Meet the Solar Pioneers 2014

On 21 January 2014 at the World Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi, MESIA and PWC recognised 10 Solar Pioneers who have distinguished themselves in the solar space in the Middle East. These young solar leaders will be provided with a platform to network together, share best practices through tailor-made workshops and support each other as they work towards expanding the role of solar in the Middle East.

  • Abdulaziz Mohammed Baras KING ABDULLAh city of ATOMIC AND RENEWABLE ENERGY Researcher In Solar Energy Saudi Arabia
  • Abeer Manneh Woods Bagot Urban Designer United Arab Emirates
  • Ahmed M. Zaitoun Solatechs (solar technology solutions)- Founder Mechanical Power Engineer Egypt
  • Alexandre Allegue Sun & Life Vice President for Business Dvp Saudi Arabia
  • Georg Eitelhuber Nomadd-Desert Solutions Founder Saudi Arabia
  • Matthew Merfert First Solar Project Manager United Arab Emirates
  • Mohamed Makki Jamjoom Desert Technologies Shareholder & Manager Saudi Arabia
  • Omran Al-Kuwari Green Gulf Co-founder Qatar
  • Reda El Chaar Access Advisory Managing Director United Arab Emirates
  • Sami Khoreibi Enviromena Chief Executive Officer United Arab Emirates
  • Eng. Noora Ahmed Alnaqbi Dubai Electricity & Water Authority (DEWA) Program Director Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Sander Trestain Enviromena Executive Director, Projects Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  • Marc Norman Chadbourne Lawyer Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Marwa Mostafa Mohamed Egyptian Electric Utility and Consumer Protection Regulatory Agency(EgyptERA) Senior Planning Engineer
  • Khaled Al Huraimel Bee’ah Group Chief Executive Officer Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
  • Hamzeh Buqaei BeSolar Energy Solutions Co-founder and technical advisor Jordan
  • Kehkashan Basu Green Hope Global Coordinator for Children and Youth , UNEP MGFC UAE
  • Basma El Zein King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) Research Scientist Saudi Arabia
  • Cornelius Matthes BUILDING energy GULF DMCC Managing Director Middle East North Africa Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Adam Hammond Bluetech Financing Solutions Chief Executive Officer Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Tareq Khalifeh MASE Co-Founder Jordan
  • Shihab Mohammed Solaiman Mechanical Engineering MSc. Graduate Student United Arab Emirates
  • Jeremy Crane Yellow Door Chief Executive Officer United Arab Emirates
  • Erik Voldner Enviromena Founding partner and Executive Director of Operations United Arab Emirates