Farhan Faraidooni

Company: Sama Dubai
Position: CEO

Biography: Farhan Faraidooni was recently appointed to the role of executive chairman of Sama Dubai following his successful track record as its CEO since 2005.

Under his guidance, Sama Dubai has successfully launched mega-projects in the GCC, Middle East and North Africa (Mena) regions, and established two global brands: Dubai Towers and Salam.

Prior to this post, he was CEO of the Executive Design Bureau, an entity of the executive office, where projects such as Jumeirah Beach Residence, Dubai Healthcare City and Dubai International Financial Centre were initially conceptualised. Faraidooni has also served as head of town planning at Dubai Municipality.

He is chairman of the board of Dubai Real Estate Institute and a board member of the Religious Endowment (Awqaf) and Minors Affairs Ministry. Educated at UAE University, Faraidooni has a bachelor’s degree in engineering and architecture.

Contact: (+9714) 369 4852