Pearl Dubai FZ LLC

Pearl Dubai FZ LLC is a consortium of investors led by the UAE’s Al Fahim family. The company is the owner & developer of the Dubai Pearl project in Dubai.

Dubai Pearl team is headed by veteran investors with an in-depth knowledge of the region’s real estate sector; led by UAE businessmen Aamer Abdul Jalil Al Fahim (Dubai Pearl Holdings), Abdul Majeed Al Fahim (Chairman) and Santhosh Joseph (President and CEO).

Pearl Dubai FZ LLC is a member of City Central Limited which is a DIFC registered holding company with a number of mixed-use developments currently under construction in the UAE, Vietnam and Turkey.

Management Team

Aamer Al Fahim

Group Chairman

Aamer Al Fahim is the group chairman of Dubai Pearl with an extensive experience and knowledge in the real estate, automotive, hospitality, oil and gas sectors.

He currently occupies the following positions:

  • Board Member of Aradi Properties P.J.S.C. – UAE.
  • Board Member of Al Wathba Insurance Company – UAE.
  • Board Member of Al Rayan Investment
  • Board Member of Al Qudra Holdings – UAE: Chairman of Real Estate committe
  • Board Member of ARCAPITA Bank – Bahrain

Abdul Majeed Ismail Al Fahim


As Chairman of Pearl Dubai FZ LLC, Abdul Majeed Ismail Al Fahim drives the company’s long term strategic objectives, representing its key industry, civic and philanthropic constituents, and providing leadership to the Board of Directors.

In addition to Dubai Pearl, Al Fahim heads several enterprises as Chairman. Prior to Dubai Pearl, Al Fahim was Executive Director of the Private Office for a member of the Abu DhabiRuling Family. He has also held several key positions at at leading financial institutions in the Middle East, as Senior Management Member in National Bank of Abu Dhabi, Vice Chairman at Islamic Financial Consultancy (Bahrain) and Head of Projects and Direct Investment at Abu Dhabi Investment Company

Santhosh Joseph

President And Chief Executive Officer

Joseph has over 20 years of management expertise developing and executing new investment strategies and driving the growth of various companies he headed. Joseph took over the Dubai Pearl project and has planned and successfully executed a revival plan, including the redesigning and rebuilding of the project

Masood Hassan

Advisory Board

Hassan has over 35 years of experience in finance; he held several senior positions in reputed organizations in the region. Hassan was among the key finance people who oversaw the execution of Phase I and II of Dubai International Airport expansions and has also worked on Jebel Ali Airports City’s Master Development Plan. He participated in the establishment of internal audit function at HH The Ruler’s Court, Govt. Of Dubai and was the Financial Advisor on various projects for Surouh Real Estate in Abu Dhabi.

Raghad Madanat

Senior Executive Vice President - Legal Affairs

Madanat is a lawyer with over 19 years of experience, highly exposed to several corporate structures and has handled the legal affairs of various local and multinational companies in the UAE and Jordan. Madanat has extensive experience in the various divisions of law, mainly in the field of development and real estate, telecommunication and corporate/commercial matters with general litigation and arbitration practices.

Ravi Shivdasani

Senior Executive Vice President - Corporate Governance, Audit & HR

Shivdasani is an Associate Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India since 1983 and has worked extensively in India, the Middle East, Canada and the US. Shivdasani articled with Price Waterhouse and has worked with Ernst & Young. PriceWaterhouse, McKinsey & Company as well as many large reputed local Groups including WJTowell in Oman and Al Futtaim in the UAE.

Shivdasani forte is Corporate Governance and Change Engineering. His current assignment is to streamline Business Process by introducing policies and procedures as well as structuring, defining and putting into place elements of Corporate Governance. He is also an essential member of our Core Team that handles Investor Relationships.

Ayman Bou Khzam

Chief Development Officer

Ayman holds Masters Qualification in the discipline of Architecture and Urban Design from INBA University, Lebanon. He has eight years experience in design management, construction finishes, architecture, interior design and landscaping. During his career, he worked as Technical and Design Manger in major construction projects in the Middle East. These Projects include ARAMCO (Arabian American Oil Company) Community Centre in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Free Zone at Abu Dhabi International Airport.

Sunny Chacko

Senior Finance Manager

Sunny is responsible for providing strategic financial modeling, accounting and reporting activities. With a track record stretching more than 20 years in multinational and corporate environment, Sunny has an extensive experience in strategic business planning and analysis, project valuation, treasury and accounting. He also has an in-depth understanding of International Accounting Standards and has worked with Ernst & Young, Middle East

Sunny is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India since 2004 and Masters in Commerce (MCom).

Key Parties

Main Contractors

Al Habtoor Leighton Group (HLG) is a leading construction company. They have undertaken major projects throughout the GCC region.

Master Developer

TECOM is the land lord , Master Developer & key investor in Dubai Pearl. There is a close co-operation and co-ordination between Dubai Pearl and TECOM investments coordinates zoning and master planning matters relating to the Project

International Reputed Consultants

  • Le Gris Designers - Lead Consultant and Design Management
  • Schweger Assoc. Architects - Architect for Towers & Central Area
  • Arup - Master Plan & Integration Services
  • e.Construct & Thornton Tomasetti- Structural and Civil Works
  • Mott Macdonald - MEP, IT/ELV, LEED, Fire & Security Consultant
  • Equinox - Logistics Consultant
  • Portland & Pragma - Retail Consultant
  • Crown Consult - Traffic Consultant
  • Inhabit - Towers Facade Consultant
  • A.W. Lake - Master Spa Strategists
  • Ocre Bleu - Cristal and Baccarat Hotel Interior Design
  • AB Concept - Interior design part of Bellagio Hotel
  • Munge Leung- Interior design part of Bellagio Hotel


Environment, Health & Wellbeing

To create an environment that promotes health, happiness, prosperity and security and respects privacy, encourages access to nature and open spaces, and promotes health and wellbeing.

Transport & Mobility

To establish connectivity without dependence on automobiles, through the provision and promotion of non-vehicular links and convenient public transportation.

Landscape, Ecology, Water & Natural Environments

To create valuable landscapes and ecosystems, protecting and enhancing existing features to improve local biodiversity while increasing access to nature and open spaces. 
To develop site-wide integrated water management approaches addressing surface water, water supply, consumption and wastewater treatment, and promote within the community the value and importance of water resources to maximize water conservation and protect available water resources. 

Climate Change & Energy (Materials)

To create a flexible and resilient development that anticipates and responds to climate change dynamics, which is carbon responsible and energy efficient through: passive design forms that address site implications energy efficient technologies, and reliable, efficient and sustainable sources of energy

Built Environment

To create diverse and connected places, resilient to evolving human and environmental needs by using high quality design standards for its buildings, landscape and urban spaces.

Natural Resources, Waste & Materials

To procure materials and products in an integrated and efficient manner, locally sourced wherever practical and economic, and provide added value through the material flow process by maximizing re-use, recycling and resource recovery throughout the development lifecycle to minimize landfill.