In his role as Director, Karim delivers ByrneLooby’s expertise within the UAE and surrounding region. Karim has 25 years’ experience in engineering and holds a Master’s Degree in Civil Engineering.
Karim has specialist expertise in geotechnical engineering, civil engineering, and ground improvement and the construction of special foundations. Applying this expertise was essential in Karim leading the design of the Ras Tanura port upgrade.
Karim is a member of the Board for the Middle East Chapter of the Deep Foundation Institute, and is a Member of the Industry Panel at Heriot-Watt University Dubai. He has published work on dynamic soil parameters and driven piles in the Journal of Structural Engineering, published by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), and for the OTRC.