Shamim Rashid-Sumar

Rolf Jensen & Associates | VP Middle East Operations


Shamim Rashid-Sumar is Vice President of Middle East Operations for Rolf Jensen & Associates (RJA). Prior to joining the Dubai office in her current role, Ms. Rashid-Sumar managed several projects as a consultant in RJA's Baltimore/Washington, DC area offices. Ms. Rashid-Sumar has utilized computer fire modeling in the analysis of fire protection and life safety related building code issues, performance based design, and computer simulations for people movement. Ms. Rashid-Sumar also has experience in code review, specifications, drawing review, fire protection evaluations, design, fire safety evaluation of systems, and engineering analyses and studies. Types of projects on which she has been involved include government facilities, office buildings, commercial facilities, and special use facilities. Her international project portfolio includes the King Faisal Specialist Hospital, Doha Convention Center and Tower, University Hospital Dubai, and Muscat International Airport.

Company Profile

Rolf Jensen & Associates, Inc. (RJA) is a leading protection consulting firm providing a range of professional services involving life safety, fire protection, security and mass notification on commercial, institutional and industrial projects for clients worldwide. Founded in 1969, RJA is headquartered in Chicago with 21 offices located in major U.S. cities, China, the Middle East and the Western Pacific. Our technical staff also works closely with our international strategic alliances to deliver technical excellence and fast response on projects spanning the globe.

We invite you to learn more about the three advantages that set RJA apart:

- Superior Technical Talent.
- Unmatched Service Scope.
- Outstanding Project Performance.

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