Faisal Ali Al Rashid is a UAE national and a degree holder of Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Dayton, Ohio university, USA 1991. He is also a certified PMP (Project Management Professional) and earned a LSE professional certificate in public policy making. He has solid experience in energy management, including supply, strategy, and demand, and has an extensive background in process industrial plants, including oil & gas, power & water generation process, material handling process, glass manufacturing process etc.
He is a frequent speaker and active participant at various local and international energy management related events, and has published numerous articles and white papers on energy management and sustainability topics.
His current job is Demand Side Management Senior Director in the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy since 2011, looking after the full energy demand management spectrum of the emirate of Dubai. He has played a part and continues to contribute to the success of DSM programmes, energy consumption reduction and energy efficiency policy structure in Dubai. He previously worked in the oil and gas industry for 15 years as a Project Division Manager / Project Executive, and handled mega feed and EPC projects, and worked as a General Manager in a glass manufacturing firm for three years.