Abdo Kardous

Hill International, Regional President Middle East | Dubai, United Arab Emirates

About

Abdo Kardous is the Regional President for Middle East Operations and Managing Director of Asia Pacific Operations with Hill International. He has more than thirty years of experience in the design, procurement, construction and delivery of major projects, covering a wide spectrum of building projects in many countries dealing with multi-cultural environments.

Mr. Kardous joined Hill International in 1997 and was instrumental in growing the operations of the firm across the Middle East, by securing as well as overseeing the design and construction of more than 30 major projects. These included several prominent or award winning tall buildings such as the Etihad and Gateway Towers in Shams Abu Dhabi, the Dubai Tower in Doha and the Bahrain Financial Harbor.

Prior to joining Hill International, Mr. Kardous was the Real Estate Development Manager for the largest property company responsible for the…

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Abdo Kardous

CTBUH Roles

Annual Conference, Presenter (Shanghai 2014)

Awards Construction Jury (2019; 2020; 2021)

China Awards Technical Jury (2016)

CTBUH Initiatives

Videos

18 September 2014

The Challenges of Constructing and Project Managing Tall Buildings in Asia

Even as Asia is a staging ground for many of the world’s most ambitious urban construction projects, there are many realities on the ground that...

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16 October 2016

2016 CTBUH Leaders Meeting Report

The Annual Leaders Meeting was held this year in conjunction with the 2016 Conference in China, bringing together the Council’s leaders from around the world.

21 January 2016

China Awards 2016 Jury Meeting

The inaugural China Tall Building Awards jury meeting was held in Shanghai, the culmination of many months of effort.

25 October 2015

CTBUH 2015 Height Committee Meeting

After providing a snapshot of the Height Committee’s duties and past actions since its last meeting, Height Committee Chair Peter Weismantle led a discussion on a series of topics.

7 November 2014

CTBUH Height Committee Meeting

The following topics were addressed: co-joined buildings, criteria for completion, gross-to-net building height, and structural definitions.

15 September 2014

CTBUH Leaders Discuss Ways to Broaden Council Membership

The leadership of the Council convened in the Leaders Meeting to participate in discussions about how to widen the Council’s reach and effectiveness.

18 September 2014

The Challenges of Constructing and Project Managing Tall Buildings in Asia

Even as Asia is a staging ground for many of the world’s most ambitious urban construction projects, there are many realities on the ground that...