Nakheel names new managing director for infrastructure project construction

Shatha Saif Al Suwaidi to deliver all infrastructure work at Nakheel’s master communities across Dubai.

NAKHEEL, Shatha Saif Al Suwaidi, Appointment

Master developer Nakheel has appointed Shatha Saif Al Suwaidi as its new managing director - infrastructure project construction.

Shatha is leading the delivery of all infrastructure work at Nakheel’s master communities across Dubai, which currently span 15,000 hectares and provide homes for 300,000 people.


With 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, Shatha started her career at the Directorate of Public Works in Sharjah before joining Nakheel in 2007. 

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Since then, she has successfully completed infrastructure projects covering roads, bridges, power substations and utilities at Palm Jumeirah, Deira Islands, International City and Jumeirah Village.

Shatha’s current focus is 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 and other projects at Al Furjan, Warsan Village, Palm Jumeirah, International City and Madinat Al Arab.

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