Professional and Community Service

Professional Service

Co-organized the Masdar Institute – EPFL “Executive Roundtable on Urban Smart Grids and Clean Energy” Masdar Institute (June 10-11, 2012)

Co-organized the Masdar Institute – EU-GCC Clean Energy Network “3rd Workshop on Sustainable Biofuels: The Middle East Perspective” event as a parallel event to the World Future Energy Summit (January 18th, 2012)

Co-organized the Masdar Institute – Roundtable for Sustainable Biofuels (RSB, EPFL) Joint Workshop on “The Future of Sustainable Biofuels” event as a parallel event to the World Future Energy Summit (January 19th, 2011)

Co-organized the Masdar Institute – MIT Joint Workshop on “Strategies for Addressing Carbon Constraints in Commercial Aviation” event as a parallel event to the World Future Energy Summit (January 21st, 2010)

Community Service

Climate Colab. Judge for the Transportation Contest 2014.

Zayed Future Energy Prize Review Committee Chair for 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014.

Member of the UAE Clean Energy Vision Committee under the direction of Dr. Sultan Al Jaber, Masdar Initiative.

Panel Moderator: Smart Cities MENA (June 2012)

Advisory board member for the Fabian Society report “The Challenge of Sustainable Aviation Policy in the UK”

Pro-bono consulting EAD for improving the sustainability of their fleet management

Presentation on “Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability” at Unilever, Dubai. July 7th, 2011.

Member of the stakeholder review committee for Environment 2030 Plan for Abu Dhabi. Masdar Institute representative.

Member of the Al Basama Al Beeiya (UAE Ecological Footprint) Research Team (December 2008- current).

Presentation: “Masdar City and Sustainable Business Practices” Hult Business School. Dubai. May 10 2010 & February 4 2009.

Presentation: “Meet the Masdar Institute” Masdar City Site for CH2MHill and Masdar employees. January 27 2009

MIT Energy Initiative Seed Fund Proposal Review (February 20-22 2009)