Under the Patronage of

H.E. Najib Ali Al Rawas

Undersecretary of the Ministry of Environment and Climate Affairs

Advancements in Alternative Energy, Energy Storage and Technology Transfer

Event Overview

The 2nd Edition Oman Sustainable Energy and Technology Summit will be held on the 9th and 10th of December at the Crowne Plaza Hotel Muscat.

The summit takes into account, the current energy landscape; bringing together regulatory authorities, senior stakeholders, policy makers, influencers and solution providers driving the clean energy eco-system in the region.

Sustainability and clean energy feature high on the national agenda in most Middle East countries. The Sultanate of Oman incorporates sustainability as a national objective; charted out in its Vision 2020 programme. The Vision 2020 programme aims to achieve economic resilience by diversifying the Sultanate’s economy away from its traditional dependence on oil & gas exports while working towards the optimal exploitation of its natural resources.

The Sultanate of Oman has forecast an increase in peak power demand of 53%, reaching 9.96GW by 2023, of which, 11% of all electricity generated will be from renewable energy sources. By 2030, renewable energy will account for over 30% of the energy mix.

Steering Committee

Dr. Raed Bkayrat

Managing Director
Clean Energy Business Council
United Arab Emirates

Cornelius Matthes

Senior Vice President
Dii Desert Energy MENA

Dr. Michael Tsang

Principal Consultant at Three Pillars Consulting
Co-Founder of Shams Global Solutions
Sultanate of Oman


Cornelius Matthes

Senior Vice President
Dii Desert Energy MENA

Dr. Rasmi Hamzeh

Executive Director
Jordan Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Fund (JREEEF)
Ministry Of Energy & Mineral Resources (Memr)
Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan

Dr. Kishan Khoday

Regional Team Leader
Climate Change, DRR, Energy and the Environment
United Nations Development Programme
Regional Hub for Arab States

Dr. Farah Al Barwani

Research and Development Manager
Environmental Center for Excellence
Sultanate of Oman

Eng. Sarah Al-Usaimi

Industrial Engineering Specialist - Strategic Planning Department
Kuwait Authority for Partnership Projects
State of Kuwait

Christophe McGlade

Senior Energy Analyst
Directorate of Sustainability, Technology and Outlooks
International Energy Agency

Eng. Saif Alruheili

Contractors & Consultants Approval Section Head
Distribution Code Review Panel
Sultanate of Oman

Dareen Ayyad

Business Development Manager
Jinko Solar

Umair Ali

Senior Business Development Manager
Siemens Gamesa

Brian Wood

Senior Advisor
Oman Power and Water Procurement Company
Sultanate of Oman

Hilal Said Al Hadi

Head of Studies and Research
Ministry of Oil and Gas
Sultanate of Oman

Pradeep Kumar Singh

Asst. Director - Business Development & Technical
Etihad ESCO

Saeed Balhaddad

General Manager
Gulf Renewable Lab

Dr. Idris Al-Siyabi

Renewable Energy Engineer
Petroleum Development Oman
Sultanate of Oman

Eng. Mohammed Al-Lawati

Renewable Energy Lead
Petroleum Development Oman
Sultanate of Oman

Gilles Bouder

Senior Sales Manager - Middle East
Siemens Gamesa

Tawfek Ahmed Molah

Senior Operation Engineer
Saudi Aramco

D.M. Gulwadi

Group General Manager
Assarain Group

Zainab Ali Abdulkhaliq

Section Head – Energy Recovery
Business Development Department
Sultanate of Oman

Gurmeet Kaur

Partner – Finance and Projects
Pinsent Masons

Mohamed Attari

Business Development Manager
ACWA Power

Cristóbal López


Eng. Abdullah Sabil Al Balushi

Senior Renewables Energy Engineer
Sultanate of Oman

Mohammed Al Harthi

Project Coordinator - Sahim Initiative
Sultanate of Oman

Catherine Workman

Partner and Board member
Pinsent Masons