Kerem Cengiz is the Managing Director – MENA at LWK + PARTNERS. With a strong design-led background and technical and commercial aptitude, he has had over 20 years of international experience across all aspects of real estate development.

Kerem aims to create developments that contribute in combining high urban design quality with assured commercial success through innovation, strong leadership and effective management. He has addressed and participated in multiple international conferences, such as MIPIM, Cityscapes and The Big5 Dubai. He has also presented at several universities and has led the formation of national architectural guideline and regulatory publications.

Kerem’s outstanding work and leadership has helped him secure many significant and high-profile projects in the UAE, GCC Region and internationally against other globally recognised international practices. This has earned him and his team the “Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Business Award for Innovation” in 2017, as well as “The Queen’s Award for Enterprise: International Trade” in 2009.