Elie joined TerraVerde in 2007 as an Irrigation Engineer. Elie, like many of his colleagues, has worked his way up through the ranks and is today, the firm’s Commercial Director. A core member of the TerraVerde management team, he is responsible for managing the fiscal performance of all projects undertaken by the firm.
Leading our QS and procurement teams, his role involves quantifying and evaluating project costs and variations to contracts, the preparation and submission of quotations to clients as well as issuing approvals for project purchases and overseas procurement the value of which, at the current time, is in excess of AED30 million. In addition, together with his teams, he is responsible for preparation of cost sheets and ensuring compliance of shop drawings to contract.
Completing his studies in Bari, Italy, Elie Imad graduated in 2002 with an MSc in Land Use and Water Resource Management. He started his career as an irrigation specialist working on various projects in Lebanon including irrigation design and implementation, landscape, plant production and maintenance. In 2003, he was employed to evaluate and present proposals for remedial actions to counter seawater intrusion along the Lebanese coast.
Thereafter, he worked for the Lebanese Ministry of Agriculture supervising the distribution of forestry and fruit trees and subsequently, herbicides and fungicides. Prior to joining TerraVerde, he was employed as Site Engineer and Quantity Surveyor at a large irrigation company responsible for irrigation design, planning and scheduling.