88. Nadia Akil

Company: United Projects for Aviation Services Company (UPAC)
Title: CEO & Vice Chairman
Nationality: Kuwaiti
Sector: Real Estate

Kuwait-based UPAC specializes in Build Operate Transfer initiatives. Akil has been the CEO and vice chairman of the board of directors since July 2012. Listed on Boursa Kuwait, the company generated $24 million in revenues in the first nine months of 2022. Through its subsidiary, the Al Arfaj Real Estate Company, UPAC is part of a Kuwait-led consortium with Agility and the National Real Estate Company, developing the $1.2 billion Reem Mall on Abu Dhabi’s Reem Island.