Julian Haslam-Jones leads Driver Trett’s UAE office

14 June 2021 Consultancy-me.com 1 min. read

International construction consultancy Driver Trett has installed a new country manager for the UAE: Julian Haslam-Jones.

Julian Haslam-Jones joins the engineering consultancy from HKA, where he was a Director, based in Abu Dhabi. He brings nearly two decades of experience in commercial and contract positions with operators, contractors and consultants in the UK, Europe and the Middle East, where he has been based for over seven years. 

His experience spans contract, claims and cost management, alternative dispute resolution and arbitration, project and programme management, contract risk assessment, commercial management, procurement, negotiation/amicable settlement, mediation, arbitration, prolongation and delay costs, escalation, and project monitoring.

Julian Haslam-Jones, Country Manager UAE, Driver Trett

In the Middle East, Haslam-Jones mainly gained experience with oil and gas projects, as well as airports and utility companies, during his spells at HKA and before that Amec Foster Wheeler. Earlier in his career in the UK he also delivered projects for schools, offices, water and power plants, among others. 

“I am delighted to welcome Julian to Driver Trett’s growing team in the Middle East. He has an outstanding reputation, and a successful track record of consistently delivering for clients across the Middle East and Africa, particularly in the oil and gas sector. I am excited to have him on board and heading up our operations in the UAE,” said David Merritt, Head of Middle East & Asia Pacific at Driver Trett.

Commenting on his appointment, Haslam-Jones said: “I am delighted to be joining Driver Trett. I am looking forward to this next chapter of my career, and to working with many world-class consultants, experts and thought leaders in our industry.”