Company: Kuwait International airport
Position: Director of projects department, Directorate General of Civil Aviation
Biography: Mahdy Aldakheel has been involved in the planning and development of Kuwait International airport for 19 years. He was appointed as director of the projects department in May 2007.
After graduating from Wentworth Institute of Technology in the US, Aldakheel began his career as a site engineer. He was later promoted to project manager, leading a team of engineers to deliver airfield maintenance and development projects.
Following this, he was named head of the pavement section, managing multiple airfield pavement and maintenance schemes through a team of project managers. He then became head of the investment projects section and was responsible for evaluating investment opportunities for the private sector at Kuwait International.
Later, he became the chief engineer of the projects and development division.
Contact: (+965) 2 433 6699
Company website: www.kuwait-airport.com.kw