Issa al-Mohannadi

18 September 2009

A key figure driving environmental sustainability in Gulf construction

Issa al-Mohannadi

Company: Qatar Green Building Council
Position: Founder and chairman

Biography: Issa al-Mohannadi is the founder and chairman of the Qatar Green Building Council (QGBC), an independent non-profit organisation committed to developing a sustainable property industry for Qatar.

Set up in July, QGBC aims to develop a definitive set of green building best-practice guidelines, as well as to support research and development in this field. It also offers training programmes for designers, planners and developers.

Al-Mohannadi is also chief executive officer of Dohaland, a real estate developer that seeks to conserve and protect the local environment. Under Al-Mohannadi’s guidance, Dohaland’s ‘Heart of Doha’ project is being developed in compliance with the Green Building Council’s best-practice guidelines.

Al-Mohannadi holds a bachelor of science degree from Texas A&M University, and a master’s degree from George Washington University.

Contact: (+974) 454 8251
Corporate website:www.qatargbc.org

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