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.
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 over 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).
Managing Director - Property & Buildings
Mark is the Managing Director - Property & Buildings for WSP in the Middle East.
Managing Director - Project Management Services
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.
Managing Director - Advisory Services
Kathleen is the Managing Director for our Advisory Services business in the Middle East. Kathleen brings a wealth of experience to our business following successful tenures in senior roles growing, developing and overseeing strategic advisory businesses in the Middle East and the United Kingdom.
COO & Director of Shared Services
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.
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.
Human Resource Director
Since joining our Middle East business in February, 2022, Richard has made a strong impact towards enhancing our strategic HR, talent and onboarding initiatives in line with our 2022-2024 focus on empowering People & Culture.
Richard’s HR career spans almost 20 years, starting in Dubai both in the Construction and Oil & Gas industries. Richard then went on to work with Siemens for a few years in the United States, followed by 3 years in Italy in a regional Vice President HR role prior to coming full-circle back to the Middle East.