Knight Frank adds Egypt-based Mohamed Nabil to senior MENA team

10 October 2023 1 min. read
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Knight Frank has strengthened is senior team in Egypt and MENA with the hire of Mohamed Nabil.

Operating out of Knight Frank’s Cairo office, Mohamed Nabil brings over 23 years of experience in the region’s real estate market to the firm. He joins from JLL, where he spent more than a decade, and arrives shortly after Knight Frank entered the Egyptian market.

Appointed Head of Projects & Development Services for the Middle East and North Africa, Nabil will lead the firm’s project development offerings at the intersection of the construction and real estate sectors.

Mohamed Nabil, Head of Projects and Development Services, Knight Frank

During his career, Nabil has gained extensive experience in the running of construction and fit-out projects in markets such as Egypt, the UAE, and Saudi Arabia, across sectors including hospitality, healthcare, educational, government, sports, banking, and retail.

A Certified Project Manager (PMP) and a LEED Accredited Professional, Nabil previously spent six years at global engineering firm HDR, where he worked on several major projects in the region.

“I am incredibly thrilled about the opportunity to join Knight Frank. With my broad experience in the Middle East, I am eager to break new ground in the thriving real estate markets of Egypt, the UAE, and Saudi Arabia. Knight Frank’s renowned name and outstanding corporate culture resonate deeply with my professional aspirations.”

James Lewis, Managing Director of Knight Frank in MENA, said: “Nabil's caring and driven leadership, combined with Knight Frank’s global reputation will position us well in this market segment. We’re excited to have him on board, especially as we expand into new territories like Egypt. His extensive experience in the MENA region will guide in tailoring our services to deliver for clients.”