New regional chair of MENA Regional Network appointed
Khaled Bushnaq of Emirates Green Building Council (EmiratesGBC) has been appointed regional chair of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Regional Network
Khaled Bushnaq of Emirates Green Building Council (EmiratesGBC) has been appointed regional chair of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Regional Network.
The MENA Regional Network comprises nine Green Building Councils based in the MENA region.
Bushnaq, who is an advocate of the green building movement, remarked: "It is my honour to have been chosen as the regional chair and I thank World Green Building Council and Emirates Green Building Council for this recognition.
"The MENA region has tremendous potential to implement green building best practices, and one of the important remits of the MENA Network is to facilitate greater collaboration and partnership to promote sustainable built environments.
"The path-breaking achievements by EmiratesGBC in this regard will serve as a benchmark for the region.”
Talking about Bushnaq's appointment, Terri Wills, CEO of the World Green Building Council, said: “Khaled has been a true champion of sustainability across MENA, and his leadership as chair will help to strengthen the network of Green Buildings Councils in the region.”
Adding further is Saeed Al Abbar, chairman of EmiratesGBC, who said: “The appointment of Khaled as the regional chair for the MENA Network by the World Green Building Council, is a strong statement on his dedication to promoting sustainable built environments in the region.
"At EmiratesGBC, we congratulate Khaled on this recognition, which will further drive our work in promoting green building best practices.”
Bushnaq is the CEO of EMS Int., a company that provides energy management solutions (ESCO) in the Middle East.