Mr. Karaan has more than 36 years of accumulated experience in construction, project management, and development of small to large real estate projects in the United States, Middle East, and Bahrain. His past experience includes working with large corporations such as FLUOR and ABB, and prior to joining GFH he held the position of Managing Director at LTC, the company which created Reef Island in Bahrain. In that capacity, Mr. Karaan created one of the best integrated residential and leisure developments in the GCC.
Mr. Karaan earned a M.Sc. degree in Engineering Science from the University of Toledo, in Ohio in 1985 and completed his undergraduate studies from Clemson University in South Carolina in 1980, where he received a B.Sc. in Electrical and Computer Engineering.