A Sudanese Senior Executive.
Architect by high merit graduation, Project Manager by certified practice, Real Estate Professional by academic degrees; Heritage professional by engagement, FM Visionary by authority and Urban Development Specialist by choice.
My various roles lay in the determined career path to master the built environment. I had Contributed to more than 70 projects since 1985, with more than US$ 7bln in contracts, and much more in associated funds. These were primarily in Sudan, Egypt, UAE & Malaysia. Most of career life was in Dubai of UAE.
I had taken responsibilities in Dubai Municipality, TECOM, Dubai Properties, DIFC, United World Infrastructure, Meydan, RTA and recently Dubai Maritime City LLC. I also had worked as Freelance Advisor for Ethraa, ADAC, Centroid-FM, TEC and Centroid-PM. I hold dear my volunteer engagements with Save the Children, IRCC, UNICEF and Dubai Autism Center.
In addition to my graduate degrees in architecture, planning and urban management; I had been trained on Six Sigma, PMP, PgMP, Change Management, PRINCE2 and Quality Management, Strategy, Innovation, Property, Business Management, etc.
Proudly to be one of early few Arab Professionals affiliated to the International Council on Monuments & Sites (ICOMOS), alongside several affiliations to International institutes; ULI, PMI, IFMA, AACE, RITP, BIFM, APMG and MEFMA.
My professional career had developed from Site engineer, to Project Manager, then Director of Projects. I had experienced most clusters of Real Estate; i.e.; Master Planning, Urban Engineering, Building Design, Construction Management, Project Management, and Technical Audit.
I cordially believe that “True Project Management” is not limited to a particular line of business or predefined industry. It is a management epistemic endeavor that once is mastered, can penetrate any and everything. anything and any team. towards any agreed yet rational targets.
Collaboration between the urban parameters and the operational strategies is critical to avoid redo or failed outcomes. Project & Program management enables to synchronize multiple activities within the benefit realization to assure meeting both strategic and operational goals. However, managing the working teams with adequate leadership inputs is important to enable preparedness and fitness to the assignments.
My passion for training is inspired by my vision of knowledge management as the epistemic tool that had built, develop and sustain the human civilization. Both individual and corporate life cycles are spinning around KM and its associate knowledge zones. Grooming my team is an asset of my leadership.
A blogger on Life, Politics, Islam, Heritage and Urbanization. A traveler on both physical and cyber spheres to capture the knowledge about places, peoples and properties. Bridging between a generation uses social environment and the other uses social media.
Project & Development Advisor