Review Committee

Eng. Rashed Obaid Salem Al Dhaheri

Rashed Al Dhaheri Acting Executive Director of the Minister of State (MoS)
Director of UAE Egypt Task Force office (ETF)
Chair, Review Committee

Rashed Al Dhaheri is the Acting Executive Director of the Minister of State (MoS) Office of H.E. Dr. Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber. He has overall responsibility for setting and implementing the objectives and set plans of the MoS Office as per His Excellency’s directives and vision, ensuring that all operating Departments are aligned toward achieving these objectives. He is also responsible for managing the Office’s daily activities and operations, as well as for promoting its services and strengthening its image, both within the UAE and abroad.


Dr. Rashed Khalifa Al Shaali

Asst. Professor - Energy Efficiency & Sustainable Architecture
United Arab Emirates University
Vice Chair – Zayed Future Energy Prize

Rashed Khalifa Al Shaali is an architect/engineer with an interest in the holistic approach to urban development in general, and buildings in particular with focus on Energy Efficiency.


Mohamed Al Bader

Mubadala Capital

In his capacity as a Principal at Mubadala Capital, Mohamed Al Bader was a senior team member responsible for launching the China – UAE cooperation fund. The platform is a USD $10bn fund which was established in December 2015. Currently, he manages the assessment and deployment of capital in multiple asset classes and regions, alongside his partners at China Development Bank Capital.


Abdulaziz Al Obaidli

Abdulaziz-Al-Obaidli General Manager
Shams Power Company PJSC

Abdulaziz is leading Shams Power Company, a Joint Venture between Masdar (80%) and Total (20%) which has the mandate to develop, manage, and operate Shams One, a 100 MW Concentrated Solar Power Plant located in the western region of Abu Dhabi Emirate.


Roberto De Diego Arozamena

Chief Executive Officer
Abdul Latif Jameel Energy

Roberto De Diego Arozamena is the Chief Executive Officer of Abdul Latif Jameel Energy, part of the Abdul Latif Jameel Group.


Linden Coppell

Head of Sustainability
Etihad Airways

Linden has over 20 years of environmental and corporate social responsibility experience, including the development of carbon management strategies, preparing tailored environmental management systems and preparing Corporate Social Responsibility reports.


Dr. Sgouris Sgouridis

Sgouris-Sgouridis Associate Professor, Engineering Systems and Management
Masdar Institute of Science and Technology (MI)

Dr Sgouridis is Associate Professor at Masdar Institute of Science and Technology (MI). His research interests focus on understanding sustainable energy transitions using socio-technical systems modelling. He has worked on sustainable transportation systems and sustainable energy systems management.


Zachary Shahan

Zachary Shahan Director

Zach is the director and editor of CleanTechnica. He’s the president of  Important Media, which is the parent network to CleanTechnica and a dozen other progressive news sites and blogs.


Dr. Noura Youssef Mansouri

Dr Noura Mansouri Senior Research Associate
King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center (KAPSARC)

Dr. Noura Youssef Mansouri is a sustainable energy enthusiast and professional. She currently holds the position of Senior Research Associate at KAPSARC, since August 2016. She also maintains the status of Visiting Scholar at MIT's Mechanical Engineering department.


Salvatore Vinci

Salvatore Vinci Head, Partnerships and Technical Advisory Services
International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)

Since joining IRENA in 2010, Salvatore Vinci has been managing projects related to policies to promote renewable energy in both developed and developing markets. He has authored or co-authored several publications, the last one being ‘Adapting market design to high shares of variables renewable energy’ (IRENA, 2017) and ‘Policies and regulations for private sector renewable energy mini-grids’ (IRENA, 2016).


Dr. Ahmad Alozn

Dr. Ahmad Alozn Chief Specialist – Claims
Road Transport Authority (RTA), Dubai

Ahmad Alozn received the PhD degree in interdisciplinary engineering with emphasis on commercial arbitration in 2017, from Masdar Institute of Science & Technology, Abu Dhabi, MBA (Finance) in 2013, from the American University in Dubai, M.Sc. degree in Civil Engineering (Structural) in 2011, and B.Sc. degree in Civil Engineering in 2008, both from the American University of Sharjah, Sharjah, UAE.