Armen Vartanian
Director at Ecoventure




Office 332
Building 10 Phase 3 - Dubai Media City
PO Box 5887
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Tel.: +971 4 390 1694
Mob.: +971 50 881 7419
Fax: +971 4 390 4557



Short Profile of the Person:Armen Vartanian, Director at EcoVentures, has been involved in venture capital and entrepreneurship his entire career. Prior to joining EcoVentures, Armen was a Vice President with Manara Capital, a Beirut-based investment company investing in public and private companies, including venture capital investments.

Besides working at a venture capital firm investing in environmental technologies, Armen has founded and worked for several technology companies, including,, and SideTalk. He has a B.S. in civil engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and an MBA from the Johnson School at Cornell University.

Short Profile of the Company:EcoVentures is the Middle East’s premier emissions reduction firm. Based in the United Arab Emirates, we help companies across the Middle East and North Africa reduce their environmental impact by becoming CarbonNeutral®, offsetting their emissions, and replacing their use of fossil fuels. EcoVentures delivers sound consultancy, advisory and management services to public and private sector organizations in the Middle East and North Africa region, using global best practices and meeting internationally recognized standards. We specialize in the following areas:

  • Emissions Reduction Advisory
  • Alternative Fuels
  • Carbon Finance
  • Green Building Advisory

Its clients include Jumeirah Group, Dubai Holding, Emirates Foundation, The World Future Energy Summit, Enviromena Power Systems and events such as The Big 5 Exhibition and the Coldplay Viva La Vida Abu Dhabi concert.

As a for-profit business, we generate commercial benefits and enhance brand value by reducing our clients’ environmental impact. We help answer for our clients the following questions:

  • Do you know what your impact on the environment is and how to measure and manage it for top-line, bottom-line, brand and corporate reputation benefits?
  • Do you understand how changes in environmental regulation will affect your costs and operating margins?
  • Do your business processes integrate environmental risk into core strategies?
  • Would you know how to react if you were held responsible for the environmental impact associated with the use of your products or services by your customer?
  • Do you have the strategies to share the inevitable costs of environmental change with your supply chain partners and customers?
  • Do you know how to derive commercial and brand value from following business processes that reduce your environmental impact?

EcoVentures partners with leading global environmental consultancies, service providers and agencies to bring together strong, innovative solutions that are adapted to meet the needs of local markets while still maintaining compliance with global certification and audit standards. We are a Middle East partner of The CarbonNeutral Company, the worldwide pioneer in the provision of carbon management services, and the Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Management (“ECCM”), which offers a depth of experience in emissions assessment, carbon sequestration and carbon management systems as well as the strategic and policy expertise on climate change.

For more information about how EcoVentures can provide value to your organization, contact:
EcoVentures FZ LLC
Office 332 Tel: +971 (4) 390 1691
Building 10 Fax: +971 (4) 390 4557
Dubai Media City