Under the patronage of
Vice President - Integrated Digital Solutions, OQ
With more than 18 years of expertise leading a variety of initiatives, Maryam Al Shaibani is a committed professional who has a great desire for growth and development.
Maryam is a results-driven leader with a Master's degree in Business Management and a track record of effectively managing and completing medium- and large-scale projects within Oman's energy sector.
She is presently OQ's Vice President of Integrated Digital Solutions, overseeing the centralized digital solutions department and demonstrating her dedication to fostering efficiency and innovation inside the company.
Regional Representative in MENA region, International Water Management Institute (IWMI)
Dr. Youssef Brouziyne is the International Water Management Institute’s (IWMI) Country Representative – Egypt, and Regional Representative – Middle East and North Africa. He brings significative experience in sustainability stewardship and resilience building across the water and agricultural value chains in North Africa, West Africa, and Southern Europe with multinational agribusiness corporations. He was previously a professor and researcher at the Mohammed VI Polytechnic University (UM6P) in Morocco from 2019-2022, where he managed and contributed to a portfolio of research and innovation projects around climate change impacts on agro-hydrological systems, climate-smart water and crops systems, as well as social and digital innovations for resilient and sustainable water and crops systems.
Currently, Dr Youssef Brouziyne is IWMI's representative in Egypt and the MENA region. Together with a highly skilled team in the MENA office and a diversified panel of partners, he strives to help stakeholders in the region move towards growth and sustainable development through innovative science-based water and climate solutions. He has a PhD in water and climate change from Sidi Mohamed Ben Abdellah University, a Master’s in marketing and product development from IAE of Metz-France, a Master’s in integrated sustainable solutions for Mediterranean tree crops from the Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Bari, and an agronomic engineering degree from the Hassan II institute for Agronomy in Morocco.
Water Industry Development Manager ME & APAC, Siemens
As a seasoned professional with a track record of driving digitalization and sustainability solutions in the dynamic Energy and Water Utilities sector, Bora thrives on building lasting relationships and delivering results. With a career spanning over a decade, Bora has consistently excelled in techn commercial roles with industry giants like Oracle, Schneider Electric, and Areva T&D.
In his current role as regional Water Industry Development manager in Siemens Digital Industries, he leads the Middle East and APAC region in Digital Water solutions, strategizing, and executing successful digitalization projects targeting operational efficiency with our customers.
His expertise extends to advanced distribution management, IoT, SCADA/RTU, AI & ML analytics, cybersecurity, and more.
Head of the Water Department, Seureca, Veolia
Deputy Managing Director in charge of Corporate Strategy, Member of the Executive Committee.
Management of the Water Department of SEURECA Veolia - approx. 50 engineers and 70% of the overall activity of SEURECA, including:
- Studies and technical expertise, from Master planning & Feasibility Studies to Design and Work Supervision with key focuses on water resources and treatment (incl. alternative resources, REUSE), demand projection, water network planning and optimisation, wastewater collection and treatment, urban flooding, integrated water resource management,
- Strategic & Operational Assistance stream, providing advisory services and operational support to Public Utilities as well as Veolia's operations, focusing on high added value projects (business planning, asset management, business digitization, operational efficiency including NRW, support to large bids), and long-term Utilities restructuring projects (Management Contracts, Performance Based Contracts, Technical Assistance, etc.).
Acting also on a Project Mode as Project Director, Contract Manager, Bid Manager and Utility Restructuring Expert.
22 years of experience in multiple countries : Angola, Bulgaria, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Chad, Czech Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Dominican Republic, France, Gabon, Georgia, India, Kenya, Korea, Morocco, Mali, Niger, Oman, Palestine, Pakistan, Reunion Island, Saudi Arabia, St Lucia, Trinidad and Tobago, UAE, UK, USA, Vietnam, Zambia.
Senior Operation Manager, Tadoom
18+ years of professional experience in Technology and Telecom Domain with Focus on Project Management mainly on systems where he has led many successful projects in startups, integrations, migrations, and billing.