Power Hour 2019: ALEC’s CEO Kez Taylor ranks 1st
ALEC’s CEO Kez Taylor has powered through to number 1 on our annual list of the Middle East’s Top 60 most prominent contractors, real estate developers, consultants, and facilities management companies.
1. Kez Taylor, CEO of ALEC
Kez Taylor has been CEO of ALEC for 20 years and has led ALEC’s work on some of the Gulf’s most high profile projects especially in the UAE. ALEC have worked for the past 12 months on some of Dubai’s most high-profile projects including the Bluewaters Island Retail district, BVLGARI Resort Dubai, Holiday Inn Dubai Festival City, and The Residences at Marina Gate I & II. At this stage the on-going developments includes Emaar’s Dubai Hills Mall, One Za’abeel, Mobility Pavilion, CoEx Exhibition Centre at Expo 2020.
Kez Taylor had driven some of the major initiatives developed within ALEC including the development of BIM and digitalisation system within the company – driving as well the innovation part of the development of the day to day efficiency, and has also contributed to a great diversification of related businesses in introducing ALEC technology. Also with the increase of solar energy solutions ALEC has introduced ALEC Energy, and have also started AJI for heavy equipment rental for the construction industry
Kez Taylor has also been driving an important initiative for the company with the modular/off site construction development. Due to the various businesses that we are involved with, we can add value to our clients and this is definitely one of our main focus.
As for ALEC’s plans for expansion Kez Taylor told Construction Business News: “Saudi Arabia can no longer be ignored and we are looking at opportunities in this region. We have been also working in Ethiopia and it might be the first step into more work in Africa.”