Nakheel has appointed Shatha Saif Al Suwaidi as the new MD of its infrastructure project construction unit. In line with her role, she is leading the delivery of all infrastructure work at Nakheel’s master communities across Dubai.
Her current focus is said to be the delivery of key projects at Deira Islands, including the main access bridge, as well as the access bridge to Al Khail Avenue mall at Jumeirah Village Triangle, as well as projects in Al Furjan, Warsan Village, Palm Jumeirah, International City and Madinat Al Arab.
Nakheel said her appointment comes as part of its commitment to the development of young, talented UAE nationals into senior positions within the organisation. The developer notes that it employs a growing team of emirati men and women who continue to prove their ability to deliver.
Al Suwaidi holds a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Sharjah and a master’s degree in Urban Planning from the American University of Sharjah. She began her career at the Directorate of Public Works in Sharjah before joining Nakheel in 2007.
Since joining the master developer, she is said to have successfully completed infrastructure projects covering roads, bridges, power substations and utilities at Palm Jumeirah, Deira Islands, International City and Jumeirah Village, the statement said.