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HKA appoints business development head for Middle East and Africa

In his new role, Husam Gawish will be responsible for identifying and developing new business opportunities, as well as expanding the company’s presence in the region

Husam Gawish, business development head for the Middle East and Africa at HKA.
Husam Gawish, business development head for the Middle East and Africa at HKA.

Advisory, consulting, and services provider, HKA, has announced the appointment of Husam Gawish as head of business development for its Middle East and Africa operations.

In his new role, Gawish will be responsible for identifying and developing new business opportunities, as well as expanding the company’s presence in the region.

He will focus on managing client relationships and pursuing opportunities in emerging markets.

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Commenting on Gawish’s appointment, David Merritt, partner and head of the Middle East and Africa at HKA, said: “Husam has enormous international experience and is adept at winning new business and effectively managing relationships with existing and new clients.

“This is an integral role for our business, as we continue to grow our presence in the region.”

Meanwhile, Gawish added: “I […] look forward to focusing on new business opportunities in the Middle East and Africa, working closely with our key clients and developing new relationships in key market segments.”

Gawish has over 20 years of management, engineering, and business development experience in the construction industry, notably in buildings and infrastructure. He joined HKA in 2014, having spent more than 17 years with international project consultant, High-Point Rendel.

He holds a BEng in Civil Engineering from University College London and an MSc in Concrete Structures from Imperial College London.

HKA is a new brand that unites the former construction claims and consulting group of Hill International, and associated subsidiaries Binnington Copeland & Associates, Cadogans, Hill-PCI Group, Knowles and McLachlan Lister, following its sale and de-merger from Hill International, Inc.

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