People

                   

Fadi Moumne

Managing Principal

Mr. Moumne is a (Pennsylvania, USA registered) Architect holding a bachelor’s degree in Architecture and a master’s degree in Architecture/Urban Design with a 25 year extensive experience in planning, design and management.

As Principal-in-Charge of a wide range of projects of various sizes and complexity, Mr Moumne contributed to the successful design completion of major projects such as the Lamar Towers, Al Mada Towers and King Faysal Specialist Hospital.

Mr. Moumne’s previous tenure as Regional Manager for Diyar Cairo-Egypt and Head of the Architectural studio Diyar in Beirut-Lebanon gave him an additional in depth knowledge of the A/E industry at the regional level. He started his career in the U.S.A as a project architect/designer for Vitetta Group in Philadelphia, PA where he was recognized with the rms service excellence award.

Ahmed Jundi

Director of Corporate Services

Ahmed Jundi is the Director of Corporate Services at Saudi Diyar Consultants. Born and raised in Saudi Arabia, Mr. Jundi completed most of his preliminary and secondary school educations in Saudi Arabia and Bahrain, respectively. He later graduated from the University of Miami with a B.A. in Management Information Systems. Mr. Jundi's professional career was launched in Saudi Arabia's Bank Saudi Fransi where after the completion of a nine-month professional development program in Riyadh, he was appointed Senior Credit Analyst. Mr. Jundi was responsible for the top-tier portfolios of clients mainly in the manufacturing and contracting industries. 

At Diyar, Mr. Jundi is primarily responsible for ensuring the functional efficiency of several key departments, including Accounting, Human Resources, IT, and Finance. This integrative approach to management is achieved through Saudi Diyar's strong team ethic and Mr. Al Jundi's unique attention to the needs of each and every employee. Mr. Jundi is a proponent of encouraging a strong and cohesive corporate culture, built on trust and a genuine awareness of employee wellbeing. As Director of Corporate Services, Mr. Jundi has restructured and revitalized the organizational structure by ensuring each department's involvement and approach is built on empowerment, involvement, and customer service. His unique perspectives and forward thinking are sure to guarantee the smooth running and unremitting advancement of Saudi Diyar.

Chafiq Malak

Head of Construction and Supervision


Mr. Malak received his B.S in Civil Engineering from Alexandria University in Egypt and has 40 years of experience under his belt joining Diyar in 1987 as director of construction supervision. Prior to Diyar, he was acting General Manager of SOGEX international in the Yemen republic.

His wide experience covered different countries in the construction of various types of projects, namely; Refinery, Airport Terminals, Desalination & Power Plants, 50 Million gal./day & 500 megawatts. Roads Construction and Town Electrification HV& LV. Having a Vast Experience in all enabling works, for high rise buildings. Add to landmark mall, prestigious Places and Mosques.

Naseer A. Khan

Head of Mechanical

Naseer A. Khan Joined Diyar in 1989 and is working as Head of Mechanical Design Department.  He has over 30 years of experience on large number of High Profile projects designed to International Standards.

His experience offers completely integrated Multi disciplinary services from conceptual stage to final Testing & Commission of the project including: HVAC, Plumbing, Fire Protection, Site Utilities, Water Treatment and District Cooling Plants, for large scale Design-Built Construction Project including Commercial, High-Rise Mix-use buildings, Health care facilities and Institutional buildings in Middle East.

His Strength is Team Building by Motivation, Team Work, Training & Innovation.  His experience helps to provide value trough close Collaboration with Clients Designers and Contractors.  He has always focused on innovative Engineering Solutions to integrate and enhance building design keeping in mind available technologies, constructability, sustainability and life cycle feasibility.

Prior to Joining Diyar he has worked for Multi National Consulting Firms for large scale Construction projects in Saudi Arabia and in Pakistan He Graduated in Mechanical Engineering from Peshawar University, Pakistan, in 1979, and is Member of American Society of Heating, Refrigerating & Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) and National Fire Protection Association (NFPA).

Sami Asad

Head of IT

Sami Asad has a B.Sc. Degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Ottawa, Canada and is also a Greenbelt Six Sigma plus certified with over 19 years of IT Experience.

As Head of IT; Sami is responsible for developing IT department strategy with clear organizational structure across IT Infrastructure and business applications. Prior to joining SDC; Sami held several key positions in multinational organizations like Honeywell Middle East as IT Manager where he has successfully executed several strategic IT projects and played a key role in delivering adherence to Honeywell IT standard policies, procedures and ITIL framework while maintaining business continuity.

In addition; as Head of IT infrastructure at InvestAD in Abu Dhabi; Mr. Asad ensured high availability of the company’s IT infrastructure while delivering new key IT projects within agreed business budgets.

Lutfi Samman

Project Manager

Lutfi Samman is an Architect with 40 years of experience in architecture design, planning, and supervision, with a good knowledge of  Saudi Arabian, Jordanian and united emirate environments. He has managed many large scale projects mostly with Saudi Diyar Consultants in Saudi Arabia. Mr. Samman was also head of architectural department  for Arabtic Jardaneh Consultant in Jordan.

Farraj Ali Metwally

Head of Structural

Mr. Metwally graduated from the prestigious Al-Azhar University in Egypt with a B.Sc. in Civil Engineering and is a senior structural engineer with 30 years of experience in the design analysis, investigation, rehabilitation, new design and field inspection of steel and reinforced concrete structures. Background also includes the application and adaptation of complex structural design to a diverse range of hospitality, commercial and transportation, industrial and residential buildings.

Mr. Metwally is the Head of the Structural Department, and is responsible for overall engineering / design efforts and staff supervision, scheduling, project presentation, budget control and preparation of construction contract documents including specifications, field inspection and construction support services.

Leslie Jones

Interior Designer

Leslie Jones has more than 25 years experience that covers the complete spectrum of interior design from Airports, Retail, Banks, Hotels and Palaces. The last 12 years based in the Middle East working on a number of 5 Star Hotels the Phoenicia Beirut, Bay Central Dubai, Intercontinental Madinah, Fairmount Palm Dubai. Based on-site as Design Manager, Palaces for the King of Saudi Arabia, Prince Salman Palaces in Riyadh and Jeddah and many private palaces across the region.

Always working with the major names in Architecture and Design, Hirsch Bedner Associates, Areen Design Services, J R Harris Partners, Hambrecht Terrell International, and now with Saudi Diyar Consultants. Teaching Design at Central Saint Martin’s London, a collector of rare books and Modern art.

Diosdado Bautista

Architect

Diosdado Bautista is a design architect with experience that span 25 years, focusing on design architecture and interiors. He has a vast knowledge in Middle East culture and how it relates to architectural design. With 18 years at Saudi Diyar Consultants he has worked on key projects; government facilities, institutional, commercial and corporate buildings.

Mr. Bautista is a member of the design team for King Saud University Towers in Riyadh, the Proposed Madinah Convention Center, and Correctional Facilities, Ministry of Interior. Prior to joining Diyar, he worked as design architect with prominent Asian architects, Architects Pacific of Hong Kong and Mas Othman Associates of Malaysia.

Saad Labban

Principal/Head of Architecture

Mr. Labban is an Architect holding a bachelor’s degree in Architecture from the Lebanese University of Architecture “Institue Des Beaux Arts" and court appointed in Lebanese court of Justice with a 22 year extensive experience in design and design management. As senior project Manager of a wide range of projects of various sizes and complexity, Mr. Labban contributed to the successful design completion of major projects such as lot E4 towers for Emaar, the Lamar Towers, Al Mada Towers and King Faysal Specialist Hospital expansion.

He started his career in Lebanon as project architect/ Designer for Mohammad Rashad Atoui Architecture Cabinet where he completed several residential, commercial and cultural projects. He joined Diyar office in Lebanon on 1996 as studio manager for 3 consecutive years than moved to Jeddah on 1999 and still present.

Fadi Moumne

Managing Principal

Mr. Moumne is a (Pennsylvania, USA registered) Architect holding a bachelor’s degree in Architecture and a master’s degree in Architecture/Urban Design with a 25 year extensive experience in planning, design and management.

As Principal-in-Charge of a wide range of projects of various sizes and complexity, Mr Moumne contributed to the successful design completion of major projects such as the Lamar Towers, Al Mada Towers and King Faysal Specialist Hospital.

Mr. Moumne’s previous tenure as Regional Manager for Diyar Cairo-Egypt and Head of the Architectural studio Diyar in Beirut-Lebanon gave him an additional in depth knowledge of the A/E industry at the regional level. He started his career in the U.S.A as a project architect/designer for Vitetta Group in Philadelphia, PA where he was recognized with the rms service excellence award.