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Thom Bohlen
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Thom Bohlen

Chief Technical Officer, LEED AP; Estidama PBQP & PCQP Middle East Centre for Sustainable Development (MECSD)
Gavin Appleby
Eng. Osama Al-Afaleq

Thom Bohlen is chief technical officer for the Middle East Centre for Sustainable Development (MECSD). He and the staff of MECSD are leading more than 180 projects with over 35million ft2 through the sustainable development and certification process.

Through Thom’s leadership, MECSD has currently LEED certified 38 buildings, of which 37 are in the UAE. Projects include 2-Platinum rated facilities; 18-Gold rated; and 16-Silver, and 2 Certified rated facilities.

MECSD is one of the largest independent sustainable development organizations in the world with 12 USGBC Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Accredited Professionals as well as 8 ESTIDAMA PEARL Qualified Professionals (PQP). MECSD is headquartered in Dubai within the Pacific Controls Systems LEED platinum-rated green building, the 16th in the World and the first in the UAE.

Recent important projects concerning sustainability within the region include the LEED Platinum rating of 2- facilities, including ESAB and TLM, and participation on the Panasonic Avionics Project, which is also targeted for a LEED Platinum rating this coming spring 2014. Thom is also responsible for the targeted LEED Gold rating of the Tier III Data Centre for PCS in Techno Park.

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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