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.
Sr. Manager Development – 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.
Business Head Pakistan
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.
Project Manager – FF&E (Furniture, Fixtures & Equipment)
Ali has now worked with Thuraya for over 5 years and has 10 years of field experience in the industry. He manages the department of FF&E from initial shop drawings to the installation of loose and fixed furniture, works with both on and offshore manufacturers. He has proven to be one of the most exceptional leaders that devise the most efficient strategies to ensure the standards of the operators are satisfied while not compromising the interest of the owner. He is truly devoted to each and every project he undertakes and has outstanding time management abilities. He’s a thorough professional that enjoys analyzing markets, collaborating with clients and delivering value-based solutions.
Project Manager – Operating Supplies & Equipment (Kingdom of Saudi Arabia)
As the most experienced hospitality development and project planning staff, Arshiya brings an understanding of markets, methodologies and business practices to the team. With training and background in architecture, interiors, and real estate development, Arshiya is able to program the projects from an owner’s perspective from quantity surveys and budgeting of fixed and loose furniture to the execution of the whole project. Failure is not a word we associate with her and at Thuraya we are proud on her target of perfect delivery every time. Her vast knowledge of FFE leads the project to meet the standards of all the assets within the given time period.
Manager – Interior Design & 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.
Project Manager OS&E (Middle East and Africa)
As one of the most dynamic hospitality professional, Kamran brings understanding of markets, methodologies and business practices to the entire team of OS&E department. He has a staggering 7 years of experience in OS&E with 2 years in Oman and the rest in the U.A.E, his expertise are remarkable. Kamran has his eye on the best of OSE products around the globe, as he is an indispensible asset to the team. His meticulous methodologies and impeccable efforts throughout the project have embarked its way to success.
Regional Manager – Qatar
Barkath is a highly efficient and resourceful member of Thuraya with high level expertise in managing complex projects with ambitious scope. With his strong hold in Qatar market, Barkath has excelled in leading and managing programmatic and operational planning, implementation, and monitoring of multiple projects. Some of his strongest skills are strategic planning, time management, communication skills, result-oriented approach, and leadership traits.
Head of Finance & Procurement – PAK
Nauman is having a vast year of experience in the field of Finance and always going out of the box to solve a problem is now supporting procurement facility of Thuraya. His number skills help to facilitate day-to-day decision-making processes along with budgeting & financial planning, which provides ease in unlocking business achievements & creating cost-effective business strategies. He is having strong hold on his managerial skills and can manage to perform operational & finance activities together which reflects his wisdom & forethought respective to the goals of a company.
Projects Manager (Interior/ 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.
Assistant Project Manager – OS&E
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 & Bahrain.
Asst. Manager Business Commercial – Pakistan
An experienced professional, enthusiastic, detail oriented, problem solving and deep analytical skills are the attributes those define him. He carries Business Development and Key Account Management as passions and 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.
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.
Creative – Design Team
Mark 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.
Manager Operations – Pakistan
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.
HR Manager – Pakistan
Ambreen is a result driven & dedicated individual. After the completion of her specialization in HR she is now looking after the comprehensive HR Functions of our Company including Recruitment & Selection processes, Training & Development, Performance Management, Employee morale boosting practices, Implementation & monitoring of HR Policies & Programs & social Interactions. 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 Human Resources and to ensure her HR delivery is aligned with the needs of the business and support the staff & management teams.
Pre-opening Research Executive
Aqsa is one of the most proactive members of Thuraya with remarkable industry knowledge and exceptional research and analysis skills that makes her integral part of the team. She has extensive hands on experience of hospitality industry not only in Middle East but also African region.
Business Commercial Executive
Maha 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
Manager Procurement – (OSE)
One of the most talented industry’s professional making his mark achieving star performances in various projects both locally and international. With years of experience in OS&E purchasing, he has successfully completed projects in UAE, Oman and Saudi Arabia. He’s responsible for budgeting, purchasing, expediting, and overseeing deliveries while keeping clients as informed as possible. He manages relationships between suppliers, clients, and other parties involved to ensure smooth execution of each project.
Sabeena is a self-driven, self-motivated and passionate individual who likes to use her creative capabilities in an experimental manner to be able to derive unique design perspectives.
Having experience in residential as well as commercial design, she allows herself to keep exploring Architectural design using different tools and mediums to deliver the best visual representation of her ideas. As an Architect, she feels deeply about the social responsibilities that come with it and is very sensitive towards the environmental factors that involve the design process. With over 5 years of experience in the field, Sabeena understands the site challenges well and continues to practice and maintain a balance between solid and void.
Manager Procurement – (Staff Housing Furnishing)
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.
Sales Manager Projects – (OS&E and FF&E) – Qatar
Mohammed is a rare combination of intelligence, enthusiasm and innovativeness. He is extremely capable and motivated individual with proven managerial and organizational skills. He maintains relationships with clients by providing support, information, and guidance; researching and recommending new opportunities; recommending profit and service improvements. He has years of experience managing the operation while taking accountability for reaching targets.
Projects Sales Executive (OS&E and FF&E)
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.
Mohsen is an Integral part of our team. He has managed large and complex customer and prospect relationships to maximize net contribution through an emphasis on obtaining new, high income relationships. He maintained quality service for all customers, expanded existing relationships, monitored relationship profitability and drove revenue growth. He is highly adept at providing customer service, analysing data, interacting with stakeholders, handling operational details, resolving conflicts, and looking for new business opportunities.
Project Sales Executive – (OS&E) – KSA
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.
Project Sales Executive – (OS&E) – KSA
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 Sales Executive – (OS&E) – OMAN
Taha, coming from a background of sales knows all the sales techniques and has a very good product knowledge which is very essential in our industry. He is a very reliable individual who you can trust to achieve and deliver targets in time. His salesmanship and interpersonal skills make him a pleasure for clients to deal with. He is a customer focused innovator and a pleasure to be around, a natural realtor, with his clients best interests at heart. Always willing to help and support his peers, Taha is an asset to Thuraya.
Assistant Manager – Finance
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 Procurement – OS&E
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.
Projects Executive – OS&E
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.
In-charge Logistics & Warehouse
Atif runs our full-service FF&E & OS&E logistics, complete finishes and installation division. This division addresses the Hotel industry’s need for coordination of impact and critical project vendors and services to meet smooth transition from construction turnover to property management. Atif plays a key role in making sure the project is delivered within time successfully and all the asset registration takes place before we sign off with the client.
Procurement Specialist – Engineering
Tariq is an experienced enthusiastic, committed and an enterprising individual. He possesses a broad understanding of financial management principals and other quantitative information, ensuring the decisions he makes are fiscally responsible and respectful of the organization’s budget. He identifies the needs of customers and finds the best ways to meet those needs. Building supplier relationships based on trust, mutual benefits, and innovation while still delivering value as a core requirement.
Projects Executive – FF&E
He is thorough in all his assignments, he works with passion despite constraints. He is a negotiator with a rare combination of patience, spunk, and research skills. Malik has the ability to implement strategies that manages both every day and exceptional risks of procurement projects based on continuous risk assessments. He is not easily perturbed by a difficult situation and adopts an immaculate solution-oriented approach to problem solving. He demonstrated his expertise, knowledge, and presentation skills during the project.
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.