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Agra Middle East
7 - 8 October 2024
Dubai World Trade CentreDubai, UAE

Ali Al Jassim
Chairperson at Emirates Green Building Council


His Excellency Ali Al Jassim, Chairman of Emirates Green Building Council (EmiratesGBC), and Vice Chair for Green Buildings in the Mena & North Africa region. H. E. is a holder of a PhD in Business Management (GPA=3.80), Master of Business Administration with Honors (GPA=3.95), and Bachelors of Science in Civil Engineering.

H.E. Ali has 29 years of experience in leading roles in both public and private sectors delivering programs and projects and has held top positions in both sectors. H.E. led and worked with teams on iconic projects in the Emirate of Dubai and on the federal level in the UAE. Examples of these projects are Dubai metro, Noll card, salik, 43 major roads infrastructure projects during 2006, enhancing & elevating drivers training and vehicle licensing services during 2008, unifying drivers licenses and vehicles ownership all over the UAE in 2008/2009, created and established 2 drivers training institutes (schools) in 2012 and 2017, led a government entity and managed a government owned company providing energy services, worked on the 3 largest solar projects in the region and the World, Hatta villas solar rooftop, a 21 MWh on a single roof, and 5000 villas solar roofs completed in 1 year. H. E. under the visionary leadership led a team that made Dubai a leading city in the region in energy services and retrofit during 2018/2020.

Presently, H.E. Ali Al Jassim is the Chairman of the Emirates Green Building Council in the UAE, and a Vice Chair for green building councils for the Mena and North Africa region. H.E. is promoting for sustainability in the region and thriving to make Dubai and the UAE a Global sustainable hub.

Agenda Sessions

  • Leadership Panel Discussion: Role of Leadership in ensuring Food Security