Eng. Zahir bin Abdullah Al Abri, CEO of Mazoon Electricity Company and Senior Responsible Owner of Communications for the Electricity Holding Company Group shares his thoughts on the forthcoming Knowledge Sharing Conference.
What has made Electricity Holding Company Group (EHC) partner with the Knowledge Sharing Conference 2013?
The Knowledge Sharing Conference is an annual event presented and hosted by the Electricity Holding Group of companies to provide a platform for the EHC Group and electricity stakeholders, and other professionals from outside the electricity sector in Oman to come together to discuss and exchange best practices in health and safety, asset management, human resources, customer service, corporate social responsibility and communications. More information about the conference is available on the website www.knowledgesharingconference.com
In what ways will the conference benefit external companies attending the event?
The Knowledge Sharing Conference will provide an ideal opportunity for external companies to:
- Learn how our plans for the future and how the Electricity Holding Company Group can help them to grow their business
- Explore best practice, case studies to improve the delivery and quality of electricity projects, while focusing on meeting ‘world-class’ standards
- Network with over 300 decision-makers and influencers from the EHC Group to generate quality business leads
Who are the notable speakers at the event?
In addition to the 25 internal EHC Group speakers, we have Tim Briggs, president elect, Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) UK; Mel Karam, director of Asset Management from Southern Water UK; Andrzej Antoszkiewicz, HRPO in Human Resources from the Government of Canada; Craig Lee, senior manager, Performance Development – Customer Experience and Brand from Emirates Group; Naaman A. Al-Naamany, Corporate Safety and Environment Manager (MSEM) from Petroleum Development Oman (PDO); and Abdul Wahid Al Farsi, VP External Affairs from Omran in Oman.
What are the major topics or themes that are expected to be discussed at the event?
The major areas that will be discussed at the event are:
- Asset management
- Health and Safety
- Customer Service
Can you give us a brief overview of EHC’s operations?
The Electricity Holding Group is a group of ten joint stock companies engaged in the generation, transmission and distribution of electricity and related water services in the Sultanate of Oman. The Group of companies include Electricity Holding Company, Mazoon Electricity Company, Muscat Electricity Distribution Company, Majan Electricity Company, Oman Electricity Transmission Company, Rural Areas Electricity Company, Gubrah Power and Desalination Company, Wadi Jizzi Power Company, Oman Power and Water Procurement Company, and Dhofar Power Company.