How can we build happier cities?
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Mr. Valapour leads United World Infrastructure(UWI’s) strategic investments in real estate and infrastructure assets, and guides new business initiatives.
Mr. Valapour has worked extensively with multinational organizations, banks and government-linked agencies to develop strategic infrastructure systems that encourage economic integration and technology transfer. He has overseen multibillion dollar transnational investments across the Americas, Asia, the Middle East and North Africa. Serving in different positions in The Executive Office of Dubai, including Chief Investment Officer in the real estate and infrastructure group, Mr. Valapour managed the financial planning and development of large scale real estate assets.
Mr. Valapour earned his Bachelor of Arts in Economics and History from the University of Pennsylvania (USA).