Ibrahim IBRAHIM

Portland Managing Director

Ibrahim is the Managing Director of Portland Design. Based in London and established in 1987, Portland is part of the global Perkins + Will architecture and design network.

Ibrahim originally trained as an aeronautical engineer and is a post graduate of the Royal College of Art and Imperial College London and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts. He is a regular speaker at conferences and a frequent contributor to journals and trade press. He has written regular pieces for The Economist ‘Insights’.

During his 29 years in design consultancy he has worked with clients globally including Mondelez, Nestle, Diageo, Albert Heijn, Bugaboo, Pernod Ricard, Le Pain Quotidien, CNN, SSP, Heathrow Airport, Schiphol Airport, Dubai Airport, TfL, Inter Ikea, ECE, Corio, Hammerson, Mubadala, Nakheel, TDIC, JAFZA, Westfield, British Land, Coach, Lagadère, Wolford, David Clulow, Selfidges, Harrods, Luxottica, Travelex, Arcadia, ADNOC.

Professional Qualifications

BSc (Hons)

MDesRCA, DipIC, FRSA

Career

2000 – Present Managing Director, Portland Design

1997 - 2000 Managing Director, MTA Design

1994-1997 Associate Director, HOP Design Associates

1987 - 1994 HOP Design Consultants

Projects

ADAC - Part of the judging panel for the design competition for MTC masterplan

ADNOC – UAE

Arcadia – UK 

Axiom, UAE 

Cable & Wireless – UK 

Citibank – UK

Diageo - Global 

Dubai Airport - UAE

ECE, Germany

EMAAR – Dubai Marina, UAE

ENOC – UAE

Hammerson - UK

HMS Host/Blender - Norway

Kanyon Centre, Turkey

Kraft – Europe

Landmark Group, Dubai - UAE 

Mars – UK

Nakheel JLT, Dubai – UAE

Zorlu, Turkey

 


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