Raki is a seasoned professional with over 21 years of experience in the design and construction industry both in Canada and the Middle East. With a proven record of accomplishment in conceptual development, planning, design and construction of award-winning building projects, Raki’s experience in high-rise and design-build projects provides a fresh approach to project development. She has an extensive background in fast track high-rise projects, directing each phase of construction from design to completion.
Prior to joining Emblem Developments, Raki was the Vice President of Pre-Construction and Design for Multiplex Construction Canada, a subsidiary of Brookfield. At Multiplex, Raki led the Pre-Construction Group, leveraging her extensive experience working as a professional architect and a design manager to work with consultant teams, monitor design development and constructibility, generate value-engineering targets and provide constant support to the project team throughout the different phases of each project.
Some of the projects that Raki managed include: Trump Hotel and Residential Tower, Bay Adelaide East Tower & Podium, Campus One Student Residences, Core Condominium, King High Line Mixed Use, Transit City Projects, and Index Tower designed by Norman Foster located in Dubai.
Raki holds a Master of Architecture from Islamic Azad University. She is also a LEED® Green Associate.