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Tariq Shaikh

Managing Director, Principal

Taz is the leader of U.K. regional markets and Gensler’s Birmingham office. He specializes in retail and lifestyle markets throughout Europe, the Middle East and Asia, with a particular expertise in managing and delivering complex, large-scale projects. Recognized as an inspiring and collaborative team leader, and for his ability to build and manage large teams, Taz runs his projects smoothly and efficiently to meet the critical time and functional requirements of developers and tenants alike. He has worked with well-known brands worldwide, and strives to develop strong project strategies that result in successful destinations that achieve the ideal mix, balance, and range of experiences. He recognizes the value of seeing every project from multiple viewpoints customer, employee, developer, and tenant to ensure that the expectations of all stakeholders are exceeded. Taz received a B.A. (Hons) in Architecture and a Diploma in Architecture from Birmingham School of Architecture.