Salman Zafar is an acclaimed entrepreneur, advisor, consultant and journalist with expertise in waste management, biomass energy, waste-to-energy, resource conservation, environmental protection, and sustainable development. Salman is the Founder of EcoMENA, a Qatar-based voluntary initiative to promote sustainable development and to raise environmental awareness in the MENA region. Salman possesses Master’s degree in Chemical Engineering and has successfully accomplished a wide range of waste management, waste-to-energy, renewable energy and related projects in the Middle East, Asia, Africa and other parts of the world. He is a professional writer and affiliated with top business publications in the UAE, Qatar and Kuwait. He has authored more than 300 popular articles in reputed journals, magazines and newsletters on waste management, renewable energy, resource conservation and sustainability-related issues. Salman has successfully advised to completion 31 similar sized projects worldwide. As Chief Technical Officer, Salman is directly responsible for project definition, developing project parameters, evaluation of the technology, market intelligence, pre-feasibility assessment, environmental impact assessment, feasibility study, & overseeing project milestones.