(l to r) Vinesh Venugopal Nair, Group Chief Operating Officer, Concept Group; Hema Nardhani, Strategic Development Director, Omnia; Hendrik Verbrugghe, Marketing Manager-CCI Marketing, Canon; Shezan Amiji, Managing Director, EcoVentures; Joycia Young, Partner, DLA Piper - Head of IP, Technology, Media and Commercial - MESA Region; Steven Vaile, CEO, H2O New Media
Shezan Amiji, Managing Director, EcoVentures: Shezan Amiji is the Managing Director of EcoVentures, an environmental advisory company.
Shezan has established EcoVentures under the aegis of Solaris Capital, a private investment fund based in the UAE that invests in companies across the MENA region.
The fund specialises in the media and environmental services industries.
It was formed in 2004 and has generated returns in excess of 70% of invested capital over this period.
Shezan is also the Managing Partner of Solaris Capital LLC.
Prior to forming Solaris, Shezan was an investment banker at Goldman Sachs and Standard Chartered.
Shezan holds an MA degree from the
: I think in many cases they don?t have any alternative but to go green.