Marjan Faraidooni, Senior Vice President, Legacy Development and Impact, Expo 2020 Dubai
Marjan’s role at Expo 2020 Dubai is to deliver a positive, sustainable and enduring economic, social and physical impact beyond 2021. The legacy aims to manifest itself through investments in infrastructure and the redevelopment of the Expo site, while promoting culture, history and traditions around the Expo 2020 Dubai theme of ‘Connecting Minds, Creating the Future’ and sub-themes of Opportunity, Mobility and Sustainability.
Marjan joined Expo 2020 Dubai in March 2014 and has been leading the strategy development and execution of the legacy programme since. She has over 10 years experience in government-related entities in Dubai, focused on strategy development and planning, business development and business excellence in multiple industries including healthcare, real estate, hospitality and leisure
Prior to joining the Expo team, Marjan was Director of Portfolio Strategy at Dubai Holding, a government-backed global investment company where her responsibilities focused on the development and implementation of strategy across investments and operating companies. Marjan has also led strategy and corporate planning for Dubai Healthcare City. Earlier in her career, Marjan worked in the Executive Office of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, focusing on healthcare research and planning.