Board Of Directors

Alejandra Giraldo
World Green Growth Organization
Roberto C. Arnold
Vice President,
World Green Growth Summit
Mohammad Alam Shah (Danish Shah)
Head Intergovernmental Ministerial Conciliation at WGGS and Chairman of
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With 25+ years of progressive work track record of achievements within the domain of travel & tourism industry. Wassem Rahmany has expertise in sales & marketing, business development, administration and general management with an extensive background in travel services.

Waseem Rahmany
Board Member, Director of India, & GCC
World Green Growth Summit

David Byrd helps put the right talent in the right
place in your organization.
He brings 15+ years of experience in public
service at the federal, state, county, and local
level to bear on behalf of Korn Ferry clients.
Mr. Byrd ended his federal service in Jan. 2021
as the 18th National Director of the Minority
Business Development Agency (MBDA) located
within the U.S. Dept. of Commerce. Before that,
he served as Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office
of Policy Development and Research, U.S.
Dept. of Housing and Urban Development
Mr. Byrd has had an exemplary career as a
public servant. He has been a three-time
presidential appointee, a three-time
gubernatorial appointee, and a two-time county
government appointee. He has served as an
executive on transition teams at the federal,
state, and county levels.
Earlier in his career, he worked at: the U.S. Dept. of Education, advising the assistant secretary on postsecondary education issues; the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, implementing policy on children and family issues; and the Joint Economic Committee of the U.S. Congress, as a researcher.
Throughout his career, Mr. Byrd has received numerous designations, awards, and accolades. In August 2021, he was named a Man of Power and Influence in the Washington, DC, metropolitan region by the Global Conscious Initiative.
Mr. Byrd completed his BA in English at Ohio Wesleyan University and his MA in Corporate Public Relations at Rowan University.
He is a former member of Toastmasters International and the Public Relations Society of America.

David J. Byrd
Former National Director of Minority Business Development Agency, US | Senior Principal at Korn Ferry and Director of the United States for WGGO

Olumide IDOWU is a Nigerian climate change champion. He advocates for environmental consciousness and champions a balanced approach to development and environmental conservation. He is equally passionate about development as he is about climate change and environmental conservation efforts. His conservation work spans across various platforms. He has been actively involved in climate change advocacy for the last 12 years and is strategically positioned to engage younger and older generations through his articles, active participation in climate change groups and the use of social media where he is popularly known as ‘Mr Climate’

Through the years, he has worked with corporates, the media and managed culturally and nationally diverse teams. He has volunteered in social change initiatives, mentored and worked as a strategist for various private and public institutions.

Olumide IDOWU is the co-founder of the International Climate Change Development Initiative, a non-governmental institution that seeks to grow climate-smart generations across Africa while addressing gaps in development. He is also the Youth Focal Point in Nigeria for UNDP Small Grant Program, Youth Lead Author Global Environmental Outlook (GEO6) & Communication Director for African Youth Initiative on Climate Change. He is an alumnus of the International Visitor Leadership Programme (IVLP) to the United State of America and the Atlas Corps Fellow.

Olumide Idowu
Director of Youth, WGGS and Co-Founder of
ICCDI Africa  
Shahira Wahbi
Chief of Natural Resources Sustainability, Disaster Risk Reduction (DDR) & Partnerships,
League of Arab States
Manuel A. Rosales
Director of United States for WGGS and Former Senior Consultant at United States Department of Energy 

Zack manages a group of activities including ERP/CRM solutions, alternative energy solutions, CSR training and competency development for sustainable human resources. His passion for developing sustainable human resources helped launch a robotic program designed for children of special needs for Dubai Municipality Children City.

Zack is the Managing Director at Provectus Middle East/Provectus Enterprising Inc. and an active advocate in Green Solutions. He is currently promoting the municipal waste collection process and recycling municipal waste from food waste streams A & B to aerosol cans recycling, and used cooking oil to reuse as biodiesel, thus curbing GHG impacts and creating a circular economy while helping reduce landfill stress. He is an advisor for Community Social Innovation, Toronto chapter and a regular speaker for the Nationalization Program (Indigenous Communities – workforce human development). Zack is also the recipient of the Books for Peace 2021 International Award in favor of social integration and the environment.  TAP Alumni as awarded by Toronto Region Board of Trade and World Trade Centre Toronto.

Steering community member of Halifax Youth Project and founding chairman for CSR for Dubai Quality Group.  And an active member of Canadian Business Council in Dubai.

Why throw away resources only to create further landfill stress?  Why not recycle to create circular economy for addressing economic equality process?  Why not accept Innovations to propel Sustainability and create Legacy.  "This planet is not inherited by our ancestors, rather, borrowed from our future generations."  We owe it to GenZ!

Zack H. Abdi
Managing Director,
Provectus | Toronto, Canada and Director of Canada for WGGS
Jean-Philippe Bonsaudo
Director of European Region at WGGS

She is a co-founder and the president of the International Cannabis Consulting Business Women’s Association (ICBWA), a L.A. based nonprofit dedicated to the education of female entrepreneurs in the cannabis industry. She is also the public relations spokesperson for the hemp-based CBD company Y+M.


A devout philanthropist, Felix serves as the president of the Southern California Chapter for America’s Children of Fallen Heroes and has been involved with Passion 4 K.I.D.S. for ten years.


Felix is a scholarship recipient of the 2018 HERA Labs business accelerator for women and the Emerging Latina Entrepreneur Fellowship Program by the National Latina Business Women’s Association - San Diego.

Sophia Felix
Board of Director at WGGS and
President of International Cannabis Consulting Business Women’s Association
Dr. Bassem Nassouhy
Director of UK and Egypt for WGGS and General Manager
at Scientific Business Solutions (SBS) 

She is a current member of Kiwanis International and Past Vice President of the National Latina Business Women Association – Los Angeles. Co- Founder and Vice President of ICBWA International Cannabis Business Women Association and Board Member with the multiple Chambers of commerce Such the California Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Panorama City and Granada Hills chambers of Commerce. Nominated in 2019 By LA Style Magazine Entrepreneur of the year also Nominated in 2020 By the Los Angeles Business Journal as Entrepreneur of the year. Recognitions: by Mayor Eric Garcetti, Senator Jimmy Gomez, Senator Susan Rubio, Assemblywomen Blanca Rubio, Congresswoman Nannette Barragan. Currently active in the Advisory Boards of NLBWA-CA, Advisory Board of, Advisory Board Latino Coalition of Los Angeles and Advisory Board AME Alliance of Multicultural Entrepreneur and Task Force Alquimia Global. She is an Influencer, Mentor, business consultant and prides herself on developing meaningful working relationships to help build her communities. She has passion to Mentor and Empower Leadership in her communities in any opportunity with Millennials and future generations to help provide creative spaces in diverse business platforms such as ICBWA.

Dennise Mejia
Board of Director at WGGS and Vice President of
International Cannabis Consulting Business Women’s Association

Director of Quality, Information and Development.

Maintenance , operation and planning engineer in power plants for 20 years and still in Ministry of Electricity – Iraq .

Planning and Procurement Engineer for World Bank projects in Iraq .

Planning and Procurement Engineer for Japanese International Cooperation Agency JICA projects in Iraq.

Interested in spreading the culture of renewable energy throughout the Arab region and manages many sites on the social networks in this regard and writing various articles and attend conferences and exhibitions regarding energy and renewable energy solutions. Giving lectures and participating in research in the field of renewable energy. have training certificates in the management of energy projects from Japan, Denmark Germany, Italy, Turkey, Lebanon, Egypt (renewable energy) and the World Bank , UNDP.

Haider Herez Yousif
Director of North Africa, Middle East and Turkey for WGGS and Member of the Board of Directors of the Arab Council for Sustainable Energy  
Luis O. De La Hoz
Board Director of US National Chamber of Commerce for WGGS
and FVP Regional Director Community Lending NJ & NY at Valley Bank
Alejandro Roman
Director of Media Relations at WGGS and Director and Chief at
Metro Latino News