News release

JLL appoints new Head of Project & Development Services Egypt

Ahmed Hemmat brings over 20 years of experience to the role from leading Middle East Developers.

February 26, 2024

May Ong

Senior Marketing Manager, P&DS MEA
+971 4 426 6999

Cairo, Egypt; 26 February 2024 – JLL, a leading professional services firm specialised in real estate, investment management, and development consultancy services, has announced the appointment of Ahmed Hemmat as the new Head of Project & Development Services (P&DS) Egypt.

Ahmed brings over 20 years of experience in the construction and mixed-use development sector, with an impressive track record of leading large teams in high-value projects across Egypt and the UAE. This includes the recent delivery of multiple large-scale projects in Uptown Cairo and Cairo Gate, demonstrating his ability to deliver exceptional results in complex and challenging environments.

Throughout his career, Ahmed has worked both as a consultant and a client, gaining valuable insights and perspectives from different roles within the industry. He has held key positions in market-leading organizations such as Emaar, Majid Al-Futaim, Turner and Gleeds, cementing his reputation as an accomplished professional in the industry.

Elaine O’Connor, Head of P&DS, Egypt & Africa said, “Ahmed is a forward-thinking leader with a proven track record of delivering high-value projects. We are confident he will continue to drive our business forward in Egypt and build upon our success. His strategic vision and dedication to excellence make him a valuable addition to our team and on our client’s projects."

Ahmed Hemmat, the newly appointed Head of P&DS Egypt said, “I am grateful for this opportunity to lead the P&DS team in Egypt at JLL. Working alongside the talented professionals within the organisation, I look forward to leveraging my experience to deliver exceptional results for our clients. Together, we will drive innovation, growth, and success in the region."

JLL’s Project & Development Services across the Middle East & Africa has more than 600 consultants delivering projects across the region with a capital value under management of $30 billion, offering development management, project and program management, cost management, fit-out & workplace design, engineering design & sustainability, HSE and digital solutions. 

About JLL

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