Company: Al-Futtaim Carillion
Designation: Director of construction
As director of construction at UAE-headquartered Al-Futtaim Carillion, Derek Lewis is responsible for almost 4,000 construction professionals, 438 of whom are qualified engineers. The contractor boasts a selection of high-profile clients in the UAE, including Emirates National Oil Company (ENOC), Bee’ah, and Jumeirah Group. During the next 12 months, Lewis and his colleagues will continue to perform the role of main contractor for Phase 1A5 of Dubai Trade Centre Distict (DTCD), Zone L of Jumeirah Open Beach La Mer, and the W Hotel & Residences on Palm Jumeirah.