Dr Hakmi is the founder and chairman of Armada Group. In 2006, Dr. Hakmi was elected as a Board Member and then Vice-Chairman of the Syrian Business Council (SBC), Dubai and Northern Emirates. In 2008 he was appointed as the Chairman of the Board of Honer of Al-Karamah SC Football Club (نادي الكرامة) as recognition of his support to the club. Later on in 2012 he has been elected as Chairman of the Board to the Syrian Business council for relief and Development (مجلس الأعمال السوري للإغاثة والتنمية).
Dr. Hakmi was educated at King Abdul Aziz University, Jeddah, qualifying in Civil Engineering in 1985 and graduated with an average GPA of 4.2 (92%). He was awarded M.phil in 1986 and Ph.D for his research into the Local Buckling of Sandwich Panels in 1989 from the University of Salford, Manchester,UK.
Ph.D , M.phil (Structural Engineering), University of Salford, 1989
Bsc (Civil Engineering), جامعة الملك عبدالعزيز - King Abdulaziz University, 1985
Abd Alhameed Alzhrawi, 1980
Research Fellowship at the University of Salford.
Science and research Council Award (ORS)-United Kingdom.
Institution of Structural Engineers Jubilee Award-United Kingdom.
SBC Award 2009, Businessman of the year.
حفل تكريم لداعمي نادي الكرامة وتشكيل مجلس شرف للنادي
مجلس العمل السوري ينتخب أعضاءه الجدد في دبي والإمارات الشمالية
مجلس الأعمال السوري في دبي يحتفل بأول دورة لجوائزه السنوية
From 1985 until 1993, Dr. Hakmi worked in the Department of Civil Engineering, University of Salford , gaining a Research Fellowship.
In early 2000 he established a real estate business in the UAE, which has been grown to become one of the major names in the real estate in the UAE. Today Armada Group, has an assets in excess of one billion US Dollars.
In 2006, Dr. Hakmi was elected a Board Member on Syrian Business Council (SBC), Dubai, serving until Today. In 2009 he chaired a committee in charge of the revision of article of association and reported its finding to the board which later was adopted by the AGM. In 2010. He was elected in 2011 as Vic-Chairman of the Council.
Trabzonhaber: Armada Group to build Trabzon World Trade Center with 5 star Hotel.
The Governor expressed his satisfaction with the visit & stated that Armada Group entrance with a large investment ( to start with about $ 50 million USD ) will enhance the position of Trabzon as important center in the region in terms of Tourism & Trade.