Dr. Waddah S. Ghanem
Graduated from the University of Wales College Cardiff, School of Engineering, with a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Environmental Engineering.
Currently he is the Senior Director for Sustainability, Operational and Business Excellence for the ENOC Group and overseas all the sustainability, CSR, Energy and Resource Management and reporting as well as Business and Operational Excellence, Innovation and Process Improvement and LSS projects with the Group. He has spent the last 21 years+ from EHS Supervisor at the refinery to assistant EHS Advisor in the Group, later to grow the EHS Compliance function until he become Director, EHSQ Compliance in January 2010. He was appointed in 2015 as Executive Director, EHSSQ & Corporate Affairs and in June 2018 was given the role of Senior Director for Sustainability, Operational and Business Excellence.
Waddah holds several academic and vocational qualifications including PG Diplomas an MSc in Environmental Sciences; an Executive MBA from and a Doctorate from the University of Bradford in the UK in 2014/2015.
His publications include various research, practitioner journal and conference papers in addition to 6 internationally published books.
He is Vice Chairman of Dubai Carbon; a Board Member of the not-for-profit Emirates Environment Group; an Executive Committee Member (Board) the Oil Companies International Marine Forum (OCIMF) and a Board/Council member of the Energy Institute (EI) in the UK and serves as the Hon. Chairman of the Energy Institute Middle East Branch. He was born and is based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.