People / Gurjit Singh
Gurjit SinghCOO of Sorouh Real Estate PJSC
Gurjit Singh is Chief Operating Officer of Sorouh Real Estate PJSC. Sorouh is a publicly listed company with developments in the MENA Region.
Mr. Singh has been internationally active in the real estate industry for more than 25 years, and has been involved in the development of resort, commercial, retail, leisure and residential township developments in the United Arab Emirates, Malaysia and Singapore.
Prior to joining Sorouh, Mr. Singh worked with numerous public listed, diversified multinationals including the Sime Darby Group, one of MalaysiaвЂ™s largest multinationals, and the Sentosa Leisure Group in Singapore, where he worked as Group Director for the Property division, spearheading the place development, place management and investment marketing of the Sentosa Island destination in Singapore. Mr. Singh was also responsible for the overall destination development implementation of the USD$ 8 billion business plan for the Sentosa Resort, including the new Integrated Resort and the prestigious Sentosa Cove residential waterfront development on Sentosa in Singapore.
Mr. Singh was part of the creative and development team that was awarded the coveted international 2006 THEA Award for Outstanding Achievement for the Images of Singapore attraction on Sentosa.
He was also part of the team that won the prestigious 2007 Cityscape Architectural Award for best Leisure Development for the Palawan Beach Development in Sentosa.
In April 2009, he was part of the team that managed to win the Best Mixed Use Development (Future) Award at the Cityscape Abu Dhabi Awards and in October 2009 the team won four CNBC Arabia Awards for Best High Rise development (Architecture), Best High Rise Development, Best Mixed Use Development and Best Development Website.
Mr. Singh is a Fellow of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors, a Fellow of the Institute of Place Management, Fellow of the Land Institute United Kingdom, Fellow of the Institution of Surveyors Malaysia. He is also a Fellow of the Singapore Institute of Surveyors and Valuers, a Member of the Association of Property and Facilities Management Singapore and an Associate Member of the Singapore Institute of Planners as well as a Registered Property Valuer and Estate Agent.
He has spoken at numerous international conferences including Cityscape Dubai, Asia and China on real estate issues and has authored numerous published articles on Place Management, Property Management, Property Development, Gated Developments, Real Estate Investment Trusts and Property Derivatives. He is also the author of a book titled вЂњProperty Management in MalaysiaвЂќ.
In 1994, he was awarded with the Malaysian Young Manager of the Year. Mr. Singh is a graduate of the University of Cambridge, England.