Syed is the Executive Director at Sands China Ltd and President of ASHRAE Macao Chapter. He has 25 years of experience in sustainability, energy management, technical engineering solutions, business development & facilities management in hospitality, real estate and manufacturing facilities. He joined Sands China in January 2014 to lead the Sands ECO360 Global Sustainability and MEP Plant Operation’s department. At his current role, he leads the team of professionals to deliver engineering and energy efficiency projects across 30 million square feet of integrated resorts in Macao. He has held several leadership roles in various organizations in Asia and has been instrumental in development of numerous sustainable and engineering initiatives to improve building efficiency towards low carbon future, stakeholder and communities’ engagement as well as bottom line cost savings.
He has been associated with various professional affiliations such as ASHRAE, USGBC, IFMA, ISSP, SEAS, Singapore Compact CSR, etc. Currently as the President of ASHRAE Macao Chapter, leads the team to engage with community, build capabilities and leadership of local engineering professionals and student community.
He holds qualification in Electrical and Electronics Engineering and pursing Executive MBA. He also holds certification on Business Sustainability Management from Cambridge and also in other engineering systems and standards including ISO, OSHAS, LEED and BCA Green Mark. He has received several accolades; the recent one is China Hotelier Award 2014 for Corporate Social Responsibility. He has been actively engaged & delivered papers in several conferences and panel discussions such as MIECF Macao, BBAM, UMAC, MUST, Nebraska University, APCBE Conference, IGEBC in China and many more.