Expert and leaders
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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 was appointed the General Manager of Douglas OHI in 2014. He brings a strong track record and passion for innovation and collaboration to the role.
He has over 20 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 careers in Ireland with John Sisk & Son, Aaron then moved to Bam International working in the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Liberia. Here his work excelled him to become General Manager for Bam Internationals operations in Libya.
Aaron’s vision is to build on Douglas OHI’s leading position at the heart of the Omani Construction industry and transform business and industry issues.
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.
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.
Suresh joined Douglas OHI in August 2019 as Finance Manager, leading a team of 15 accounts staff. He is responsible for all the accounting and financial functions of the Company, reporting directly to the General Manager.
Suresh provides comprehensive and expert financial services aimed at optimising the company’s financial and business performance, and also ensure timely delivery of the monthly/yearly accounts to the banks, tax authorities and the board.
Suresh earned his MBA with distinction from Strathclyde University, Glasgow UK and Intermediate Certification from Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. Suresh brings over 24 years’ of financial management experience in the manufacturing and construction sector. Prior to joining Douglas OHI, Suresh worked for Intermass Engineering & Contracting Co LLC as Finance Manager.
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.