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Egis Announces Sustainability Appointments in the Middle East

by Madaline Dunn

Egis, a global consulting, construction engineering and operating firm, has announced several key strategic leadership appointments in the Middle East to strengthen its energy and sustainable cities offerings. 

Jacques Khoriaty has been appointed the Regional Managing Director for Energy and Sustainable Cities. Khoriaty will lead a comprehensive portfolio encompassing Building Engineering, Architecture, Environment, Façade and Sustainability, Water and Energy services. 

According to the company, he has been “pivotal” in steering the company’s strategy across the infrastructure, buildings, and urban planning sectors. He brings with him experience in consulting, engineering, project management, and public-private partnerships (PPP) projects. 

Dr. Ali Amiri has been appointed Building Engineering, Façade and Sustainability Director for the Middle East and South Asia. The company said that Amiri will utilise the latest Building Information Modelling (BIM) and digital engineering tools to deliver general and specialist engineering services for buildings with a focus on sustainability.

Laure Russier assumes the role of Director of Water, Energy, Ports and Marine Ecology for the Middle East and South Asia. Russier has experience in large-scale sustainable infrastructure projects and was recognised by multiple regional industry awards in 2023, including Eco-Friendly Professional of the Year, Women Executive of the Year and Women Icon of the Year.

Pedram Rad has taken on the role of Architecture Director for the Middle East and South Asia. Rad reportedly has 25 years of experience in design across major sectors, including hotel and hospitality, residential, high-rise, and commercial mixed-use developments. 

Meanwhile, Yassmin Al Khatib joins as Environment Director for the Middle East and South Asia, bringing with her a strong background in leading environmental strategies for prominent clients. 

The company also shared that Charles Trad has been appointed the Energy and Sustainable Cities Director for Saudi Arabia, overseeing major design projects in architecture, building engineering, water and energy, nuclear, and sustainability and environment.

Marwan Bsaibes joins as Chief Operations Officer of Omrania, an architectural firm recently acquired by Egis. 

Commenting on these sustainability appointments, Alaa Abusiam, CEO of Egis in the Middle East and South Asia, said: “The Middle East is a region experiencing tremendous growth, and Egis is determined to lead the way in shaping its sustainable trajectory.”

“I am confident in the diverse abilities that Jacques, Dr. Ali, Pedram, Laure, Yassmin, Charles, and Marwan contribute to our business. Their collective talent and experience bring innovative, cost effective and eco-friendly design and engineering solutions that cater to the evolving needs of our clients.”

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