events/KIW
Speakers

H.E. Dr. Khaled Mahdi

Secretary General, Supreme Council for Planning & Development (SCPD)

Eng. Suhaila Marafie

Director of Studies & Research Department, Ministry of Electricity & Water (MEW)

Sayed Al Musawi

Head of Strategic Planning Division, Public Authority of Housing & Welfare (PAHW)

Tawfiq Al Jarrah

Executive Director - Hessah Al Mubarak District, KIPCO

Mr Tawfiq Al Jarrah joined KIPCO in 2016 as the Executive Director of Hessah Al Mubarak District which is considered the first-ever mixed-use district in Kuwait. Mr Al Jarrah has more than 30 years experience in the real estate and financial sector. Prior to joining KIPCO, he was the chairman and the managing director of Kuwait Commercial Markets Complex Company and before that the Director of the Commercial Banking Facilities Department at the Industrial Bank of Kuwait. He is the Chairman of Real Estate Union Kuwait and a Board Member of the Kuwait Real Estate Clearing Company. Mr Al Jarrah holds a BA in Business from Baghdad University, the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) certificate and is a member of American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Eng. Adal Al Safar

Head of Section, Sanitation Department, Ministry of Public Works (MPW)

Eng. Khaled Al Mashaan

Vice Chairman & CEO - Chairman, ALARGAN Real Estate Company - Kuwait Green Building Council

Yousef Al Zuhair

Executive Manager - Business Development, ACWA Power

Masters in Mechanical Engineering from the UK (1st Hons)

Initially worked in Corus Steel Works in the UK. Then spent 8 years working at MARAIQ in Jubail Saudi Arabia. While at Marafiq, Yousef was overseeing the Marafiq IWPP form the Client side (the time the world’s largest IWPP and the largest MED plant) as well as the project’s connection facilities, the construction, commissioning and off-take arrangements. He continued his career at Marafiq’s Projects Department being involved in a number of green field and rehabilitation projects in the power, water and waste water sector. After his time at Marafiq, Yousef been at ACWA Power Business Development for more than 3 years where he supports the Development of Power and Water project across the GCC with special focus in the Sultanate of Oman. 

Eng. Ahmed Al Otaibi

Engineering Project Manager, Renewable Energy Program, Kuwait Institute of Science & Research (KISR)

Dr. Rania Azmi

Investment & Finance Adviser, Middle East Sovereign Wealth Funds

Dr. Fotouh Al-Ragom

Program Manager, Energy Efficiency Program, Kuwait Institute of Science & Research (KISR)

Tarek Mourad

VP |Director – Civil Infrastructure – Middle East, Louis Berger

Raghav Gandhi

Vice President – Development, National Real Estate Company (NREC)

Dr. Mohammad Al Rashed

Executive Director, Water Research Center, Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research

Eng. Dina Al Nakib

Program Manager – Water & Energy Program, Research Directorate, Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences

Eng. Sharifa Al-Fadala

Construction and Building Materials, Energy and Building Research Center, Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research

Dr. Saad Jandal

Associate Research Scientist, Kuwait Institute of Science & Research