Sustainable Partnerships for a Sustainable Future
We are an Omani company that was founded with a vision to facilitate and introduce cutting-edge technological innovations in the MENA region. Our focus is on food security, energy and health. Our philosophy is to invest in technologies that can help achieve harmony between the economy, the society and the environment.
Mohab Ali Al Hinai
The Technology Guy
Mohab Ali Al Hinai is a technology enthusiast with over 15 years of experience in the fields of R&D and technology assessment. Mohab started off his career by earning a bachelor's degree in Biotechnology at Sultan Qaboos University (SQU). After joining on as a faculty member at SQU, he went on to earn a master's degree in the same field from Northwestern University followed by a Ph.D. in Biological Sciences from the University of Delaware.
He was part of a team that was issued a patent for describing a novel tool that enables an important group of industrial bacteria to fix inorganic carbon.
After spending 10+ years in academia, Mohab made the transition to industry where he is leading multiple initiatives to help Oman transition into a more sustainable economy. In addition to his academic credentials, Mohab earned a professional degree in financial planning and analysis from the University of California at Berkeley.
Spyros served as Minister of State for Foreign Economic, Environmental, and Cultural Affairs until 2011. His duties included environmental and cultural diplomacy, economic and energy issues, development cooperation and humanitarian assistance.
First elected as Member of the Hellenic Parliament in 2007 and re-elected in 2009. During 2007-2009 he was the Shadow Minister of Environment, Energy, and Planning for the leading opposition party.
Senior Associate of the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL), acting as an ambassador of the programme in the South-East Europe and East Mediterranean regions, and teaching in selected programmes of the Institute.
Founder and Director of the Institute for Sustainable Development of the European Public Law Organization (EPLO), which started as a joint initiative between the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) and EPLO. Since November 2019 the Institute is fully incorporated within EPLO, enjoying its status of International Organization and Permanent Observer of the UN General Assembly.
Senior Advisor to the UNEP Mediterranean Action Plan for the Mediterranean Strategy on Sustainable development 2016-2025, and the Sustainable Consumption and Production Plan (Circular Economy).