The Chartered Institute Of Building (CIOB) is looking forward to the 2021 following the appointment of Aaron Hennessy (FCIOB) as the new CIOB Oman Hub Chairman.
Aaron formally took the reins as Chairman in November 2020. The term of office is initially for three years.
Aaron Hennessy said: “I am extremely pleased to be working with the Institute. I am a great admirer of the dedication and relentless commitment the Institute has devoted to the raising of standards of ethics and integrity across the profession. I am looking forward to supporting the CIOB in promoting professionalism globally, building on the work already achieved, and helping to encourage the next generation’s enthusiasm for a career in Construction.”
Matt Doran, MENA Hub Manager from the CIOB said: “We are delighted to have been able to attract a Chairman of Aaron’s calibre. He is supremely well qualified and immensely respected. We look forward to supporting him in helping us achieve our vision for the Institute, its members and global community”.
In 2014 Aaron was appointed Divisional Director with Interserve and General Manager of Douglas OHI. With a strong track record and passion for innovation and collaboration to the role, Aaron has over 23 years experience in Construction Management having worked across Ireland, the Middle East, and North and West Africa. Aaron has led multi cultural teams for multi million dollar construction development projects across the various regions.
Having started his career in Ireland with John Sisk & Son, Aaron then moved to Bam International working in the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Liberia. Here progressed on to become General Manager for Bam Internationals operations in Libya.
A keen advocate of Continuous Professional Development and holds various professional titles, FCIOB CEnv, FRICS, FIEI CEng, Eur Eng, CQI MCP, MIoD. In May 2020 Aaron was recognised by the Construction Week Middle East Power 100 List of influential leaders.