Abdo Kardous

Abdo E. Kardous

Regional President (Middle East)
Hill International (Middle East), Ltd.

Abdo Kardous is Regional President (Middle East) with Hill International. Mr. Kardous has 39 years of experience in the design, procurement, construction and delivery of major projects, covering a wide spectrum of building, infrastructure and marine projects in several countries, many involving multi-cultural environments.

Mr. Kardous joined Hill International in 1997 and was instrumental in growing the operations of the firm across the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). He was subsequently transferred to set-up and grow the project management operations in the Asia/Pacific region where he led many hospitality, leisure, real estate and infrastructure projects in Greater China as well as various South-East and Southern Asian countries.

Prior to joining Hill, Mr. Kardous was the Real Estate Development Manager for the $2 Billion property company responsible for the reconstruction of the historical Beirut City Centre. Mr. Kardous started his professional career in 1982 with a leading Architectural/Engineering practice in the Middle East and led a large project portfolio covering countries in Asia and Africa.

Mr. Kardous earned a B.S., Magna Cum Laude, in Civil Engineering from the University of Maryland and an M.S. in Civil Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley.