Founder of Volt.ae
Fares Almazrooei is the Founder of Volt.ae, a startup dedicated to accelerating clean technology in the Middle East. He is a Dubai native who works closely with private and public organizations to support the United Arab Emirates’ vision for a sustainable future. Fares was the principal advisor to Tesla on their entry into the UAE market, and continues to play a leadership role in growing the Electric Vehicle community. He works closely with the Prime Minister’s Office of the UAE government, serving as a trusted liaison across industry stakeholders. Fares serves on multiple government committees, including the UAE Ministry of Energy EV Incentive Committee, and the Dubai Police Future Innovation Committee. Fares is also the Founder and Managing Director of Forwardit.com, a freight forwarding company serving clients in America and the Middle East. He served for six years as a Dubai Police officer, and holds a BA in Business Administration from Eastern Washington University in the United States.
The UAE has laid strong early foundations for low emission vehicle adoption. This opening session will explore which policies and initiatives are in place and which should be expanded on to take the market from niche to mainstream. (Panel Discussion)