About The Speaker
Eng. Dina El-Sady
Eng. Dina El Sady has about 14 years of consulting and design experience in the building design and construction field in addition to sustainability, green buildings design and solid waste management. Her experience includes various aspects such as design, coordination with different disciplines, preparing BOQs and specifications, fulfilling local authorities requirements and submitting special documentation, fulfilling international sustainability green building credit requirements. She is a Certified LEED (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design) by the U.S. Green Building Council. She is also a certified EDGE expert from IFC (International Finance Corporation). Eng. Dina has worked on dozens of green buildings and design of solid waste management projects which have been successfully implemented in Egypt, KSA and Qatar. She has worked as a green buildings expert to support many projects in Qatar to be GSAS certified before the World Cup 2022. The Global Sustainability Assessment System (GSAS) is the first integrated and performance-based system in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, designed for assessing and rating buildings and infrastructure for their sustainability impacts. The GSAS projects she worked on included but are not limited to Lusail Sky Tower Waterfront, Project Alar (5 Stars Hotel and Residences), Marina MIX‐011 Hotel & Residences, and Khalifa stadium. She also has considerable practical experience in two of the most famous green buildings certification systems; namely, LEED and EDGE. She was the technical manager for an important assignment funded by IFC in 2023 which was "Green Building Market Assessment in Egypt". The study highlighted the contextual synopsis of Egypt's green building industry, regulations & green certification schemes (i.e., EDGE), the government initiatives to advance green building and energy – efficient construction industries, and the potential growth of green building sector in Egypt and available investment programs. She is also an active member among the EDGE Experts in Egypt and IFC EDGE Global & Local team. She is currently a technical team lead in Integral Consult, which is a leading environmental and sustainability consulting firm in the market since 2004. She has joined Integral Consult in 2017 as a senior sustainability specialist, and she has been promoted to technical team lead in 2022. She has started as HVAC design engineer at Khatib & Alami in 2009 and participated in the design packages of several high rise residential buildings, commercial, office buildings and healthcare projects in Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Oman and Gulf Area.