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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

Alan Rowlands
Alex Mitchell
Alexander Kolpakov
Ali Al Suwaidi
Altaf Lorgat
Alwyn Mendonca
Ameer Ahmed Manyar
Andrea Deutschbein
Anwer Kotob
Arun Stanly
Benjamin Wessendorf
Carolina Fong
Cathal Carlin
Craig Garrett BSc, IEng, MIED
David J. Carey MSc CIWFM
Dr. Ghassan Al Nimry
Dr. Wim Raath
Emma Barber
Eng. Subramanian Mookkaiah
Fadi Nwilati
Fahad Mohamed
Firas Obeido
Garry Murray
Hassan Younes
Janet McAvinnie
Karen Green
Karim Bayoud
Kevin Shipp
Khaled AlShami
Kulvinder Singh
Hussain Al Fardan
Martin Gregory
Martin Victor Alva
Melvin Visser
Mousa Al Shaikh
Naganandh Lakshmanan
Nick Clark
Nivine Issa
Pamela Chikhani
Peter Van Gorp
Prabhu Ramachandran
Richard Davidson
Samir Ahmed
Sara Momtaz
Simon Atkinson
Sreeram Madhumohan
Stephen Morris
Stuart Fleming
Suhail Arfath
Suhas Inamdar
Theodoor Coenraad Gerrit Jeukens
Tolga Candan

Alan Rowlands

General Manager,Three60 Group Business

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.

Ali Al Suwaidi

Chief Operating Officer,Global Village

Altaf Lorgat

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

Altaf Lorgat has more than fifteen years’ experience in facilities management and has had the fortune of working in various sectors within both the United Kingdom and the United Arab Emirates. His experience spans across both the public and private sectors, covering corporate offices, call centers, distribution centers, secure accommodation, Government offices, healthcare facilities, residential units, and commercial properties.

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.

Ameer Ahmed Manyar

Senior Associate Manager - Agriculture Engineering,Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority

Engineer Ameer Ahmed Manyar holds an experience of 12 plus years in the Facilities Management industry and especially the management of the soft service of landscape & irrigation, waste management & public health pest control services.

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.

Anwer Kotob

Director of Smart Cities Practice,NXN

Arun Stanly

Sr. Manager - Business Development,Frost & Sullivan

Benjamin Wessendorf

Business Head,Insaad

Carolina Fong

Digital Engineering Manager,Accienta

Carolina currently leads Digital Engineering engagements with Consultants, Contractors, and Developers in the Middle East with Accienta. Accienta is a Dubai based company focused on innovating processes and software utilization within companies. Through her professional journey, Carolina has worked in several multinational companies including Autodesk, VAG Group and ICA.

Cathal Carlin

Associate Commissioning Consultant,AESG

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.

David J. Carey MSc CIWFM

Founder and CEO,MET Consulting

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

Dr. Wim Raath is the Head of Occupational, Health, Safety, and Environment (OHSE) at Dubai Aviation City Corporation (DACC) – Dubai South, with the responsibility of ensuring the success of the OHSE programs within Dubai South City. Before joining DACC – Dubai South, Dr. Wim Raath worked at several respective companies building his valuable skills and experience in OHSE and Business Process Excellence.

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.

Eng. Subramanian Mookkaiah

Senior Manager – Operations & Facility,Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority

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.

Fahad Mohamed

Director of Facilities Management,Deyaar Owners Association Management LLC

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.

Janet McAvinnie

Director Real Estate Services ,Mastercard

Karen Green

EMEA Head of Product Management and Development,British Standards Institute (BSI)

Karim Bayoud

Group Trade Manager, Boecker

Kevin Shipp

Professional Services Director,FSI (FM Solutions) Ltd

Khaled AlShami

Director of Solution Consulting,Infor

Kulvinder Singh

Director of Facilities Management,New York University Abu Dhabi

Hussain Al Fardan

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

Hussain has over 20 years of experience in employee engagement, innovation, and business improvement with proven interpersonal and leadership skills. He is experienced in all aspects of innovation, both internal and external within the organisation, with demonstrable success in building innovation culture within a Governmental environment.

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

Martin Victor Alva

Director of Digital Transformation,RazrCorp

Melvin Visser

Sustainability Ambassador,Globally Connected Companies

From an early age on Melvin had the vision to make a positive impact on this planet. This is the reason why he has started his career as a sustainability consultant in The Netherlands right after his graduation. Following his vision on sustainability, he recently joined his current employer ‘Globally Connected Companies' whose main goal is to connect global innovations to the region and transform the seven emirates into sustainability-driven destinations.

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.

Naganandh Lakshmanan

Director FMS,Imdaad

Nick Clark

Global Strategic Development Director,Sylvania Lighting

Nivine Issa

Head of Environment & Waste,AESG

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 including commercial, marine and offshore developments, oil & gas, industrial and utilities and infrastructure.

Pamela Chikhani

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.

Prabhu Ramachandran

Founder and CEO ,Facilio Inc.

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.

Samir Ahmed

Director Business Assurance and Marketing – Gulf and Pakistan region,Intertek International Ltd.

Sara Momtaz

Strategic Committee Member,MEFMA

Simon Atkinson

Business Development Manager ,Envac Dubai LLC

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

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.

Theodoor Coenraad Gerrit Jeukens

VP Global Customer Transformation,ServiceMax

Coen Jeukens is VP of Global Customer Transformation at ServiceMax. He works with customers and prospects to fully unlock the true value and potential of their service organisations. Prior to joining ServiceMax, Coen was the Services Contract Director at Bosch where he implemented an outcome based business model, with highly impressive results.

Tolga Candan

Head of Strategic Business Development,Al-Futtaim Engineering & Technology

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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