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Bashar Mohammad Kassab

Director HFM – Burj Khalifa & The Dubai Mall


Bashar Mohammad Kassab is a visionary leader, Facilities Management professional, and keynote speaker bringing over 15 years of professional experience in designing major developments, construction, and facilities management (FM). He is currently an FM Director in Emaar – spearheading the FM operations of Burj Khalifa, the World’s tallest building and Emaar Malls including The Dubai Mall, the World’s largest shopping mall. As a Senior Management member, he has been instrumental in providing solutions to optimize operational performance across a broad range of areas, with focus on mobile technology, new product development, and FM operations’ digitalization. Bashar is also a lecturer for Master’s degree students in Heriot Watt University. Bashar received his Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering at Al Mosul University, Iraq in 2003 and Master’s of Science in Facilities Management from Heriot Watt University, Dubai in 2015. He also acquired multiple professional certifications such as Six Sigma Blackbelt, Certified Energy Manager, Certified Lead Auditor for ISO’s 55001, 3100,22301,14001, Reliability Centered Maintenance Facilitator, as well as certificates in strategic planning and thinking.