More than 200 guests attend event at Jumeirah Emirates Towers Hotel
The first Middle East Consultant Awards, held on 6 December 2015, attracted more than 200 guests from across the industry.
Developed to celebrate and recognise the efforts of the GCC consulting industry, the awards, held at the Jumeriah Emirates Towers Hotel, offered industry professionals the chance to network and catch up on industry gossip.
Davina Munro, deputy editor of ME Consultant magazine, welcomed the guests and thanked them for coming, pointing out that the night’s celebration was an opportunity to honour those who had, quite literally, shaped the Middle East.
The awards themselves were spread across 14 categories, covering various sectors and segments of the construction consulting world.
Some of the big winners on the night included WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, which took home the Multi-Discipline Company of the Year award, KEO International Consultants, which was honoured with the Project of the Year award for its Lusail Multi-Purpose Hall, and Lacasa Architects and Engineering Consulting CEO Emad Jaber, named Executive of the Year.
The complete list of winners:
Quantity Surveying/Cost Consulting Company of the Year: Omnium International
Urban Design & Landscaping Company of the Year: HOK International
Structural Engineering Company of the Year: DeSimone Consulting Engineers
MEP Engineering Company of the Year: CKR Consulting Engineers
Specialist Consulting Company of the Year: AESG
Project Management Company of the Year: Faithful + Gould
Architectural Firm of the Year: Skidmore, Owings and Merrill
Consultant Team of the Year: AFFRIC
Outstanding Individual of the Year: Islam El Mashtooly – GAJ Architects
Leader of the Year: Holley Chant – KEO International Consultants
Executive of the Year: Emad Jaber – Lacasa Architects and Engineers
Construction Influencer of the Year: Tom Bell-Wright – Thomas Bell-Wright International Consultants
Project of the Year: KEO International Consultants – Lusail Multi-purpose Hall
Multi-Discipline Company of the Year: WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff