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FM EXPO is the Middle East’s dedicated, asset management event connecting over 5,000 professionals from the facilities management, cleaning, building maintenance, community management, hygiene, health and safety, energy and environment industries.

Featuring a high level conference and CPD – certified workshops by industry leaders, the event provides free access to learning, unparalleled networking with regional and international leaders, as well as an opportunity to source both products and services.

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2019 SPEAKERS

Below is a quick glance at our esteemed speakers

Alex Mitchell
Alexander Kolpakov
Altaf Lorgat
Alwyn Mendonca
Andrea Deutschbein
Caroline Fong
Craig Garrett BSc, IEng, MIED
Dr. Ghassan Al Nimry
Dr. Wim Raath
Emma Barber
Fadi Nwilati
Firas Obeido
Garry Murray
Hassan Younes
Hussain Al Fardan
Maen Nimrawi
Martin Gregory
Mousa Al Shaikh
Nicky Dobreanu
Nivine Issa
Pamela Chikani
Peter Van Gorp
Richard Davidson
Ryan Ingram
Sreeram Madhumohan
Stephen Morris
Stuart Fleming
Suhail Arfath
Suhas Inamdar
Tolga Candan

Alex Mitchell

Director of Business Development,Envac Dubai LLC

Alex is an experienced and highly skilled project delivery manager and coordinator. With 19 years of experience, he has focused his efforts on managing and delivering multidisciplinary projects related to the planning, development, and implementation of infrastructure and utility systems, primarily in the solid waste management business.

Alexander Kolpakov

Associate Director, Digital Project Delivery, Middle East,AECOM

Alexander is leading AECOM’s regional Digital Project Delivery group in charge of the implementation of Building Information Modeling (BIM) and other digital technology as well as supporting BIM delivery on major projects. He has over 17 years of professional experience in both traditional and BIM roles including 9 years in the United Arab Emirates.

Altaf Lorgat

Operations Manager - CFM Division Construction and FM, Mubadala Development Company Business Management Services

Alwyn Mendonca

QHSE Consultant & Training Manager,Heritage Safety Centre

Alwyn Mendonca is a practicing Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) professional in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. He is a member of the Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) at the graduate level and has been in the field for 24 years.

Andrea Deutschbein

Director FM - Soft Services,Emaar Facilities Management LLC.

Andrea is the Director FM – SFM of Emaar FM where she overlooks and manages the Soft Services FM operation at the Dubai Mall and Emaar portfolio. She is an accomplished Soft services FM specialist with more than 22 years of broad and diversified technical and operational experience in Facilities Management.

Caroline Fong

Digital Engineering Manager,Accienta

Craig Garrett BSc, IEng, MIED

Digital Advancement Academy Manager,Bentley Systems

Based in Dubai, Craig has 30 plus years of cross-industry experience and is recognized as a leading authority on digital delivery in the Middle East. As a regular speaker at construction conferences and events, he regularly promotes industry best practice and project team collaboration practices.

Dr. Ghassan Al Nimry

Director,Eco-Structures International

Founder of Eco-Structures International in the UAE and co-founder of Smart Build in Jordan, Ghassan’s work is centred on bringing to the region innovative low-cost, sustainable solutions for construction and infrastructure.

Dr. Wim Raath

Head of Occupational, Health, Safety and Environment (OHSE),Dubai Aviation City Corporation (DACC) - Dubai South

Emma Barber

Managing Director, DGrade DWC LLC

Emma brings to her role 30 years of experience in the retail fashion industry managing teams and developing commercial clothing ranges for traditional and online sales. Moving to DGrade enabled her to ‘make a difference’ in a Green industry, striving to create a better environment.

Fadi Nwilati

Chief Operating Officer,Kaizen Property Services

Fadi brings more than 13 years of investment and real estate experience within the Middle East to his role at Kaizen. His experience includes development management, project management, facilities management and investment management in both the commercial and residential property sectors.

Firas Obeido

Chief Technology Officer,Smart Automation Energy (SmartAE)

Garry Murray

CEO,PLACE Strata Management LLC

Garry is the CEO of PLACE Strata Management LLC, an independent Association Management company within the GCC. He has operations background in FM, OA and Property Management over the last decade in the Middle East delivering on horizontal and vertical developments.

Hassan Younes

Director & Partner ,Griffin Project Management Consultants

Hassan is Director at Griffin Consultants, an award-winning consultancy specialised in Sustainable Designs, Buildings Energy Efficiency, and District Cooling. He is an ASHRAE lecturer, a certified trainer by the Association of Energy Engineers for the CEM course, an appointed Consultant for the ASHRAE 62.1 Standard and the recipient of the prestigious Energy Professional of the Year 2015 for the Middle East region by the AEE in Orlando, Florida.

Hussain Al Fardan

Head of Innovation Centre, Strategy & Corporate Excellence,Dubai Customs

Maen Nimrawi

Manager – Commissioning & Energy Management,KEO International Consultants

During his work experience in the Middle East, Maen managed and led over 80 projects in the field of energy management, performance contracting, green buildings and building commissioning in the region. Maen is a CEM® as well as a LEED Accredited Professional

Martin Gregory

International Director ,Head of Facilities Management, Drees & Sommer

Martin has 29 years of experience in Property, Transport, Hotels & Resorts specialising in facilities management design, operations and costs. Over the last 14 years has consulted on facilities management and cost modelling for some of UAE’s most iconic projects

Mousa Al Shaikh

Environmental Coordinator,AESG

Mousa is an Environmental Coordinator at AESG, working on a variety of environmental and waste engineering projects across the region. Holding a degree of Civil/Environmental Engineering and a background in Sustainable Development, Mousa has worked on a variety of project typologies.

Nicky Dobreanu

Senior Cost & Project Consultant,C-Quest / KEO Consultants

Nicky works as a chartered quantity surveyor (MRICS) for C-Quest, a division of KEO International Consultants; he has a Master’s Degree in Civil Engineering, a Bachelor’s Degree in Commercial Management and is studying towards an LLM in Construction Law and Arbitration.

Nivine Issa

Head of Environment & Waste,AESG

Nivine is AESG’s Division Head for Environment and Waste. With a combined sustainability and environmental sciences educational background and experience, Nivine’s projects portfolio vary between environmental impact assessment and waste management design studies on numerous projects throughout the region for a variety of industries

Pamela Chikani

General Manager,Secure Parking UAE

Pamela Chikhani is the General Manager of Secure Parking UAE and Director of Strategic Alliances at the Arcadia Education. She is also a co-founder, board member and mentor at Reach, a non-profit organisation, registered in the DIFC and dedicated to helping young professional women unlock their real potential.

Peter Van Gorp

Director of Fire and Life Safety and Acoustics,AESG

Peter Van Gorp is the AESG’s Director of Fire and Life Safety and Acoustics. Before joining AESG, Mr. Van Gorp was in management positions in Tebodin and Ramboll. Mr Van Gorp is also an RICS certified expert witness in disputes.

Richard Davidson

Principal Consultant – Resource Efficiency & Waste Management,Ricardo Energy & Environment, UK

Richard Davidson has over 15 years experience in the waste industry, the last ten of these working in the Middle East. He is a fully Chartered Member of the Institution of Wastes Management.

Ryan Ingram

Founder & Managing Director,TerraLoop

After 10 years of working in the environmental conservation and hospitality sector across of the UAE, Ryan founded TerraLoop Food Waste Consulting in response to the enormous volume of waste being generated in the country. TerraLoop helps companies in the food service sector reduce their food waste, save on food cost and haulage fees while mitigating carbon emissions.

Sreeram Madhumohan

Chief Innovation Officer,Dulsco

A chemical engineer from The National Institute Of Technology, Tiruchirapalli and a postgraduate in Industrial Management from the leading The Indian Institute of Science Bangalore, Madhu has a rich and varied experience of over 30 years in environmental, recycling and waste management activities in both India and Middle East markets.

Stephen Morris

Global head - FM Sector,RICS

Stephen Morris holds a MSc in FM and is a Chartered Facility Management Surveyor with the RICS. He has worked across service provider, managing agent and at client levels of the FM industry in the UK and across the Middle East before returning to the UK in 2018 to take up the role of Global Head of FM with RICS.

Stuart Fleming

Group CEO,Enviroserve Services LLC

Stuart Fleming is founding partner and CEO of EnviroServe UAE group of companies which was established 15 years ago where he has been instrumental in creating change in the Middle East and Africa region on environmental and sustainable processes.

Suhail Arfath

Head of Consulting – Middle East & Turkey,Autodesk

As an industry manager, Suhail Arfath is responsible for developing and delivering “Future of Making” vision, roadmap, and solutions for Architectural, Engineering, and Construction – AEC firms and owners, developers and agencies.

Suhas Inamdar

Head of Technical, Planning, Asset Management and Solutions,Al Wasl Properties

Suhas Inamdar is an Electrical Engineer with a Masters in Financial Management. He believes the future of facilities management lies in developing adaptability to embrace new technologies.

Tolga Candan

Head of Energy Optimisation & Retrofit,Grundfos, Denmark

Tolga Candan is an MSc educated, multi-discipline engineer, with experience ranging from commercial applications, on-site construction, sales and business development. He possesses 15 years experience, of which 12 years have been in the UAE and Gulf region, in the construction and industrial manufacturing segments.

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2018 EVENT HIGHLIGHTS

The 2018 edition of FM EXPO presented an ideal platform in which to launch products, exhibit current offerings, communicate key messages and generate business with over 5000 of the region's key decision makers. 

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2019 SALES BROCHURE

Moving ahead from the success of our last edition, we are excited to announce FM EXPO 2019 will be co-located with The Hotel Show - as we look to build on fantastic synergy with the hospitality sector. Take advantage of the wider audience reach and place your brand at the heart of all things FM. 

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