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July 29, 2016
— With over twenty-seven years’ experience, Regard Yakou, director of operations for Contraco in Qatar, is a construction industry leader in his field. He holds multiple degrees in business and Civil Engineering, including a Ph.D. from Ashton University, England. Yakou’s vast knowledge of construction and business has made him a valuable commodity to the companies he has worked for during his career.
Yakou’s experience covers a wide range of local, national, and international strategic management, project management, and business development. Leadership and communication skills are also advantageous qualities that Yakou possesses. He has been involved with small and large build projects, including resorts and entertainment facilities, infrastructure, residential, healthcare, and multi-story buildings amongst other structures. Per the technology needs of this industry, Yakou remains current in digital technology advances involved with all aspects of construction and business management. Yakou is fluent in English and Arabic, with a working knowledge of German and Spanish.
While with Hill International, a world leader in construction and project management based in the United States, the Middle East, and North Africa, Yakou was vice president and country manager. He was responsible for daily operations, and was the project director for the Qatar National Museum, Rawabi Development, St. Regis Hotel project, Ibn Hani Bay Project, and Dubai World. Yakou was the senior development manager on the Rhodes Ranch Water Park and Cosmopolitan Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Regard Yakou is currently the director of operations at Contraco, a prestigious construction company that has been instrumental in the residential, commercial, and infrastructure development of Qatar. His responsibilities include management of over three billion Qatari Ryals of construction projects for a company that is in high demand. Contraco has completed vital projects under Yakou’s direction, such as the Stage Mosque of Qatar, the Al Jassassiya Guest House, and the Al-Wajbah Complex. Current Contraco builds that Yakou is managing are a golf course, a hospital and integrated health center, and the Al-Wajbah Stadium will host FIFA World Cup games in 2022. Yakou’s years of experience in multiple levels of the construction industry have made him a leader in international construction and business with a variety of successful projects as a result of his skills.
About: Regard Yakou’s experience in the construction industry makes him an invaluable commodity to any building project.
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