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Our Team

A team united by unequivocal passion

At Kaiser, we believe that intelligence and passion underlie every well-designed space. Every member of our team shares an unequivocal passion to deliver value flawlessly and create spaces that work for everyone in the home. Learn more about our dream team below:

Raj Ranavaya Managing Director
at Kaiser Kitchens

The founder of Kaiser Dubai, Raj started his journey in textile and furniture manufacturing for residential interiors in Europe. Staying within the world of interiors, Raj went on to explore German kitchens and eventually established Innerspace Dubai, launching Kaiser Kitchens in 2022.

David McCreath Director of Sales
at Kaiser Kitchens

Having started his career in a kitchen studio in Oxford, England, David’s expertise spans Europe, Asia, the Middle East, and Africa, equipping him to meet the multi-faceted requirements of even the most demanding chefs, professional cooks, VIPs, and celebrities. Leading the team as Director of Sales, he is an ardent believer in the pursuit of intelligent design. His expertise and leadership drive the team to deliver both stylish and incredibly functional designs.

Haris Bin Saeed Director Of Finance and Operations
at Kaiser Kitchens

An ingenious mathematician, Haris keeps Kaiser on its toes and ensures that all operations are in line with the most stringent international accounting standards. His incredible skill at extracting maximum value on investments through carefully created, seamless purchase processes, makes Haris a happy addition to every client’s design experience. His 6-sigma qualification is the driving force behind our ‘right the first time’ approach, making every experience an organized and seamless one. A dynamic and result oriented Chartered Accountant and a UK graduate with well-diversified experience in auditing, taxation, book-keeping, financial management, and budgeting, Haris has experience working in top Fortune 500 MNCs and UAE-based companies.

Julia Eissing Senior Designer
at Kaiser Kitchens

A global expert in premium interior design, Julia has designed interiors for some of Europe's most discerning clientele. Her vast experience in the industry led to a specialisation in German kitchen design. Sharing both Kaiser’s German heritage and international outlook, Julia crafts some of the most striking spaces and functional solutions for clients across the globe. Her unique combination of incredible design expertise, years of luxury décor expertise, and unmatched understanding of global cooking cultures help her build impeccable kitchens in countries as diverse as Saudi Arabia, Mexico, Morocco, Germany, Scandinavia, America, India, Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda, and Nigeria.

Rohit Patel Senior Designer
at Kaiser Kitchens

A keen eye for detail sets Rohit’s exceptional designs apart. To Kaiser he brings extensive product and material knowledge, building truly bespoke kitchens that have our clients coming back for more. Rohit has 12 years of premium kitchen design experience in the UK and an astute understanding of culturally diverse clients' needs. Leveraging this knowledge, he creates thoughtfully crafted kitchens perfectly suited to each individual client. His high-spirited personality brings positivity to the team and our clients.

John McWhinnie Senior Designer
at Kaiser Kitchens

A prolific interior designer, John has over 35 years of experience in kitchen design in London. Originating from the UK, John is vehement about every facet of design and brings this zeal to life when working with leading architects, designers, and the most discerning clients in Dubai. Starting with a joinery apprenticeship in the UK, he quickly moved on to installation project management and then onto kitchen design for several top London kitchen companies. Backed by years of practical experience and innovative design, he heads head some of the most challenging projects at Kaiser. John has worked on a diverse set of projects and has won several design awards along the way.

Philip Northrop Senior Installation Manager
at Kaiser Kitchens

An industry powerhouse with a global career spanning 30 years, Philip drives the Kaiser installation team using his considerable international experience to support clients as they go through their design journey. Philip oversees all elements of installation projects as they progress and guides and updates clients with crucial information. Proactive, assertive, and with a strong background in interior design, Philip’s excellent attention to detail and quality control ensures that our clients’ expectations are always exceeded.

Chiara Porcu Designer
at Kaiser Kitchens

Chiara’s global experience across Europe, Australia, and the Middle East and her fluency in four languages have influenced her highly multicultural approach to design. Her appreciation for different cultures helps her ask the right questions to understand and design for diverse clients. Her passion is working directly with clients to create a kitchen they will truly enjoy. Chiara studied in Milan and holds a Bachelor’s Degree and a Master’s Degree in design. She speaks English, Italian, Spanish, and Portuguese fluently.

Tarek Dawood Designer
at Kaiser Kitchens

With a career spanning over a decade in the kitchen industry in both Egypt and the UAE, Tarek Dawood’s experience enables him to understand the nuance in every client conversation and assess their requirements quickly. An expert listener, Tarek is able to design a kitchen to meet every client’s lifestyle, needs, and budget. His meticulous approach to each project leads to outcomes that exceed expectations every time. Tarek is a bilingual Arabic and English speaker and an MBA candidate at Modul University Vienna.

Amrin Khatoon Designer
at Kaiser Kitchens

Fueled by fond memories of cooking with her mother at a young age, Amrin’s love for the kitchen has been a lifelong passion. She began her journey with Häcker in 2012 in Hyderabad and has remained with the brand for over a decade. Amrin creates a highly interactive experience for every client to understand who they are and where they come from so that she can design a kitchen that reflects even their unspoken desires. Amrin holds a Bachelor of Arts degree and speaks Arabic, English, Hindi, and Urdu.

Billy Osborne Designer
at Kaiser Kitchens

A people person by nature, Billy uses his flair for building rapport to develop strong client relationships during the design process. Prior to moving to the UAE, Billy began his career in 2018 in London where he established a solid foundation in European kitchen design. Using his stellar relationship building skills, he is able to quickly understand what clients are seeking from the moment they enter the showroom, and he thrives on the variety that arises from Innerspace’s diverse client base. Billy is also responsible for business development at Innerspace and serves as an integral bridge between our brands and external partners.

Nizar Bacha Installation Manager
at Kaiser Kitchens

Passionate about details and delivering to exacting standards, Nizar plays a crucial role in the installation team, ensuring that the client’s exact design vision and concept are delivered. With a strong background in retail and hospitality interiors, Nizar has exceptional technical knowledge and organisational skills and takes great care to make sure every element of a project is handled seamlessly. As a key point of contact for our clients, Nizar uses his excellent attention to detail and communications skills to coordinate with multiple stakeholders and guide clients through the installation process. Leading and managing the Kaiser installation team, Nizar sets the standard for every installation, ensuring the highest standards of quality, health and safety, customer service and customer satisfaction are achieved.

Rhys Chappell Master Technician
at Kaiser Kitchens

A leading technician with over 20 years of experience in interior installation, Rhys has an exceptional eye for detail. With full-fledged knowledge of and intense expertise in carpentry, he steps into the role of a mentor, ushering his team to perfection on every project they undertake. Rhys has worked on kitchen installations in London, Dubai, and East Africa.