A strong business development professional with a Bachelor of Science (BS) in Mechanical Engineering from Damascus University.

Diya has a history of working in the construction industry and is skilled in negotiation, business planning, team building and management.

Diya is the President of Grille Solutions LTD., a Mississauga based holding firm he founded in 2010.

Diya has strong connections with arts, he has been an antique and arts collector for more than 20 years, In the year of 2018, he opened his own antique and arts gallery  (Atassi Antique & Arts), and in the year 2019 he founded the Syrian Canadian Arts Council to support the Syrian artists and engage them in the Canadian community.