Our Team

At German Gulf Engineering Consultants we have a team of selected professionals with experience across many disciplines and sectors capable of handling projects of any size and complexity. Drawn from a wide base with international expertise we are well placed to provide consultancy services to our clients..

Mike McHugh,  Operations Director

Mike McHugh is a UK Architect, graduating in Sheffield, with extensive experience of the Gulf, having handled significant projects in Saudi Arabia and Bahrain besides the UAE. In his 40 year career he has covered most aspects of building design, procurement and project administration, related to residential, commercial, education, industrial and sports as well as leisure sectors and has spent the last twelve years focusing on healthcare.

Previously Mike was with HDP (Overseas) Limited as Design Manager and delivered Arzanah Medical Complex in Abu Dhabi where he was fully involved in the LEED process for Gold accreditation. He was responsible for two projects for the Shaikh Khalifa Foundation for hospitals in Homs, Syria and Islamabad in Pakistan, the Concept and Schematic Design for Al Amal Psychiatric Hospital in Dubai, an 80-bed community hospital at Al Sila’a in the Western Region and a roll out of 9 ambulatory healthcare centres for SEHA in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain. He was also involved with a major project for the Ministry of Health in Riyadh, KSA, to refurbish four General Hospitals.

Previous healthcare experience in UK included high security mental health projects at Rampton Hospital, PFI development at Kings Mill, Mansfield, and works at Sheffield, Leeds and Leicester Teaching Hospitals. Other Gulf experience was gained at Dubai Festival City as Portfolio Design Manager and nine years with Bahrain’s Ministry of Housing with the development of the new town Madinat Hamad.

Technically complex industrial projects have also formed a large part of his career with major factories in Uzbekistan, Indonesia and Turkey and Sterilization plants for Isotron (now Synergy Health) in UK.

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