Qatar team wins ‘Organisation of the Year 2016’

The Qatar British Business Forum (QBBF) announced Turner & Townsend as ‘Organisation of the Year 2016’ at their annual awards ceremony.

The awards are part of an ongoing series of events which recognise businesses that have made outstanding contributions to trade in both Qatar and the UK.  

The QBBF chairman, Emad Turkman MBE, cited that the awards had received an overwhelming number of high calibre nominations making the selection process a challenge.

Key highlights that contributed to our win included:

  • Growing our headcount by 90 percent since 2014;
  • Making the difference for clients on the majority of Qatar major transformational programmes;
  • Diversifying our portfolio of services across all sectors including real estate, infrastructure and natural resources;
  • Our ability to secure a competitive advantage by leveraging global best practises to our local clients. 

By winning this award, our Qatar business has continued its trajectory of outstanding achievements and set the pace for continued success in 2017. 

The award was presented to Qatar Country Manager, Stephen McCartney by His Excellency Ajay Sharma, British Ambassador for Qatar and Mr. Tariq Al Mutawa, Qatar Country Manager for Emirates Airlines. 

Stephen McCartney commented: “We are honoured to have been recognised by the Qatar British Business Forum. The award is a reflection of the quality of our people and our commitment to delivering excellence to our clients in Qatar and supporting our corporate vision.”



For further information contact:

Stephen McCartney
Managing Director, Africa

t: +27 11 214 1524