Syed having an experience of over a decade manages to provide leadership to the Board of Directors of the Company. Under his leadership Thuraya has seen exponential growth. He sets clear behavior standards for directors and ensures adherence to them by providing feedback, encouraging appropriate behaviors and dealing with misconduct in a strict, but constructive manner. He is a strong networker, team player with a charismatic personality. He knows what the mission of the board is, how to stay focused on it and how to measure progress. As a leader of the Board, he gets the best from every Board member by ‘conducting the orchestra’ rather than playing the loudest tune. He creates synergy and ensures his team is contributing as much as they can as an individual. Syed has completed business over $50 million in hospitality services and is uniquely capable to accommodate and resolve any challenges that can be faced in a project.
Managing Director (MD)
An Emirati bi-lingual Businesswoman with an ambitious, creative, hardworking and achievement oriented person who enjoys taking the lead and producing excellent results working along with the Team.
She likes to always be challenged with situations and tasks, which lead to constant growth and development.
She takes pleasure in taking initiative at the workplace and always looks for opportunities to enhance and Shape-up things for the betterment. She is full of positive spirit and fast learner who seeks continues development for work and personal growth. She has continues hunger to handle more responsibilities and new challenges. She inspires and influences people positively to bring out the best in them.
Chief Operating Officer (COO)
Fawad oversees all project management services for Thuraya and is the connection between client, project and company. He has been a key member of Thuraya for 8 years and is instrumental to successful project timeline and budget requirements. Fawad is an implementer and problem solver and provides a high level of professional service to our valued client base.
Director – Operations and Regions
Sana is a passionate, enthusiastic, agile, hardworking and self-motivated professional with vast experience in handling functions, can maintain composure in a fast-paced multi-cultural environment with proven track record. She has associated with almost every hotel operator in the industry. These clients include some of the most expensive properties worldwide. Her meticulous methodologies and impeccable efforts throughout the project have embarked its way to success. Dynamic and motivated professional with a proven record of generating and building relationships, managing projects from concept to completion. An implementer providing professional service to our valued client base. Adaptable and transformational leader with an ability to developing opportunities that further establish organizational goals.
Regional Manager – Projects
Osama is a dynamic and motivated professional with a proven success record of generating and building relationships throughout his career which undoubtedly create an impressive image of his personality. He is well-versed in the field of business & developing business strategies is his core skill. Working in a commercial market, his communication & team building ability is admirable which helps in aligning his team with the set goals of a company. He has the coaching skills which make him an exceptional leader who enjoys to work, evaluate & to collaborate with different set of minds.
SENIOR CONSULTANT FOR FF&E AND OS&E
With expertise in international procurement, he is an effective communicator with significant experience in problem solving and client relationship management Excelling in driving successful procurement executions to ensure achievement of corporate objectives He was responsible for the procurement service of renowned hotel operators such as IHG, Marriot, Ascott and many more.
Project Manager OS&E (Middle East and Africa)
One of the most talented industry’s professional making her mark achieving star performances in various projects both locally and internationally. With years of experience in OSE Purchasing, she has successfully completed many projects in KSA, U.A.E., Oman and Bahrain.
Project Manager – Fit-Out
Arsalan takes the overall responsibility for the successful initiation, planning, design, execution, monitoring, controlling and closure of a project. With years of experience in this field, he has combination of skills including an ability to ask penetrating questions, detect unstated assumptions and resolve conflicts, as well as more general management skills. He has a background in business skills, management, budgeting and analysis. He is an excellent communicator and comfortable managing multiple tasks and timelines.
Head of Procurement
Nauman has a vast year of experience in the field of Procurement and always going out of the box to solve a problem and ensuring that the organization is exercising the best cost cutting & value engineering methods & techniques. His number skills help to facilitate day-to-day decision-making processes along with budgeting & procurement planning, which provides ease in unlocking business achievements & creating cost-effective business strategies. He has strong hold on his managerial skills and can manage to perform operational & procurement activities together which reflects his wisdom & forethought respective to the goals of a company.
Hasham has years of experience is sales and customer relation. Presentation skills are top notch, client relationships, negotiation, prospecting skills, meeting sales goals, creativity, sales planning, independence are the key qualities of Hasham. He has the ability to identify business opportunities by identifying prospects, evaluating and researching their company and analyzing their existing web presence. He contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed. He is someone who is self-motivated to take on challenges with minimal direction.
Danish is a perfect example of determination. He always shows enthusiastic attitude at work. He is full of energy and always ready to face new challenges. Danish is Well-connected in the local & international business community and motivated to identify and guide prospects to a sales decision in an efficient and timely manner. He can identify product improvements or new products by remaining current on industry trends, market activities, and competitors. He is a customer focused innovator and a pleasure to be around, a natural relator, with his clients best interests at heart.
Project Manager (Interior Designer Expert)
Yusra is a very talented, self-driven and confident Interior Designer with an excellent ability to move a project from conceptual stage through development to final presentation in an efficient and pragmatic manner. She is certainly more than able to deliver and provide apt, innovative and creative designs for a variety of briefs; particularly hospitality design. This young lady carries proficient interpersonal skills that allow her to work effectively with people at all levels.
Owing to his extensive experience and expertise in Project Management especially in areas of OS&E, Osama has earned an integral place in Thuraya. He is part of the leadership team delivering multiple complex 5 star and 4 star hospitality projects in a demanding, client facing role. From effective OS&E value engineering activities, strategic procurement budgeting and project execution from planning through to completion, Osama has always delivered an immaculate service to our clients.
Reanna is one of the most proactive manager of Thuraya with remarkable industry knowledge and exceptional research and analysis skills that makes her integral leader in the team She has extensive hands on experience of hospitality projects not only in Middle East but also African region She is committed to providing best level of services to her clients and provides logical solutions and precise timely feedback to them in their project.
Besides having exceptional skills in problem solving and deep analytics Justin considers Business Development and Project Management as passions and so he’s always eager to take it to the next level While taking advantage of his business acumen, team management & diligence he has always been appreciated by the clients, team and seniors he is associated with He takes up every opportunity of contributing to Organizational growth and business augmentation with open arms.
ASSISTANT MANAGER PROJECTS
One of the most organized, systematic and analytic brains in Thuraya’s team Using her people management skills, she manages to provide support to the higher management team and also is always available to assist her juniors both by being a supportive figure and by providing precise insights and analysis on projects, vendors, and business methodologies Her time management skills are exceptional and vital to the rule that she had playing within the team.
ASSISTANT PROJECT MANAGER
His unique ability to analyze and interpret information researching, developing and coordinating makes him one of the most outstanding communicator of all times Very creative and resilient at work Timothy is not only a team player but also is one of the driving factors when working on any project or task A focused multi tasker and a quick learner of complex concepts, he is known for his ability in building relationships, consensus and a shared sense of purpose.
Projects Executive – FF&E and OS&E
Zunairia promptly presented a responsive, detailed and practical proposal to coordinate all aspects of the sales executive. In her work experience with Thuraya she has always analyzed the sales cycle to look for crucial, measurable milestones which we could focus on while shortening the length of time to close new business. She has a straightforward, logical communication style and is highly qualified to learn new skills and to take risks without a fear of failure. She is also capable of engaging her team members to grab the opportunity and turn it into a potential. She is very motivated and enthusiastic about her future growth
Mahmoud is a talented multilingual individual with his amazing capabilities of blending in different environments. He is one of the most proactive members of Thuraya with remarkable industry knowledge and exceptional research and analysis skills that makes him an integral part of the team. He has extensive hands on experience of hospitality industry not only in Middle East but also African region.
Assistant Project Manager
Kawtar is a rare combination of intelligence, enthusiasm and innovativeness. She is extremely capable and motivated individual with proven managerial and organizational skills. She maintains relationships with clients by providing support, information, and guidance; researching and recommending new opportunities; recommending profit and service improvements. She has years of experience managing the operation while taking accountability for reaching targets.
Procurement Specialist – Projects
Basharat is a resourceful and service minded individual who possesses some excellent negotiation skills. He ensures the company’s materials and products meet all the specifications required by the clients for different projects at the best value and with the highest quality. Deadline is not a problem for him, he has an ability to plan, delegate and evaluate progress in managing different projects.
Assistant Manager – FF&E and Design
Mohammad is responsible for overseeing the selection, procurement, and installation of all furniture, fixtures, and equipment for a Project. His work includes assisting in creating and implementing the FF&E and Design budget for the property, coordinating with the Design team, architects, and contractors to ensure that the overall design and aesthetic aligns with brand standards and goals as well as participating in property inspections, and walkthroughs to ensure that FF&E installations meet brand standards and guest expectations. He has worked on prestigious projects from different industries including hospitality throughout the Middle East region. He holds vast experience in designing and execution of FF&E for various luxurious hotel brands and unique F&B concepts.
Hamza is a dedicated, accountable, dynamic, and adaptable engineer from NED University of Engineering and Technology, with a keen interest and expertise in project management with the integration n of allied trades. He has experience in different sectors of construction like Industrial, commercial, residential, and Corporate. His current assignment is to integrate the different aspects of the organization and provide the bridge between design, procurement, and execution.
Assistant Manager Projects
Crista is trully a role model for those who have passion of how to deliver a smooth project efficiently and effectively. She is effective, reliable and she goes above and beyond, not just to complete her own projects but in assisting others. Crista’s management and organizing capabilities assisted greatly to successful accomplishment of projects under her responsibility. She exhibits strong dedication to project success and over the course of all of her projects she has worked equally well with both the project teams and the management team assigned from the owners and contractors.
Project Sales Executive – FFE& OSE
Shahid is one of the most efficient team members of Thuraya who has supported multiple hospitality projects in local and regional levels in areas of OS&E and FF&E. He has conducted Creative/Workshop purchasing for projects assigned. He possesses excellent ability to effectively cope with change and has the ability to handle multiple projects, work under pressure, and give high attention to detail.
Maryam promptly presented a responsive, detailed and practical proposal to coordinate all aspects of the sales executive. In her work experience with Thuraya she has always analyzed the sales cycle to look for crucial, measurable milestones which we could focus on while shortening the length of time to close new business. She has a straightforward, logical communication style and is highly qualified to learn new skills and to take risks without a fear of failure. She is also capable of engaging her team members to grab the opportunity and turn it into a potential. She is very motivated and enthusiastic about her future growth
Site Supervisor Fit-out
His knowledge of the industry and his experience with the company makes him an excellent candidate.
He has done courses which include Electrical Safety Awareness, Fire Safety Awareness, Working Safety Awareness, Construction Safety Awareness and Safety & Security Awareness all approved by Dubai Municipality, First Aid International, IOSH, Nebosh and Highfield.
He is an energetic and talented hard worker who puts 100% of his effort to work efficiently.
Ahsan Awn demonstrates a high degree of expertise and the professionalism is infectious. Besides his technical expertise, he has used all his leadership and management skills to help the team achieve the scope within budget and as per schedule for many projects. He’s inspirational in keeping calm, focused and motivating our team. He has been extremely helpful in achieving authorities’ approvals for the projects.
Atif is an optimistic person with huge sense of responsibility. He conducts market research to identify working possibilities and evaluate customer needs to deliver service with utmost quality. He uses different ways to approach & connect with the clients and cater their needs. He sets his goals for the company and works towards achieving them. Through his years of experience and capabilities, he is one of the most valuable team player in our company.
Projects Executive – FF&E and OS&E
Zumaria is a result driven, dedicated individual. She has the ability to absorb and listen to instructions positively, as well as to challenge and add value to the perceived wisdom of those she works with. Her goal is to excel in the field of FFE and OSE and to ensure her project delivery is aligned with the needs of the business and support the staff and management teams.
Abdul Munim has a vast year of experience in the field of Finance and strong will which ensures that he is always doing the right thing by upholding the ethical, professional standards and is honest in all transactions with the company. He has a great hold on trusted financial software, his vigilance and foresightedness has always enabled the organization to have more options in operating projects and executing all the needful required. His well-developed financial plan helps the organization determine the critical relationship between strategy and financial capability and achieve operating results that ensure financial equilibrium. He has the ability to anticipate financial management issues and address them is an essential character trait in creating wealth for the company.
Assistant Manager – Finance and operations
Sarosh is experienced for responsibilities that include strategizing to find cost-effective deals and suppliers. He is hard working & self-starter who invariably understands exactly what a project is all about from the outset. He demonstrates a high degree of expertise and the professionalism is infectious.
Manager – Staff Housing Furnishing Expert
Meraj having experience of years in this industry has highly networking capabilities and works against the clock. He has excellent negotiation skills to get the best value from a supplier while still maintaining a positive business relationship. He initiates, plans, executes, and monitors the project through to completion. He uses solid problem solving and decision making skills, just to get the job done on time.
Sharjeel is an Interior designer who combines creativity, technical knowledge, and problem-solving skills to create functional and aesthetically pleasing interior spaces. Sharjeel works with clients to understand their needs and preferences and then develops design concepts that incorporate elements such as color, texture, lighting, furniture, and accessories to create a cohesive and visually appealing space.
Sharjeel has worked on a wide range of projects, including residential homes, commercial spaces, hotels, restaurants, and public spaces such as museums and galleries; not just in UAE but all over the Middle East and African Region. He has worked independently and as part of a design team, collaborating with architects, contractors, and other professionals to ensure that the design meets the client’s requirements and is executed correctly.
Umer is a professional who analyzes sales data to identify trends, forecast future sales, and make recommendations to improve sales performance. He uses a variety of tools and techniques to collect, analyze, and interpret data. Umer works on projects all over the GCC and African regions.
Umer works closely with sales teams to identify opportunities to increase sales. He also collaborates with other departments, such as finance and operations, to ensure that sales goals are aligned with the overall business strategy. He also works on projects that involve analyzing data from multiple countries. His work requires him to be flexible and adaptable, as he is often working with different teams and cultures.
Assistant Manager – Projects
Sana Aanum, a dynamic Assistant Projects Manager, ensures project success through exceptional organizational skills, precise coordination, and a collaborative spirit. With experience in regional Middle East projects and working with major operators like Hilton and Marriott globally, she brings a unique blend of adaptability and international expertise to executive project excellence.
Talal is responsible for providing administrative and coordination support to a team or department, he has strong organizational and communication skills, as well as the ability to work well under pressure and manage multiple priorities simultaneously.
Talal also plays a key role in coordinating projects and events, preparing reports and presentations. He works closely with other support staff, to ensure that the office runs smoothly and efficiently.
Procurement – OS&E – In-Charge
Liaquat is responsible for overseeing the procurement activities of Thuraya’s OS&E supplies. This includes sourcing, selecting, negotiating, and purchasing all the OS&E products required for smooth operation.
Liaquat is also responsible for conducting market research to identify potential suppliers for OS&E products, developing and implementing procurement strategies to ensure timely and cost-effective procurement of OS&E supplies, negotiating contracts and agreements with suppliers to ensure favorable terms and pricing, and managing vendor relationships to ensure quality products, timely delivery, and ongoing service. Liaquat has perfectly executed various prestigious regional projects and has a lot of experience working in this industry.
Research & Development Executive
Dabeer is a goal driven person who takes keen observation of every details. He utilizes research materials in a very well manner which leads to discovery of different projects within & outside the GCC region. He practices innovative strategies in finding out the leads to any upcoming projects and responsible for researching, analysing, interpreting, and presenting data related to it.
Executive Procurement – OS&E
As a successful Procurement Assistant, he is a goal-driven and result-oriented professional who devises creative resolutions to problems. His superior computer literacy allows him to maintain the database accurately.
He can analyze financial and budget factors of clients to determine negotiation budget, can negotiate logistical and financial details with suppliers, conduct a comparative analysis of potential suppliers, can prepare reports on cost and orders regularly and on time, good at establishing and maintaining a positive relationship with key suppliers which is highly beneficial for the company.
Project Manager (Interior Design/Fit-out Contracts)
Sarfraz is a highly motivated professional and ambitious individual demonstrating excellent technical, commercial and contractual knowledge, with sound organizational and people-management skills. He works at managerial level with strong commercial awareness and a project delivery perfectionist. This coupled with full financial control and risk management ensures project success and stakeholder profits are ring fenced from day one and profits are increased where possible in a safe and controlled environment at all times. He has successfully managed construction, refurbishment and fit out contracts since last 8 years.
Eric is a highly creative and multitalented member of the Design team with extensive experience in multimedia, marketing and print design with exceptional collaborative and interpersonal skills. He is highly skilled in client and vendor relations and negotiations; talented at building and maintaining “win-win” partnerships, passionate and inventive creator of innovative marketing strategies and campaigns. He is accustomed to performing in deadline-driven environments with an emphasis on working within budget requirements.