Ammar Al Kharusi is a Director of Development in Oman Tourism Development Company (Omran). After obtaining a B.Sc in Civil Engineering from the University of Sharjah, he started his career as a site engineer in Sharjah. Moving swiftly between employment opportunities in UAE, he joined Turner International Middle East, one of the most reputable project Management firms in the region and one of the oldest construction companies in the world. During the tenure with Turner, he worked on iconic projects such as The Discovery Gardens, The Dubai Mall, and Al Raha Beach Development. He joined Omran and was part of the team that delivered the award winning Alila Jabal Al Akhdar Resort, the first LEED certified project in the country.