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Al-Attar, Iyad, Ph.D.
Strategic Director

Dr. Al-Attar is a mechanical engineer and an independent air filtration consultant. He is also a Visiting Academic Fellow in the School of Aerospace, Transport, and Manufacturing at Cranfield University, consulting for air quality and filter performance relevant to land-based gas turbines. Dr. Al-Attar is an instructor and member of the Waterloo Filtration Institute advisory board. In 2020, EUROVENT Middle East appointed Dr. Al-Attar as the first associated consultant for air filtration affairs. Dr. Al-Attar received his engineering degrees (BSc, MSc, Ph.D.) from the University of Toronto (Canada), Kuwait University, and Loughborough University (UK), respectively. He received his specialization in business and strategy from Harvard Business School. 

As a climate advocate and environmental enthusiast, Dr. Al-Attar is very active in researching sustainable strategies and opportunities for industries with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is a columnist in the EUROVENT Middle East newsletter, Climate Control Middle East Magazine, and ES Engineering, USA, and an editorial member/referee in the Filtration Society (UK) and the Journal of Cleaner Production.

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