Iyad Alsaka

Iyad Alsaka joined OMA as a director in 2007 and became partner in 2011. Responsible for OMA’s work in the Middle East and Africa, Iyad has led projects including the acclaimed masterplan for Waterfront City in Dubai, the HIA Airport City masterplan in Doha, Concrete at Alserkal Avenue, a new public venue for Dubai’s cultural district, and the Qatar National Library in Doha. Iyad's current projects include the Prestige Liberty Towers in Mumbai, the Wafra Towers in Kuwait City, the Bandra Kurla Complex in Mumbai, and the Qatar Sports and Cultural Masterplan in Doha. Before joining OMA, Iyad was director of design and development at Dubai Holding where he was responsible for numerous projects. Born in 1969 in Syria, Iyad holds a degree in Architectural Engineering from the University of Aleppo.