We are built on the strength of our people. In every region where we operate, our local leaders guide the mission, drive the vision and uphold our collective beliefs.


Managing Director - Property & Buildings

Dean McGrail

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Dean joined WSP in Hong Kong in 2002 to start the Asian Fire & Life Safety team, he then moved to WSP in Shanghai as General Manager before heading to Dubai in 2005. Dean has 20 years of experience in professional services and consulting in the construction industry and holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) degree from Leeds University and is a member of the Institution of Fire Engineers, Society of Fire Protection Engineers and the National Fire Protection Association. Dean is a member of WSP’s global Property & Buildings Leadership team, is WSP’s global Practice Area Leader for Building Specialists and Chairs WSP’s Global SMART Leadership team. In addition, Dean is the UAE representative for the Council of Tall Buildings & Urban Habitat (CTBUH).


Greg Kane

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Greg Kane is WSP’s CEO for the Middle East, having joined WSP in 2013 as Operations Director. Greg started his career as a structural engineer and has almost 20 years of experience in professional services and consulting in the construction industry in Europe, Australia and the Middle East. He is a Chartered Engineer and holds a Bachelor of Science Degree (Hons) from the Dublin Institute of Technology and a Master of Business Administration from INSEAD Business School in Paris.

Operations Director

Anthony Green

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Anthony Joined WSP in 1999 and spent 11 years in the UK business before transferring to the Middle East. He is a qualified accountant and has held a number of roles including Middle East Finance Director and UK Commercial Manager. Anthony is also part of WSP’s Executive Leadership Team in India.


Finance Director

Rajdeep Singh

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Rajdeep has been in his current role since January 2017. He joined the WSP in 2007, and has been in various financial and commercial roles with the business since then. Prior to joining WSP, Rajdeep worked as a Mechanical Engineer with Godrej Group in India. He holds a Bachelor of Technology (Hons) degree from YMCA Institute of Engineering, Faridabad, India and Master of Business Administration from SP Jain School of Global Management, Singapore - Dubai.

HR Director and Director of Shared Services

Caroline Parsons

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In her role as HR Director and Director of Shared Services Caroline leads over 170 people in support functions across four disciplines including Human Resources, Marketing & Communications, Information Technology and Premises & Administration. Caroline is also our Lead Director for the WSP business in Qatar.


Client Director

Gurminder Sagoo

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Gurminder joined WSP in the UK in 2006 in a Business Development role, and moved to the Middle East in 2011. He started his career in 1995 leading large urban regeneration programs in the UK for the Government Office for the South East after which he joined the Consultancy business focusing on strategic sales and business growth.  


Director - Project & Programme Management, Property & Buildings

Ian McGauley

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Ian recently joined the WSP team in the Middle East having held several senior roles across the region. Ian started his career as an architect and has over 20 years experience in the construction industry in Europe, Australia, Asia and the Middle East. He holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree (Hons) in Architecture from Leeds Metropolitan University and a Master of Accountancy from the University of Technology Sydney.


Director - Design & Supervision, Property & Buildings

Peter Richardson

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Peter started his career as a Contractor in 1998 working on major civil engineering construction projects in the UK and UAE before switching to design and project management roles for various international Consultants. He joined WSP in the Middle East in 2009 in a Project Leadership role and has lead the design and construction phases of many notable projects. In recent years he has moved into more business leadership focused roles as Director for the Integrated Project Delivery and Architecture teams and more recently as Director - Design & Supervision, Property & Buildings.

Director of Design & Supervision - Transport & Infrastructure

Richard Howard

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Richard is the Director of Design & Supervision for Transport & Infrastructure in the Middle East.


Director - Project & Programme Management

Steve Lankester

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Steve is the Director of Project & Programme Management
for Transport & Infrastructure in the Middle East.


Head of Power & Water

Gary Dolton

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Gary joined WSP in 2016 in a Project Director role and assumed his current position in late 2018. He started his career unusually in 1980 in a Land Surveyor role traversing the Empty Quarter of Saudi Arabia after which he developed his career on large railway electrification projects in UK in the mid 1980s. He spent most of the next 25 years in South East Asia and the Middle East with the EPC project management division of a leading cable manufacturer ultimately  leading  the major transmission infrastructure projects business globally.