Industry event at Ritz-Carlton The Walk – JBR sees best and brightest of the Middle East consulting industry celebrated
More than 300 high-profile guests, representing a cross-section of the construction consulting industry, attended a sumptuous reception to celebrate the winners of the second edition of the Middle East Consultant Awards.
The winners were announced at a glittering dinner and presentation ceremony on the beachside lawns of the Ritz Carlton Hotel in Jumeirah Beach Residence.
With the under-construction Ain Dubai project on Bluewaters Island providing the perfect backdrop to the presentation ceremony, 12 winners from carefully determined categories reflecting the many facets of the construction consulting industry, were celebrated by their peers.
“Following its very successful debut last year, interest in the Middle East Consultant Awards 2016 surged this year and we were overwhelmed with a record number of quality and competitive entries and nominations affirming the confidence in and credibility of the awards and the recognition it offers,” asserted Michael Stansfield, Commercial Director, CPI Media Group.
“As the only publication of its kind, Middle East Consultant, is the face and voice of the trade for the region’s construction consulting industry. The Middle East Consultant Awards reflect the appreciation and affirmation by the trade fraternity of professional accomplishments by their industry peers.”
“The Awards are an important milestone for the industry and a platform to unite trade professionals to underscore common interest and forge closer bonds,” he added.
The winners were determined after extensive deliberations and review by a panel of external judges comprising of well-regarded and experienced industry professionals in the region with in-depth knowledge and insights into the business.
The judges’ panel comprised of: Kez Taylor, CEO, ALEC; Marcus Truscott, managing director, Multiplex; Rahail Aslam, group CEO, Select Group; Simon Jewell from the CIOB; Tarek Emara, director QHSE, China State Construction Engineering Corporation; Gavin Davids, Consulting Editor and Malcolm Dias, Deputy Editor.
The winners were as follows:
Multi-Discipline Consulting Company of the Year: AECOM
Project of the Year: The GREEN PLANET, RAMBOLL
Urban Design and Landscaping Project of the Year: MARASI BUSINESS BAY – U + A
Structural Engineering Company of the Year: DESIMONE Consulting Engineers
MEP Engineering Company of the Year: CKR Consulting Engineers
Architectural Company of the Year: U + A
Project Management Company of the Year: PARSONS
Quantity Surveying/Cost Consulting Company of the Year: OMNIUM International
Specialist Consulting Company of the Year: LIMAH Design Consultants
Executive of the Year: CAMPBELL GRAY, FAITHFUL + GOULD
ME Consultant’s Rising Star of the Year: LAY KIAT, FAITHFUL + GOULD
Workplace of the Year: LIMAH Design Consultants