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Ritz Carlton JBR, Dubai

3-4 June 2024

Hanife Ymer

Hanife Ymer

Head of Sustainability Services MENA, JLL

Hanif aheads up JLL’s Sustainability Consulting Services practice across MENA. She brings extensive experience and knowledge in sustainability, with 20 years of experience across the full suite of sustainability services, and across a broad spectrum of issues including climate change and energy; water management; health, safety and wellbeing; human rights; diversity and inclusion; responsible investment; responsible banking; and many other areas. She has supported businesses across all sustainability / ESG related matters, including the development of sustainability / ESG strategies and frameworks (including NetZero strategies and developing the first Carbon Neutral framework for a sustainable precinct in Australia). She has also work on implementation and reporting of same – from developing governance structures; processes; procedures and systems to support embedding sustainability throughout an organization. Her training includes systems thinking to support sustainability solutions which has included looking at concepts of circular economy and has recently completed a certificate in sustainability cities. She is JLL’s representative in relation to our membership of UNGC KSA; UNGC UAE and is a Non Executive Director with EmiratesGBC. Her work spans many geographies including Australia; Pakistan; Colombia; Brazil; Malaysia; Hong Kong, Singapore, the USA; England; Jordan; the UAE and Oman Other roles that Hanifa has held include Vice President, ESG Specialist, Governance, Risk and Assurance at Mubadala Investment Company, and before Mubadala, the Head of Sustainability Services with KPMG Lower Gulf.