The President and Co-Founder of the Middle East Facility Management Association (MEFMA) has been listed among the World’s Most Powerful Arabs.
Jamal Lootah has been recognised after playing a significant role in the evolution of MEFMA as a dedicated platform for professionals seeking in-depth industry knowledge.
Under his guidance, MEFMA lobbies for the creation of a regulatory framework to govern the Middle East’s FM sector, while redefining industry standards.
It also organizes seminars, workshops and networking events to strengthen the region’s status on the global landscape.
Lootah said: “As MEFMA President, it is a real honor to be named as one of the World’s Most Powerful Arabs’ in 2019, a role that will help prompt the creation of a regulatory framework to govern the Middle East’s FM sector, while redefining industry standards.
“We will continue to stress on the industry’s impact on the market’s landscape, alongside the significance of adopting global best practices to improve offered FM products and services in the Middle East.
“MEFMA remains steadfast in its commitment to play a vital role in the continuing move to facilitate a smooth exchange of insights, listening to feedback and creating recommendations, including studies covering current and future challenges of the facilities management market.”
Lootah also serves as the Group CEO of facilities management service provider Imdaad.
The list was compiled by Arabian Business magazine.