UAE-based facilities management (FM) services provider, Emrill, has appointed Shariq Ahmad as the associate director to lead its unit Emrill Energy, which offers total energy management and techno-commercial energy engineering solutions by utilising the latest innovative technologies to deliver energy savings and increased efficiencies to clients.
With over 20 years’ experience in community and asset management, Ahmad has implemented several energy management strategies across developments and aided in significant cost savings for clients.
He has extensive experience in contract management, including facilitating and maintaining integral stakeholder relationships.
In his new role, Ahmad will implement key strategies to reinforce Emrill’s ongoing commitment to sustainable FM solutions across its diverse range of contracts and sectors in the UAE.
He will also be responsible for the sustainable optimisation of system efficiencies, reduction of energy costs across the organisation and its contracts, and collection and analysis of data to develop and implement continuous sustainability strategies to improve Emrill Energy’s delivery of eco-friendly solutions in the region.
Welcoming Ahmad into the fold, Emrill’s CEO Stuart Harrison said: "He brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to Emrill Energy’s ongoing efforts to deliver advanced, sustainable solutions to our clients."
"With a proven track record in exceeding sustainability targets, Ahmad will play a pivotal role in expanding our capabilities and demonstrate the value sustainable strategies can deliver, as we continue to transform the FM landscape. He is well-known and regarded as an energy expert in our industry and we are thrilled to have him leading the way to a more energy-efficient future for FM," he added.
On the key appointment, Ahmad said: "Emrill is an organisation that understands the importance of offering sustainable solutions in FM. I am pleased to be part of a team that will continue to contribute to a greener future for the UAE and eager to utilise my technical expertise and previous experience within the industry to further strengthen our sustainability practices and efforts."
As associate director for Emrill Energy, Ahmad will focus on enhancing the sustainability of buildings within the built environment and sustainable retrofits for existing developments in the UAE.
The new role will also see him deliver sustainable, industry-leading solutions and exceeding client requirements across diverse sectors, including residential, commercial, industrial, master communities, aviation, logistics, healthcare, retail, hospitality, education and leisure.