Chief Operating Officer, Middle East
Moustafa is based in the United Arab Emirates and leads Plenary’s business activities in the Middle East.
Prior to joining in 2021, he was CEO and Managing Director of one of the leading diversified international contractors in the Middle East.
He has more than 22 years of experience in the banking industry, construction, management and has held senior roles with CIMIC Group, Macquarie Bank, National Australia Bank, UBS and Citigroup.
Moustafa is the founder of the Islamic Museum of Australia. He is the author of Boundless Plains: The Australian Muslim Connection and The Journey: Establishing Australia’s First Islamic Museum. He was also Executive Producer of the documentary, Boundless Plains: The Australian Muslim Connection.
In 2015, Moustafa was recognised with the Medal of the Order of Australia by the Australian Government and in 2021 was Highly Commended by the Victorian Government for community response and recovery.
He was selected as one of The World’s Most Influential Young Arabs under the age of 40 by Arabian Business, and in 2016 was awarded the distinguished Alumni Award by La Trobe University.