Prioritising Sustainability: Investment in
eco-friendly construction technologies,
and green energy pays dividends

23 May 2023
DSM Strategy & Policy Lead | Dubai Supreme Council of Energy

Majd Fayyad

Majd is senior strategy expert and award-winning engineer with a track record in assisting NGOs and government organizations in developing innovative and transformational strategies and programs which aimed at advancing decarbonization, energy efficiency, and green building principles in the region. Currently, Majd leads strategy and policy development related to demand side management, water management, green mobility, and circular economy at the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy. Majd also is director and board member at the newly launched platform, Advancing Net Zero Volunteering Team which aims at accelerating net zero cities in the UAE.

Prior to that, Majd has held several positions including senior energy advisor to the Royal Danish Consulate General in Dubai, technical lead at Emirates Green Building Council and project manager of the National CDM Program for Solar Energy in Lebanon.

Majd was a speaker at 50+ flagship sustainability events in the UAE and region, a jury member of several regional awards programs and lead author of 8 technical energy publications. He was selected to be part of the first cohort of Emerging Board Leaders Fellowship, powered by HSBC which recognizes exceptional Arab and North African men and women under the age of 45 and accelerates their pathway to boardrooms. Majd holds a master’s degree in renewable energy, bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering, CEM, LEED AP, and TRUE Advisor credentials.