Tony Miki studied architecture at the Wentworth Institute of Technology in Boston. Upon graduation in 1999 he joined Foster + Partners and worked on the Petronas University of Technology, a 450-hectare university campus in Malaysia. The scheme, designed in response to the physical landscape of the site and to the weather patterns particular to this part of the world, was awarded the Aga Khan award in 2007. He was subsequently package leader for the development of Albion Riverside, a mixed-use riverside quarter of three buildings and a series of new public spaces next to the River Thames in London. Following its completion, he worked on Wembley National Stadium, the largest covered football stadium in the world.

Since then he has been involved in a wide range of projects in the UK and around the world, including a concept masterplan for a mixed-use development in Ireland and leading teams for two projects in Russia: an initial proposal for the Gergiev Cultural Centre and an extensive mixed-use scheme adjacent to the Kremlin and Red Square in Moscow. More recently, he was the team leader for the design of a fleet of ten yachts for YachtPlus and plans for FC Barcelona’s Camp Nou Stadium, one of the world’s greatest football venues.

He is currently team leader for the design of four stations along the Haramain High-Speed Railway in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Linking the cities of Makkah and Madinah via Jeddah, the project will dramatically cut journey times and forge new social and economic links across the country, and the Jeddah Metro – a vision for Jeddah’s transport network includes the design of metro, ferry, bus, cycle, public spaces and nodes of development.

He was promoted to associate in 2006, associate partner in 2008 and partner in 2014.

Mohammed graduated from KFUPM, as a Mechanical Engineer. He has over 20 years of experience in the water & waste water treatment field; varying from managing construction of different types of water & waste water treatment plants, within the gulf area, to the design of different municipal and industrial treatments schemes. Mohammed joined the engineering section on 1996, and since 2002 heads the Engineering section of Veolia Water Technologies, Saudi Arabia.

Fareed Bushehri works for the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Regional Office for West Asia (ROWA) in the capacity of Regional Resource Efficiency Officer.

Fareed is currently responsible for providing technical assistance to the countries of West Asia Region to promote Sustainable Development, Green Economy, Resource Efficiency, the 10 Year Framework of Programmes on Sustainable Consumption and Production (10YFP on SCP), Setting up National Cleaner Production Centers, Sustainable Procurement, Sustainable Buildings & Construction, Safer Production, Sustainable Life Style, Chemicals and Wastes Management, Environmental Management Systems, Pollution Prevention, Sustainable & Eco-Tourism, Renewable Energy Issues, Clean Fuel & Vehicles Initiative, Sustainable Transportation, Management of Industrial Estates, Emergency Preparedness and Response, Urban Environment, Multilateral Environmental Agreements (MEAs), Managing Electrical & Electronic Waste (E-Waste) and Environmental Impacts Assessment (EIA).

Fareed began his professional carrier with Kingdom of Bahrain’s Civil Service. He then joined Bahrain Petroleum Company. Later on he moved to Bahrain Telecommunications Company (Batelco) before joining UNEP.

Dennis is the International Director of Treatment for Environmental Services Division of FCC. A Canadian born and educated First Class Power Engineer with more than forty years’ experience in waste to energy and power plant Operation and Maintenance. He has held Managerial positions in a variety of industries in Canada, USA, England and Spain and is now focused on business development including technology selection for the treatment of waste within the FCC International Team.

Felipe Urbano de Saleta is the Business Development Director at FCC Environment. Mr Urbano de Saleta has over 25 year experience in Environmental Services. For the last 10 years he’s been working around the world, focusing on Complex Waste Management projects, specially about Waste to Energy, which is a strategic field for the FCC Group. Spanish born and educated MSc Agricultural Engineer, holds an Executive MBA at Instituto de Empresa (Madrid, Spain) and performed the Programme Cadres Dirigeants/Executive Managers at Campus Veolia Environnement (France).

Carlos Afonso is heading the international Corporate Development and Concessions team at FCC Environment. The team has responsibility over developing, bidding, structuring, constructing and operating environmental PPP projects, including Energy Recovery Facilities (EfW) throughout their lifetimes. Mr Afonso’s career has been in the PPP, project finance and infrastructure space, including almost a decade at Royal Bank of Scotland in both Madrid (Spain) and New York (USA). Mr. Afonso is a Civil Engineer with an MBA from IESE (Barcelona, Spain) and undertook and graduate course on Infrastructure in the Market Economy at Harvard’s Kennedy’s School of Government (USA).

Dr. Rolph Payet, former Minister for Environment and Energy, Seychelles, has been the Executive Secretary of the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions since October 2014. Dr. Payet has a Doctorate in Environmental Science, degrees at master level in Integrated Coastal Zone Management, Business Administration (MBA) and Applied Environmental Economics, and an honours degree in Biochemistry. In addition to having been the Seychelles’ Chief Negotiator for the Basel Convention, the Montreal Protocol and the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, Dr. Payet also established important multi-stakeholder platforms, such as the Global Island Partnership (GLISPA) and co-chaired the International Coral Reef Initiative. He was Lead Author for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Third and Fourth Assessments and was elected as Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society (FRGS) in 2007, in recognition of his contributions to marine research. He established the first university in Seychelles in 2009, and is its present ProChancellor. He also holds an associate professorship at the University of Linnaeus in Sweden.

Roger is a transport planning professional with more than 20 years’ experience. He is recognised for being among the foremost in his field, having worked in a senior capacity on major strategic and master-planning schemes in the UK, South East Asia and the Middle East. Currently based in Dubai, he looks after Atkins’ strategic transport planning group, providing advice to governments and major infrastructure clients across the Middle East and beyond.