Ismaiel Salama,

Managing & Technical Director and Co-founder IES

PhD, BEng (Hon), CEng, MCIBSE, LEED AP, Estidama PQP, GSAS-CGP, ACG CxA

Ismaiel is professionally qualified Chartered Engineer (CEng) with over 15 years of experience working in the Middle East and the UK.
Ismaiel has led several projects in MEP Design, Management, commissioning, energy innovation, and LEED/Estidama certification being a PQP and an approved commissioning agent, has established a track record in delivering and managing both technically robust and innovative MEP and Sustainable design solutions for new and existing projects both in the UK and GCC Region.
His experience covers a wide range of projects including high-rise, commercial, residential, leisure and retail. As the company managing director his participation to each individual assignment is regarded as essential and is continuously involved in managing in conjunction with his professional team to numerous Estidama, MEP and LEED Projects in Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Al Ain, Doha and Jeddah (KSA).



Sherif Farag,

Senior Sustainability Consultant & Building Physicist Operation Manager & Co-founder of IES

Sherif has based his professional career on the concept of sustainability and making this concept accessible, useful, and meaningful in the construction field. For more than 8 years Sherif demonstrated an extensive knowledge in managing and supervising all aspects of sustainability projects from conception to completion and handover.

Sherif has strong ability to verify, practice in, and perform technical analysis required for LEED, Estidama and GSAS certification systems including Building Performance Analysis, Energy Modelling, Daylighting Modelling, Solar Analysis, Water Analysis and CFD Modelling. Sherif Also was responsible in devloping new tools and services related to energy and sustainability.



Paul Jessop,

Commissioning Agent

Paul being one of our esteemed associate has gained more than 30 years of fundamental experience within all levels of commissioning and sustainability management.

Throughout his career he has successfully secured and led a wide variety of significant projects worldwide and for the past ten years has been predominantly active as a Commissioning authority in the Middle East, whilst developing new project management and coordination methodologies for commissioning HVAC systems.

Paul’s developed and detailed knowledge of commissioning management and sustainability has given him unique hindsight on the whole life cycle of a project, a skill that allows him to provide standardized and practical methodologies for commissioning for both Estidama and LEED projects.



Asma Asghar,

Environmental Engineer &Sustainability Consultant

Asma is a competent and a versatile Architect holding Master Degree in Construction Management. She is skilled in a wide range of architecture and construction management fields including concept development, green building design, cost estimation, project coordination and project planning in UAE and Canada. Asma is currently working on Estidama projects as a Sustainability Consultant and utilizes her expertise to assist the project team to comply with the criteria set out by the Pearl Building Rating System.



Arvin Daeizadeh,

Senior Sustainability Consultant

LEED AP BD+C / PQP / PVRS Professional

Arvin has more than 10 years experience in construction. In the UAE and Qatar, he has worked on the Msheireb Downtown Doha, Burj Khalifa, Downtown Dubai, Sowwah Square and Yas Island Mall Mega-projects. As a past Construction Manager, Arvin brings a valued and practical perspective to sustainability and the site team while ensuring proper management of implementation and monitoring of all sustainable elements throughout the development process.








Contact Details

INCUBATOR BUILDINGS | MASDAR INSTITUTE | OFFICE 134

P.O. Box 127842 Masdar City, Abu Dhabi United Arab Emirates

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