Eng. Salwa Malhas Holds a Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Jordan. Eng. Salwa studied at INSEAD Executive Education & at Harvard Business School Executive Education.
Salwa Malhas has more than 27 years of experience in Real Estate Development, Business Models and Feasibility Studies. Eng. Salwa is the Chief Operating Officer at Al Mazaya Holding. Since January 2004, Malhas has developed, structured, assessed and analyzed the company’s business plans. Sourcing and overseeing the growth of profitable business opportunities, Salwa has proposed projects to the government, conducted feasibility studies and managed the marketing at the project and corporate level. In the past, Malhas served as a General Manager at al-Masaken, a subsidiary of ACICO, and Ghassan Al-Khaled Group for eight years. She sourced, researched, and proposed new lands for profitable real estate development projects, while overseeing corporate marketing. Prior to this, she served as a Tendering Engineer at Al-Zaben International Company (as a first-grade contractor). Malhas was also a professor’s assistant at the engineering department of TECNO Jordan University in 1993. In addition, Salwa Malhas served as a board member for many real estate and investment companies, & she is currently Vice Chairman in First Dubai Real Estate Development Company (which has more than USD300 million in capital). She has participated in several executive training. She has successfully completed an executive programmes in Harvard University / executive education such as " Real Estate Management Program" Finance, design and leadership. She also Participated in many executive courses in" INSEAD Business School" such as, Disruptive technology, blue Ocean Strategy, and Innovative Intelligence. In addition. Mrs. Malhas has received certificate of training courses from Kuwait University.