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Power hour 2022

Power Hour 2022: Alaa Abusiam, CEO at Egis , Ranks 33rd

Egis is a leading global consulting, construction engineering and operating firm.
Alaa Abusiam has been the CEO for Egis the Middle East since 2021. Alaa has over 20 years of experience in engineering, growth management, business transformation and development in fast-growing environments across the Middle East, Sub-Saharan Africa, the United States and Latin America.

Under Alaa’s leadership, the latest achievements in the region include:

  • Egis ranks in 6th place for the first time on ENR’s 2022 top 10 International design firms in the Middle East category.
  • The acquisition of Waagner Biro Bridge services broadening Egis’ offering into the construction of bridge
  • structures, marine and coastal engineering, and O&M activities.
  • The growth of the Middle East team to over 2,000 employees (more than doubling in size)
  • The win of multiple big projects in the region in 2022: (projects to be announced upon client approval
  • currently we have approval to only announce our contract with DGDA)
  • An 30% increase in turnover (from 2020 to 2021) with a predicted much larger increase from 2021 to 2022

Future plans:

  • Continue to accelerate and grow our business in the Middle East organically and through acquisitions
  • The completion of the 2nd acquisition in the region in 2022, WME
  • As a group, the strategic priority to contribute to carbon neutrality by 2050