Bashir Mirza has worked in the oil, infrastructure and mega event industry for 33 years. His work has taken him to US, Europe and the Middle East while working for Bechtel, Shell, Qatargas and the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy.
Bashir is a mechanical engineer and has an MBA from Warwick Business School. He has developed his career from engineering to strategic program management. From 2007 until 2014, he worked as the project manager for a gas recovery environmental project in Qatar. Bashir joined the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy in 2014 as Director Program Management Office. He is now the Director of Reporting and Risk in Program Services. He is the company’s subject matter expert on project management, risk management and strategic planning. He has led the development of online dashboards, web based integrated schedules and lifetime cost estimates for the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar. He has provided strategic direction on organization structure, legacy, safety and culture challenges.
Bashir and his team have developed customized project management methodologies for a sport event organization by melding classic project management principles with shorter term event management planning techniques.
He is passionate about the safety and well‐being of people, and has played a major role in promoting safety and workers welfare in the World Cup program.