Every project starts with actively listening—the rest will follow.

— Bill Waterson

A zealous explorer of world cultures, Yasin is an active member of the Wilson Associates leadership team. A licensed architect with a Master of Architecture and Urban Design degree from Pratt Institute, Yasin believes listening is the gateway to greatness. With a career that spans more than 20 years, he has overseen more than 30 large-scale luxury projects across the globe. While at Wilson Associates, he has focused on the Middle East, overseeing the development of the Presidential Palace Project in Abu Dhabi, as well as 19 hotels in Makkah, Saudi Arabia, for brands like Conrad, Crown Plaza, Hilton, Hyatt, JW Marriott, Millennium, Novotel, Sheraton and Westin. A cultural virtuoso and avid sports fan, Yasin insists he couldn’t live anywhere but New York City, because a five-mile walk around the city offers exposure to a dozen different cultures.

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