The President of the Jordanian Planning Forum
A Jordanian Urban planner graduated from Graz Technical University in Austria in 2002 and holds the title (Dr.tech.Dipl.Eng.) Doctor of Technical Science. High Diploma degree was earned in the field of Architecture from BAUHAUS University- Weimar in Germany 1987. Dr. Kalaldeh practiced architectural design and urban planning for major projects such as Ma’an Industrial Park, Ma’an Residential Compound, Aqaba Passenger Terminal, Hajj Oasis, Madaba Institute for Mosaic Arts and in preparing Regulations and Guidelines for buildings and development areas. Dr. Kalaldeh teached intermittently planning and architectural design at various Jordanian universities. He owns and manages SACO Consulting Engineers.
Kalaldeh has 10 published books and over 100 published articles and is considered as a proven planner, technical and administrative manager in this field.
He was born in Amman on 27.6.1962 and is married and have two children.
Planner Dr. Khaled Momani
Director of Urban Planning and Infrastructure at DFZC (Development and free Zones Commission) , Jordan
Ph.D. in Architecture and Urban Design Saint Petersburg State University .
Post Doctoral Visiting Research Fellow (on Sustainable Urban Forms Studies) At Oxford Brookes University. OXFORD, ENGLAND.
Planner Eng. Kamal Jalouqa
Bachelor of City Planning, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey, 1978
Masters of Development Planning, Regional Development Planning, Institute of Social Studies, The Hague, The Netherlands, 1982
Key Qualifications: The most outstanding experience of Jalouqa is his ability to manage complicated urban and regional development planning projects and the development of Mega Projects. He gained this ability working for distinguished organizations such as the Greater Amman Municipality and the Amman Urban Region Planning Group (AURPG), Ministry of Planning, Jordan, Ar-Riyadh Development Authority, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Directorate of Town Planning and Survey, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, Sigma Consulting Engineers, Jordan, Harclow Fox, UK in association with Jouzy and Partners, Jordan, Dorsch Consult, Germany in association with Dar Al Omran, Jordan, Lewis Berger, USA in association with Sigma, Jordan, Foster and Partners, UK and Urban Exchange, UK in association with Urban Workshop, Jordan, Consolidated Consultants CC, Jordan. And many others on a variety of assignments.
Planner Eng. Sarah Abdul Majeed
Sarah is an architect and urban designer. She holds an MA in Landscape Urbanism from the Architectural Association School of Architecture in London as well as a BSc. in Architecture from the Jordan University of Science and Technology. Sarah is a founding partner of Groundlab – research and design collective for Landscape Urbanism, based in London.
In 2006, Sarah joined EDAW Plc. in London as part of the landscape team responsible for the London 2012 Olympic Park Design and Infrastructure project. Previously, Sarah worked as an Architect with "Consolidated Consultants, Engineering and Environment" Office, where she was involved in cultural, commercial and housing projects.
Since 2008, Sarah worked with the Amman Institute for Urban Development in Jordan as a senior Urban Designer, where she was involved in the concept formation, design development and revitalization strategy for several Masterplan projects in the city of Amman.
She now acts as a freelance consultant for Urban Design for the Amman Institute for Urban Development, in addition to acting as a guest speaker and lecturer on the topic of Urban Design and Planning.