Knowledge and Program Partner

Collab is proud to be the Knowledge and Program Partner of the “Innovate for Climate Tech” coalition, facilitated by COP28 UAE.

The coalition’s goal is to strengthen climate tech ecosystems globally, with a particular focus on the Global South, by driving forward innovation, collaboration and deployment within the space. The coalition will build an innovative online platform that seeks to create an inclusive climate technology ecosystem. It fosters innovation by connecting startups/scaleups, corporates, investors, knowledge contributors to form a diverse global community.

We recognize the urgent need to meet global climate goals and the pivotal role climate tech solutions will play in this and so are proud to be partnering with the trailblazing innovators, investors, policy makers and corporations below and above on this initiative.


Event Agenda

Family Offices

The Collab will first be hosting the “Family Offices Discussion” panel. The discussion forum stage will consist of the Presidency Agenda with two weeks of curated programming that explores the enabling role of technology, innovation, and entrepreneurship in tackling climate change.

The discussion will explore the synergies of family offices and climate leaders, and how family offices can differentiate themselves from other investors to capitalize on the forthcoming opportunities in the push towards a sustainable world.

The following speakers will be having the 50-minute discussion to share their unique insights:

  • Moderator: Dr. Miray Zaki – Managing Director, Gulf Capital
  • Adam Ladjadj – Founder, Emirates Family Office Association
  • Julian Marwitz – Principal, Marwitz Family Office
  • Roheen Berry – CEO, Wiesmann Sports
  • Mark Tipping – CEO, EDEA Energy
  • Adebola Adefehinti – CEO, Mainbridge Capital

Family Offices:
The Next Wave of Capital

Collab will host a first-of-its-kind invite-only Presidency evening event, “Family Offices: Unlocking the Next Wave of Capital”. The event will comprise of keynote speeches and multiple panels of leading family offices, investors, and industry experts. The roles of family offices within the sustainability space, inspiring success stories, and future opportunities will be discussed.

The following speakers will be present at the even to share their unique insights:

  • H.H. Mohammad Al Sabah – Chairman, Kuwait Artificial Intelligence
  • H.E. Essa Al Ghurair – Chairman, Essa Al Ghurair Investment
  • Omar Al Handal, Managing Director, Al Handal International Group
  • Nadin Karadag, Board Member, INCO Group
  • Vignesh Vijayakumar – COO/CFO, Saham International
  • Tareq Almunajem, CIO, Almunajem Group7

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