Advisory Board

Dr. Anna Grichting Solder

Assistant Professor, Dept. of Architecture and Urban Planning, College of Engineering, Qatar University

Dr. Anna Grichting is an Architect, Urbanist and Musician from Switzerland and graduated with a Doctor of Design in Urbanism from Harvard University.

She has lived, practiced and studied in England, Ireland, Switzerland, the USA, and the Gulf region, and conducted research in Cyprus, Korea, Berlin and Qatar. She is interested in holistic and systems approaches to Design and her academic experience includes teaching at the Universities of Geneva and Harvard, developing an Education Initiative for the Aga Khan Award for Architecture and teaching the Balkans Peace Parks Academic Expedition Summer Course.

Dr. Anna is currently Assistant Professor in the Department of Architecture and Urban Planning at Qatar University, courses in Sustainable Architecture, Urban and Landscape Design Her fields of research and interest include Food Security and Food Urbanism in Drylands, the Urban Legacies of Mega Events, Healing Ecologies in Border Landscapes of Conflict, the roles of Public Art in Contemporary Space, Cultural and Memorial Landscapes and Ecotourism. As a musician, she has just released a CD with Desert Bridges in Qatar.

Mona Noureldin Mohamed

Urban & Recreation/Open Space Planning Specialist, Ministry of Municipality and Environment

Mona Noureldin is strategic urban planner and urban designer specialized in open space, recreation and sports facilities planning with a broad-based, multi-disciplinary technical background. She has a wide experience in planning and implementation programs in wide variety of strategic developments across several planning scales. Graduated in 2006 in urban and regional planning and got diploma in sustainable urban planning from Cairo university. Mona has more than 10 years of extensive experience and leadership in working with governmental institutions and consultation firms for Regional planning , Urban planning , urban and landscape design projects in Egypt, Qatar and other Gulf countries. Mona joined  the consultation and governmental firm of Qatar National master plan (QNMP) with deep technical involvement in all QNMP main deliverables including the preparation and the implementation strategy of the Qatar National Development Framework (QNDF), the Municipality Spatial Development Plans(MSDPs) and the urban design of  several action area plans. Recently she is the project Manager of Qatar National Open Space and Recreational Facilities strategy,  As QNMP/MME  strategic urban planner and  sports facilities planning specialist she is leading and technically coordinating the strategic urban planning input for several prestigious portfolios and projects such as hosting the World Cup 2022 and FIFA requirements for Competitive and Non-competitive projects, the public recreation and sport facilities master plan, the Qatar  Sports Venues Master Plan, Aspire Zone phases Master Plans.

Henri Pavageau

Business Development Manager, Nakheel Landscape

Henri Pavageau earned his Horticultural degree from France in 1971. He started his career in landscaping industry as designer then specialized in the field of landscapes and sports turf contracting.

Henri Pavageau has over 40 years of Landscaping managerial experience in Europe, South Eastern Asia and MENA. He has been involved in the design, construction and maintenance of more than 14 million square meters of turf and landscape areas.

Henri Pavageau joined Nakheel Landscapes in June 2010 as Business Development Manager and has been involved in many prestigious projects such as Hamad International Airport, Lusail City, Aspire Zone, Supreme Committee football pitches and more.