projects Middle East , South and Central Asia, Turkey

Suresh BHASKAR is Chief Business Development officer for the Middle East, South and Central Asia , Turkey (MESCAT) region.  In this capacity, Suresh leads a team of developers who are responsible for developing Large Power, Gas and Infrastructure projects for Engie in the MESCAT region. His core skills are in strategy, project development, financial analysis,…

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Paul Pan
General Manager, Middle East and Africa Region
Huawei Smart PV Business

Paul Pan is an experienced executive in technology sector. He currently is General Manager of Huawei Smart PV Business Middle East and Africa Region. In this role, he has overall responsibility on business development, sales, partnership development, government relations, as well as services for Huawei’s Smart PV business in the region. Paul brought with him…

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Atul Dua

Mr. Atul Dua is an experienced engineer by profession. He began his career in the merchant shipping industry where he held the position of Chief Engineer.  In 1986 Atul joined Wartsila, a global leader in advanced technologies and complete lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. He later moved into executive management roles based…

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