Yu Tao
1
President & CEO ,China State ME
China State Construction Engineering Corporation Middle East (CSCEC)’s Yu Tao is crowned this year’s most read more...
Kez Taylor
2
CEO ,ALEC
ALEC’s Kez Taylor drops down into second place for the first time in three years.Despite read more...
John Pagano
3
CEO ,The Red Sea Development Company
Making his debut in Construction Week’s Power 100 list, John Pagano has been instrumental in read more...
Eng. Osama Bin Hassan Al Afaleq
4
Chairman ,Saudi Contractors Authority (SCA)
Also making his debut in Construction Week’s Power 100 list, Eng. Osama Bin Hassan Al read more...
Emad Azmy
5
President ,ASGC
Placed into fifth place for the Power 100 list is ASGC’s president Emad Azmy, who read more...
Mohammed Alabbar
6
Founder and Chairman ,Emaar Properties
One of the most well-known faces of the UAE, Mohammed Alabbar, who owns real estate read more...
Osama Bishai
7
CEO ,Orascom Construction
Jumping up three places from last year’s CW Power 100 list, Egyptian contractor heavyweight Orascom read more...
Ash Bhardwaj
8
President - Asia and the Middle East ,Katerra
Katerra’s Ash Bhardwaj remains in the top 10 for this year’s Power 100 list for read more...
Stephen Flint
9
Group General Manager ,Khansaheb
Celebrating a decade in his role at Khansaheb, Steve Flint has been instrumental in driving read more...
Samer Khoury
10
President ,Consolidated Contractors Company
Jumping up one place in the ranking from last year, Greek-based Consolidated Contractors Company’s president read more...
Patrick McKinney
11
Director - Middle East ,BAM International
Featuring at number 11 in Construction Week’s 2020 Power 100 list is Patrick McKinney, who read more...
Mike Reininger
12
CEO ,Qiddiya
Entering the Power 100 ranking for the first time, Qiddiya’s CEO Mike Reininger has been read more...
SN Subrahmanyan
13
CEO and Managing Director ,Larsen & Toubro (L&T)
Bombay-listed contractor Larsen & Toubro’s (L&T) SN Subrahmanyan has been commended for its efforts this read more...
Greg Kane
14
CEO ,WSP Middle East
WSP’s Greg Kane still commands itself as one of the strongest consultancies in the region read more...
Talal Al Dhiyebi
15
CEO ,Aldar Properties
It’s been a good year for Aldar Properties CEO Talal Al Dhiyebi whose long list read more...
Robert Jackson
16
Managing Director ,RICS EMEA
The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyor’s (RICS) Robert Jackson is placed in sixteenth place of read more...
Pierre Sironval
17
Managing Director ,Six Construct
Celebrating 25 years at the company, Six Construct’s managing director Pierre Sironval has led the read more...
HRH Prince Khaled
18
Founder & Chairman ,KBW investments
Led by HRH Prince Khaled Bin Alwaleed Bin Talal, KBW Investments, a portfolio group based read more...
Sani Sener
19
CEO & President ,Tav Group
The Turkish aviation giants, Tav Group, is led by their CEO and president Sani Sener read more...
Khaled Musaed El Seif
20
Chairman ,El Seif
Saudi Arabia-based firm El Seif Engineering Contracting Company is head up by Khaled Musaed El read more...
Nadhmi Al-Nasr
21
CEO ,Neom
Making its debut in this year’s Power 100 list, Saudi Arabia gigaproject NEOM is being read more...
HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum
22
Chairman ,Meraas
HH Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum enters Construction Week’s Power 100 list in his read more...
Hamed Zaghw
23
CEO - Middle East & Africa ,AECOM
Remaining in 23rd place for the Power 100 list for 2020, Aecom’s Hamed Zaghw has read more...
Pierre Santoni
24
President - Middle East & Africa ,Parsons
Coming in at 24th place, Parsons’ new Middle and Africa president Pierre Santoni has been read more...
Wail Farsakh
25
Group CEO ,Arabtec
Despite only being appointed as group CEO in April 2020, Arabtec’s new boss Wail Farsakh read more...
HE Mohammed Ibrahim Al-Shaibani
26
Chairman ,Nakheel
HE Mohammed Ibrahim Al-Shaibani, enters CW’s Power 100 list in his position as the chairman read more...
Hussain Sajwani
27
Founder & CEO ,DAMAC Properties
Hussain Sajwani has led the Dubai Financial Market-listed, multi-billion dollar conglomerate DAMAC Properties through a read more...
Khalid Al Malik
28
CEO ,Dubai Properties
The chief executive officer of Dubai Properties, Khalid Al Malik, climbs four places to 28 read more...
PNC Menon
29
Founder ,Sobha Realty
PNC Menon, the founder and chairman of the international luxury real estate developer Sobha Realty read more...
Saeed Al Tayer
30
Chairman & CEO ,Meydan Group
Meydan Group – a leading player in the region’s real estate, property investment, development, and read more...
Abdulaziz Al-Duailej
31
Chairman ,Saudi Bin Ladin Group
Despite a tumultuous couple of years for Saudi Bin Ladin Group (SBG), the contracting giant read more...
Mirwais Azizi
32
Founder and Chairman ,Azizi Developments
One of the biggest names in the UAE real estate market, Azizi Developments, led by read more...
Senan Al Naboodah
33
Managing Director ,Al Naboodah Construction Group
Senan Al Naboodah, who is a third-generation member of the Al Naboodah family, serves as read more...
Imad Gholmieh
34
President & CEO ,Nesma & Partners
Saudi Arabia-based contractor Nesma & Partners, led by its president and chief executive officer, Imad read more...
Fakhr Al-Shawaf
35
CEO ,Al Bawani Construction
Riyadh-headquartered Al Bawani Construction, led by CEO Fakhr bin Abdulmuain Al-Shawaf, is categorised as a read more...
David Welch
36
Senior Vice President ,Bechtel
US-based engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) and project management firm, Bechtel - led by its read more...
Sang Yub Lee
37
Managing Director - Middle East ,Ssangyong E&C Co
In 2019, Ssangyong E&C was awarded a $169m contract from UAE-based Wasl Asset Management Group read more...
Jason Lowe
38
General Manager – Middle East ,Laing O’RourkE
One of the leading players in the UAE buildings construction sector and a well-recognised player read more...
Devaki Khimji
39
Managing Director ,Al Tasnim Group
Over the past eight years, Devaki Khimji, the managing director of the Al Tasnim Group, read more...
Gurjit Singh
40
Senior Vice President of Real Estate ,DWTC
Dubai World Trade Centre’s (DWTC) real estate portfolio, includes landmark developments, event venues, offices, and read more...
William Haddad
41
Founder and Chairman ,MACE
Having founded Mechanical And Civil Engineering Contractors Company (MACE) more than 22 years ago, William read more...
Cris Dedigama
42
CEO - Middle East and Africa ,Atkins
Cris Dedigama was appointed CEO – Middle East and Africa of Atkins, a member of read more...
Francis Scholten
43
Managing DirectoR – Middle East ,Losberger De Boer
Under the leadership of Francis Scholten in the Middle East, Losberger De Boer has worked read more...
Richard Beard
44
Managing Director – Buildings, Managing Director - Middle East & Asia Pacific ,Ramboll
Richard Beard – who was appointed as the managing director for Ramboll’s global buildings portfolio read more...
Hamoud Al Tobi
45
CEO ,Galfar Engineering AND Contracting SAOG
Oman’s Muscat Securities Market-listed (MSM) construction giant Galfar Engineering & Contracting SAOG appointed Dr Hamoud read more...
Paddy Padmanathan
46
CEO ,ACWA Power
With more than 35 years of experience in the industry, and more than 14 years read more...
Saeed Al Abbar
47
Managing Director ,AESG
Saeed Al Abbar – who founded AESG in 2010 – has built the firm into read more...
Abdoullah Albizreh
48
Director ,Depa Interiors
Depa Interiors is one of the world’s leading interior contractors, and in his position as read more...
Yousef Bin Abdullah Al Shelash
49
Chairman ,Dar Al Arkan
Riyadh-headquartered property development giant Dar Al Arkan, led by Yousef Bin Abdullah Al Shelash, has read more...
Rajesh Kumar Krishna
50
Chairman and CEO ,Beaver Gulf Group
Dubai-headquartered Beaver Gulf Group, which is headed by chairman and CEO Rajesh Kumar Krishna, has read more...
Richard Stratton
51
Managing Director ,Cundall Middle East
Making the Power 100 ranking once again is Richard Stratton, who climbs 41 positions this read more...
Nicholas Naples
52
Chief Executive Officer ,Amaala
A new entry to the Power 100 list in 2020 is the chief executive officer read more...
Craig Muir
53
President - Resources ,SNC-lavalin
Returning to the Power 100 list in 2020 is Canadian EPC giant SNC-Lavalin’s Craig Muir.Since read more...
Matthew Squires
54
Chief Executive Officer ,SSH
Returning to the Power 100 list, this time with a climb of four ranks, is read more...
Shaun Killa
55
Design Partner ,Killa Design
Climbing two places in the Power 100 ranking this year is Shaun Killa, who is read more...
Kamiran Ibrahim
56
CEO Middle East ,Arcadis
Appearing again in the Power 100 list in 2020 is Amsterdam-listed global design, engineering and read more...
Atif Rahman
57
Director & Partner ,Danube Properties
A   new entry to the Power 100 list, Atif Rahman started the construction business of read more...
Saeed Mohammed Al Qatami
58
Chief Executive Officer ,Deyaar
Saeed Mohammed Al Qatami, the CEO of Dubai Financial Market-listed real estate developer Deyaar returns read more...
Walid El Hindi
59
Chief Executive Officer ,Imkan
Another new entry to the Power 100 list in 2020, Walid El Hindi oversaw the read more...
Talal Moafaq Al Gaddah
60
Chief Executive Officer ,MAG Lifestyle Development
Featuring again in Construction Week’s annual ranking of the 100 most influential construction industry leaders read more...
Imran Farooq
61
Group CEO ,Samana Group
A debutant in the Power 100 in 2020 is Samana Group’s Imran Farooq, who has read more...
Burak Kizilhan
62
Chief Executive Officer ,AE Arma-Elektropanç
Burak Kizilhan, the CEO of AE Arma-Elektropanç returns to Construction Week’s annual ranking of the read more...
Donna Sultan
63
President & CEO ,KEO International Consultants
Donna Sultan appears in Construction Week’s annual ranking of the 100 most influential construction industry read more...
Brian Johnson
64
Managing Partner ,Godwin Austen Johnson (GAJ)
Brian Johnson features in Construction Week’s annual ranking of the 100 most influential construction industry read more...
Simon Karam
65
Director ,Sarooj Construction Company
Simon Karam makes a return to Construction Week’s Power 100 list in 2020.As the director read more...
Rami Al Qaisi
66
Chief Executive Officer ,RAQ Contracting
Debuting in the Power 100 list this year is Rami Al Qaisi, who sits at read more...
Chris Seymour
67
Managing Director - Middle East ,Mott Macdonald
Making his debut in the Power 100 list in 2020 is Mott MacDonald’s Chris Seymour.The read more...
Alain Bejjani
68
Chief Executive Officer ,Majid Al Futtaim
At the helm of Dubai-based conglomerate Majid Al Futtaim, Alain Bejjani returns to Construction Week’s read more...
Ali Al Baqali
69
Chief Executive Officer ,Aluminium Bahrain (ALBA)
Adebutant for the Power 100 2020 is Bahrain Bourse-listed Aluminium Bahrain’s (Alba), Ali Al Baqali, read more...
Amin Alarrayed
70
Chief Executive Officer ,Edamah
Another new entry in the Power 100 list in 2020, Bahrain Real Estate Investment Company’s read more...
Rahil Aslam
71
Founder & Group CEO ,Select Group
Dubai-based multi-disciplinary real estate development and investment company, Select Group’s Rahil Aslam returns to the read more...
HE Hesham Al Qassim
72
Chief Executive Officer ,Wasl Asset Management
HE Hesham Al Qassim, the CEO of Wasl Asset Management Group, enters Construction Week’s Power read more...
Saleh Abdullah Lootah
73
Chief Executive Officer ,Lootah Real Estate Development
Climbing six places in Construction Week’s annual ranking of 100 most influential construction industry leaders read more...
Norman Foster
74
Founder & Executive Chairman ,Foster + Partners
Adebutant in Construction Week’s Power 100 ranking in 2020 is Norman Foster, founder and executive read more...
Sean Fenner
75
Managing Director - Middle East ,Kier Construction
Debuting in Construction Week’s Power 100 list in 2020, Sean Fenner is the managing director read more...
Dr Najib Khatib
76
Chairman & CEO ,Khatib & Alami
Dr Najib Khatib has been associated with Khatib & Alami (K&A) for 24 years, including read more...
Muhammad Al Salmy
77
Managing Director, Partner, & Lead Architect ,Hoehler + alSalmy
Oman-based Hoehler + alSalmy has made past appearances in Construction Week’s Power 100 lists.The firm read more...
Josef Kleindienst
78
Chairman ,Kleindienst Group
Marching forward in terms of construction works on its massive $5bn The Heart of Europe read more...
Sachin Kerur
79
Managing Partner ,Reed Smith Middle East
A repeat entrant in the Construction Week Power 100 list, the company’s managing partner, Sachin read more...
Sam Graham
80
Managing Director ,Rider Levett Bucknall Middle East
Sam Graham took the reins as Rider Levett Bucknall Middle East’s managing director in 2017. read more...
Dong-Wook Park
81
President & CEO ,Hyundai Engineering & Construction (E&C)
Dong-Wook Park,president and chief executive officer of Korean Stock Exchange-listed Hyundai Engineering and Construction (E&C) read more...
Dr Anil Pillai
82
Chief Executive Officer ,Airolink Building Contracting
A third time Power 100 entrant, Dr Anil Pillai, is the chief executive officer of read more...
Jesús Sancho
83
Managing Director ,Acciona Middle East
Jesús Sancho’s association with the sustainable infrastructure solutions provider began in November 2011 at ACCIONA read more...
Paul Doherty
84
Country Director ,Faithful + Gould
Faithful+Gould – a project management consultancy which is part of Atkins – has been active read more...
AR Suresh Kumar
85
Vice President & IOBG ,Voltas
Voltas – which was crowned Construction Week Oman Awards 2019’s Contractor of the Year and read more...
Linh Austin
86
Senior Vice President ,Mcdermott (MENA)
McDermott is a fully-integrated provider of technology, engineering, and construction solutions. Linh Austin, who is read more...
Aaron Hennessey
87
General Manager ,Douglas Ohi
A two-time winner at the Construction Week Oman Awards 2019 for its commendable CSR and read more...
CK Khanna
88
General Manager ,Bahwan Engineering Company (BEC)
CK Khanna has spent more than 35 years at the Oman-headquartered Bahwan Engineering Company (BEC) read more...
Alan Talabani
89
Managing Director ,Turner & Townsend (Middle East)
Global professional services company Turner & Townsend returns to Construction Week’s Power 100 annual ranking. read more...
Ermis Marques
90
Managing Director ,Aurecon (Middle East)
Engineering, design and advisory heavyweight Aurecon returns to the Construction Week Power 100 ranking for read more...
Jean Pierre Hamel
91
Associate Director ,Black & White Engineering (B&W)
B&W is a leading MEP design consultancy which boasts extensive experience in producing sustainable and read more...
Haroon Niazi
92
Continent Head ,HKA Middle East
Haroon Niazi was associated with HKA Middle East in the capacity of a partner in read more...
Paul Williams
93
Divisional Managing Director ,RMD Kwikform
RMD Kwikform (RMDK) is a key player in the formwork, falsework, and ground shoring solutions read more...
Ayman Asfari
94
Chief Executive Officer ,Petrofac International
Oil services company Petrofac International returns to the Construction Week Power 100 ranking after its read more...
Pedram Rad
95
Managing Director ,U+A
With offices in Dubai, London, Toronto, and Cape Town, U+A was set up in 2006 read more...
Ahmed Osman
96
Managing Principal ,Desimone Consulting Engineers
A leading player in the field of structural engineering, DeSimone Consulting Engineers has many notable read more...
Kathleen Mcgrail
97
Managing Director ,Atkins Acuity (MEA)
Atkins Acuity has reclaimed its spot in the Construction Week Power 100 annual ranking. The read more...
Jae-Hyun Ahn
98
President & CEO ,SK Engineering and Construction (SKEC)
In February 2019, SKEC was awarded an EPC contract valued at $1.2bn (AED4.4bn) by ADNOC read more...
Marcus Taylor
99
Founder ,Fifthedge
A new player in the recruitment industry, FifthEdge is a construction and engineering specific recruitment read more...
Christian Laugier
100
Chief Executive Officer ,Egis International
French engineering group Egis International, which is led by Christian Laugier, obtained a managed turnover read more...

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