Over 12 years of experience in Investment Advisory, Consulting, Valuation and Advisory Services, Transaction Advisory, Research, and Investment Management
Extensive exposure to valuation engagements ranging from due diligence exercises to appraisals of commercial and residential properties, mortgage and collateral appraisals, retail malls, large-scale industrial parks, hospitality and entertainment projects to other special use real estate valuations
Sound knowledge about the prevalent economic or financial reforms in financial markets, and hands-on experience in managing financial products
Predominantly represented the Indian market and the US commercial real estate market
Maria is a MRICS Chartered Valuation Surveyor with over 9 years of experience in real estate consulting and valuation across the Middle East and Russia.
She holds an MSc in Finance and Investment from the University of Edinburgh.
In Qatar, Maria has advised both public and private sector clients including the region's leading property developers, investors, and banks such as the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy (FIFA World Cup 2022), QF, Msheireb Properties with an exposure to entertainment, leisure, and tourism.
In the UAE, she worked on a client's side at Al-Futtaim, the second most important family business in the Middle East (Forbes), developing Festival Cities in Doha, Dubai, and Cairo.
After working in shopfitting, exhibitions, and property in the UK he moved to the UAE in 2015.
He began his career in the UAE with a company called 'Just Like Home' as a construction manager, working on projects such as Marriott Hotel Lapita at Dubai Parks and Resorts and The Aloha Festival at Al Muneera beach Abu Dhabi. From there he moved to a company called MAP interiors where he was on a fixed 12-month contract where he delivered the Hassantuk Alarm Receiving Center in Abu Dhabi.
Upon completion of this assignment, he started at NOAF interiors where he delivered projects such as the Aston Martin showroom at Etihad Towers, Sharjah Grand Hotel and the Renault Showroom Abu Dhabi.
Andrew was subsequently head-hunted by Al Masaood LLC to manage the Automobile section property portfolio, consisting of showroom retail space, workshops, and offices.