Executive Principal & Senior Advisor, UAE Representative
Ghassan has had a 40 year career with KEO, joining in 1982. He is one of our longest and most highly respected serving leaders. His entire career has been in the delivery of CM/CS services. He also has been and continues to be the official UAE Representative for KEO.
Some of the highlights of his career as direct project delivery leader has included iconic hotel and conference centers, university campuses, tall towers, large scale mixed use developments, mega housing developments and other landmark projects. In his capacity as Director and Executive Director of CM/CS services he has overseen project delivery in all of the UAE, Bahrain, Oman and in KSA for the past 20 years.
He has earned a reputation as someone that can be relied upon to bring maturity of judgement, capacity for objectivity in the analysis and solutions to complex project construction delivery challenges.
Ghassan holds a BSc. In Civil Engineering and is a member of the Kuwait, Jordan and UAE Societies of Engineers.
Within PMI he holds Advisor status on several critical fronts of the PMI business including acting as Principal in Charge of identified UAE construction sites and leading the Corporate Risk Management Unit (CRMU) ensuring consistency in delivery of supervision services per KEO standards.