Judging Panel

Eng. Firas Bou Diab

Dar el Handassah

Firas Bou Diab is a Project Manager and a Senior Transportation Engineer at a world-leading planning, design, management and supervision consultancy trusted by more than 850 clients, consistently ranked among the world’s top 10 engineering and architectural global consultancies for over 25 years. He has 20 years of considerable and diversified experience in many areas of transportation and infrastructure with a wide spectrum of design aspects in the Middle East, Africa, the Arab Gulf region. He is responsible for planning, design and coordination activities, preparation of engineering reports, presentation of design reviews to clients, and preparation of technical and financial proposals and presentations for various potential infrastructure projects.

Firas Bou Diab is an Executive Council Member and the Chair of World Federation of Engineering Organizations (WFEO) Young Engineers/Future Leaders committee (YE/FL), a motivated team of young engineers that work voluntarily to make (YE/FL) acknowledged and celebrated as the global leader for the young voices of the Engineering profession. The work of the (YE/FL) is aimed at enabling a sustainable ecosystem that provides support, resources and a platform for young engineers in the WFEO community, highlighting the role of young engineers worldwide in achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

Firas Bou Diab was a Board Member of the Order of Engineers and Architects (OEA), Beirut-Lebanon from April 2018 to July 2021 and served as the General Secretary for the Social Services from April 2019 to July 2021. Bou Diab is the Chair of the OEA “Lebanese Standards Institution-Libnor” Committee, also served as a Chair of the OEA Transportation Committee.

Firas Bou Diab is a Member of the Board of Directors of the American University of Beirut Alumni Association. Bou Diab holds a Master of Engineering (Civil Engineering) from the American University of Beirut (AUB) and a Diploma in Civil Engineering from the Lebanese University.