DOHA, QATAR: Barwa Real Estate Group announced the appointment of Eng. Saleh Abdullah Al-Sharafi as CEO of Al-Wasef Asset Management Company “Wasif”, which is wholly owned by Barwa Real Estate Group.
The Group’s Board of Directors welcomes Al-Sharafi to his new position, and expresses the great confidence that Barwa Real Estate attaches to him, and its aspiration for his role in implementing the group’s vision, which aims to continue the company’s march in achieving sustainability for shareholder returns.
Al-Sharafi holds a Master’s degree in Environmental Engineering from University of Florida, USA, holds a bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from Qatar University, and is a fellow member of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) and Water Science and Technology Association (WSTA).
Al Sharafi is one of the distinguished Qatari cadres in Barwa Real Estate Group, where he is currently a BoD member of Qatar Project Management (QPM); a subsidiary of the Group. He has almost 30 years of leadership and management experience in many institutions that belong to the sectors of real estate, facilities management, maintenance services and environmental safety, along with his experience in setting up and leading private businesses in the local market.
Al-Sharafi held several positions in Barwa Real Estate Group and Wassef Company. He previously held the positions of Acting CEO, Business Support Manager, Acting Director of Operations and Director of Real Estate Affairs at Wassef Company. He also worked as an advisor to the CEO of Barwa Real Estate, and as a Project Manager of Barwa Al Baraha, and Acting CEO of Barwa Facilities Management Company.
Prior to joining Barwa Real Estate, Al-Sharafi had 17 years of experience at the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Agriculture, in which he held many positions in the fields of quality management, safety and environmental engineering.
Barwa Real Estate Group has built an enviable track record of taking on large scale complex and unique developments and completing them to the highest standards.
Barwa’s portfolio consists of developments as well as income generating real estate investments that include residential units, retail space, offices and mixed use developments.