Marwan Abdulaziz Janahi is the Executive Director of TECOM Investments’ Science Cluster. The cluster comprises of DuBiotech, a purpose built business park designed to drive the success of the life science industry, and ENPARK, a free zone dedicated to fostering the growth of the alternative energy and environmental industries. The science cluster provides unrivalled access to peer companies and regulators, significant industry knowledge and a state of the art real estate a platform for life science of sustainability businesses looking to trade in the Middle East.
Marwan’s objective is to foster the growth of DuBiotech and ENPARK in the UAE by bridging the gap between the private sector industry, government, and academia. As such, he has built a strong network of Government relationships with entities such as the Ministry of Health, and the Dubai Municipality to facilitate the growth of the life science sector in UAE.
Marwan is also responsible for building the portfolio of companies licensed under ENPARK, providing access to the MENA region with a view to helping diversify Dubai’s economy. He also plays a key role in developing closer partnership and dialogue between business and Government and as part of this, he is a key figure in the Government’s ‘Green Economic Partnership’ a committee assembled in line with the ‘Green Economy For Sustainable development’ initiative, announced last year by Shaikh Mohammed.
Marwan began at the Sciences cluster as a Sales Manager before being promoted to Business Development Director. He became Executive Director in 2013. Prior to this, Marwan was a Business Analyst for DUBAL. Marwan also spent two years working for a prominent UAE family company where he was responsible for the distribution of consumer products, food items, and household items. His main role was to liaison with the international companies in terms of marketing initiatives.
Marwan holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Texas, USA and has completed the ‘Future Leaders Programme’ for UAE nationals in 2007 and ‘Developing General Management Potential’ from Cranfield University in 2008. He also graduated from a programme on general education from the American University of Dubai (AUD). Marwan is currently enrolled with INSEAD – UAE Consortium for Executive Development Programme graduating in 2015.