13 - 14 March 2018
Radisson Blu Hotel, Nairobi Upper Hill

SPACE speaker profile

Bachir Rajji

Area Director of Engineering and Design META, Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group

In his current role, Bachir is responsible for all engineering and design activities related to both operational hotels and new projects. He is respected for his consistent technical abilities as well as his innovative approach to cost saving initiatives and his vast industry knowledge.

Bachir holds an MBA and a Bachelor Degree in Engineering from Notre Dame University and has a solid history of hands-on experience as an engineer.

He has spent much of his career in the hospitality industry working with international hotel groups across the Middle East and Africa having started as an engineering coordinator before working his way up to senior level roles including operations manager with the opening team for EMCOR Qatar office in Doha.

He was previously with Rotana Hotels where he first joined them as director of projects operation in the corporate office. He quickly moved into the role of area director of engineering, where he was responsible for new hotel projects driving project schedules to meet deadlines in accordance with company strategic expansion plans.

Bachir is a competent communicator who is able to motivate his team and provide the support they need. He is a first-class strategist who prefers to empower the people he works with in order to deliver projects on budget and on time.