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Meet the Team

Meet the Team

Our global Development team comprises three members, with a wealth of experience and a strong track records in hospitality and related industries.

  • Robert Swade

    Robert Swade joined the Jumeirah Group in October 2005 as General Counsel. He was promoted to the position of Group Chief Development Officer and General Counsel in December 2012.

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  • Aboudi Asali

    Aboudi Asali has been appointed as Senior Vice President Development for the Middle East, Africa and South Asia region. He assumes the role from Cherif Hosny who left the company in August 2014.

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  • James Mabey

    James Mabey joined the Jumeirah Group in September 2013 as Senior Vice President of Development – Asia Pacific. He is responsible for the company’s growth and expansion across the Asia Pacific region.

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  • Lisa Fedorak

    Lisa joined Jumeirah Group in 2011 as a Director in Development Planning. She was promoted to Group Director in 2013. Lisa oversees the global Planning function within the Development team, which is responsible for providing deal support as well as...

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  • Alain Kallas

    Alain Kallas joined the Jumeirah Group in September 2007 as Director of Development - Design and was promoted to Regional Director of Development - Design MEASA in April 2010. In January 2014, he was promoted to the position of Vice President Development...

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