Dr Zakaria Al Soufi has more than 35 years of experience in the energy industry managing projects both in the UAE and internationally. He was educated in the U.K where he received his Bachelor degree (Hon.) in Engineering and his Ph.D. in Control Systems from London University. For the past 11 years, Dr Zakaria has been working with ADWEA and its subsidiary companies in the capacity of AMI Project Manage, responsible for implementing one of the largest AMI rollouts in the region.