Sustainability: Innovation and Opportunity

Block 2, Dubai International Academic City, P.O. 341799, University of Birmingham Dubai
Tuesday 21 January 2020 (18:00-20:30)

This exciting panel discussion will explore and debate the business case and opportunity for innovation in a sustainable future economy.

18:00 - 18:30 - Registration and refreshments
18:30 - 19:30 - Panel discussion
19:30 - 20:30 - Networking with panellists


Our panel is facilitated by our Provost, Professor Glyn Watson, with panel members drawn from a wide range of industries passionate about sustainability and include:

Sarah Bartlett, Director, KEKSTNC
Anand Vengurlekar, Freelance, Environmental Educator
Simone Troxler, Sustainability Manager,SixSences Luxury Hotels
Matthew Heptonstall, Specialist Trade Marketing, Adidas
Mohammad Khreishah, Senior Programme Manager, Hewlett Packard
Michael McBurney, Business Development Executive, Yellow Door Energy
Kefu Jiang, General Electric


This is an opportunity to hear of the challenges, opportunities and innovation that the issue of sustainability in our economy brings from experts and sustainability champions working in a variety of industry sectors.

Questions from the audience are invited and there will be the opportunity to network with the panellists and the University’s academics following the panel discussion. We look forward to welcoming you to participate in this exciting debate.