Sonia Nasser is the Technical Director of the Ras Al Khaimah Waste Management Authority which was formed by emiri decree in January 2016. She is a LEED Professional and California Board Registered Professional Civil Engineer. Sonia is responsible for the people and infrastructure required to manage all types of waste in the naturally beautiful Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah. Ms. Nasser leads a dedicated team of 850 professionals and field staff who have a mission to divert 75 percent of municipal waste from landfilling by 2021 in line with UAE Vision 2021. Ms. Nasser has over 25 years of civil and environmental engineering experience and is passionate about sustainable, integrated waste management systems.