Beachhead Advisor, Middle East
Bader Hareb is the Chief Property Officer of the Communities Business unit at Majid Al Futtaim Properties in Dubai. The company develops, owns and manages shopping malls, hotels and mixed-use communities across the Middle East and North Africa.
Bader is responsible for developing and managing a portfolio of mixed-use, residential and commercial properties across the MENA region.
He previously managed development, procurement and contracts at Nakheel, where he drove the development of a consolidation, construction and delivery strategy for some of Dubai’s best-known projects, including Jumeirah Park, Waterfront, Palm Jebel Ali and Palm Deira.
Before that, he helped to build the most rapid GSM network development in the Middle East with Mobily, overseeing the second largest fiber optic network in Saudi Arabia. He started his career with UAE-based mobile giant Etisalat.
Bader holds a Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from the United Arab Emirates University and an Executive MBA from the American University in Sharjah. He has also successfully completed the Dubai Leadership Program at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
Bader Hareb is the Chief Property Officer of the Communities Business unit at Majid Al Futtaim Properties. The company develops, owns and manages shopping malls, hotels and mixed-use communities across the Middle East and North Africa.
Advisory areasGovernment planning and healthcare investment, senior government relations, retail and real estate network and joint ventures.
Sector experienceBuilding/Construction, Engineering, Electrical Services, Government.
Bader has specific experience working within United Arab Emirates and Gulf Cooperation Council.