The experts, specialists, and Gurus of our industry! Meet an unparalleled line-up of local and international speakers.
- Andrea Deutschbein, Director FM, Soft Services, EMAAR
- Mohamad Abou Laban, Chief Executive Officer, Deyaar Facilities Management
- Paul Bullard, Business Strategy Director, FSI (FM Solutions) Limited
- Prabhu Ramachandran, Founder & CEO, Facilio Technologies Pvt Limited
- Sathish Rajendren, COO, Facilities Management Services, Knight Frank (India) Pvt. Ltd.
- Stuart Harrison, CEO, Emrill Services
Director FM, Soft Services at EMAAR
Andrea overlooks and manages the Soft Services FM operation at the Dubai Mall and Emaar portfolio. She is an accomplished Soft Services FM specialist with more than 22 years of broad and diversified technical and operational experience in Facilities Management.
Andrea is specialist in managing major SFM operations such as the Bahnreinigung Karlsruhe with more than 900 railway stations in Baden Wuertemberg Germany, the “Doha International Airport” in Qatar and the largest shopping mall “The Dubai Mall”.
Mohamad Abou Laban
Chief Executive Officer at Deyaar Facilities Management
Mohamad is responsible for overseeing all of Deyaar Facilities Management (DFM) operations, including delivering superior service to all customers and securing business beyond Deyaar’s property portfolio.
He is known for his passion towards his customers and the service quality delivered to them. Mohamad has a proven track record in implementing international best practices, improving safety standards, increasing profitability and driving efficiency.
Business Strategy Director at FSI (FM Solutions) Limited
Paul is a subject matter expert on Facilities Management and Computer Aided Facilities Management (CAFM) with a truly global view. He has over 22 years of experience working in the CAFM industry and has held various positions within software development, project management and operational delivery.
Paul has been personally responsible for some of the world’s largest and most prestigious FM software implementations. His current focus is specifically around FSI’s product strategy ensuring the most effective use of technology for FM. His current areas of interest include the Digital Workplace, Artificial Intelligence and the Internet of Things.
Founder & CEO at Facilio Technologies Pvt Limited
Prabhu’s career spans over 18 years of product, business, and customer experience focused on enterprise-scale software for IoT- based connected services, sustainable building solutions, and telecom network management. Facilio is an IoT and AI-driven enterprise platform solution that helps commercial building portfolios centrally manage facility operations and maintenance in real-time.
Prior to becoming an entrepreneur, he was the Director of WebNMS, the IoT division of Zoho Corporation. He is a pioneer in the field of SaaS and IoT.
COO at Facilities Management Services, Knight Frank (India) Pvt. Ltd.
Sathish is a senior business leader with over 16 years of rich experience in facilities, property and asset management and corporate real estate for occupiers, developers and investors.
His areas of expertise include, corporate real estate, strategic planning and business P&L, facility management, property & asset management, workplace strategy, supply chain & procurement and technology, systems & security.
CEO at Emrill Services
Stuart Harrison has over 27 years’ experience in technical, operations and senior business roles, across facilities management, construction and engineering projects, including managing services in critical environments, such as international gateway airports, hospitals and healthcare.
In 2017, Stuart implemented the first Energy Performance Contract (EPC) pilot project in the UAE, which achieved average building energy savings of over 26%. In the same year, Stuart developed the first NICEIC-accredited electrical training course in the UAE, introduced by Emrill to further raise electrical contracting standards in the Middle East.