Najla Baeshen 46 Managing Director
Najla Baeshen is Managing Director of Baes Infinitas. She started the firm after working over 21 years in Mega project execution in the US and the Middle East. At Baes Infinitas, she integrates her passion for construction, technology, gender parity and environmental stewardship to help clients improve on capital projects delivery. She is an accredited professional engineer (PE - Illinois, USA; Consultant – Saudi Council of Engineers, KSA) with experience in project management, engineering design, and environmental studies in infrastructure, buildings, and oil & gas projects. She has worked on both the client and contractor side, globally.
Najla is an advocate for women in engineering and construction and is passionate about being a role model and mentor to young girls and women in the workforce. She serves as a GLEAC power skills mentor for “managing people.” She has volunteered with programs that promote STEM among young girls and was an active panelist in early career development courses for women.
A lifelong learner, Najla is currently pursuing certificates relating to engineering and the built environment for a Circular Economy from Delft University of Technology. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering (with honors) from the University of Mississippi and a Master of Science in Civil Engineering (with honors) from the University of Illinois, Chicago. She has also completed an executive education course at the University of Oxford Transport Studies Unit on Infrastructure, Development and Finance.