Gurjit has been in the UAE for over a decade and is currently the SVP – Real Estate with the Dubai World Trade Centre, overseeing its multi asset city centre redevelopment programme and the development of its assets at the Dubai Expo 2020 conurbation. Previously he was the COO of Sorouh Real Estate PJSC and the Chief Development Officer of Aldar Properties PJSC, listed companies in Abu Dhabi. Gurjit was also the Group Director – Real Estate with the Sentosa Development Corporation for more than a decade, planning, developing and managing the Sentosa Island, the Integrated Resort and Sentosa Cove in Singapore. Prior to that another decade with Sime Darby Ltd and the then Jones Lang Wootton in Malaysia. Gurjit was educated at the University of Cambridge, and has authored numerous publications on real estate development and management.