Under the patronage of
OMAN WATER WEEK
Oman`s largest gathering for water professionals
22 – 24 Jan 2024, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman
On behalf of Nama Water Services, I am pleased to welcome you at Oman Water Week, which will take place on 22 – 24 Jan 2024.
The Sultanate has strongly committed to a sustainable economy and developed a road map to achieve net zero by 2050 through strategic initiatives aimed at reducing the carbon footprint in the key economic sectors and building a sustainable future.
As the key player in Oman water sector, Nama Water Services has taken the initiative to host this annual gathering to engage all key stakeholders to discuss how water sector could be the enabler for sustainable development in Oman.
Oman Water Week, will provide a platform for experts, researchers, policymakers, and industry professionals to share their insights, exchange knowledge, and engage in meaningful discussions that will shape the future of water in the sultanate.
We look forward for your valuable expertise, insights, and contributions, and we believe that your engagement will help drive meaningful conversations and shape the future of water management.
I look forward to seeing you all at Oman Water Week to discuss, evaluate and implement significant steps towards smart utilization of our resources.
Qais Saud Al Zakwani
Chief Executive Officer
Nama Water Services
Oman Water Week is a transformative event that brings together professionals, policymakers, researchers, and experts from the water sector. With a strong focus on shaping a sustainable future, the conference serves as a platform for knowledge exchange, innovation, and collaboration.
With a strong focus on shaping Oman’s sustainable future, the event will focus on how Oman can transform its water sector to become more resilient, sustainable, flexible, and efficient. In addition to that the event will focus on presenting the latest developments and updates across the water sector including water production, transmission, and distribution, wastewater and environmental services, and industrial water applications.
OWW conference program includes sessions and discussions that delve into the critical aspects of water strategies in the sultanate.
Participants will gain insights into the latest developments in Oman’s water sector and explore the growing business potentials. They will be able to get updated with the water sector future, regulations updates and business opportunities.
In addition to that the technical sessions will present the industry’s innovative technologies, best practices, and strategies for efficient water management.
Topics covered will include water treatment processes, water infrastructure design and maintenance, water loss reduction techniques, and smart water networks. These sessions aim to address challenges and explore solutions to ensure a reliable and sustainable water supply for communities.
Senior Manager - Research, Development and Innovation - Oman Investment Authority
“Dr. Mohamed Al-Rawahi has an extensive RDI experience working with both academic and business settings. His academic background includes B.sc & M.sc from college of Agricultural and Marine Science, Sultan Qaboos University, PhD in Agro-ecosystem from Kassel University, Germany, and PostDoc in wastewater treatment from Helmholtz Center for Environmental Researches (UFZ), Germany”.
Managing Director - Majis Industrial Service
Raid Al Rubaiey is a highly accomplished executive with more than twenty years of experience in Aluminium, Oil & Gas, food, water and Petrochemical industries. He has an impressive history of building agile and lean organisations. Raid has a proven track record of driving operational excellence and aligning organization’s strategies toward growth and sustainability.
He was appointed as the Managing Director of Majis Industrial Service to drive growth and sustainability. Before joining Majis, Raid was chief executive officer at Oman Oilseeds Company. He had worked in several other roles in different industries, including chief operating officer and operations & Maintenance manager.
He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Sultan Qaboos University, a Master’s Degree in Business Administration (MBA)from Alliance Manchester Business School, and he is a last year researcher in a Doctorate Business Administration (DBA) program in Coventry University. He is also a graduate of Oman’s National CEO Program executed by IMD Business School.
VP Assets Management & Projects - Majis Industrial Services
Ayoub Sulaiman Al Kindi is the VP of Assets Management & Projects at Majis Industries Services. With an MBA from Suhar University and a Petroleum & Natural Gas degree from Sultan Qaboos University, he boasts +18 years of experience in the energy sector, holding various influential roles. Committed to excellence and sustainability, Ayoub continues to shape the industry's future with a strategic and forward-thinking approach.
Beyond his professional achievements, Ayoub is deeply committed to fostering collaborative relationships and creating value for stakeholders. His strategic mindset and ability to identify and seize opportunities have consistently driven transformative outcomes for organizations he's been a part of.
Planning & Projects Manager - Majis Industrial Services
Dr. Salim Al Mamary is a Ph.D. holder in Project Management, University of South Australia, 2011. He has over 27 years of experience in project management, water resources management, water and networks projects, water utilities projects, water desalination, water recycling, irrigation projects, pumping stations, and flood protection dams in government and private sectors. Dr. Al Mamary has been involved in the planning, design, development, and management of several water-related projects in Oman. He has participated in water policy-making and water strategy planning. In the publication, He has over 20 papers presented at national and international conferences on the topics of water management, risks, and project management. Dr. Al Mamary is the Founder and Board member of Oman water society. He has a broad range of knowledge and involvement in international cooperation for research, seminars, conferences, and training on Project Management and Water Management.
Executive Director - Oman Water Society
Investment & Partnership Manager - Nama Water Services
Sultan Al-Salami has over 23 years of professional experience in various fields through the positions he has held. He started his career as a Mathematics teacher in 2000, then moved on to work as office manager of the Minister of Education. He became later a specialist in international relations at the same ministry and then served as the Director of Public Relations. He then shifted to the petroleum refining sector before joining Nama Water Services Company as the Director of the CEO's Office. Then to be a Manager of Business Development and Sales, where currently he is a Manager of Investment and Partnerships at Nama Water Services.
He holds a master’s degree in business administration from University of Wales in Cardiff - UK 2008 in addition to several specialized courses in projects’ management, sustainability, strategies, and leadership.
Sultan is skilled in ESG and sustainability, building strategies for several companies and non-governmental organizations, based on the pillars, priorities, and objectives of vision 2040.
He currently leads several joint economic projects with PDO, Omran Company, Asas Company, and others.
In addition to his experience in market studies and analyzing economic indicators, he has experience in marketing, branding, and event management.
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