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Karim Farah

LEED Fellow, LEED AP BD+C, LEED AP O+M and Edge Auditor

General Manager

Reeds Consult



Senior Architect/Sustainability Consultant/LEED Specialist with an overall experience of 24 years in the design and execution of various types of Green Building projects including Airport terminals, Academic campus, Hospitals, Healthcare Centers, Research Facilities, Library, Conference Center, School, Sports Facilities, Stadiums, Housing, Office Headquarters, Railway stations, Mosque, Private Residences, Residential Buildings, Tourist Resorts, Industrial Plants and others.
Participant and Speaker at many International and Regional Green Building conferences including Green Build USA (6 times), IFI09 Dubai, IQPC Cairo, Green Business Opportunities Beirut 2011 and Oman Future Buildings Conference 2014, Intelligent Cities Exhibition and Conference (ICEC) Cairo 2015 and 2016, IKI 0-emission building ambitions in the MENA region Beirut 2018 .

LEED coordinator for more than 30 LEED projects seeking all levels of Certifications in Cairo, Riyadh, Jeddah, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, and Bahrain. 22 achieved LEED certifications: 1 LEED Platinum, 10 Gold, 8 Silver and 2 Certified. Coordinator for a number of projects seeking GSAS Certification in Doha, 1 achieved 4 stars certification, 5 achieved 3 stars certification for the design, 21 are registered with a target to achieve 2, 3 and 4 stars under different typologies. In addition to ESTIDAMA Pearl Certified project in Abu Dhabi.
Dar Al-Handasah Sustainability Manager for more than 12 years, responsible for establishing its vision of leadership in Sustainable Design: Offering Greener Projects to clients by enhancing the level of Sustainability awareness and knowledge of employees through in-house training programs, and Operational Excellence in Dar facilities worldwide.

USGBC LEED® Faculty™, facilitating many official USGBC approved LEED workshops at Dar Al-Handasah offices in Cairo, Beirut and Pune, the American University in Cairo (AUC) and other institutions.

Vice President of Egypt Green Building Council, prospective member of the World GBC, a nonprofit NGO with the objective of promoting Green Building in Egypt. Leading a group of volunteers responsible for the development of TARSHEED Residential, Commercial and Community, the Green Building Rating System developed specially for Egypt and developing countries.