DECC Team

  • Jose Vicente / CEO

    After working for more than 25 years in different continents around the world including Europe, South America, North America and Asia, Jose joined DECC in the Middle East to share his knowledge & expertise in Exhibitions / Venues Management. He worked with top international companies such as: John Deer, JCB, POTAIN, Caterpillar, Liebherr, KOMATSU in managing & promoting the MICE of different industries including: Energy, Agriculture, Constructions, Water, Furniture & more.

  • Amit Kumar Singh / Director, Finance, Admin & HR

    Amit is a qualified Chartered Accountant having over 15 Years of experience in Finance. During his career he has worked in various industries, namely Audit & Consultancy, Financial Services, Media, and Infrastructure etc. spreading across India, Oman and Qatar.

  • Florent Joncquiert / Sales and Marketing Director

    Florent is a professional Marketing and Business Development with an extensive international experience that exceeds 17 years in Marketing and Business Development roles, with well-known companies from the MICE industry different countries including UK, France & Qatar.

    He worked with organizers like Reed Exhibitions in addition to venues such as Paris Expo, Paris Nord Villepinte,& Viparis.

  • Patrick Weyer-Brown / Operations Director

    Patrick is an operations and technical services professional with over 10 Years international experience in the MICE and entertainment industry.

    He has worked in France, the USA, Australia, Japan, China, Switzerland, and now Qatar. This internationalism combined with his passion for the world of exhibitions, congresses and entertainment makes him the ideal ally to help you bring your project to fruition.

  • Malik Shishtawi / Marketing Manager

    Malik is a Marketing, Digital & Social Media Professional with extensive regional experience that exceeds 13 years in United Arab Emirates (UAE), Saudi Arabia (KSA), Qatar and Jordan.

    He worked on big projects for local, regional & international clients in several industries including: Events, Telecom, Retail & Luxury goods, FMCG, Automotive, Consumer Electronics, Services and More.

  • Alexios Zeliotis / Project Manager

    Alexios’ professional career has an array of experience in various managerial and supervisory positions in operational management, event management, and hospitality and venue management fields. His dual participation in Olympic Games in Greece and Arab Games in Qatar correspondingly expand his career progress due to the dynamic, competitive and challenging work environment. Alexios possesses a wide range of professional experience in his decade long career in Convention Centers, Concert Halls, Exhibition Centers and Event Management Projects in Greece and Qatar.

  • Katerina Kafali / Project Manager

    As a highly experienced Venue and Operational Events Management Specialist, Katerina has a unique mix of skills abilities and experience in the Events and Venues management industry.

    No stranger to large scale high pressure projects Katerina has successfully managed major undertakings in over ten years working on large scale projects.

  • Muhammad Sajjad / Project Manager

    Having worked with several international venues and agencies in the past 8 years, Sajjad has a 360 M.I.C.E industry experience, excelling in spearheading all aspects of the business, both from a commercial perspective and as a turnkey project/venue management solution provider.

  • Tammam Alrfae / Facilities Manager

    A dedicated and motivated Facilities & Operations Manager with extensive experience in public and private facilities management sectors with broad range of skills gained through managing TFM, maintenance, soft and hard services contracts within the residential, commercial, aviation, education and events industries.

  • Belal Al Hayek / Logistics Manager

    Accomplished and results driven logistics manager with accumulated experience within large organizations and companies. Extensive experience in cooperating with and supporting senior management personnel . Possesses a post graduate degree in civil engineering . Passionate and hands on manager whilst committed on detailed planning and forecasts . Always striving on delivering within project deadlines whilst improving effectiveness . An expert in scheduling and control follow up with a clear target to constantly enhance the overall efficiency of the logistics / project deliveries.

  • Mir Adil Ur Rahman / F&B Manager

    A dedicated and result oriented hospitality professional and driven Food & Beverage specialist with extensive experience in all facets of F&B management, Having been a part of five successful pre-openings which include 5 star hotels, luxury resorts and multi-function convention and exhibition centers. Adil holds solid operational, financial expertise, as well as strong leadership skills with true passion for people and drive for results.

  • Ashfaque Alam / IT Manager

    A Technocrat & Certified ITIL, OAC, MCSE, MCSA, MCSD, CCNA and PMP Expert with excellent knowledge IT processes. Involved in various IT transformation projects at Global Level. Extensive experience in Strategy Planning, Business Transformation, IT Infrastructure, Service Delivery Operations and IT Projects across industry verticals. Established credibility in spearheading the entire project management initiatives end to end right from conceptualization, strategic & project planning within the set parameters and operational analysis. Possess vast exposure in Managing Service Desk, Desktop & Users Support, and Oracle HRMS/Finance/SCM & Project Functional & Consulting & Business Management.

  • Sandra Yasin / Sales Officer

    Highly motivated- business oriented professional with an extensive experience that exceeds 10 years in events, business development, service delivery and customer service.

    Sandra has worked with international and local organizations, and for the last 5 years she has been working with major exhibition and convention centers.

  • Mahmoud Al-Khoriby / Procurement in Charge

    Mahmoud was born & lived in Doha, which benefited him as procurement in understanding the local market & local supplier in addition to knowing the best ways to negotiate with them.

    he worked in procurement for some of the biggest construction companies. He has a Economics & Management degree from one of the strongest faculties in Jordan.

  • Hala Barbara / PA to CEO

    Certified in Science commercial with 14 years’ experience in Administration, HR & Accounting.

    I had been as an Office Manager for the last six years, where coordinate office functions. My strengths in improving office systems and building a top-performing clerical team have earned repeated commendations and formal recognition.

  • Alexander Natano / Facilities Engineer

    Alexander Natano is a Graduate of Electrical Engineering in the Philippines State University, and been Engaged in Facility Management Field since then, he worked for a long time as an Operations Engineer in a well-known Shopping Mall in the Philippines before leaving to Qatar and do the same function in a High End residential compound for top executives and officials of Qatar’s leading OIL and GAS company for almost 4 years before Joining DECC as a Facility Engineer.

  • Joseph Lura / Accountant

    Joseph Lura is an Accountancy Graduate.  He practised his profession first in the Philippines and decided to work in Qatar.

    He was previously connected to a leading Surface Protection Specialist Company in Qatar as an Accountant for almost 8 years before joining DECC.

  • Riyadh K / Logistics Coordinator

    Riyadh has a strong background in Logistics – Coordinating & managing integrated communications. Prior to joining the DECC, he was part of the Construction and Shipping/Freight forwarding industries. Under a very strong DECC logistics team they plan and co-ordinate the Marshaling/onsite handling/transportation/rigging of materials and manage the timely flow of customer orders to ensure and maintain a good customer service. He can drive a range of awareness of logistics activities using multiple channels, with a focus on helping organisers/contractors promote their shows at the venue.

  • Anil Kumar / Network Specialist

    Anil Kumar is a Network specialist at DECC .He has strong Technical and Professional background obtained through an education refined by relevant exposure. Achieved CISCO CCNA,CCNP certified Network Professional, Ethical Hacking CEH V8 ,VASCO Two factor Authentication & MCSE. Expert in DATA/VOIP Networking and well experienced in Information & Network security solutions.