ORA is a developer with an ethos to deliver unmatched experiences that embody human aspirations of self-fulfillment, and the pinnacle of happiness through a sensorial approach
that can only be described as a surreal yet perfect moment of lifetime achievement in luxury living. Reimagining time, our projects are often likened to a complicated luxury timepiece that offer perfect blends of intricate detail which can only result in a flawless breathtaking moment of awe-inspiring serenity of luxury living.
The principles and competencies that drive us in thought and in action. The DNA behind our aptitude
Our attention to detail sets us apart and we ensure that life and soul is built into every development
Sustainability is at the core of everything we do. There are no shortcuts or compromises. We design attractive environments in unique spots around the world, always working in harmony with local communities and our planet’s available resources. Our developments are living, breathing lifestyle destinations with a real sense of community spirit. For residential, commercial and leisure guests, they offer unrivalled amenities, uncompromising quality, and the opportunity to live the life you deserve.
ORA is a leading name in the field of designing and developing luxury lifestyle destinations in unique locations. We bring world-class expertise, exceptional attention to detail and visionary ideas to every landmark project we work on.
The Management Team
Naguib SawirisChairman and CEO
Eng. Naguib has been described as one of the most influential business people of his generation. Widely respected for his work in the telecommunication sector, his vision and insight has helped create a number of world-class businesses. His leading roles range from establishing Orascom Telecom Holding (OTH), which was acquired by VEON to create the world’s sixth largest telecommunication firm, to heading up, chairing and advising market-changing companies in the financial services, energy, agro-industries, logistics and real estate sectors.
wafaa LotaiefVice Chairman
Ms. Wafaa has worked with the Orascom Group for over three decades. She has been appointed as President of Gemini Holding since November 2011 and Deputy CEO of ORA Group from March 2016 until January 2022 when she has been appointed to the position of Vice Chairman. She served in various roles in the Orascom Group of companies since 1983 and has gained experience in management, Human Resources, PR & Communication, and Corporate Services. She was the Group Human Resources & Administration Officer of the Orascom Telecom Group from 1999 to 2011 and the Weather Group from 2006 to 2011. she has actively participated in the start‐up, development, and growth of OTH and Weather to be the leading telecom player serving over 100 million subscribers through over 28 countries in the Middle East, Africa, South Asia, Italy and Canada. Furthermore, since 2016 until today, she has been a major participant and contributor to the establishment, start up, growth and evolution of the ORA group to become a global development and hospitality conglomerate over a record span of 6 years
Mohamed ShetaChief Financial Officer, ORA Group
Mr. Mohamed is the CFO of ORA Group, covering the worldwide operations of the group. Prior to joining ORA, Mohamed held the position of Corporate Finance & Treasury Senior Manager at Orascom Telecom Holding S.A.E. “OTH” for several years then moved to Orange as Corporate Financing & Treasury Director. His career also includes extensive experience in banking and finance, having started his career as an investment banker at SocGen working on project finance and syndicated loans.
Amgad SabryChief Business Development Officer, ORA Group
Mr. Amgad is the Chief Business Development Officer of ORA Group. He is responsible for the business development of ORA Globally. Amgad brings more than 25 years of senior level experience in multinational and leading local conglomerates across many industries (real estate, advertising, and media).
Khaled MorganChief Development Officer, ORA Group
Mr. Khaled is the Group Chief Development Officer of ORA Group. He manages all design and development activities within ORA’s global portfolio. His 15 years of global experience includes a number of large-scale projects in different parts of the world; Italy, China, Hong Kong and the middle east with award-winning design houses and renowned real estate developers. Morgan graduated from Politecnico Di Milano in Italy, with a Masters in sustainable architecture and urban design.
Mohamed MansourChief Technical Officer, ORA Group
Dr. Mansour is overseeing the performance of the Technical and Facility Management departments within ORA Group’s subsidiaries globally. He leads the engineering, project controls, project delivery and quality control, technical procurement and claims management, in addition to facility management functions. Mansour has more than 17 years of diversified and international experience in real estate and engineering firms including ORA Developers, SODIC, and Dar Al-Handasah. He holds a Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from Purdue University (US) and a Master of Engineering and a Bachelor of Science with High Honours from the American University in Cairo.
Stefania SchitoGeneral Counsel, ORA Group
Ms. Stefania is the General Counsel of ORA Group. She is responsible of all legal, tax, regulatory and compliance matters worldwide. Stefania has over 17 years of extensive experience as lawyer and has led major corporate & project finance and M&A cross-border transactions working closely with operations, start-ups, and holdings across industries (real estate, media, telecommunication, hedge funds, oil &gas and hospitality). She is also part of Gemini Holding as Senior Legal Counsel and in charge of the hospitality group and corporate affairs and day-by-day legal management of all European companies.
Sherif HanyChief Human Resources, ORA Group
Mr. Sherif is the Group Human Resources & Administration Director overseeing the group Human Capital strategic management, covering Talent Management, Total Rewards, HR Policies and Employee Relations. Mr. Hany brings more than 20 years of extensive experience across different continents in various industries including Telecommunication and Manufacturing.
The Properties Team
The Hospitality Team
We bring extraordinary visions to life, harnessing the natural beauty of landscapes and managing the development process from concept to realisation to create rewarding and sustainable environments of uncompromising quality.