Khalid Al MansooriPartner
Mark was awarded a Master's degree from the Harvard Graduate School of Design in 1982 and is currently based in Abu Dhabi, UAE.
Joe AbdoDirector of Professional Services
Raymond ChavezSenior Director, Program Development & Communications
Sherif AwadDirector of Business Solutions
Khalid ElHussinyDirector of Information Technology
Rajy WehbehDirector of Business Development
Arul SatheeshOffice Manager
Arul has more than 18 years of experience in the fields of Accounts, Office Administration, Documents Control, Inventory Control and Export & Import Management. He joined GPC-GIS during 2009 as an Office Manager and plays a vital role for the smooth operation of the day-to-day business. He works closely with the management and executives to address the company's staffing, administrative, and organizational needs. He is responsible for managing payroll, auditing, organizing and coordinating office operations and procedures.
Prior joining GPC-GIS, he worked with Al Nakeel - The Design Group, Parsons International Limited and Dar Al Handasah Consultants and took many challenges in Project Commercials, Finance and Administration.
Arul holds Masters Degrees in Business Administration (MBA - Finance) and Commerce (M.Com).
Joann Sorensen-O'NeillOffice Manager, Running Springs Branch
Joann Sorensen-O'Neill is the office manager for the Running Springs, USA branch of the GPC Group. She has a B.A. in Sociology from Ashford University in Iowa, USA. She is a youth leader for the Jane Goodall organization Roots & Shoots, and shares the passion for environment with the children in her community. Mrs. Sorensen-O'Neill has over 13 years of Administrative and Human Resources Management experience, and continues to contribute support to several branches of the group including subcontractor liaison support, project reporting, and miscellaneous Human Resources functions.
Maria ShahinyanStaff Accountant
Maria Shahinyan is the staff accountant for all branches of the GPC Group, and is located in the Running Springs, California, USA office. She has a B.A. in Accounting from University of Moscow, Russia. Ms. Shahinyan has over eleven years of accounting experience, and supports all aspects of company accounting, including custom project reporting and budget preparation and analysis as well as helping to write and implement accounting standard operation platforms for each area of the company.
Rabi AnuAdministrative Assistant
Rabi has 8+ years of administrative experience in diverse office environments. She is proficient in a number of administrative tasks; providing administrative support to executives, performing office and clerical duties. She has a proven record of efficiency in establishing, organizing and managing office procedures and implementing learned skills and knowledge for the rapid growth of the company.
Rabi has strong computer skills with good working knowledge of different computer applications. She holds a Master’s degree (M. Tech) in Software Systems from Birla Institute of technology and Sciences (India).
Nidal has around 24 years of experience in the field of geospatial sciences and technologies. Since 2009, he has worked with the GPC Group as a Senior Consultant on strategic projects including the Community Development track of the Abu Dhabi Spatial Data Infrastructure (AD-SDI) and the master planning and implementation/operations stages of the Abu Dhabi No-Objection Certificate (NOC) Program.
Before that, Nidal had extensive working experience in Jordan, particularly in the water/wastewater utilities, municipal, and national mapping sectors, including several projects funded by international donor agencies such as the EU, USAID, JICA, GIZ, and KfW. Between 2005 and 2007, Nidal was a member in the National Steering Committee for the Jordan Spatial Data Infrastructure (JSDI) – The "Jordan National GIS" Strategy. In 2008, Nidal was assigned as a Co-Advisor to the Ministry of Municipal Affairs (MoMA), Jordan, to conduct situation assessment of GIS systems and capacities, and to draft a proposal towards developing an enterprise GIS system in the Ministry.
Other domains of expertise include Private Sector Participation (PSP) and Public/Private Partnership (PPP), commercialization and modernization of public services, and performance management and monitoring of service providers. Nidal also possesses extensive experience and certifications in training, capacity building, and awareness building.
Nidal was awarded an M.Phil. Degree in Geographical Information Systems and Remote Sensing from the University of Cambridge, UK, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Earth and Environmental Sciences and Computer Science from Yarmouk University, Jordan, in addition to certifications from Environmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI) and Earth Resource Mapping, Inc.
Wajdy JaberSenior Consultant
Binusha ShabuSenior Consultant
Mohamed Abuzaid has more than 17 years of experience in the Geospatial Technologies / Services, Information Technology, Government, Construction, Infrastructure & Utilities, and Higher Education sectors. He used to successfully handle different operational, technical, business, and managerial assignments on a high performance levels.
Mohamed Abuzaid started his career journey in 2000 as a Teaching Assistant, and was in-charge of delivering various computer sciences and applications courses in the faculty of Sciences at Al-Neelain University in Khartoum, Sudan.
From 2001 till 2007, Mohamed was involved in different Engineering tasks in UAE with a multi-national contracting and consulting firms (KMG-Emirates and Dorsch Gruppe – DC Abu Dhabi), were he gained an extensive knowledge and deep insights on the, construction, infrastructure and utilities industries, with more focus on the utilization of CAD/GIS systems in these areas.
In 2008, Mohamed joined Abu Dhabi Sewerage Services Company (ADSSC) were he jointly led the ADSSC GIS function to a new era of achievements through the successful implementation of various Geospatial technologies and solutions. As a result of that; ADSSC – since its establishment – has been awarded (3) excellence awards in 2012 and 2013, from the Geospatial Word Forum (Netherlands) and GISTEC (ESRI distributer, UAE) consequently.
Starting from June 2013, Mohamed Abuzaid joined GPC-GIS as a Consultant within the No Objection Certificates (NOC) program, where he is contributing towards the efficient implementation of this strategic program by leading the Data Track of the NOC program, while providing his support to the other program tracks and activities.
Mohamed Abuzaid holds a Master degree in GIS and Remote Sensing from the United Arab Emirates University (UAE), a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science and Mathematics from Al-Neelain University (Sudan), and a Diploma degree in Civil Engineering from Sudan University of Science and Technology (Sudan).