Founder and CEO, Volt

Mr. Fares Almazrooei is the Founder of Volt.ae, a startup dedicated to accelerating clean technology in the Middle East. He is a Dubai native who works closely with private and public organizations to support the United Arab Emirates’ vision for a sustainable future.

Mr. Almazrooei was the principal advisor to Tesla on their entry into the UAE market, and continues to play a leadership role in growing the electric vehicle community. He works closely with the Prime Minister’s Office of the UAE government, serving as a trusted liaison across industry stakeholders. Fares serves on multiple government committees, including the UAE Ministry of Energy EV Incentive Committee, and the Dubai Police Future Innovation Committee.

He is also the Founder and Managing Director of Forwardit.com, a freight forwarding company serving clients in America and the Middle East.

Mr. Almazrooei served for six years as a Dubai Police officer, and holds a BA in Business Administration from Eastern Washington University in the United States.