Monaem is a world-renowned expert in Climate Tech, ESG and Sustainability, Sustainable Finance, and Impact Investing, with over 17 years of experience in these fields. His contributions have earned him numerous prestigious global and local awards. He is a highly respected thought leader in these areas, with a particular focus on the Middle East, Asia, and Africa regions. He is also a sought-after guest lecturer at renowned universities around the world, including Leeds University Business School (UK), American University of Dubai (UAE), École de management de Normandie (France), and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (USA).
As the Group CEO/Founding Partner of Sustainable Square, Monaem is responsible for driving the company’s overall growth, strategic direction, and operations. He holds several influential positions, including Vice-Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Foundation for Sustainability and Responsibility (FSRA) in Africa, Board Member of the Maghreb Economic Forum (MEF), Co-chair of the UAE Sustainability Actions Society (SAS) and a member of the global board of AIESEC International.
Monaem is dedicated to developing cutting-edge ESG and Sustainability practices, decarbonization and NetZero strategies, and solutions to eradicate climate change. He is also a champion of various social impact studies, producing impact reports to showcase the value created by community programs and impact investing initiatives. In addition, Monaem focuses on B2B tech solutions to tackle the complex challenges of ESG/sustainability and climate data aggregation, disclosure, and reporting. He explores the use of AI and blockchain technologies to enhance transparency and accountability throughout business value chains.