Eng. Hebah Abbas

Technical Advisor and Head of Sustainability Committee, Kuwait Water Association

Hebah Abbas is a playmaker and innovative technology and construction leader with more than 20 years of solid experience starting in the international telecom private sector, where she closed key Regional deals. She then transferred to the strategic public sector of education overseeing  the cooperation between the Ministry of Education and the private sector in the form of EPC and PPP framework through multiple projects.

A graduate of Syracuse University, New York , Hebah is a lead team member in the Commissioning Authority for national educational facilities, a selected  member of the Contracts Committee and Educational Facilities Inspection Committee within the division; where she streamlines technical  specifications and contracts for national facilities and performs National Facilities Audit. Moreover, Hebah has been nominated to be a part of the official team following up the implementation of Kuwait's National Development Plan for the education sector.

A certified LEED (R) Green Associate TM and CIPM ™  Certified International Project Manager, Hebah Abbas is a pioneer in the sustainability and clean energy implementation projects, starting as Business Development Consultant in Life Energy in 2010. Some of her recent participation/nominations are: implementing solar panels and BMS in new school projects, selected by KFAS to attend the The Deployment of Renewables: Barriers, Options, and Lessons for the GCC workshop held by the Oxford Institute for Energy Studies. Moreover, Hebah abbas was invited to attend multiple certified high level energy workshops in the UN House Kuwait, In order to formulate the Kuwait Energy Outlook (KEO). She is currently the Technical Advisor for Kuwait Water Association and the Head of Sustainability Committee.