Corporate Executives

Corporate Executives

Mirwais Azizi
Mirwais Azizi
CHAIRMAN, AZIZI DEVELOPMENTS

Mirwais Azizi is the Chairman and Founder of Azizi Group and Azizi Developments. As a committed and integral member of Azizi Group, Mirwais Azizi’s visionary leadership has contributed to the success graph of the company and has steered Azizi Developments to become one of the leading private real estate developers in the region, with an impressive portfolio worth over AED 45 billion and more than 200 projects at various stages of development in key locations of Dubai.

Mirwais Azizi continues to draw inspiration from Dubai’s growth and success over the past decade and strongly believes in replicating this strategy in the day-to-day functioning of Azizi Developments.

FARHAD AZIZI
FARHAD AZIZI
CEO, AZIZI DEVELOPMENTS

Farhad Azizi is responsible for the company’s overall operation and management and has been an inspirational force in providing strategic leadership, guidance and direction to the top-management of the company.

Farhad Azizi holds a Bachelor’s degree in International Business and Languages from the University of Tulsa, Oklahoma, and a Master's in Business Administration from Suffolk Boston University, Massachusetts. He is proficient in English, Pashto, Farsi and has also conversational skills in German, French, Russian, Hindi and Arabic

FAWAD AZIZI
FAWAD AZIZI
Deputy CEO, Azizi Developments

Fawad Azizi is responsible for monitoring and managing the overall performance of Azizi Developments launched projects, inventory management, and investment opportunities that align with business planning and strategy.

Fawad Azizi also oversees business development for the brand in new and emerging markets, thus playing a pivotal role in widening the footprint of Azizi Developments globally. Fawad Azizi holds a bachelor's degree in Finance from the American University of Dubai.

NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS

Bettina EIsenaecher
Bettina EIsenaecher

NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Dr. Eisenaecher has substantial experience creating financial market strategies for internationally operating groups of companies, building up the finance, risk-management and controlling functions of large German companies including companies listed on the DAX 30.

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Senior Management Team

Afzaal Hussain Adalat Khan
Afzaal Hussain

Chief Operating Officer

Afzaal works closely with Azizi’s Chairman and key stakeholders to ensure the company’s primary business objectives are met and optimal levels of growth are achieved in terms of sales volume, revenue and operations.

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Mohamed Ragheb
Mohamed Ragheb

CHIEF DEVELOPMENT OFFICER

As Chief Development Officer, Mohamed spearheads Azizi’s project design, engineering and construction departments.

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YOUSEF MEHRABI
YOUSEF MEHRABI

Chief Internal Auditor

As Chief Internal Auditor, Yousef is responsible for improving operations through risk management, control, and governance processes. Yousef has held positions including Chief Operating Officer and Executive Director since joining Azizi’s leadership team in 2018.

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 Jawed Ludin
Jawed Ludin

Deputy CEO - Operations

Jawed has over 25 years of professional experience spanning government, academia and private sector. He leads the Operations cluster with strategic vision, innovative thinking and a relentless focus on delivering results at a time of exceptional growth for Azizi Developments.

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Murtaza Haroon
Murtaza Haroon

Chief Financial Officer

Murtaza Haroon is a CFA and FCCA with over 15 years of experience across various industries in the UAE. He has worked across different industry sectors at senior positions at listed real estate developer, a regional bank and Big4 audit firm.

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Warsame A Jama
Warsame A Jama

Director of Authorities, Customer Service and Contracts

Passionate about customer centricity, Warsame spearheads Azizi’s customer service and contracts department. Having worked for Dubai government for almost a decade, he also leads the company’s strategic business relationships with various local authorities and master developers.

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Dr. Zakir Iqbal Malik
Dr. Zakir Iqbal Malik

Acting Director of Human Resources

Dr. Zakir Malik is the Acting Director of Human Resources at Azizi Developments, with over 23 years of HR experience across multiple industries and regions. He is known for driving change and enhancing employee productivity, significantly impacting corporate outcomes.

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MOHAMMED RAFI TAHASILDAR
MOHAMMED RAFI TAHASILDAR

Director of Procurement

Mohammed heads up Azizi’s procurement team to actively support every department’s purchasing requirements and the company’s overall business objectives

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Mohamed Ali
Mohamed Ali

Senior Vice President - Sales

Mohamed Ali is the Senior Vice President of Sales with over 14 years of experience in developing and executing strategic sales plans to exceed targets. He excels in leading, mentoring, and motivating sales teams to achieve exceptional results.

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Wael Abu-Adas
Wael Abu-Adas

Deputy Chief Development Officer

Wael Abu-Adas is a highly qualified professional Architect and Development Executive with over thirty years of experience on a variety of projects in UAE, KSA, Kuwait, Oman, USA,MENA region and Central Asia.

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Ehab Yasin
Ehab Yasin

Head of Marketing

Ehab Yasin is a dynamic marketing and communications expert, with over 19 years of experience in regional roles with multinational corporations.

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Amir Ballal
Amir Ballal

Director of Legal Department

Amir has 27 years of experience working with various firms in diverse business structures in the UAE. Since joining Azizi Developments in 2009, Amir has been playing a pivotal role in the company’s growth.

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Syed Irfanullah Hussainy
Syed Irfanullah Hussainy

Executive Director – PMO & Engineering Learning and Development

Syed heads up Azizi’s project management operations and effectively manages all matters relating to the commercial planning and contractual side of the organisation. Working closely with key stakeholders, Syed is heavily involved with project controls, budgeting and quality assurance.

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Tijo Cheriyan
Tijo Cheriyan

Executive Director - Sales Operations

Heading the Sales administration and CRM department, with over two decades of diversified administrative and operational expertise, Tijo Cheriyan is an experienced and highly accomplished professional with a deep understanding of all sales, administration, and development cycle phases.

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Syed Imran
Syed Imran

Head of IT

Syed Imran is a strategic thinker and a senior technology leader with over 20 years of experience in the Middle East working with large and midsized corporates. He possesses a passion for leading business transformation resulting in organizational growth and efficiency.

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Tizian H.G. Raab
Tizian H. G. Raab

Head of Public Relations & Communications

Tizian Raab is an award-winning Public Relations and Communications professional, serial entrepreneur and media personality. He believes in the importance of transparency and accuracy in corporate communications, leading his high-performing team into a realm of absolute integrity.

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Deepak Dinesh Prabakaran
Deepak Dinesh Prabakaran

Head of Design - Design Department

Leading Azizi's Design Department, Deepak is a dynamic and accomplished professional with a proven track record in the field of design-build project management. With over 18 years of experience, he has successfully led a wide range of projects, from master plans to private residences.

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