Rula Hamed is a Senior Global Property Consultant for Luxhabitat Sotheby’s International Realty managing the luxury portfolio of DIFC properties. With close to a decade of diversified business experience working for leading realtors, community developers and high profile mixed-use developments, Rula has an intrinsic understanding of the UAE’s real estate sector. Whether buying or selling, Rula adopts a solutions-driven approach and takes the time to understand the individual needs of her clients to drive mutual success. This was apparent in her recent role with Pulse Real Estate, as Sales Manager – International Property where she quickly established herself as a key player, consistently exceeding her targets and building a credible portfolio of loyal clients. Rula also worked for Victory Heights Golf & Residential Development Project and TECOM driving the marketing, communications and business development activities, notably playing a key role in launching the Dubai Technology & Media Free Zone brand. Throughout her career, Rula also found the time to pursue some of her personal passions. In 2011, she became an entrepreneur and opened an award-winning Levantine restaurant in Dubai, which she owned and operated for five years. She also was a Committee member for the Palestine Children Relief Fund for several years, playing an active role in raising funds for various humanitarian causes.