Head of Global Sustainability Sector
KHATIB & ALAMI
(MLA Sust. Mgmt., B.Sc. Arch., CEM, PMP, LEED AP, PQP, CGP)
Arch. Waseem AI Azzeh has more than two decades of practical experience in the fields of design, construction and the sustainability of built environment. He is the Head of Global Sustainability Sector for Khatib & Alami, overseeing implementation of sustainability practices for projects design & execution as well as for K&A business operations. Arch. Waseem holds a Master degree in Sustainability & Environmental Management from Harvard University (MA, US) with distinction. He is
an accredited professional in several sustainability and environmental rating programs, such as (LEED, Estidama and GSAS).
Mr. AI Azzeh has been involved in the sustainability engineering and management for many projects over the broad sector of design & construction segments. In addition, he sits on the board of directors of the emirates Green Buildings Council (EGBC), and previously was an elected member in the Executive Committee of the Regional Centre of Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency (RCREEE) from [2016 – 2019]. He is and active advocate of the advancement of sustainable building in the UAE and MENA region, working with industry, academia and government departments to develop collaborative solutions to some of the regions greatest challenges. Mr. Al Azzeh has authored number of papers on the application of sustainability in the UAE and MENA region, some of which were presented at number of local, regional and international conferences on the topic of sustainability, with a particular focus on the application of cost effective sustainability in the MENA region.