Eng. Wail Awni Farsakh

Chief Operations Officer


Wail Farsakh is a proven executive with over 40 years of experience in the UAE construction market, managing operations at a Group level, creating high performing teams to execute strategy and deliver prominent projects.

Wail began his career as a Structural Engineer and progressed to General Manager of Dutco Balfour Beatty and Dutco Construction. It is known that he has delivered civil, marine, roads, retail, residential and hospitality projects successfully. He was responsible for developing and implementing strategy, which amongst other pillars, incorporated securing projects and managing the business complete with its subsidiaries including the following businesses; Piling & Ground Engineering, Scaffolding & Formwork, Plant, Division and Interiors & Joinery.

Wail’s has a proven ability to deliver profitable results, incrementally, and maintain strong cashflows from the projects and at a consolidated level.

Wail completed his BSc & MSc Degree from the University of Iowa, USA and holds an MBA from the University of Bradford, UK.

Wail’s unique blend of qualifications, operational and strategic expertise drives him to play a key role today in BCG.

Key Positions

  • General Manager Dutco Construction – 2015
  • General Manager Dutco Balfour Beatty – 2017
  • Chief Operating Officer at Arabtec Holding PJSC – 2019
  • Chief Executive Officer at Arabtec Holding PJSC – 2020
  • Chief Operating Officer at Binladin Contracting Group – 2021