Munther Khleifat

Chairman, Managing Director

Eng. Khleifat is currently the Chairman and Managing Director for Orient Engineering and Design Company, he has more than 35 years of experience with both Public and Private partnership projects and programs. He hold a Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering and Business Administration.

Eng. Khleifat served as Secretary General of the Water Authority of Jordan from 1997 until 2007. Over the course of his tenure, he played a major role in Managing, operating, and maintaining water and wastewater projects.

Prior to joining the Water Authority of Jordan, Eng. Khleifat held several Senior Management positions in Jordan. He was the Chairman of board of Jordan Water Company (Miyahuna), and the Chairman of Aqaba Water Company (AWC).

In addition, Eng. Khleifat is a member of Board of Directors at well reputable public and private institutions such as:

Water Authority, Jordan Valley Authority (JVA), Housing and Urban Development Corporation, Vocational Training Corporation (VTC), Greater Amman Municipality (GAM), Petra Region Development Board, Arab Engineering Industries Company, Electricity Distribution Company (EDCO) and Vice Chairman of Samra Electricity Generating Company (SEPG CO).

Younis Duwaik

Partner, Board Member Executive Manager

Eng. Duwaik is Partner, Board Member and Executive Manger at Orient Engineering Consultancy and Design. He oversees strategy, day-to-day operations and projects. Eng. Duwaik is dedicated to continual learning and the growth of Orient, focusing on business development and operational success to ensure Orient continues to be the leading engineering, consultancy and design company.

Eng. Duwaik has more than 38 years of experience in engineering and project management. Due to his strong and versified experience in both Public and Private Sectors in Jordan and Abroad, Eng. Duwaik has many key specializations among which are: water, wastewater, electromechanical engineering for buildings (High-rise, Hotels and Hospitals), Design Offices Management, Project Management, Supervising Design Teams, Operations and Maintenance, SCADA and Hydraulic Analysis Projects.

Prior to joining Orient, Eng. Duwaik were a partner and manager of different Engineering and Construction Management Companies among which:
+ Design Manager for Water Projects at Consolidated Contractors Company.
+ Head of Electromechanical of Le Royal Complex at Soludec International.
+ Executive Manager at Jordan Consultant Company, Engicon.
+ Partner and Executive Manager at Associated Consulting Engineers ACE.

Saddam Khleifat

Technical Director

Eng. Khleifat is a Board Member and the Technical Director at Orient. He is managing the projects implemented by the company and directly work with clients and the company staff to deliver the services according the client expectations. Eng. Khleifat is responsible to develop and monitor project implementation and establish standards and procedures for technical activities.

Eng. Khleifat is a Civil Engineer/Infrastructure and a certified trainer with 14 years of experience in the field of infrastructure planning and design and utilities operation. Solid technical background in water supply and infrastructure utilities. Involved in several design and planning projects in the Middle East with hands-on experience in preparation of infrastructure master plans and detailed design of water supply and wastewater management systems.

Areas of Expertise: Project Management, Strategic Planning, Infrastructure Planning, Utility Management, Water and Wastewater systems design, Demand Management, Hydraulic modelling, Transient Analysis (Basic), Project Technical and Financial Proposals preparation, Capacity Building in Infrastructure Planning and Design.