With over 18 years of experience in infrastructure and facilities management, Abdulla Al Wahedi is Senior Director of Facilities Management at Emaar Properties. He oversees the FM operations of Emaar’s integrated master-planned communities including iconic projects such as Burj Khalifa and The Dubai Mall.
Earlier, he worked as Power Plant Engineer with Etisalat’s Property Services Department in the UAE, and as Senior Engineer at Etihad Etisalat in Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia. He started his career as Assistant Area Manager with the National District Cooling Company (Tabreed) in Ras Al Khaimah, working on the first commercial district cooling plant in the UAE.
Abdulla has a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Seattle University in the US, and MBA from American University of Sharjah. He is a graduate of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Programme for Leadership Development and has won the Sheikh Rashid Award for Academic Achievement.