Over 20 years, Yazan has established himself as an investment and development expert in the public and private sectors. Yazan leads on high level investment initiatives with a hands on approach throughout the process, from conceptualisation to execution and exit strategy.
Yazan is also the managing partner at Lamar First. Previous ventures that Yazan has had an integral role in include: Aqaba Special Economic Zone (ASEZ), Social Security Investment Commission (SSIC), Jordan Dubai Capital (JDC), Aqaba Development Corporation (ADC) and Jordan Dubai Properties (JDP).
With almost 30 years’ experience in the construction industry, Mohammed is renowned throughout the sector as a dynamic multifunctional professional, excelling in strategic thinking and problem-solving. It is his unrivalled expertise of all aspects of the construction industry that has contributed to the continued growth and success of Lamar Holding.
His reputation as a strong and compelling leader has seen him hold the positions of CEO, Executive Director and General Manager at highly regarded companies throughout the Middle East and Africa.
Dr. Lina established Lamar Holding in 2008 after a successful 20 year career spanning business and government.
Working closely with strategic clients, including Saudi Aramco, Dr. Lina has built a company that oversees major projects across the Saudi energy sector. Trusted to deliver by clients and partners, she has led Lamar Holding in developing dozens of successful partnerships and joint ventures.
Dr. Lina uses her creativity and ability to quickly perceive opportunities to ensure that Lamar Holding remains nimble and ready to take advantage of the next promising prospect.
With over a decade’s experience in the construction and energy industries, Hani combines accumulated technical expertise with a unique understanding of the Saudi energy market. As Vice President, he personally oversees relationships with Lamar Holding’s strategic partners.
Hani has a reputation for delivering projects on time and to the highest specification, working with his technical department to deliver innovative solutions for strategic partners across the Saudi energy sector. Hani is the driving force behind Lamar Holding’s ethos that combines attention to detail with building close relationships with partners and clients.
Lana is passionate about ensuring Lamar Holding continues to make a contribution to the communities in which it works, enhancing and developing skills to benefit the region for the long-term. The business currently supports the Hearing Without Borders Initiative and a scheme which supports women entrepreneurs establishing their own textile businesses, among many others.
Lana’s experience is rooted in supporting the not-for-profit sector, from across a broad variety of specialisms. She continues to support organisations such as EduRabia, which is facilitating the growth of education technology markets in the Middle East.
James has more than 40 years of experience in the oil & gas sector and is now the Director of Business Development at Lamar Holding. He implements strategies and technical processes which make the most of Lamar Holding’s, and its partners’, capabilities. His particular area of expertise is in developing processes which reduce cost and time required to deliver on projects, and production impact.
James has worked for highly respected names in the industry, including the Iraq Country Business Manager for AMEC and Regional Director for KBR MENA.
Edmund is the lead for Lamar Holding’s international business and brings to the role a broad range of experience as he has founded a number of global technology companies. This includes Novira Therapeutics Inc, an antiviral pharmaceuticals company whose research work was recognised by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. In Africa, his ventures have included the West Africa Mining Corporation and SuperGeeks Ltd., a consumer electronics services company which CNN featured as one of the most innovative start-ups in Nigeria.
Edmund has a Masters in Management Finance and Control from Harvard University.
Oliver leads on Lamar Holding’s Real Estate Developments and is responsible for a range of activities from sourcing, structuring and financing development and investment transactions to overseeing projects from planning to completion.
Oliver has founded multiple development, construction and investment companies across the UK and Europe, working on deals worth in the region of USD 50m.
Mohammed is the Director of Lamar Holding’s Technical Department with a reputation for identifying problems before they arise and providing innovative solutions to meet strategic targets.
A trained industrial and management engineer with over 15 years’ experience, Mohammed has played a leading role in projects ranging from oil and gas to the transportation sector, where his expertise was vital to their success.
As Corporate Affairs Manager, Nasser is dedicated to ensuring Lamar Holding is ready to continue its growth and expansion. He is responsible for identifying new potential partnerships and establishes successful joint venture projects with companies in the GCC and further afield.
Prior to joining Lamar Holding, Nasser worked for Keypoint Consulting, a market leader in the Middle East and Ernst & Young subsidiary. He advised clients on how to maximise business opportunities in the region.