ISG announced the appointment of Stephen Martin as construction director for the UAE. Martin, an ISG veteran with a decade of experience with the global construction group, returns to the UAE, where he worked from 2013 to 2020, before joining ISG’s business in Scotland, as operations director for the previous 18 months.

In this role, Martin will be responsible for ensuring the successful delivery of several mission-critical projects that ISG is currently appointed on, as well as supporting the delivery of the company’s growth strategy.

Steve Ramsden, managing director, Southeast Asia & Middle East, ISG said:  ‘Stephen brings 30 years of diverse construction experience, including 10 with ISG and and an in-depth understanding of the UAE market. His clear vision, leadership and reputation for diligent delivery are huge assets to the team. We are delighted to have him re-join us, as we set out to create outstanding environments and contribute to shaping unique experiences, in Dubai and the UAE this year and beyond.’

Martin commented: ‘We have a brilliant team in the UAE; many of whom have been with the business for a long time. I am delighted to be back at such an exciting stage of growth for ISG in the region. I look forward to contributing to the successful handover of several statement projects with our clients, stakeholders, and supply chain partners.”

Throughout 2020, ISG delivered several high-profile projects across corporate, education and technology sectors including Nomura Bank, University of Wollongong Dubai, Natixis Bank and Roxy Cinemas, and several fit-out packages at ICD Brookfield Place, Dubai.