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Kez Taylor
1
Chief executive officer ,ALEC
Taking the top spot in the Construction Week Power 100 for the second year in read more...
Yu Tao
2
President and chief executive officer ,CSCEC ME
President and chief executive officer of China State Construction and Engineering Corporation Middle East (CSCEC read more...
Hamish Tyrwhitt
3
Group CEO ,Arabtec Holding / Depa Group
As chief executive officer of Arabtec Holding, Hamish Tyrwhitt has successfully capitalised on the momentum read more...
Emad Azmy
4
President ,Emad Azmy
As president of ASGC Construction, Emad Azmy is leading the company as it continues to read more...
Dr Eng Sani Sener
5
President and CEO ,TAV Group
TAV Group has once again seen a busy year under the leadership of president and read more...
Samer Khoury
6
President of engineering and construction , Consolidated Contractors Company (CCC)
For another year, the president of engineering and construction at Consolidated Contractors Company (CCC), Samer read more...
Ghassan Merehbi
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Arabian Construction Company (ACC) saw revenues of $1.3bn (AED4.78bn) in 2017, tackling projects such as read more...
Mohamed Alabbar
8
Chairman ,Emaar Properties
Chairman of Emaar Properties, HE  Mohamed Alabbar, has led the UAE-headquartered developer to another strong read more...
Stephen Flint
9
Group general manager ,Khansaheb Civil Engineering
Group general manager for UAE-based Khansaheb Civil Engineering, Stephen Flint, and his team of construction read more...
Patrick McKinney
10
Area director Middle East / Gulf States ,BAM International
During his 30-year career with BAM International, Patrick McKinney has worked in the Middle East read more...
Pierre Sironval
11
Managing director ,Six Construct
Six Construct,a subsidiary of the BESIX Group, is the largest Belgian construction company operating in read more...
Greg Kane
12
Managing director ,WSP Middle East
Having appeared in the Construction Week Power 100 for the first time last year, Greg read more...
Gary Adams
13
MEA president ,Parsons
President for the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region at US-headquartered Parsons, Gary Adams, has read more...
Hamed Zaghw
14
Chief executive - Middle East ,Aecom Middle East
A new entrant in the Construction Week Power 100 last year, Hamed Zaghw took on read more...
Talal Al Dhiyebi
15
Chief executive officer ,Aldar Properties
Chief executive officer of Aldar Properties, Talal Al Dhiyebi, was one of the driving forces read more...
Bakr Bin Laden
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Chairman ,Saudi Binladin Group (SBG)
Despite a tumultuous year, Saudi Binladin Group’s (SBG) chairman, Bakr Bin Laden, remains one of read more...
Khaled Musaed El Seif
17
Chairman ,El Seif Engineering Contracting Company
As the chairman of Saudi Arabia-based contracting firm El Seif Engineering Contracting Company, Khaled Musaed read more...
Mirwais Azizi
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Founder and chairman ,Azizi Developments
Mirwais Azizi, founder and chairman of Azizi Developments, is among the new entrants in the read more...
Fakher Al-Shawaf
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Chief executive officer ,Al-Bawani Construction
The Saudi Arabian contracting sector has delivered mixed fortunes for local companies. The country’s construction read more...
HRH Prince Khaled bin Alwaleed bin Talal
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Founder and chairman ,KBW Investments
Founded in 2013, the KBW Investments conglomerate is based in Dubai and works across various read more...
Gurjit Singh
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Senior vice president - real estate ,DWTC
Gurjit Singh, senior vice president of real estate at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC), has read more...
Osama Bishai
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CEO ,Orascom Construction
Throughout his long history with Orascom, chief executive officer Osama Bishai has been instrumental in read more...
Hussain Sajwani
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Founder and chairman ,Damac Properties
Hussain Sajwani is the founder and chairman of the UAE’s Damac Properties. The firm saw read more...
Ali Rashid Lootah
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Chairman ,Nakheel
Nakheel boasts the iconic man-made Palm Jumeirah island among its portfolio of completed works, but read more...
David Welch
25
President for international and government affairs ,Bechtel
David Welch is the president for international and government affairs at US-based construction, engineering, and read more...
William Haddad
26
Owner and chairman ,Mace
Abu-Dhabi headquartered Mechanical and Civil Engineering Contractors Company (Mace) has been providing services to municipalities read more...
Imad Gholmieh
27
President and chief executive officer ,Nesma & Partners
Imad Gholmieh, president and chief executive officer of Saudi Arabian business Nesma & Partners, has read more...
Talal Moafaq Al Gadda
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CEO ,MAG Lifestyle Development
SN Subrahmanyan
29
Chief executive officer and managing director , Larson & Toubro (L&T)
Mark Andrews
30
Managing director ,Laing O'Rourke Middle East
Laing O'Rourke Middle East’s managing director, Mark Andrews, has continued his steady climb up the read more...
Marcus Truscott
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Managing director ,Multiplex
Having been with Australian-headquartered Multiplex since 2003, Marcus Truscott is the managing director for the read more...
Grant Porter
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Chief operating officer ,Atkins
Grant Porter is the chief operating officer of UK-headquartered consulting giant, Atkins. The business became read more...
Pietro Salini
33
Chief executive officer ,Salini Impregilo
Chief executive officer of Italian engineering contractor Salini Impregilo, Pietro Salini, is a new face read more...
PNC Menon
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Founder and chairman ,Sobha Group
As a first-generation entrepreneur, PNC Menon began his professional career by establishing an interior decorating read more...
HE Abdulla Ahmed Al Habbai
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Chairman ,Meraas
Dubai-based developer Meraas is striving to build locations for a creative urban culture in the read more...
Yousuf Bin Abdullah Al Shelash
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Chairman ,Dar Al Arkan
Saudi Arabian property developer Dar Al Arkan is the largest listed real-estate company on Tadawul, read more...
Devaki Khimji
37
Executive director ,Al Tasnim Group
It has been another strong year for the executive director of Al Tasnim Group, Devaki read more...
Waqas Al Adawi
38
Vice chairman ,S&T Investment Holding
Having first appeared on the Construction Week Power 100 list last year, coming in at read more...
Richard Beard
39
Managing director – Middle East and Asia ,Ramboll
In 2017, Ramboll’s revenue reached $1.6bn (AED5.88bn), “of which Ramboll in the Middle East’s revenue read more...
Dr Kamiran Ibrahim
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Chief executive officer ,Arcadis
Dr Kamiran Ibrahim returns to Construction Week’s Power 100 ranking, following his debut in 2017 read more...
Raed Al Nuaimi
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group chief executive officer ,Dubai Properties
A new entry on the list this year is the group chief executive officer of read more...
Navin Valrani
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CEO – Education & Engineering Services ,Al Shirawi Group
Navin Valrani is the chief executive officer of 11 companies within the UAE-based, private, family-owned read more...
Abdallah Hasan Yabroudi
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Abdallah Hasan Yabroudi ,DCC Group
Having served as the chief executive officer of DCC Group for about 15 years, Abdallah read more...
Shaun Killa
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Design Partner ,Killa Design
Killa Design specialises in the areas of architecture, project management, interior design, engineering, and master-planning, read more...
Burak C Kizilhan
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CEO and board member ,AE Arma-Elektropanç
As the chief executive officer of AE Arma-Elektropanç, and a member of its board, for read more...
Cheriyan Alex
46
Chief executive officer ,National Piling
Chief executive officer of groundwork contractor National Piling, Cheriyan Alex, has cracked the Construction Week read more...
Donna Sultan
47
President and CEO ,KEO International Consultants
For 35 years, Donna Sultan has played a significant role in positioning KEO International Consultants read more...
Brian Johnson
48
Managing partner ,Godwin Austen Johnson
Godwin Austen Johnson (GAJ) has helped to deliver a number of iconic buildings in Dubai read more...
Gumeet Singh Nanda
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General manager ,Voltas Oman and Lalbuksh Voltas Engineering Services & Trading
Gumeet Singh Nanda is a new entrant to the Construction Week Power 100 rankings for read more...
CK Khanna
50
General manager – corporate ,Bahwan Engineering Company
Another new entry in the Construction Week Power 100 this year is CK Khanna of read more...
Rizwan Sajan
51
Founder and chairman ,Danube Group
The founder and chairman of Danube Group, Rizwan Sajan, returns to the Construction Week Power read more...
Saeed Al Qatami
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CEO ,Deyaar Development
UAE-based Deyaar Development has completed one of its flagship properties, the Mont Rose residential towers, read more...
Rahail Aslam
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Group CEO ,Select Group
Group chief executive officer of Select Group, Rahail Aslam, and his team are responsible for read more...
Simon Karam
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Director ,Sarooj Construction Company’s (SCC)
Sarooj Construction Company’s (SCC) director, Simon Karam, has his feet firmly on the ground, and read more...
David Evans
55
Chief executive officer ,Al Naboodah Construction Group (ANCG)
Another new entry to the Power 100 ranking for 2018 is the chief executive officer read more...
Alain Bejjani
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Chief executive officer ,Majid Al Futtaim
The chief executive officer of Majid Al Futtaim Group, Alain Bejjani, is driving a group-wide read more...
Rajesh Kumar Krishna
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Chairman and CEO ,Beaver Gulf Group
Dubai-headquartered turnkey contractor Beaver Gulf has in-house divisions specialising in civil construction, electro-mechanical, air-conditioning, structural read more...
Abie Musa
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CEO ,MVL
MVL’s chief executive officer, Abie Musa, lists Saudi Arabia, Afghanistan, and Kuwait as the company’s read more...
Dr Jawaharlal Gangaramani
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President and chief executive officer ,Al Fara’a General Contracting
As president and chief executive officer of Al Fara’a General Contracting, Dr Jawaharlal Gangaramani has read more...
Moustafa Fahour OAM
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Chief executive officer and managing director ,BIC Contracting (BICC)
Moustafa Fahour OAM is the chief executive officer and managing director of BIC Contracting (BICC), read more...
Joseph Daher
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Chief executive officer ,Almabani General Contractors
Joseph Daher has been the chief executive officer of Almabani General Contractors since 2014 and read more...
Sulaiman Abdul Rahman Al Marouf
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Chairman ,Combined Group Contracting (CGC)
Sulaiman Abdul Rahman Al Marouf is the chairman of Kuwait-based firm, Combined Group Contracting (CGC).Since read more...
Hatem Farah
63
Chief executive officer and chairman ,Engineering Contracting Company (ECC)
Hatem Farah is the chief executive officer and chairman of Engineering Contracting Company (ECC), an read more...
Sachin Kerur
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Partner – head of Middle East ,Pinsent Masons
Sachin Kerur is head of the Middle East region for law firm Pinsent Masons, having read more...
Campbell Gray
65
Managing director – Middle East ,Faithful+Gould
Having celebrated its 70th anniversary in 2017 with a ‘70 days of giving campaign’ that read more...
Emad Jaber
66
Managing partner ,Lacasa
Emad Jaber, managing partner of regional architecture and engineering consultancy Lacasa, remains optimistic about the read more...
Muhammad Sultan Al Salmy
67
Managing director, partner, and lead architect ,Hoehler + alSalmy
Muhammad Sultan Al Salmy, managing director, partner, and lead architect at Oman-based specialist consultancy Hoehler read more...
Edmund Mahabir
68
Chief executive officer ,AF Construction
The past 12 months have been productive for Edmund Mahabir, chief executive officer of AF read more...
Matt Squires
69
CEO ,SSH
Matt Squires joined master-planning, infrastructure, building design, construction supervision, and project management firm SSH in read more...
Ermis Marques
70
Regional director – Middle East ,Aurecon
As regional director for the Middle East at engineering and infrastructure advisory company Aurecon, Ermis read more...
Saeed Humaid Al Tayer
71
Chief executive ,Meydan Group
Another heavyweight from a Dubai-based developer to feature in Construction Week’s 2018 Power 100 ranking read more...
Nasser Butti Omair Bin Yousef
72
Chairman ,Union Properties (UP)
It has been just over a year since Nasser Butti Omair Bin Yousef was named read more...
Ahmed Osman
73
Managing principal ,DeSimone Consulting Engineers
DeSimone Consulting Engineers can boast a portfolio comprising high-profile UAE developments such as the Sheikh read more...
Alan Talabani
74
Managing director – Middle East ,Turner & Townsend
Another business leader making his debut in the Construction Week Power 100 rankings this year read more...
Dr Ravi Pillai
75
Chairman ,RP Group of Companies
Dr Ravi Pillai, chairman of RP Group of Companies, is responsible for more than 85,000 read more...
Yahya Jan
76
President and design director ,NORR Group
Led by Middle East president and design director Yahya Jan, NORR Group supports “continuous learning read more...
Dr Najib Khatib
77
Chairman and CEO ,Khatib & Alami
Dr Najib Khatib has played an integral role in the success of Khatib & Alami read more...
Dr Anil G Pillai
78
CEO and managing director ,Airolink Construction Group
Offering everything from pre-construction services to complete turn-key construction projects, Airolink’s building expertise encompasses educational, read more...
Abdul Halim Muwahid
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Chairman ,United Engineering Construction (UNEC)
Abdul Halim Muwahid founded United Engineering Construction (UNEC) in 1976 and, as chairman, he takes read more...
Saad Abdulaziz Alwazzan
80
CEO ,Mushrif Trading and Contracting Company, KSCP
Saad Abdulaziz Alwazzan is another new entrant in the Construction Week Power 100 this year, read more...
Steve Demetriou
81
Chairman ,Jacobs
As the chairman of what he describes as one of the world’s largest providers of read more...
Andrea Scotti
82
Managing director Middle East ,BuroHappold Consulting Engineers
Andrea Scotti joined integrated engineering consultancy BuroHappold in 2004 and worked in the company’s New read more...
Fawwaz Al-Khodari
83
CEO ,Abdullah A M Al-Khodari Sons Co (Al-Khodari)
It has been a tricky period for Saudi Arabian construction firm, Abdullah A M Al-Khodari read more...
Sameer Abdulla Nass
84
Chairman ,Nass The Group
Breaking into the top 100 this year is Sameer Abdulla Nass, the chairman of Manama-based read more...
Mohandass Saini
85
Chief executive officer ,Shapoorji Pallonji International
Chief executive officer of Shapoorji Pallonji International, Mohandass Saini, features for a successive year in read more...
Steve Ramsden
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Managing director, Southeast Asia and Middle East, ISG ,
Led by managing director for Southeast Asia and Middle East, Steve Ramsden, fit-out contractor ISG read more...
Antoine Najjar
87
Chief executive officer ,Ahmadiah Group
Antoine Najjar, chief executive officer of Ahmadiah Group, once again makes the Construction Week Power read more...
Shiraz Hasan
88
CEO ,Tech Group PJSC
Since its establishment in 2003, Tech Group become a vertically integrated, multi-discipline construction and industrial read more...
Hamad Al Ameri
89
Managing director ,Trojan Holding
The managing director of UAE-headquartered construction group Trojan Holding, Eng Hamad Al Ameri, returns to read more...
Jamil Jadallah
90
Managing director ,National Engineering Bureau
Jamil Jadallah has been the managing director of National Engineering Bureau (NEB) for 16 years read more...
Daousser Chennoufi
91
Principal and CEO ,Draw Link Group
The team at architecture and interior design company Draw Link Group (DLG), led by principal read more...
Hans Erlings
92
Chief executive officer ,Galfar Engineering and Contracting
Galfar Engineering and Contracting, formed in 1972, claims to be one of the largest construction read more...
Abdo E Kardous
93
Regional president ,Hill International’
Abdo E Kardous is regional president for Hill International’s Middle East operation.With 29 years of read more...
Nadia Zaal
94
CEO, ceo and co-founder, Zaya Living ,Al Barari
One of only two women to be included in the 2018 Construction Week Power 100 read more...
Jesús Sancho Carrascosa
95
Managing director ,Acciona
Jesús Sancho Carrascosa is the managing director of energy and infrastructure conglomerate, Acciona, a role read more...
Benoy Kurien
96
General manager ,Al Hamra Group
Benoy Kurien, general manager of Al Hamra, has been busy over the last 12 months read more...
Pedram Rad
97
Managing director ,U+A
U+A was established in 2006 by chartered architects Pedram Rad and his partner Pierre Martin read more...
Firas Hnoosh
98
Principal design director of architecture ,Perkins+Will
Perkins+Will has enjoyed a busy year and the architecture and design practice expects its projects read more...
Ralf Steinhauer
99
Director ,RSP
RSP has steadily grown its reach over the years and today has a large geographical read more...
Mahdi Amjad
100
Chief executive officer ,Omniyat
Mahdi Amjad is the chairman and chief executive officer of high-end developer Omniyat, an enterprise read more...

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