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Adnan Sharafi
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Adnan Sharafi

Chairman, Emirates Green Building Council
Fawzeia Hamad Al Marzouqi
Donna Sultan

A civil engineer by profession, Adnan Sharafi has more than 30 years experience in technical and management positions, both in the public and private sectors.

His research works have been published in peer-reviewed journals, and he is a certified lead auditor for the ISO 9000 Quality Management System among other professional considerations.

As chair of the EGBC, he plays an instrumental role in setting the strategy for sustainable development of the UAE, where the council’s latest proposal is for the creation of a financing scheme for the green retrofitting of existing buildings.

Sharafi explained: “With the nation now focusing on renewables and boosting the efficient use of existing resources, green buildings can complement the approach effectively by reducing power consumption, and one of the key issues is the lack of adequate financial support for retrofitting.”

Devout in his undertaking, Sharafi has also been closely involved with government organisations and the Dubai police in condition surveys and engineering investigations, and assisted the development various research facilities,.

These have included the Dubai Central Laboratories and the Dubai Accreditation Centre. EGBC’s chair is currently managing Al Arsh, a company specialised in facilities management services, energy management, and, himself a certified OAM, the management of owners associations.

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Awards

New category open for consultancies at CW Awards 2019 in Dubai
Sub-Consultancy of the Year to be crowned for the first time at the gala ceremony
Leaders in Construction KSA Awards to be held in Sep 2019
Gala ceremony in Riyadh to recognise and reward Saudi Arabia's best construction projects and brightest

Conferences

Leaders UAE 2019: Pinsent Masons confirmed as Gold Sponsor
Law firm is among the major construction industry players confirmed as sponsors for Leaders UAE's
Leaders in Construction UAE Summit returns in Sept 2019
Dubai conference to see top officials discuss the people, trends, and challenges that will power

Latest Issue

Construction Week - Issue 747
Aug 03, 2019