Dubai Asset Management and Real Estate Veteran Joins ATI Investments
Dubai, United Arab Emirates-: Al Tamimi Investments, the parent company of Nasma Luxury Stays, has appointed Dani Tabbara in the role of Chief Operating Officer. His previous experience in asset management in the real estate sector makes him ideal to oversee the development of the boutique luxury accommodations portfolio.
Tabbara brings with him over 24 years of experience. Prior to this appointment, he was General Manager at Meraas. During his tenure at the renowned Dubai-based holding company, he managed developments such as Al Seef, Bluewaters Island and The Outlet Village.
He arrived on the sandy shores of Dubai in 2008 where he joined Emaar holding a variety of roles across risk management, business improvement and asset management. He oversaw several of the company’s retail real estate assets including Souk Al Bahar, Gold & Diamond Park, Downtown Boulevard and Emaar’s community centres.
Following this role, he joined M.H. Alshaya in 2014 and within a couple of years, he was promoted to Head of Asset Management, and was responsible for the retail portfolio of the company in the UAE, Oman, Bahrain and Qatar.
Tabbara started his career in 1997 with Partners Healthcare in Boston, Massachusetts, USA, with a focus on improving the business operations of the hospitals within the group.
He later relocated to Canada and joined the Advisory Services arm of Ernst & Young where he led a variety of audit and consulting projects. He has also worked in the Switzerland office of the company for a few years.
He is fluent in Arabic, English and French. He holds an MBA from Suffolk University in Boston, MA, USA, along with a Master’s in Accountancy from Bentley University in Waltham, MA, USA. Alongside, Dani is a CIA (Certified Internal Auditor), CMA (Certified Management Accountant) and CSCA (Certified in Strategy and Competitive Analysis).