Mr. Karim P. Allana is CEO and Senior Principal of Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE), one of the leading Architectural Engineering firms specializing in the Building Envelope and Sustainable Construction for new and rehabilitation projects. Mr. Allana earned a B.S. in Civil Engineering from Santa Clara University and is a licensed professional engineer in California, Hawaii, Nevada, North Carolina and Washington. He is a Registered Roof Consultant (RRC) and Registered Waterproofing Consultant (RWC) through the Roof Consultants Institute (RCI).
Mr. Allana has been in the AE and construction fields for 30+ years, specializing in forensic analysis and sustainable construction of roofing, waterproofing and the building envelope. At ABBAE, Mr. Allana has for 32 years provided technical leadership and design review, while directing the company. Mr. Allana has acted as a consultant and expert witness in 450+ construction defect projects, as lead plaintiff or defense expert, or in defense of sub-contractors and manufacturers. He is a frequent speaker and presenter at professional forums.