Mr. Shahid Zia obtained his Masters in Mechanical Engineering from Michigan Tech. University USA in 1989 and started his professional career from Los Angeles in the same year. His major field is Mechanical and HVAC designs including Title 24 Energy compliance calculations based on California Energy Commission (CEC) regulations. While in Saudi Arabia, 1996-1999, he worked on projects within the Kingdom and in Ethiopia. In 1999, Shahid established his design practice ‘S.Z. Consulting Engineers’, in HVAC and plumbing fields, but merged it later with Engineering Associates in 2004.
Mr. Shahid is currently overseeing Engineering Associates Dubai and Abu Dhabi Branch offices as Regional Manager and is actively leading the UAE based projects as well as Business development in the region.