In recognition of the tremendous growth and opportunities that this sector is providing, MEED has launched an exclusive networking club for the Gulf’s leading power and water executives. Attendance is strictly by invitation only.

Coming together four times a year, this association of top decision-makers, drawn from the region’s leading government utilities, regulators, developers, consultants and contractors will meet over breakfast to share experiences and debate the issues in a confidential environment where the key industry issues and facts can be aired and discussed in full. Meetings will be held alternatively between Dubai and Abu Dhabi.

Attendance is strictly by invitation only. Please contact us if you would like to find out more about joining the VIP invitation list.

Sponsored by:

Veolia Water, the water division of Veolia Environnement, is the world leader in water and wastewater services. Specialized in outsourcing services for municipal authorities, as well as industrial and service companies, it is also one of the world’s major designers of technological solutions and constructor of facilities needed in water and wastewater services. With 93,433 employees in 64 countries, Veolia Water provides water service to 78 million people and wastewater service to 53 million. Its 2008 revenue amounted to €12.6 billion.

Previous speakers at the Power & Water Club have included:

  • Mr Yousef Jebril, Executive Vice President, Power & Water (Planning), Dubai Electricity & Water Authority (DEWA).
  • Nick Carter, Director General, REGULATION AND SUPERVISION BUREAU
  • Dr. John Richardson, Director Power & Water, Middle East, PARSONS BRINCKERHOFF
  • Mr. Mohammed Abunayyen, Executive Chairman of AWCA Power Projects
  • Lisa Henthorne, Vice President and Global Director of Desalination at CH2M Hill and President of the International Desalination Association
  • Daniel Dexter, Global Vice President – Global Power, TAQA New World
  • Patrice Fonlladosa, President & Chief Executive Officer, Veolia Water AMI
  • Diana DePinto, Programme Director, Private Capital, Middle East, Ernst & Young Consulting