Management team

The Havelock One leadership team comprises of seasoned professionals who have been working in the regional interior contracting and manufacturing industry for years if not decades.

Syed Kashif Akhtar

Syed Kashif Akhtar

Group Managing Director

Syed Kashif Akhtar

Syed Kashif AkhtarGroup Managing Director

Kashif is a qualified chartered accountant and seasoned corporate leader with more than 25 years of experience in developing and managing corporate businesses in different markets. Kashif provides strategic leadership and direction to Havelock One’s senior management team to evolve the organization for delivering an unmatched service and experience to its customers.

Firas Al Ayed

Firas Al Ayed

Group Operations Director

Firas Al Ayed

Firas Al AyedGroup Operations Director

A manufacturing systems engineer by background, Firas is an accomplished leader in the regional fit-out industry. He has been part of Havelock One’s core management team since 2000 and is currently responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Group, working in close coordination with different division directors and the head of production.

Stephen Biagioni

Stephen Biagioni

Division Director, Fit-out (Group Projects) – UAE, KSA and Qatar

Stephen Biagioni

Stephen BiagioniDivision Director, Fit-out (Group Projects) – UAE, KSA and Qatar

Stevie was part of the management team seconded by Havelock Europa in 1998 to establish Havelock’s operations in the Middle East. He provides hands on leadership to Havelock One’s business units servicing fit-out projects of the Group in the UAE, KSA and Qatar.

Jihad Raad

Jihad Raad

Division Director, Hospitality Manufacturing and Fit-Out Bahrain

Jihad Raad

Jihad RaadDivision Director, Hospitality Manufacturing and Fit-Out Bahrain

With his strong technical knowledge, drive and customer focus, Jihad has played a valuable role in Havelock One’s regional growth in the GCC and the Middle East. He currently heads two of the Company’s divisions in Bahrain, viz. hospitality manufacturing and fit-out.

Adrian Sellar

Adrian Sellar

Division Director, Fit-out – UAE

Adrian Sellar

Adrian SellarDivision Director, Fit-out – UAE

With a wealth of experience in managing construction and fit-out businesses in the UK, Adrian joined the Company in 2011 to lead its fit-out business in the Emirates. He has been playing an important role in establishing Havelock One as a leading player in the interior contracting industry of the UAE.

Nigel Wilson

Nigel Wilson

Division Director, Fit-out – KSA

Nigel Wilson

Nigel WilsonDivision Director, Fit-out – KSA

After successfully managing high-end fit-outs and renovations in the London market for over 25 years, Nigel relocated to the Middle East in 2010. With a passionate approach to servicing clients, he has been leading Havelock One’s growing fit-out business in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Mark Waters

Mark Waters

Division Director, Retail Manufacturing

Mark Waters

Mark WatersDivision Director, Retail Manufacturing

With a proven track record of servicing international retail brands and more than 25 years’ worth of experience in managing bespoke shopfitting manufacturing, Mark ensures top quality service to Havelock One’s retail clients.

Rajesh Patil

Rajesh Patil

Senior Manager, Business Development – Retail Manufacturing

Rajesh Patil

Rajesh PatilSenior Manager, Business Development – Retail Manufacturing

Rajesh’s profile boasts a long-standing career working with renowned names in the international shop-fittings and interior industry. At Havelock One, he is responsible for developing the Group’s strategic partnerships with important players in the retail sector in the Middle East region.

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