Speaker Bio

STRATEGIC PANEL – ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY, WASTE MANAGEMENT & VALUE PRESERVATION

Pascal Grante
Pascal Grante

CEO, Near & Middle East, Veolia

Following the merger of SUEZ with Veolia in March 2022, Pascal Grante has been appointed CEO of Veolia Near and Middle East, supervising all activities across the GCC, Levant and Turkey for the global champion of ecological transformation. He brings to the role 38 years of experience among leading organizations in the fields of water and waste management, utilities and O&M in the Middle East, South East Asia and France.

Prior to his current role, Pascal occupied the position of CEO of SUEZ Arabia, the Saudi entity of SUEZ. Additionally, he acted as Head of Business Development Middle East & Central Asia and an Executive Committee Member of SUEZ in the region.

Pascal is currently a Board Member of SUEZ SAUDI ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES (ex-EDCO), the hazardous waste management company in Saudi Arabia, and SUEZ Middle East Recycling, the waste management company in the United Arab Emirates.

Pascal’s portfolio of achievements in his career includes leading the construction of the first sanitary landfill project in Malaysia in 1996 (10,000,000 m3), as well as the construction of the first O&M joint venture to manage water services in Jubail and Yanbu in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.