Executive Team

His Highness Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum is the Chairman of wasl. He leads the Board and provides long-term strategic direction ensuring that wasl continues to be in line with Dubai’s economic plan. 

He is supported by His Excellency Hesham Al Qassim, wasl’s Chief Executive Officer, who also acts as the Vice Chairman of DREC. H.E. Al Qassim is responsible for the strategic development of the group and the management of its real estate, hospitality and leisure portfolio. To fulfil wasl’s mission, he continuously looks for and targets niche market gaps and focuses on opportunities that complement Dubai’s urban growth. 

H.E. Al Qassim leads a team of highly experienced professionals from the real estate industry and other related sectors. wasl's management team has the expertise required to direct the company’s day-to-day operations and growth strategy while continually exploring innovative ways to meet the needs of customers and maximise the value to its shareholder.