Awni Farah is a professional Civil Engineer with over 38 years’ experience, most of which have been with KEO. Before becoming Vice President, he held the positions of Deputy Director, Director and Managing Director of the PM-CM Division at KEO headquarters in Kuwait. His experience includes a large number of high rise office, residential and mixed use towers, educational complexes, malls, hotels, housing projects, large scale waterfront and urban developments, as well as major infrastructure projects such as waste water treatment plants. Awni has been responsible for operations in Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Egypt and Qatar as well as in Kuwait. These include the Emirates Palace Hotel in Abu Dhabi, the Sharq Waterfront and Bayan Palace in Kuwait, Education City in Doha, and Jumeirah Palm Island in Dubai. Awni is an active member of the Corporate Risk Management Unit providing internal and external audit services.
Awni holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Texas at Arlington, USA.