Mahmoud AlBurai

Senior Advisor, Dubai Real Estate Regulatory Agency

 

“Climate action is needed urgently not only from governments but also from private sector and citizens. Having clean water, air, and livable planet is a human right and a duty towards the future generations” M.A

Geographical scope: 

Middle East

Climate Actions:

Dr Mahmoud has been driving force for sustainability in the Middle East by forming UN Global compact in 2015 in the UAE which became the largest in the region mobilizing 150 private businesses to act in a sustainable way. 

In UNGC he started women empowerment, youth ambassadors program, enviornmental campaigns and other inititaves. He also started UNDRR Arise network in the UAE working with UAE government to make UAE more resilient focusing on environmental resilience and business continuity. He launched first Covid Rehab program directed at Covid victims to support them medically, nutrition wise and mentally. He also leads Middle East cities centre at American UNiversity in Dubai advamcing sustainability research in the region. He is part of Porter's team on sustainable competitiveness. He is currently working on ISO for resilient buildings and infrastructures.

Innovations:

Mahmoud AlBurai has created real partnership between government and private sector which led to Green building, resilient buildings codes. He has inspired students to led sustainability initiatives. 

He created the largest women empowerment platform in the UAE. He is currently working on ISO for resilient buildings and infrastructures. 

Impacts:

  • Mahmoud AlBurai has created real partnership between government and private sector which led to Green building, resilient buildings codes. He has inspired students to led sustainability initiatives. 

  • He created the largest women empowerment platform in the UAE. He is currently working on ISO for resilient buildings and infrastructures. 

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