Facilities Management Power 50 2012

Welcome to the first facilities management Middle East power list, and meet the 50 people who are shaping the future of the facilities management industry in the GCC region

3 )Ali Al Suwaidi

Ali Al Suwaidi
Industry : Construction & Industry
Job Title: Board Director

Ali Al Suwaidi is currently leading Idama Facilities Management Solutions, part of Ejadah asset management group established in Dubai providing integrated FM solutions to developments such as JBR, DIFC, TECOM among others in Dubai.

Al Suwaidi brings with him 12 years of experience in facility management in the UAE. He holds a Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering from USA, an MBA and an International Diploma in Safety Management.

His involvement in setting up best practice in predictive and proactive maintenance regime in telecommunication industry was his first major achievement.

Another achievement was his active contribution in setting up a HS&E culture within an organisation of more than 10,000 staff. Further contributions in the field of facility management industry included setting up best practice sustainable FM practices ensuring active engagement of all stakeholders.

Before joining Idama-FMS, he was part of the Emaar team to set up the operations strategy and implementation of reliable process for the world’s tallest building as senior director of operations – Burj Khalifa.

He is currently a board director for the Middle East Facility Management association and picked up the fmME 2012 Education and Development Initiative of the Year award on its behalf. Al Suwaidi is an active member of the alumni committee for the American University Of Sharjah.