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Ahmed Al Zahrani

Ahmed Al Zahrani

Director of Healthcare Technology Development, Ministry of National Guard Health Affairs (KSA)

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Anas Alzaid

Anas Alzaid

Middle East and North Africa, National Fire Protection Association (USA)

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Ayssar Hanza

Ayssar Hanza

Risk Engineering Director, Ace Energy Group (Ex BP)

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Alexander Castellanos

Alexander Castellanos

Head of Fire & Safety, WSP

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Brigadier Khaled Al Hammadi

Brigadier Khaled Al Hammadi

Director, Police Research Center Department, Sharjah Police

 

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Deputy Chief Jeff Dulin

Deputy Chief Jeff Dulin

Strategic Advisor for National and International Programs, International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC)

 

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Dr. Nahed AbdulKhaleq Monsef

Dr. Nahed AbdulKhaleq Monsef

Director of Strategy & Governance Department, Dubai Health Authority (DHA)

Dr. Nahed is responsible for identifying DHA strategic directions for innovation activities and initiatives. She also supervises and ensures the development and implementation of innovation policy and strategy is in line with DHA vision & mission and the UAE vision. She oversees the policy and institutional measures supporting the implementation of the DHA strategy in cooperation with the concerned authorities and their approval by the Director General.

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Emma Cook

Emma Cook

Director, Purely Balanced 

Emma cook is the owner and founder of Purely Balanced an international speaker who has appeared on chartered institute of person development (CIPD) And institute of occupational safety and health (IOSH ) panel boards speaking all things fatigue and mental health related. With over a decade of research behind her on fatigue, Emma has created a programme on solutions to reduce your fatigue and stress related issues within your workforce. 

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Faisal Al Maazmi

Faisal Al Maazmi

Director Protective Services, Protective Services, Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City

Faisal Seasoned Security Management & Emergency Preparedness professional and leader with a solid and extensive experience focusing on large-scale establishment with demonstrated history of working in both aviation and the healthcare industry. Faisal served at Dubai International Airport, Dubai Police for 5 years in his early career. He worked in various departments such as Criminal Investigation, Command Centre and Operations Control.

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Graham Parker

Graham Parker

Past President of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) & Ambassador, The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA)

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Ghaith Bakir

Ghaith Bakir

Lead Regulatory Engineer-MEA, Underwriters Laboratories

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Glen Thomas

Glen Thomas

Partner, Technology Advisor, Grant Thornton UAE

Glen is the Technology and Cyber practice Partner at Grant Thornton UAE leading the Grant Thornton team to deliver Digital and Cyber Transformation projects across the UAE and GCC. Glen has over 20 years’ experience in delivering Information Security/Cyber and Risk projects for Government, Energy, Telco and Finance Sectors, leading transformation and cyber establishment projects at a national level. 

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Jan Fox

Jan Fox

Executive Director - Safe Communities, REACH Council for Safe Communities 

Jan is the Executive Director for REACH Edmonton Council for Safe Communities, a not-for-profit organization created to make Edmonton a safer place to live and work where she has been privileged to lead a team of professionals dedicated to making Edmonton a safer community. REACH is a coordinating council that works closely with social agencies, businesses, and citizens to invest in our community to make our city an even safer place to live, work and play. 

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Kate Field

Jan Fox

Global Head, Health, Safety and Well-being, British Standards Institute (BSI)

Kate Field acts as expert and ambassador on OHS supporting the delivery of excellence and expertise across the 193 countries the British Standards Institution (BSI) operates in.She started her career with the Health and Safety Executive as a regulatory Inspector before moving into policy, leading initiatives to tackle health risks. Kate then moved into the private sector working successfully as a consultant across all industries. With a health and safety career spanning two decades, Kate has authored regulatory and technical guidance, written articles for a range of publications and is a successful global, keynote speaker and presenter.

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Mohammed Shouli

Mohammed Shouli

Head of E-Government Division, Queen Rania Center for Education and Information Technology-Ministry of Education (Jordan) 

Mohammed Shouli holds a master's degree in Computer Science in 2006 from Al-Balqa Applied University. He has been the Head of the E-Government Department in the Department of Queen Rania Al Abdullah Center for Information Technology of the Ministry of Education in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan since 2013. Mohammed Shouli consultant in digital transformation and eLearning strategies as well as an associate member of several committees at the national level to develop policies, digital transformation and e-government services. He has participated in many international conferences in the field of information technology and holds many specialized courses in project management, business analysis and digital transformation.

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Neil Gibbins

Neil Gibbins

Lead Fire Safety Consultant, CROSS

Neil’s career commenced as an operational firefighter in the late 1970’s, he progressed through the ranks to become Deputy Chief Fire Officer of Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service, following the successful merger of the two services. Neil was lead officer for fire protection within the UK Chief Fire Officers Association (now NFCC) from 2007 to 2013, chairing the group that managed the implementation of the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order. Since moving on from the fire and rescue service Neil has been President and CEO of the Institution of Fire Engineers. He was chair of a national working group set up to improve product safety recalls, appointed by the then BEIS  Minister Margot James. The working group’s report lead directly to the creation of the Office for Product Safety and Standards (OPSS). 

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Nick Pahl

Nick Pahl

CEO, Supporting occupational health and wellbeing professionals (SOM)

Nick is CEO of the Society of Occupational Medicine (SOM), the largest and oldest nationally recognised professional organization of individuals with an interest in health and work.  Through its collective voice, SOM advances knowledge, and increases awareness to influence the future of occupational health and the health of people in or returning to work.SOM's Patrons are Lord Blunkett, Dame Carol Black and Sir Norman Lamb. Nick is a Salzburg Health Fellow, Board member of the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health, Chair of the ROSPA National occupational health and safety committee and a member of the Stephenson Farmer leadership group on mental health in the workplace. 

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Nagi Souaiby

Nagi Souaiby

Head of Emergency Department

Dr Nagi Souaiby is Emergency, Forensic Medicine and Medical Law specialist graduated from the Universities of Montpellier and Paris. He got the “Medical Council of Canada” license and received a double European Master in “Public Health” and “Hospital and Health Management” from ESA Business School of Beirut and Paris VII. He is a lecturer in forensic medicine at USJ Faculty of Medicine and a medical law instructor at the Ecole Supérieure des Affaires in Beirut. He is also an expert to the European Union and the World Health Organization. Dr Souaiby is the founder and president of New Health Concept, that provides consultancy to health institutions and professionals to implement their projects and to defend themselves in the event of liability. 

 

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Peter Van Gorp

Peter Van Gorp

Associate Technical Director, HKA

Peter Van Gorp has been working as a Fire Engineer for more than twenty-five years in the fields of Fire, Life Safety and Loss Prevention. He has spent more than fifteen years working in the Middle East. He has handled building fire and life safety projects ranging from schools, hotels and hospitals to large shopping malls, multi occupancy high-rise and industrial developments.

 

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Richard Reed

Richard Reed

Head of Corporate Emergency Management and Continuity, Saudi Aramco

 

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Sinclair Duffie

Sinclair Duffie

Chief Fire Officer, Nawah Energy Company

Serving as the Chief Fire Officer for Nawah at Barakah Nuclear Power Plant commanding the On Site Fire Brigade, he has spent his entire career leading in operations, fire prevention and training and development. Joined municipal fire brigade in 1983, rising through the ranks to Commander before retiring in 2012. Spent time participating and leading in Operations, Fire Prevention and Training and Development.

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Tim Briggs

Tim Briggs

Past President , Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) & Course Director, Leeds Beckett University

He was Chair of the  The Professional Standards Committee that oversees educational standards and IOSH accreditation of Health and Safety courses. Prior to that, Tim chaired the Working Group that redesigned the IOSH Core Curriculum. Tim is a regular invited speaker at International conferences speaking on a broad range of Health Safety and Occupational Health issues.

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