Futuristic thinker, entrepreneur and senior executive with substantial experience of Retail Real Estate, large scale, master-planned projects, Shopping Malls Development, Design, Construction and Operation with over 20 years of development and retail experience in Europe and the Middle East.
Active senior player in the Retail Real Estate Portfolios and Property Development industry with an international profile, Hussam is international speaker and advisor on the topics of Disruptive Innovation, Retail and Shopping Malls trends, Data Analytics and the cognitive business models, place making, urban planning, and large-scale shopping Malls development. Designing and managing FUTURE THINKING LABS to bring Innovative Schemes and Futuristic Vision for businesses.
In his various roles, Hussam has been pivotal in creating value across conglomerate and private groups by improving their governance systems, implementing innovative and international best practices in the development, delivery and asset management to bring superior property performance and returns.
Hussam Raouf is the former head of the Retail Real Estate portfolio of Emaar Properties/ Emaar Shopping Malls, holding various senior roles, including Executive Director- Head of Shopping Malls business unit. Senior advisor to the Group and board member in various committees.
Harvard Alumni, Hussam completed his executive education at HARVARD University in Real Estate Development, Design and Financing, and he holds a bachelor’s degree of Architectural Engineering. Member of the Urban Land Institute, International Council of shopping centers, Lecturer and regular speaker at real estate conferences and institutes