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Meet the Team


Meet the Team

Jumeirah's global Development team has a wealth of experience and a strong track record in hospitality and related industries.

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    Shafi Syed

    Shafi Syed joined the Jumeirah Group in August 2016 as Group Chief Development Officer. He brings over 25 years of development expansion experience across diverse hospitality sectors, including hotels and branded real estate, in Europe, the Middle East...

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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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    Kevin Morris

    Kevin joined the Jumeirah Group in April 2004 responsible for oversight of the technical installations of the group’s portfolio. He was promoted to Group Director of Engineering in 2009 and to Vice President Technical Services in 2012. Kevin is currently...

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    Claire Harvey

    Claire Harvey joined Jumeirah Group’s Feasibility and Investment Analysis Team as a Director in August 2014. Previously, Claire held positions as Associate Director with Vision Asset Management and as a Consultant with TRI Hospitality Consulting in the...

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