22 January 2020
ISG in the Middle East announced the appointment of Jake Chadwick as construction director leading the delivery teams working across the company’s growing project portfolio in technology, corporate, education, leisure and hospitality and healthcare sectors. Jake succeeds Stephen Martin, who joined the business in 2013 and previously served within the same role. Stephen will take on the position of operations director with ISG in Scotland starting March 2020.
Jake, a project director with ISG since 2017, moved to the UAE in 2019 and has delivered several high-profile projects for the global construction company in both countries. In his new role, he will be leading ISG’s growing construction team, maintaining the company’s market leading health and safety track record, managing the roll out of latest construction technologies and ensuring that customers’ experience is continuously optimised.
He will also work closely with the pre-construction, commercial departments and ISG’s regional leadership team on progressing ISG’s integrated business strategy "All 4 by 2024" which aims to create purpose beyond profit, by providing the best customer experience in the industry, achieving optimal operational efficiency, offering an exceptional employment experiences and driving revolutionary change in the construction industry.
Scott McCulloch, ISG’s general manager in the Middle East said "It is exciting to start the New Year with this announcement and Jake’s much-deserved promotion to the position of construction director. Jake has had a strong impact on the business since he transferred from the UK last year and has been instrumental in building innovative and high-performing project teams, nurturing a culture of collaboration and importantly, prioritising and strengthening relationships with our clients.
"I would like to thank Stephen for the pivotal role he played in building ISG’s reputation as a reliable and delivery focused construction company and look forward to working closely with Jake across a number of significant projects and initiatives in 2020."
Jake Chadwick added "I would like to build on Stephen’s legacy; he has created highly motivated teams and put in place the processes and procedures required to operate efficiently and ensure the delivery of increasingly complex projects.”
"My vision is to harness these teams’ strengths, utilise our strong values and differentiators to drive and sustain strong performance. I am a people person, so working with such a talented team of engineers and construction managers, and contributing to their development and growth, is something that I am really looking forward to," he concluded.