Koen Meert

Future Leaders Committee, Dubai Board Member

Emaar Properties, PJSC, Group Director, Structural Design | Dubai, United Arab Emirates


Koen has 16 years of structural engineering experience spread between Europe and Middle East. He moved to Dubai in 2011, working first as Head of Structures for Besix and afterwards for Expo 2020 managing the overall structural design. Currently he is Emaar’s Group Director Structural Design, responsible for the structural design of the whole company portfolio.

Koen’s experience ranges from high-rise design over civil works to major residential, industrial and commercial developments, combining this with extensive Design-and-Build experience.

His interest not only lies in Structural Engineering and Sustainability, but he also carries an MBA from the London School of Economics.

Koen Meert

CTBUH Designated Expert


Future Leaders Committee, Dubai, Board Member (2019 – Present)

Annual Conference, Presenter (Chicago 2019)

Awards Structural Engineering Jury (2020; 2021)