What a success!

Thank you for joining us at the largest international trade exhibition for the automotive aftermarket and service industry in the wider Middle East this year. We look forward to seeing you next year from 10 – 12 December 2024 at Dubai World Trade Centre.

Academy Speakers

Daniel Christof

Automechanika Dubai - Daniel Christof


Eng. Mohammed Alzahrani

Automechanika Dubai - Eng. Mohammed Alzahrani


Jonas Hofmann

Automechanika Dubai - Jonas Hofmann


Jonathan Taylor

Automechanika Dubai - Jonathan Taylor


Kivanc Karayol

Automechanika Dubai - Kivanc Karayol

Throughout my career, I have worn multiple hats in sales, aftersales, network, and business development, contributing to my holistic understanding of the automotive industry.

With over a decade of automotive industry experience, I’m now the Market Director and Head of Electromobility and Sustainable Growth for the Middle East & Turkiye at Volvo Group.

A significant part of my career is dedicated to electrifying the region's transportation sector. In this role, I have the unique privilege of driving sustainable mobility solutions in a region at the forefront of electric vehicle innovation and overseeing operations in several countries in the ME and Turkiye region.

Nehla Azeez

Automechanika Dubai - Nehla Azeez

Nehla Azeez, is currently the Operations Director at Zeez International Group. At an early age she  embarked on a dynamic career journey with Zeez International Group providing her with the perfect platform to channel her skills and passion. As the Operations Director, she has harnessed her determination and leadership abilities to optimize processes, enhance efficiency, and drive growth within the organization.

Olga Rybakova

Automechanika Dubai - Olga Rybakova


Sarang Sambare

Automechanika Dubai - Sarang Sambare


Shubhra Srivastava

Automechanika Dubai - Shubhra Srivastava

Shubhra Srivastava is the CEO of GaragePlug, a visionary leader with a passion for transforming the automotive industry. With a strong background in technology and business strategy, she has successfully steered GaragePlug toward innovation and growth. Shubhra's commitment to empowering auto service businesses and enhancing customer experiences has made GaragePlug a trusted name in the industry.

Starting out from a small town in North India, Shubhra has headed global brands in senior leadership roles with over 20+ years of total experience. Now she's bringing the same global experience to lead GaragePlug.

Smriti Priya

Automechanika Dubai - Smriti Priya

Smriti is a Senior Project Manager in Roland Berger's Dubai office and is a key member of Roland Berger’s automotive practice in Middle East.

She brings more than 10 years of industry and consulting experience. She has 6 years of work experience in automotive consulting space across India, South East Asia and Middle East markets. 

She extensively advised with global automotive clients including OEMs, suppliers and aftermarket players. She has worked with leading Indian automotive suppliers and aftermarket players on growth strategies, due diligences and mergers and acquisition. In the middle east region, she has led projects with automotive distributors and Saudi clients on automotive investment plan, EV manufacturing localization, EV charging infrastructure and automotive ecosystem development strategy.

Smriti holds an MBA from Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore and a Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering.


Subhashree Ramarathnam

Automechanika Dubai - Subhashree Ramarathnam

Subhashree, currently based in Dubai, is Principal Consultant with Frost & Sullivan's Mobility Practice. She has over 13 years of combined management consulting and OEM experience (in Customer Oriented Engineering) in the global markets with a strong knowledge on the Middle East Markets. Her experience includes covering broad range of sectors, working with leading industry experts to deliver high profile Mobility projects from inception through to delivery, with particular expertise in: New Mobility Business Models (Leasing, car sharing, Used cars subscription, etc.), Omni-channel retailing of cars & spare parts and Automotive aftermarket.

Marc Kuntzsch

Automechanika Dubai - Marc Kuntzsch


Gaurav Malhotra

Automechanika Dubai - Gaurav Malhotra


Catherine Isaac

Automechanika Dubai - Catherine Isaac


Tajalee Khan

Automechanika Dubai - Tajalee Khan


Nesrine Darragi

Automechanika Dubai - Nesrine Darragi


Adam Ridgway

Automechanika Dubai - Adam Ridgway


Dhanesh Sen

Automechanika Dubai - Dhanesh Sen


Prachi Satoskar

Automechanika Dubai - Prachi Satoskar


Mahdi Ben MradMarc-Steven Michael Havinga

Automechanika Dubai - Marc-Steven Michael Havinga