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.

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, General Manager

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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.

Michael Hall, Tendering & Engineering Manager

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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.

Chris Morrison, Commercial Manager

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Chris joined Douglas OHI in 2007, leading the Legal, Regulatory and Compliance functions for Douglas OHI.

Having started his career in 1988 with Tarmac Construction, he then moved to Trafalgar House Construction Limited in 1992 to work on the Faslane Trident Submarine Shiplift Project.

In 1994 Chris moved to Hall and Tawse, before again heading to Dawn Construction Ltd where he progressed to Senior Quantity Surveyor, working on a number of the company's largest projects in the retail, commercial and industrial sector.

After joining Douglas OHI, Chris became Commercial Manager in 2010. Chris brings to the business a sound commercial head and proven ability.

R Nagarajan, Finance Manager

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Nagarajan started his professional career as an accountant with Gammon India Ltd in 1976. In 1982 he joined Hydromatic Construction Co. As a Senior Accountant mainly being involved in the preparation/finalisation of management accounts, reporting directly to the Group Finance Manager.

In 1997, he joined Sur Mercure Hotel as Finance and Admin Manager, where he was responsible for all spheres of accounting and administration of the company, including establishing the necessary banking facilities with local banks.

In 2000 Nagarajan joined Douglas OHI 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. Nagarajan provides comprehensive and expert financial services aimed at optimising the companies financial and business performance, and also ensure timely delivery of the monthly/yearly accounts to the banks and the board.

Redha Saied, HR Manager

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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.

Tim Shepherd, Operations Manager

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Tim Shepherd Operations Manager

Tim was appointed Operations Manager in 2017 where he oversees the company’s operations in the region, as well as major projects.

Tim is technically very astute and has the interpersonal skills and flare to get the best our of his colleagues and the team around him. He quickly attunes to the clients needs and forms good working relationships with all project stakeholders.

Throughout his 24-year career, Tim has delivered a number of projects within the hotel, commercial, residential, retail and luxuries sectors. Tim is a professional, goal orientated, and driven team leader, whose communication skills and technical knowledge are as asset to all projects that his is involved in.

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