Abdul Wahab Al-Halabi
Al-Halabi has over 23 years of experience in the fields of executive management. He is involved in the REIT industry in the region. Prior to that, he was the Group Chief Investment Officer of Meraas Holding, a leading UAE based developer where he was responsible for the group’s capital markets, investments, funding and finance functions. He has also been the Chief Executive Officer of Dubai Properties and held various senior positions within the Dubai Holding group focusing on their development and leisure businesses. He started his career with KPMG in London working on debt advisory services and restructuring and for two years was a partner at KPMG Dubai co-heading the transaction and restructuring unit in the UAE and Oman.
Mr. Al-Halabi is the Chairman of DXB Entertainments, a DFM listed entity and Global Investment House PJSC as CEO for two years. He was previously on several boards including Emirates REIT Management which managed Emirates REIT, a NASDAQ Dubai listed entity,, Plant Pharmacy LLC and several other private enterprises.
Mr. Al-Halabi holds a degree in Economics from London School of Economics, and is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.