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Donna Sultan
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Donna Sultan

Industry: Construction & Industry

Company: KEO International Consultants

Designation: CEO

Country: Kuwait/UAE

Occupation: CEO

The CEO of KEO International Consultants, a leading GCC consultant in architectural design, engineering and project/construction management services - Sultan has been with KEO since 1984 and took the helm in 1991 - a role in which she was responsible for rebuilding the firm after Kuwait’s liberation.

Today, she’s in charge of more than 2300 professionals with revenues for 2009 exceeding $206m.  Sultan has pushed KEO into new markets in Africa, Europe and recently Asia, with new offices opening in Kuala Lumpur in March 2011. Abu Dhabi has become the company’s primary base of operations after KEO had a series of successful projects there such as Emirates Palace Hotel, major infrastructure works in Al Gharbia and mega construction projects located through-out the UAE.   Other notable projects in region include major master planning initiatives in Abu Dhabi, Saudi infrastructure and rail projects and Barwa Financial complex and Education City construction in Qatar.