Connor Curran joins Kroll as a Director in its Abu Dhabi office

16 February 2022 1 min. read

Global management consulting firm Kroll has welcomed Connor Curran to its Expert Services practice in the Middle East. 

Based in Abu Dhabi, Connor Curran brings 13 years of experience handling diverse complex construction projects to Kroll, with 12 years in the Middle East. An engineering by background, Curran specialises in construction engineering and quantum services.

Curran joins Kroll from FTI Consulting, where he spent over six years in its Abu Dhabi office, latterly as a Senior Director. Before that, he held various roles in the region at global engineering and construction group Bechtel.

Connor Curran, Director, Kroll

His track record includes holding positions as a construction engineer and quantum expert across large-scale, high-value projects in the UK, the United Arab Emirates, Ireland, Qatar, Oman, and Saudi Arabia. The projects included wastewater treatment plants, bespoke hotel developments, and mega projects for airports, underground railways, oil and gas, and nuclear.

Connor has also handled assignments that include, quantum analysis, contract development, complex data investigation and producing third-party reports. He has worked as a quantum assistant to experts and prepared reports on matters for dispute resolution.

Meanwhile, in Europe, Kroll bolstered simultaneously its Expert Services practice with Gary Comerford (Ireland) and Werner Luüs (UK). 

Commenting on the trio of appointments, Giles Derry, Global Head of Expert Services, said: “Gary, Connor and Werner have detailed knowledge on a wide variety of subject matters and have strong technical, co-ordination and analytical skills which enables them to deliver independent expert advice and help businesses and asset owners manage the challenges and uncertainties throughout the project lifecycle. They will be a great asset to our growing team.”