Farah is an urban planner and urban designer with close to a decade of experience in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. An emerging young leader at Stantec, Farah works as studio leader for our Abu Dhabi team. She supports clients and manages the technical production and coordination of urban design and planning projects for the MENA region.
As the project manager for the Al Mirfa 2030 Master Plan, Farah led an international design team in developing a growth strategy for this unique waterfront community in the Al Dhafra region of Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates. The master plan was created for the Department of Urban Planning and Municipalities. The goal? To guide the future growth of the community focused around prosperity, health, and happiness.
Farah is a talented and passionate designer who brings an entrepreneurial spirit to her work and believes strongly in the value of multidisciplinary approaches to problem solving.
On her holidays, Farah has travelled as far west as Vancouver, Canada, and as far east as Japan. At home, she’s teaching herself the ukulele between outdoor activities like mangrove kayaking, running, and basketball.