Shane Eldstrom, CEO, Al Farwaniya /

Shane Eldstrom is the CEO of Al Farwaniya, the developer of Abu Dhabi’s up-and-coming $1.2 billion entertainment, dining and leisure destination Reem Mall. With a career that spans more than 20 years in commercial real estate specialising in retail, Eldstrom has held senior and executive positions in several globally renowned organisations, including working with Bentall Capital, Ivanhoe Cambridge, Dubai Properties and Al Ghurair Group in the operation, leasing and development of large-scale enclosed shopping centres. He graduated the University of British Columbia Urban Land Economics programme and completed the International Council of Shopping Centre’s (ICSC’s) University of Shopping Centres programme holding certifications in Executive Leadership (CRX), Development, Design and Construction (CDP), Management (CSM) and Leasing (CLS.). He also served as President of MECSC from 2014 to 2016.