Saud Abu Alshawareb is the Executive Vice President of Industrial Leasing at TECOM Group. In his current role he is responsible for nurturing relationships with customers and attracting new business, determining Dubai Industrial City’s strategic vision, and planning and implementing the long-term business strategies to develop the sector as Dubai becomes a major destination for local, regional and global industrial and logistics companies. Saud has extensive experience and expertise in the food and beverage, machinery and equipment, transportation, minerals, base metals and chemical sectors.
Before being appointed Executive Vice President, Saud was Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer of Dubai Industrial City, where he was responsible for leading all aspects of the business operations from business development and facilities management to master planning. Saud commenced his career at Tatweer, a member of the Dubai Holding group in 2006 as a Civil Engineer and was promoted to a Project Manager in 2010, contributing to the project management of construction and design of Dubai Industrial City projects. Between 2011 and 2016 Saud held various leadership roles in Dubai Industrial City including Head of Operations and Executive Director of Partner Relations.
Saud holds a Master’s degree in Engineering Management from the University of Wollongong in Dubai and a BSc in Civil Engineering from the University of Sharjah (United Arab Emirates).