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KEO names new head for project management unit

DUBAI, November 6, 2017

KEO International Consultants, a leading design, engineering and project management firm, has appointed Mark Jamieson as the new managing director for its Project Management International (PMI) unit.

Jamieson was previously the executive director for PM services at KEO. He brings with him a wealth of experience of more than 25 years in construction project management, engineering and delivery across the globe.  

Jamieson is a chartered civil engineer and a chartered manager. As well as leading major construction projects from nuclear to rail, infrastructure and building projects, he is a champion for developing professional engineers across the region.

He is a Fellow of the UK’s Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) and a Chartered Manager with a Bachelor of Engineering from the University of Birmingham.

Throughout his career Jamieson has lead various mega-projects across many markets. He is also the ICE’s Council Member representing the Middle East and Africa and chairman of the local committee as well as their UAE Country Representative.

He is also the chairman of Darjeeling Cricket Club, the oldest such club in Dubai.

Welcoming the appointment, Donna Sultan, the president and CEO, said: "These are exciting times for KEO’s journey as the leading consultant in the market. Such strategic moves and appointments will support our reputation as a global practice."

In his new role, Jamieson will be heading the largest KEO business division and leading the team to achieve further notable successes, stated Sultan.

"I am confident that Jamieson's model of leadership and his vast experience in the industry will be beneficial to KEO’s team internally as well as to our clients externally, supporting our strong reputation in the market," she noted.

"With his client centric approach and motivational leadership, I am confident that he will further strengthen our market position, she added.

On his appointment, Jamieson said: "As the MD of PMI, this role will be crucial for KEO’s continuous growth in the market, at times that are proving to be challenging for the construction industry."

"I will now be heading the largest KEO business division, with over 1,300 colleagues including also our very promising sustainability division," stated Jamieson.

"My key priorities will be the development of strategic direction to grow the PMI business, enhance the project delivery and strengthen the client management processes," he added.-TradeArabia News Service

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