Projects / Program Director

Last Updated: 7th May 2019 (over 3 years ago)

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I am a Chartered Civil Engineer (MICE), a Chartered Municipal Engineer (MIMunE) & a Chartered Member of the Institution of Water & Environmental Managers (CMIWEM).
I am Proactive Project Director / Construction Director / Chief Resident Engineer
I have delivered major Infrastructure projects internationally & in the UK, incl:
• Marine: Ports, reclaimed islands Marinas, Deep sea outfalls
• Water: CFD Dams, lined & unlined channels, culverts and outfalls, Strategic water supply, waste water networks (gravity, pumped & treatment plants),
• Highways: strategic networks, bridges, tunnels.
• Hospital complexes, Industrial, Residential devts, Military Installations, Refineries,
• Master Planning of new cities: Residential, commercial, Industrial & Public amenities, primary transportation, strategic supply and disposal Utility networks.

I am a strong, self-motivated results and commercially “Can do” focussed manager.
I have 15+ years Middle East, N Africa and Asia region experience.


Loughborough University of Technology
B.Sc. (Hons) Civil Engineering (2:1)

   Jul 1969
— Jul 1972

Member MICE Institution of Civil Engineers – 1977
Member CMIWEM Institution of Water & Environmental Managers – 1991
Diploma Management Studies Nene College, Northampton - 1984


Mouchel Middle East
Program Director

   Dec 2015
— Jan 2018

Jeddah Municipality CMS and O&M Infrastructure Program:
• General & Technical Management of 90+ staff for Construction Management & Supervision services of CMS (Construction of new projects) and O&M (Operation & Maintenance of existing facilities).
• 50+ packages comprising Roads, Bridges and Tunnels, Hydraulics, Lighting, Facilities and Gardens incl. Hard & Soft Landscaping.
• Client facing for Program delivery, contractors’ performance, management of technical issues, Quality, Safety and progress rectification measures.
• Evaluation of contractors’ programs, negotiation & recommendations to Client.
• Program Value: CMS: SAR 2.4Bn O&M: SAR 1.3Bn.
• Prime responsibilities: Client facing, Construction Management, SHE, QA/QC, Utilities, Testing & Commissioning, Staff Recruitment, Management, Training & Appraisals.

Dorsch, Qatar
Chief Resident Engineer

   Jun 2014
— Dec 2015

Lusail City Development Project, Qatar:
• General & Technical Management of 480+ staff for Construction Supervision.
• 35+ packages including JV’s comprising 20km 3x lane Highways, 6x Underpasses, 8x Bridges, all Utilities for supply, drainage, disposal & treatment facilities, Marine, Hard & Soft Landscaping, for Lusail City, Qatar.
• Area: 10km x 7km. Value approx. US$ 10Bn.
• Prime responsibilities: Client facing, Construction Management, Staff Management, HSE, QA/QC, Interface, Test & Commission, Staff Organogram / Assignments, Appraisals and Recruitment.
• Assessments of Technical and constructability issues, with recommendations to Client & cost consultants re contractor’s claims, payment certificates.

HanmiGlobal, Consultancy, Benghazi Libya
Project Director

   Oct 2013
— Jun 2014

Strategic Project Direction of infrastructure design of 2No. 20,000 housing unit townships, incl. Highways, Power/Water/Gas/Irrigation Utilities supply, disposal and treatment facilities, for residential, schools, civic buildings & retail outlets. Developed new business & enhanced the company’s Quality of delivery. Area of each: 9km x 5km approx. US$ 3Bn.

Aecom Arabia, Jeddah, KSA
Chief Resident Engineer

   Aug 2012
— Oct 2013

Jeddah Storm Water Drainage Program (JSDP) :
• Managed the construction supervision team for two packages of the US$1Bn Jeddah Storm Drainage Project: 4x concrete RCC faced dams 500-1200m (L) x 30m (H), RC spillways 100m (W), Outfall open channels (10Km) & multi cell box culverts, document exchanges via EDMS.
• Managed the master plan scoping and concept design of the infrastructure for the 150,000 population new industrial city / township in Jizan, KSA.

Safege (France), Jeddah, KSA
Chief Resident Engineer

   Nov 2011
— Jul 2012

North Jeddah Pumping Station, Inlet Tunnel and Sea Outfalls:
• Directed 45 staff for PM/CM/CS construction of the North Jeddah Pumping Station, tunnel and sea outfall packages, comprising 3 Design & Build contracts as follows:
a) 3x 45m dia x 70m deep shafts for sewage screening & twin pumping stations.
b) 3.5m dia x 4km long tunnels.
c) Twin 2.0m dia GRP outfall and twin sea outfalls. SAR 3.5Bn. FIDIC Conditions of Contract. Value US $1.0Bn.
• Directed design reviews, constructability submissions, Hazop assessments, T & C procedures, O&M Manuals.
• Managed execution of contractors’ construction plans / procedures compliant with Project Management, Execution, Quality & Safety Plans, and Best Practices.

Italconsult, Saudi Arabia
Country Manager / Projects Director

   Nov 2009
— Nov 2011

Strategic Highways within Saudi Arabia:
• Directed a 400 man practice responsible for design & PM/CM/CS of all Highway programs, Water Re-use programs undertaken by the company throughout Saudi Arabia. Value US$3.5Bn.
• Developed liaison with Clients: MoT, Modon and NWC at Director Level, generated new business streams, monitored construction QA/QC, HSE and cost control.
• General Management of design, tendering, cost control, profitability, recruitment, Health & Safety, administration and reports.

Adding Valued Solutions Ltd. Bristol, UK.
Executive Director & Projects Director

   Jun 2001
— Nov 2009

Major & Local Highways, Drainage & Sewerage, Private Development's infrastructure, Intelligent transportation & IT programs - Design, Construction and site supervision.
• Directed major programs by 60 staff on design and execution of major Highways, Transportation, IT, Prepared framework tender documentation for procurement of consultants and contractors, for Design, Build, Test, Commission & Handover.
• Lead and directed cross directorate client co-ordination / contractor partnerships and teams for UTMC and CCTV systems for strategic highways, schools and IT networks throughout North Somerset.
• Formulated and implemented Projects Plans: PMP, PEP, PQP & PSP.
• Recruitment, generating future business, cost control, QA/QC, HSE and reporting.

Nesma & Alfadl Cont. Co. Ltd, KSA
Projects Manager

   Jul 1995
— May 2001

Design & Build Contracts, in many areas in KSA:
• Managed Mech, Elec, Civil and Architectural infrastructure design and execution of a 400bed hospital comprising: 25 multi-story medical, surgical, maintenance / support and administrative buildings, MEPC, STP facilities, irrigation and landscape works (Riyadh). $400M.
• Directed design, procurement and construction of a 1.6MGD waste water treatment plant, (Jubail). $10M.
• Managed replacing Utilities, pipelines and fuel transfer station, (Jubail). $10M.
• Direct construction of "Non Magnetic" buildings, heavy concrete structures, (Jubail) ($55M)
• Managed construction of an army barracks, including restaurants and HQ buildings, sub-stations, telephone exchanges & pumping stations, for MODA (Tabuk) $100M.
• Lead & developed testing & commissioning, training of local personnel (technology transfer), preparation of O&M Manuals and an ISO 9001 accreditation program.

Hydro International, UK
Engineering Manager

   Jun 1991
— Jun 1995

All UK and USA Design and Build contracts
• Managed design & construction of company wide contracts for waste water and industrial effluent treatment plants in the UK & USA, site Test & Commissioning and all R & D programs.
• Provided technical support to International bids and lead ISO 9001 accreditation

Ernest Green Partnership Ltd, Bristol, UK
Technical Director

   Jun 1986
— Jun 1991

Highways, Surface and Foul water Sewerage, Private Developments Design, Construction && Sites Supervision
• Managed infrastructure S106 design teams (major Highways, Water supply, sewerage, flood storage for housing retail & industrial projects, including 2 & 3 lane major highways (new & refurbishments), building on soft and contaminated ground.

Frank E. Basil, Inc, Taif, Saudi Arabia
Deputy Resident Engineer

   May 1984
— Jun 1986

Peace Shield Project, Taif Airbase, Taif, KSa
• Managed construction of heavy reinforced concrete aircraft shelters, taxiways, service buildings, internal services, Highways & bridges, external Utilities supply, disposal and supporting infrastructure. Value US $900M.
• Managed and accelerated the contractor's program to early completion.
• Managed geotechnical test and interpretations with Delft Soil Mechanics.

King wilkinson, for Shell Singapore
Senior Projects Engineer

   Mar 1982
— May 1984

• Sourced and managed an infrastructure master plan team, for design and construction of waste water concrete and GRP Pipelines, pumping stations, oil treatment facilities and equipment in refinery "On" and "Off" plot areas throughout Shell Refinery at Pulau Bukum, Singapore.
• Managed geotechnical test and interpretations with Delft Soil Mechanics.

Rugby Borough Council & Northampton Borough Councils
Group Leader

   Jul 1972
— Mar 1982

Rugby BC:
• Prepared & presented a proof of evidence for a 120ha industrial estate development including all off site major highways, onsite infrastructure & 3km off site SW / FW trunk sewers, to be constructed under newly introduced Section 278 Procedures.
• Project Managed design and construction of new & refurbished industrial estates. Value GBP £9M.
• Managed Sewerage and Highways reconstruction & maintenance programs, Municipal capital & revenue sewerage programs, associated technical & financial audits, staff recruitment and office logistics. Value GBP £1M.

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