Mustafa has been with the Driver Trett business in the Middle East for over 5 years, spending the last year overseeing the success and growth of the Kuwait business. His extensive experience, knowledge, strategic thinking and people management skills make him the ideal person to expand into the Qatar marketplace.
Mustafa has more than 15 years industry experience working for major clients, contractors and consulting organisations in the Middle East, Europe and Asia. During this time, Mustafa has undertaken various commercial, contractual and claims management roles and has held senior positions in the organisations he has worked for.
Mustafa holds a BSc in Civil Engineering and MSc in Construction Law and Arbitration, as well as holding professional memberships with the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.
Commenting on his appointment, Mustafasaid: “Driver Trett has been successfully operating in Qatar since 2010, and Kuwait since 2015, providing high quality dispute avoidance and dispute resolution services to the construction and engineering industry with our experienced local teams. As I take up the role of Country Manager for Qatar and Kuwait, I believe we will be able to assist our existing clients in both countries with increased flexibility, strengthening our presence in the region and supporting our continued growth with new clients.”
David Merritt, Managing Director, and Head of Middle East & Asia Pacific said:
“Mustafa is a first-class talent and I’m delighted that he has been appointed to lead our business in Qatar as well as Kuwait. Over the years, Mustafa has demonstrated that he possesses not only the technical skills to lead from the front but also the leadership qualities to bring his impressive team of consultants and analysts with him. Mustafa’s insight into the Qatari, Kuwaiti and Turkish construction markets will be of huge benefit to the Driver Trett business as we continue to grow our regional operations.”
About Driver Group
Driver Group have provided expert consultancy and advisory services in the field of claims and dispute resolution to the engineering and construction industries for over 40 years. The company has grown to over 400 members of staff, with offices across the Americas, Asia Pacific, Europe, and the Middle East. Our knowledge and experience support the effective and successful delivery and close-out of our clients’ projects worldwide, and bridges the gap between the construction, legal and financial sectors. The range of services offered across the Group provides support to the engineering and construction industries it serves, from start to finish.
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Diales supply world-class, delay, quantum and technical experts for litigation, arbitration and for alternative dispute resolution; alongsidethe provision of internationally experienced adjudicators, arbitrators, and mediators. Diales boasts more than 40 world-class experts operating in all regions and sectors where the wider Group has a presence.
Driver Trett provides multi-disciplinary consultancy services to support effective delivery of our clients’ projects. Our specialities include commercial and contract management, planning, programming and scheduling, and dispute resolution support services.