Eng. Saliem Saliem

Non-Executive Director

CEO & Managing Director of Navitas Engineering & Contracting

Graduated in October 1992 from Saint Louis University, Philippines, with B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering Power and M.Sc in Electrical Engineering, Trinity College and University in 2000, Delaware, USA, has been leading a portfolio of EPC Project Management in Electrical Grid Business that is covering six emirates in UAE, dealing with Abu Dhabi Water & Electricity Authority, ADWEA, (TRANSCO, ADDC & AADC) Sharjah Water & Electricity Authority & Federal Electricity & Water Authority directly and through their several consultants (Lahmayer, Mott MacDonald, Electricite De France (EDF) etc.).

Managing several projects with a combined value of over $500M. This position requires continuous interface with Government & Development Private customers for integration of project activities with several authorities, internal and external suppliers/subcontractors, and facility schedules. Other responsibilities include Funds/Baseline management, Tendring, cost and schedule performance reporting, financial analysis, and development of the annual operating plan. Additionally, this position requires excellent organizational, HSE, and team-building skills to support a division with multiple functions and requires multi-tasking in a dynamic environment that starts from tendering negotiation to closeout of contracts.

Was recognized as the leading motivational employee in the Middle East by Siemens LLC in 2015