2 MEA MARKETS / Q2 2019 Editor’s Note , Welcome to the Q2 issue of MEA Markets Magazine! Bringing you all the latest news and features from across the Middle East and Africa. From companies focused on reducing organic waste at the source to internationally recognised interior design firms, this issue of MEA Markets is packed to the brimwith insightful pieces for you to read. Included in this issue is business solutions provider, Pio-Tech who are defined by an innovation-first approach that champions both digitalisation and futurism. We recently caught up with Mr. Rand Hashem, the Managing Director at the firm, to find out more about their drive to create a paradigm shift in the finance and banking industries. Another shining light within their respected industry is Opaal Interiors, who have grown rapidly into one of the leading interior design practices not only within Dubai and the UAE, but also internationally. We found out more about the company when we caught up with CEO & Founding Partner, Noor Al Muhaideb who kindly gave us insight into what makes Opaal Interiors an award- winning firm. Elsewhere in this edition, we discover more about PCE UPS SYSTEMS who have been on a mission since their inception to deliver professional design solutions, premium power quality products and superior services to help their customers unleash their value. Recently, we profiled the firm to find out more about the innovative solutions they provide to their clients on a daily basis. Here at MEA Markets, we sincerely hope that you thoroughly enjoy reading this insight edition and we look forward to hearing from you soon! Jessica Daykin, Editor Phone: +44 (0) 203 970 0037 Email: [email protected] Website: www.mea-markets.com AI Global Media, Ltd. (AI) takes reasonable measures to ensure the quality of the information on this web site. However, AI will not assume any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, correctness or completeness of any information that is available through this web site. If errors are brought to our attention, we will try to correct them. The information available through the website and our partner publications is for your general information and use and is not intended to address any particular finance or investment requirements. In particular, the information does not constitute any form of advice or recommendation by us or any of our partner publications and is not intended to be relied upon by users in making or refraining from making any investment or financial decisions. Appropriate independent advice should be obtained before making any such decision. Any arrangement made between you and any third party named in the site is at your sole risk and responsibility.