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Meet our Leadership Team

The management structure at Douglas OHI has extensive expertise and knowledge in developing innovative solutions that go beyond good client service, in order to ensure that we make a difference to the Omani community.

Aaron Hennessy, Group Managing Director

In 2014, Aaron, a Divisional Director from the Interseve Group UK, seconded to Douglas OHI as General Manager for Oman. Following their successful entry into the United Arab Emirates and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Aaron progressed within the organisation becoming Group General Manager and later Group Managing Director.

As a Chartered Engineer and Construction Professional, Aaron has 25 years of experience in the built environment, a seasoned and well-respected leader. A proven track record of leading multicultural teams in delivering successful multi-million-dollar projects across various countries, including Ireland, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Libya, Liberia, the Sultanate of Oman, and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Aaron served as the Chairman of the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) Hub in the Sultanate of Oman, demonstrating his commitment to the construction industry and its development in the region.


Michael was appointed Tendering & Engineering Manager in 2014 and is responsible for driving growth and promoting innovation with Douglas OHI’s customers across the region.

Michael has been working for Interserve for over 16 years. Michael has worked in the UK, United Arab Emirates, and now Oman and has extensive knowledge and hands on experience in various roles including; Business Development, Design Management, and Pre-Construction roles.

Michael is client orientated and technically astute, being able to evaluate specific project requirements and attractive solutions against the constraints of time, cost, quality and safety to the benefit of the project, which proves invaluable in today's construction industry.


Anil Kumar, General Manager - UAE & KSA

Anil Kumar is General Manager for both Douglas OHI in the United Arab Emirates and Majan Construction Company in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Anil has been an integral part of Douglas OHI in the Sultanate of Oman since 1990. With over 35 years of expertise in delivering mega projects within the oil & gas, petrochemical, power and water, his journey within the organisation spans through various roles, which led to his promotion to General Manager of UAE and KSA.

In his current capacity, Anil plays a pivotal role in advancing and coordinating the operations in both UAE and KSA. His enduring dedication to the industry is evident in his steadfast commitment to prioritising customer satisfaction. A notable milestone in his career is the successful addition of MEI capabilities to Douglas OHI, making the company one of the most sought-after CMEI contractors.

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Wayne Canwell joined Douglas OHI in September 2018 as Commercial Manager, having been with the Interserve Group for nearly 35 years.

Having started his career as a Trainee Quantity Surveyor in the UK with R M Douglas Construction, he moved up through the Quantity Surveying structure to become Commercial Manager, also being appointed as an Associate Director in 2007.

Wayne is an experienced construction professional, with an impressive portfolio of projects across a number of sectors including Commercial, Health, Retail, Pharmaceutical, Education, Public, Property Services and Civils.

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Redha became the HR Manager in 2017. Redha’s main responsibility is to lead the HR team, and HR strategy and policy; organizational and employee development; compensation benefits; manpower planning and resourcing; and employee relations.

A strong leader with a history of leading teams to success. In his 20 year career he spent time at Averda Environmental Services, Muscat Municipality, and Al Amerat Municipality. Redha's combination of technical and managerial skills were accumulated during this period of time, which in turn were used to successfully manage these companies.

Redha values dedication, loyalty, and hard work, whilst using good verbal and communication skills to ensure clear communication within the organisation. Redha employs financial and analytical skills to make critical business decisions required for his role. 

Redha Saied, HR Manager