Khaled T. Kanaan 2018-06-21T08:44:34+00:00

Khaled T. Kanaan
Mawared Investments Jo.

Personal Profile

Graduate from Boston University College of Engineering in 1985. Founded Mawared Investments Jo. (Mawared-inv.) year 1992, a holding company which created several successful start-ups operating mainly in Jordan, Iraq and the United Arab Emirates. Mawared-inv. multiple subsidiaries delivered EPC projects in Infrastructure development; with a focus on Healthcare Technology. Its subsidiaries in brief:

– Medical Development & Supplies Co. (MDS), a subsidiary specializing in the development of healthcare solutions and procurement of medical equipment, established a leading position in Jordan and Iraq in years 1992-2007. – Mideast Joint Capital PSC. (MJC), a JV, was founded in 2003 to assist rebuilding efforts in Iraq, primarily providing engineering and life support services to US troops. Worked for USG partnering with multiple US government contractors. – Mideast Facilities Management & Development PSC., another JV, was founded in 2007 to provide facilities management services in Jordan and UAE – Iraq Construction Contracting JV. – Iraq HR Management and Vocational skills Training Co.

Khaled has skills set which is transferable – compounded a diverse experience in the different modules of the development including: Engineering & Infrastructure, Building Healthcare, Healthcare Technology, Real Estate & Facilities Management, Energy, Transportation solutions, Operations & Maintenance. Over the years, built a rich and extensive network of excellent contacts and partnerships. Accumulated a unique knowledge and experience working in troubled areas under extraordinary conditions for the past 27 years. This includes work in Iraq, Sudan and Libya.

Projects – The Jordan Iraqi Economic Council launched April 2017; khaled serving as Chairman. The Council’s mission is to promote joint investments and economic integration between Jordan and Iraq. – The World Bank Group Regional Reconstruction program. Khaled is a member of the Working Group formed in March 2017 looking at ways to develop the Construction, Engineering & Housing Sectors in Jordan to facilitate its role in the reconstruction effort in Syria and Iraq. – A firm advocate for Healthcare Transformation – Building a new healthcare sector-, khaled has been promoting a program for Leapfrogging Healthcare delivery in Jordan. An approach addressing the HC fundamentals, moving to a more advance and integrated Healthcare Ecosystem. Aspiring to meet world standards, achieved through a change in thinking coupled with Technological innovation and a transformation in the operating model.

Current Positions
Managing Director, Mawared Investments Jo. – Jordan
Advisory Board – Seed Equity Venture Partners – UT
Advisory Board – Vytalize Health – NY

Previous Positions
Chairman of the Board for Medical Development & Supplies Co. (MDS)
Chairman of the Board for Mideast Joint Capital PSC (MJC)
Chairman of the Board for Mideast Facilities Management & Development PSC
Chairman of the Board for Jordan Investments & Resources Co

Volunteer Memberships
I. Business & Professional Organizations:
Chairman of the Board – Jordan Iraqi Economic Council
Board Member – The American Chamber of Commerce in Jordan (AMCHAM)
Founding Member – Young Entrepreneurs Association (YEA),
Franco Jordanian Business Club (CAFRAJ),
The Jordan Canadian Business Association
The Jordan Engineers Association

II. Charity organizations
Vice Chairman of the Executive Committee – Arab Orphan Committee, Jordan
Member of the Board – Operation Smile, Jordan
The Welfare Association, Geneva