Tarek is the founder and director of engineering of TIDES Consulting Ltd. He has 25 years of experience in engineering industry. He set up his consulting firm on 2011 in order to provide his clients with the best client-oriented services. Tarek is experienced in different types of market sectors including residential, commercial, industrial, healthcare, marine, environmental structures and bridges. He is fluent in using different materials of construction including, Timber, Heavy Timber, Steel, concrete, Masonry and cold formed steel. He obtained his Ph.D. from McMaster university in the application of FRP materials for seismic upgrade of buildings. He has several scientific publications in engineering journals and conferences.
Tarek is a registered professional engineer in the provinces of British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Ontario. He is a Designated Structural Engineer of British Columbia and a holder of permission to consult in Saskatchewan and Alberta.