Al Marjan Island
Strategy & Business Development Director
Tariq Bsharat brings 19 years of management experience in real estate investments and property development. Tariq’s key positions have seen him drive success in development management, real estate development, business development, and investment analysis and asset management, in both the UAE and the United States.
Most recently, Tariq is the Director of Strategy and Business Development at Al Marjan Island where his primary scope is encouraging development on Al Marjan Island. This includes developing residential, hospitality, retail and mixed use assets. In the past 3 years, Tariq has worked with the extended team in securing several development opportunities with 3rd party developers and hotel management agreements.
From 2008-2014 Tariq held senior positions with Aldar Properties, PJSC, progressing from Development Manager to Head of Business Development and then Director of Strategy, Business Planning and Risk Management. His numerous accomplishments within his key roles included contributing to the development of a new investment management process, setting and executing corporate strategy, managing third party developers, acting as commercial manager for master plans, divesting strategic assets, and mobilising education and healthcare facilities. During the merger of Sorouh Real Estate and Aldar Properties, Tariq was also responsible for developing and refining the company’s five-year vision and leading its overall strategic plan, including corporate strategy, strategy execution, business performance and corporate KPIs.
Tariq graduated from the School of Engineering, University Of Maryland, USA in 1996 with a Bachelor of Science in Engineering. He attained a Master of Business Administration in Finance & Marketing from the Stern School of Business, New York University, USA in 2002.
Tariq Bsharat, Strategy & Business Development Director, Al Marjan Island