Dr. Paul McKeown is an accomplished professional with over 25 years of experience in the
engineering sector, currently serving as CEO at HanmiGlobal Middle East. A Fellow of the
Institute of Civil Engineers, and the Saudi Arabia ICE Committee Chairman, his background
spans both the private and public sectors. Dr. McKeown's expertise is grounded in
governance, project management, and digital transformation, as well as full life cycle analysis
for infrastructure change.
Throughout his career, he has been committed to optimizing process management and
delivery. Dr. McKeown attained a PhD and authored the publication "Water Resilient
Communities" in 2013. Presently, he chairs a HanmiGlobal steering committee focused on
strategic growth, HSE, QAQC, and risk management.
As the ICE Chairman of Saudi Arabia and Country Representative, Dr. McKeown plays a
central role in highlighting the value of professional engineers to government clients.
Through his involvement, he demonstrates best practice activities that complement Saudi
Arabia's goals as outlined in the KSA 2030 vision.
Dr. McKeown's experience includes leadership positions at several reputable organizations,
such as Jacobs, Hill International, Saudi Industrial Property Authority "MODON", Department
of Regional Development, and Atkins. In these roles, he successfully executed infrastructure,
transportation, and environment projects by utilizing Capital Budgets, Public and Private
Partnerships (PPP) and managing multi-disciplinary teams.
Currently, as CEO of HanmiGlobal, Dr. McKeown spearheads business development and
operations, building strategic relationships for successful implementation. He maintains an
outstanding commercial, industrial, and residential portfolio, showcasing extensive
knowledge of contract, construction, cost, risk, quality, health and design