Mrs. Bitar, Nadine


Thought Leader -Place-led 4.0 © and Director, Placemaking.me

  • Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Placemaking.me

Language skills

Arabic
Native or bilingual proficiency (I have a speaking proficiency equivalent to that of an educated native speaker)
English
Professional / Full working proficiency (I can speak fluently on a range of topics and can deliver public presentations at a normal rate of speech)
French
Professional / Full working proficiency (I can speak fluently on a range of topics and can deliver public presentations at a normal rate of speech)

Last updated: 2018/03/13

Personal

Nadine Bitar is a thought leader on place-led approach for livable and prosperous cities and founder of placemaking.me, a think tank and consulting company based in Dubai. Mrs Bitar is a former city planning advisor to multiple municipalities and local authorities in the United Arab Emirates and also lead the regional planning practise at Mouchel Consulting (Now WSP) and local planning team at Tatweer (Now Dubai Properties).

Till present, she has been involved in the planning and development of 37 large scale districts and urban extensions in the Middle East, Africa and South East Asia Region. She lectures on sustainable design and sustainable urbanism at the American University in Dubai. Mrs Bitar is an AIA international Associate and Executive council member of Ellevate Network.

She has a management diploma focused on innovation from Insead business school, completed Smart Cities program from Harvard Graduate school of Design program, has a Msc in Urban Design from the American University of Beirut and due to complete a master in public policy for sustainable development at Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government in Dubai.