Infrastructure Growth Offers Significant Opportunity for
DOHA, Qatar--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 8, 2013--
Navigant announced today the opening of a new office in Doha, Qatar,
established to provide sophisticated advisory, dispute and investigative
services to the region.
“As development and implementation of Qatar’s National Vision 2030
gathers pace our clients are increasingly requesting support to help
improve and protect project outcomes, particularly in the construction,
petro-chemical, infrastructure and energy sectors,” said Lee Spirer,
Executive Vice President and Global Business Leader at Navigant. “The
scale of the National Vision is not simply about grand scale projects.
It is also about education, health care, the environment and economic
development; areas where Navigant can bring to bear its considerable
expertise in shaping and delivering world class solutions.”
Michael Kenyon, who has been a Director in the firm’s Dubai office, has
been appointed to lead the Doha office and serve as country manager. A
Chartered Quantity Surveyor and Fellow of the Royal Institution of
Chartered Surveyors, Kenyon brings more than 25 years of commercial
management and construction claims experience to Navigant’s Doha office.
He has worked as both a consultant and contractor on a wide array of
international projects ranging from oil and gas, petrochemical, off
shore, building and civil engineering infrastructure projects. Kenyon is
an experienced expert witness on matters of quantum and project
disruption in the Middle East, UK and numerous other countries.
“We are excited to be expanding Navigant’s presence in the dynamic and
rapidly growing Middle East region and to have Michael at the helm,”
said David Tortorello, Practice Leader of Navigant’s Global Construction
Practice. “The experienced construction industry professionals in our
Doha office will be strategically positioned to support Qatar’s massive
infrastructure development and our clients who are driving that growth.”
The opening of the Qatar office expands Navigant’s presence in the
Middle East which was initiated in 2010 with the opening of Navigant’s
Dubai office. Navigant has established particular expertise in the areas
of damages, delay and disruption and liquefied natural gas (LNG)
infrastructure development in the Middle East.
Navigant (NYSE: NCI) is a specialized, global expert services firm
dedicated to assisting clients in creating and protecting value in the
face of critical business risks and opportunities. Through senior level
engagement with clients, Navigant professionals combine technical
expertise in Disputes and Investigations, Economics, Financial Advisory
and Management Consulting, with business pragmatism in the highly
regulated Construction, Energy, Financial Services and Healthcare
industries to support clients in addressing their most critical business
needs. More information about Navigant can be found at www.navigant.com.
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