Taimur leads Knight Frank’s Middle East research team and works as part of the firm’s Real Estate Strategy & Consulting team based in Dubai. Taimur focuses on commercial and residential market research across the GCC region; producing market-leading reports and thought leadership white papers on the office, retail, industrial, and residential sectors as well as specialist property sectors such as education, healthcare and hospitality.
Alongside this, Taimur is a regular speaker and panel host at key industry conferences in the GCC region and a regular contributor to regional and international media outlets including but not limited The Financial Times, Bloomberg, Reuters, Arabian Business, and The National.
Taimur joined Knight Frank as a Senior Analyst in June 2015, at the firm’s London head office. Within the international research team, Taimur focused on reporting and analysis of Knight Frank’s key global markets which span over 55 countries, as a result Taimur has developed an in-depth understanding of the global property market. Alongside this Taimur focused on the construction of Knight Frank’s international indices, which are regarded as the global industry benchmark for measuring performance of housing markets. Taimur also conducted bespoke research for a variety global of clients focusing on asset performance and macroeconomic and microeconomic analysis.
Prior to joining Knight Frank Taimur has experience from within the financial service industry, across various asset classes, working predominately with financial services firms including asset management.