Mohamed Al Ihsini
Passionate Apiarist, Traveler, Blogger, Scholar
Mohamed Bin Saoud Al Ihsini is an Omani beekeeper. He started his journey with bees and honey in 1997, stemming from a desire for independence. Mohammed now runs his business with the help of his children; they travel around Oman to raise their bees in different environments. Their honey is guaranteed to both taste good and be unique all year round.
Fahad Al Abri
Athlete, Infuser, Adventurer
Fahad Al Abri is a personal trainer, REP qualified, and is passionate about traveling, hand balancing and overall body and mind wellness. He is a casual musician in open-mic events, an All Stars player in the GAA World Championships 2015 and he represented Oman in the Spartan World Championships 2017 in Lake Tahoe, US.
Abeer Al Amri
Eco warrior, Architect, Modernizer
Abeer Al Amri is a passionate young Omani lady who has keen interest in cultures and languages. She is an architecture graduate of the University of Dhofar and was a member of the award-winning team that worked on the first eco-house built in Dhofar. She is currently an administrative member of Sollite Salalah team, competing in the Solar Decathlon Middle East (SDME) competition in 2018, in Dubai.
Dr. Amer Al Rawas
Pioneer, Youth Advocate
Dr. Amer Al-Rawas is an Omani public figure known for his numerous workshops and talks on business and entrepreneurship. Superbly eloquent, he is a highly sought-after public speaker. The former CEO of Omantel is presently group CEO of Tasneea Oil & Gas Technology. Dr. Amer has also recently been appointed as honorary CEO of OSHRM.
Dr. Peter Tollkuehn
Scientist, Maven, Innovator
Dr. Peter Tollkuehn is passionate about renewable energy resources and methodologies to maximize their benefits in Middle Eastern countries. He is presently the Chief Technology Officer of Siemens Middle East. Dr. Tollkuehn has 25 years of experience in training and management of talents for overall improvements in business performance.
Architect, Interpreter, Sustainability Aficionado
Nadia Maqbool is the CEO and founder of 23 Degrees North, an award-winning architecture practice that applies the lessons of the NCP to ‘Uber its Niche’ and use technology to reach a global market. Nadia is passionate about ‘Essence of Place’ and how this forms the interaction between the human community and its local environment.
Nasser Al Riyami
Historian, Lawyer, Enthusiast
Nasser Al Riyami is a creative young Omani with a Masters Degree in Corporate and Financial Law. With full rights of attendance before Primary Courts, Nasser regularly litigates on various cases ranging from embezzlement to labor law. He is passionate about Omani History, drawing lessons learned and comparisons between Oman and the World. His opinion is that for history to remain relevant, it has to be interesting and valid to present day situations.
Akram Al Mawali
Leader, Activist, Enlightener
Akram Al-Mawali is an exemplary Omani who sets an example for all the youth around the country to challenge themselves and step out of their comfort zone.
He is a graduate of Business Studies from Sultan Qaboos University and has led numerous workshops focusing on people with disabilities and how to work with them as equally efficient contributing members of society.
Educator, Mother, Energizer
Kamilya Lamki is a dedicated mother and part of a dynamic learning community that strives to develop lifelong learners and teachers who could guide that process. She has served in roles including being an elementary and high school teacher, a principal of an international school, and the Assistant Superintendent for schools in Austin, USA.
Suaad Al Harthi
Conversationalist, Diver, Whale Hugger
Suaad Al Harthi, Program Director at the Environment Society of Oman (ESO), develops programs that promote environmental awareness and educate people on the efforts ongoing in Oman for environmental conservation. She worked for the Environment Agency in Abu Dhabi as the Coastal Zone Manager. She is also a PADI Open Water SCUBA Instructor.
Inventor, Ambassador, Environmentalist
Hridith Sudev is a 17-year-old environmentalist, inventor, and blogger. He is the Founder and Chairperson of Project GreenWorld International, the World’s largest Children’s Eco-Initiative. He was the Oman representative for the UN Project Earth Ambassador to the Rio+20 Summit and has won the coveted Energy Globe Award (2014).
Activist, Leader, Heritage Enthusiast
Laura Bassini is Project Manager and representative of ACRA NGO in Zanzibar. She coordinated ACRA’s project “Stone Town, a Heritage to Save” to contribute to economic growth through the preservation of the Built Heritage in Zanzibar. The project develops capacities to economically leverage on traditional building techniques.