Company: Gulf Consult
Biography: Najla Alghanim is the chairwoman of the local Gulf Consult.
Alghanim joined the firm in 2000 as an associate director and has worked on several major projects. Prior to joining Gulf Consult, she worked as a relationship officer with National Bank of Kuwait. Before this, she worked as an intern at Banque Worms in Paris and BFI in Geneva.
In her current role, Alghanim is responsible for overseeing all the projects undertaken by the firm and is involved in defining strategies and operational policies. In partnership with US-based Cambridge Seven Associates, Gulf Consult designed the planned College of Engineering and Petroleum, which will be built at Kuwait University’s new $3bn Sabah al-Salem campus.
Alghanim holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration and finance from the University of Arizona in the US and a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from San Jose State University, also in the US.
Contact: (+965) 2484 3565
Company website: www.gulfconsult.net/