Nadine Bitar

Thought Leader, Place-Led 4.0 and Director,


Nadine Bitar is a  thought leader on place-led approach for future cities and  founder of, a think tank and consultancy based in Dubai. Mrs. Bitar is a former city planning advisor to multiple 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 more than 30 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 currently specialising in public policy for sustainable development at Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government in Dubai. 

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