Selection Committee

Bader Al Lamki

Bader-Al-LamkiDirector
Masdar
Chairman, Selection Committee

Bader Al Lamki, holding a B.Sc. degree in Chemical Engineering from the UAE University, is recognized as a seasoned professional with nearly one & half decade diversified & extensive experience in the oil & gas industry and presently in the Renewables & Environment industry.

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Marie-José Nadeau

bowman-roberta Chair, World Energy council, World Energy Council Executive Vice President - Corporate Affairs and Secretary General
Hydro-Quebec
Vice- Chair, Selection Committee

Her experience as a senior corporate executive in the energy industry and as a board member have given Marie-José Nadeau a wide-ranging business experience and depth.

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Rami AbuLaila

Rashed Al DhaheriDirector
New Ventures Unit Masdar

Rami AbuLaila is a leader at the forefront of the renewable and sustainable energy industry, where he has leveraged his extensive experience and expertise spanning strategic planning, industry analysis, operations management, and business development to play a key role in the conceptualization, development, and launch of an innovative alternative energy initiative in Abu Dhabi.

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Roger Ballentine

roger-ballentinePresident,
Green Strategies, Inc.

Roger Ballentine is the President of Green Strategies Inc., where he provides management consulting services to corporate and financial sector clients on sustainability strategy, investment and transaction evaluation and execution, project development, and the integration of public policy considerations into business strategy.

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Roberta Bowman

bowman-roberta Senior Advisor to the Chairman
Duke Energy

Roberta Bowman currently serves as Senior Advisor to the Chairman of Duke Energy, one of the world’s leading energy companies.

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Dr. Olaf Goebel

Olaf-GoebelProfessor of Energy Engineering and Renewable Energies
University of Applied Science in Hamm and Lippstadt

Dr Olaf Goebel is a Professor of Energy Engineering and Renewable Energies at the University of Applied Science in Hamm and Lippstadt, Germany.

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Dr. Steven Griffiths

Steve_GriffithsExecutive Director of Institute Initiatives
Professor of Practice, Masdar Institute

Dr. Steven Griffiths is the Executive Director of Institute Initiatives and Professor of Practice at the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology.

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Maha Salem Jabour

roger-ballentineAdvisor to the Director General
Abu Dhabi Education Council

Maha Salem Jabour is Advisor to the Director General of the Abu Dhabi Education Council, leading two senior teams that manage a portfolio of facilities and infrastructure projects to the value of over AED5 billion.

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Richenda Van Leeuwen

Executive Director, Energy and Climate, Energy Access Initiative
United Nations Foundation

Richenda Van Leeuwen is Executive Director, Energy Access Initiative leading the UN Foundation's work on energy access and its engagement with the UN’s Sustainable Energy for All Initiative.

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Jonathon Porritt

Jonathan_PoritCo-Founder
Forum for the Future

Jonathon Porritt, Co-Founder of Forum for the Future, is an eminent writer, broadcaster and commentator on sustainable development.

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David Sandalow

Rashed Al DhaheriInaugural Fellow, Center on Global Energy Policy
Columbia University

David Sandalow is the Inaugural Fellow at Columbia University’s new Center on Global Energy Policy. He also serves as a Senior Advisor to Garten Rothkopf LLC (an international advisory firm).

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Gauri Singh

Gauri-SinghDirector, Knowledge management and Technology cooperation
International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)

Gauri Singh joined The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) in January, 2011, as Director, Knowledge management and Technology cooperation.

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Professor Ad van Wijk

roger-ballentineSustainable Energy Entrepreneur
Part-time Professor of Future Energy Systems TU Delft

Ad van Wijk is sustainable energy entrepreneur and part-time Professor Future Energy Systems at TU Delft.

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Yukari Yamashita

roger-ballentineBoard Member
The Institute of Energy Economics, Japan (IEEJ)

As Board Member for the Institute and Director in Charge for the Energy Data and Modelling Center, she is responsible for quantitative analyses on energy policy issues.

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