Project Director

Last Updated: 26th March 2020 (over 2 years ago)

United Kingdom


Phone Number


Age Range
45 to 54

Qualification Level

Arabic, English


Senior Project Manager/Director with Vast experience in different project types: Infrastructures, Roads, Airports, Tunnels, Energy, Industrial, Real Estate and commercial Mixed-Use Facilities. Managed Mega Projects in the Middle East, Egypt, GCC and Saudi Arabia. Hands-on experience in Project Management, PMO, Project Controls, Contracts, Schedule/Budget, Risk, and Stakeholders Management. Knowledge Case-based background especially in Program/Project Management, PMO, Project Controls, Contracts, Risk and Facility Management. Authored many research papers, Keynote Speaker/Workshop Presenter in Large Number of Conferences and Seminars in around 25 Countries through 5 Continents. Strong Personality, High Communication Skills, Management of Diversified Multicultural Teams. Negotiation, Arbitration and Alternate Dispute Resolution (ADR) Practical Experience and Skills.


Robert Gordon University
LLM/MSc, Construction Law & Arbitration

   Sep 2018
— Current

Ain Shams University
PhD, Civil Engineering (Project Management)

   Sep 2010
— Apr 2016

Reducing Contract Risk through the Right Contracting Strategy

Arab Academy for Science, Technology & Maritime Transportation
MSc, Construction Management

   Sep 2004
— Oct 2008

A Fuzzy Logic Model for Contractor Selection


Dar Al Riyadh Group
Project Director

   Mar 2017
— Current

Project Director for the first of its kind Nuclear project in the Kingdom. Managed large teams in more than ten stakeholders and balancing different and conflicting requirements. Integrating and coordinating multi-disciplines in both technical and managerial aspects. Limited project information is due to confidentiality requirements.
 Communicating different stakeholders including client, end user, regulator, international designer, main contractor, sub-contractor and other concerned stakeholders.
 Control of Program management services, including schedule, budget, resources and risks.
 Evaluate, assess all design changes and other variations and extension of time claims. Recommend the proper action to the client.
 Manage different project teams including architects, engineers, construction managers and administrative support.
 Organize regular meetings with key stakeholders to review the project status regarding key risks/issues.
 Report project performance/status to stakeholders’ top management.
 Provide leadership, advice

Proger Spa
Program Risk Manager

   Jun 2015
— Feb 2017

PMC Program Risk Manager, King Abdullah Program for Security Headquarters Development (KAPs), Ministry of Interior, KSA
Planning, identification, analysis, response and control of program risks and issues.
 Encouraging stakeholders support to risk management.
 Developing and updating risk management plans.
 Approving risk responses/associated actions prior to implementation.
 Organize regular meetings to review the project status regarding key risks/issues.
 Regularly reporting risk/issues status to key stakeholders.
 Audit/maintain consolidated risk and issue registers.
 Assign/manage risks and issues owners’/action owners’ during different phases of the program.
 Contribute in resolving claims/disputes through Alternate Dispute Resolution Techniques, ADRs like: Negotiation, Mediation and Conciliation.
 Develop different PM procedures and templates.

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