Management Team

Nasser Chammaa - Chairman and General Manager

Nasser Chammaa - Chairman of the Board - Solidere

Lebanese national, PhD operations research, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Bachelor of electrical engineering and computer science, University of California, Berkeley.

Chairman of the Board and General Manager since Solidere's inception in May 1994.

Other activities

Since 2007: Chairman and CEO of Solidere International Limited, DIFC. SI's object is to identify, promote, purchase, invest in, develop, market and manage real estate projects in the Middle East and the Mediterranean Basin, by leveraging the brand name, know-how and established development processes of Solidere.

Member of the board of trustees of Prince of Wales’ School of Traditional Arts, London. The School’s courses offer a comprehensive understanding of the philosophy and practical skills of craftsmanship at post-graduate level, leading to Masters and doctoral degrees validated by the University of Wales.

Member of the Arab Business Council, affiliated with the World Economic Forum.

2001-2005: Chairman of the board of trustees and president of the executive committee for the Children Cancer Center of Lebanon, a Lebanese non-profit center he founded for the treatment of children afflicted with cancer, in affiliation with St. Jude Children Research Hospital, US.

Order of the Cedar (Officer), 2004.

Previous positions

Head of the board of founding members of Solidere; head of operations and maintenance at Saudi Oger Ltd, a leading regional contracting, operations, maintenance and telecom provider operating in the Middle East, France and Africa;  International Telecommunications Union, Bell Laboratories.

Ziad Abou Jamra - Secretary of the Board & Deputy General Manager

Ziad Abou Jamra - Secretary of the Board and Deputy General Manager

Lebanese national, graduate of the American University of Beirut in Business Administration. CMT Charterholder.
Deputy General Manager of Solidere. Member of Solidere Board of Directors since July 2018. Member of the Remuneration and Audit Committees at Solidere.

Other activities

Chairman of Fidus Investments Cyprus Ltd.
Chairman and Board Member of various real estate development companies.
Board Member of 3angle Capital.

Previous positions

Head of Capital Markets at Fidus SAL – SGBL Group.
Head of Trading at Fidus SAL – SGBL Group.
Managed and completed multiple real estate development projects in Lebanon.

 

 

Rani Karimeh - Deputy General Manager & Group CFO

Rani Karimeh - Deputy General Manager and Group Chief Financial Officer

Lebanese national, graduate of the Lebanese American University, Beirut, with a Master’s in Management and a Bachelor’s in Accounting and Marketing.
Member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (CPA), University of Illinois, Chicago.

Other activities

Board Member and Member of the Audit Committee of Solidere International Limited.
Executive Advisor

Previous positions

Chief Financial Officer for Solidere International PLC, Dubai, UAE.
Senior Manager at Ernst & Young, Beirut, Lebanon.
Senior External Auditor at Arthur Andersen, Beirut, Lebanon.
Regional Finance Manager / BPA for the Middle East at Novartis Oncology, Beirut, Lebanon.