IFSJ Leaders in Fire & Safety Conference Advisory Panel Spotlight: Tarek Al Assil

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International Fire & Safety Journal (IFSJ) is honoured to welcome Tarek Al Assil, Executive Director of IFM Facilities Management LLC, as a key member of the advisory panel for the IFSJ Leaders in Fire & Safety Conference 2024.

Al Assil brings over 15 years of experience in the GCC’s facilities and properties management sector to the panel, offering invaluable insights and leadership.

Tarek Al Assil: A seasoned leader in facilities management

With a robust background in business leadership, Al Assil has made significant contributions to the management of iconic facilities across the GCC.

He holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering and is a certified CFM, SFP, FMP, and PMP.

His expertise spans sustainable practices and comprehensive properties management, underlining his commitment to innovation and excellence in the field.

The IFSJ Leaders in Fire & Safety Conference 2024

Scheduled for May 9, 2024, at the prestigious Grosvenor House Hotel Dubai Marina, the conference aims to build upon the success of its inaugural year. It serves as a pivotal platform for discussions on the evolving challenges in fire safety and emergency response.

With Al Assil’s participation, the conference is set to benefit from his extensive knowledge and experience in facilities management, further enriching the discourse on innovation, strategic planning, and expert collaboration in fire safety.

Al Assil’s role on the advisory panel

As part of the advisory panel, Al Assil’s expertise will shape the direction and content of the conference.

His background in crafting integrated solutions for complex facilities adds a unique perspective to the panel, ensuring that the conference addresses the most pressing issues and opportunities in fire safety and emergency management.

Advisory panel shaping the conference

The panel for the 2024 conference is composed of distinguished professionals from various sectors related to fire safety and emergency preparedness, including:

  • Terry Johnson, Conference Chair
  • Engineer Salma Al Ali, Head of Engineering Section at Dubai Civil Defence;
  • Mark Buckingham, Head of Emergency Preparedness at Abu Dhabi Airports;
  • David Campbell, General Manager at Dubai Civil Defence’s Emirates Safety Laboratory;
  • Sinclair Duffie, Chief Fire Officer at Nawah Energy Company;
  • Sawsan Dahham, CEO of SIENA;
  • Dana Kamal, NFPA Director of International Development (MENA);
  • Ghaith Bakir, Senior Regulatory Engineer at UL Solutions;
  • Robert Davies, Operations Director at WSP in the Middle East;
  • Peter Stephenson, Director at Hydrock Fire Safety Division;
  • Saif Essa Al Maskiri, Senior GHSE Manager at Emirates National Oil Company (ENOC);
  • Steve Apter, Director for response at the Red Sea Fire and Rescue Service;
  • Tarek Al Assil, Executive Director at IFM Facilities Management LLC;
  • Sajid Raza, BEng (Hons), MBA, is the CEO of BUTLER ENGINEERING (ME) – The Fire Consultants.

This esteemed panel plays a crucial role in directing the content and focus of the conference, ensuring it tackles the most pressing issues facing the fire safety industry today.

Register to attend the IFSJ Leaders in Fire & Safety Conference

The IFSJ Leaders in Fire & Safety Conference 2024 promises to be an essential event for professionals in the fire safety and emergency services sectors.

Attendees can look forward to insightful discussions, networking opportunities, and the latest developments in fire safety strategies and technologies.

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