About The Speaker
Dr. Maali Qasem
Over the years, Maali has been a driving force in influencing the corporate culture of the region. She encourages behavioral changes by building awareness towards sustainability. She believes strongly in the importance of learning, developing and growing, and invests not only in her own knowledge growth but also in evolving the market to redefine what success means and what success can mean. Maali taught the MBA Sustainability Stream at Middlesex University, Dubai. Maali is passionate about sustainability, which is reflected through key projects and initiatives, but also in the transformative nature of the tools she provides, and the mindset changes she aims to achieve. Her unwavering dedication to improving society and commitment to ethical practices have led to her impeccable reputation with the private and public sector and NGOs. Maali is invited regularly to speak at regional conferences related to responsibility, accountability, transparency and sustainability. Maali was also one of the Arab representatives on the G4 workforces managed by GRI. Maali is an industry leader in the development of innovative sustainable solutions for private sector and NGO clients. Her experience lies in the full spectrum of sustainability requirements, starting with the strategic approach to sustainability and extending to selecting the right models and implementation tools, putting into place the relevant policies and procedures, and monitoring and reporting to measure the impact of sustainability activities. In 2011, Maali has been recognized as one of the top 100 Thought Leaders in Europe and the Middle East from Trustworthy Business Behavior.