// ADBLU'S TEAM

Our Directors and staff have many years of experience

Our Directors and staff have many years of experience in our core business focus areas, assuring you of professional, efficient, and cost-effective management and implementation of projects and operations.

We believe that the key to our success is the satisfaction of our customers through teamwork both within our own organisation and client organisations.

Our dedicated and experienced professional teams focus on delivering services that meet both our customers’ expectations and our own high standards, protect the environment, and treat the communities we work in with respect and dignity. Our in-house teams are supported by an extensive network of supplier and delivery partners, ensuring a comprehensive and complete service offering.

Meet the Team

David Geraghty

Group Managing Director

Results driven founder and Managing Director of the ADBLU Group of companies, with extensive international project experience working in often challenging environments around the world to deliver the quality our clients expect. Our clients include SME’s, Corporates and Governments, so we have a great ability to understand what our customer needs, and expectations are and deliver on our commitments.

Some projects I have worked on include:

  • British High Commission Recreation Compound Development
  • Turnkey Broadcast Site Build
  • Global Britain Rollout of new mini embassy’s
  • High Commission Offices Chancery

Lee Wilde

Commercial Director

A commercial Professional with over 23 years’ experience, including 11 years in the Middle East, working on numerous types of fit-out, refurbishment, construction and oil & gas projects. A proven track record of working and managing large teams of up to 80 or as a motivated individual.

Some projects I have worked on include:

  • Ce La Vie
  • 3 no VOX Cinema
  • Sushi 99
  • Linked in

Bruce Demmer

Regional Project Manager

With a proven background as a senior level Construction Operations Manager and Project Manager with over 35 years experience providing solutions for general contracting, engineering and construction firms, I possess a record of success analysing operations, then designing and instituting Program Management methodologies that work to improve efficiency and reduce costs.

Some projects I have worked on include:

  • Standard Bank E-bank
  • Construction and Fit-out of high-end residential houses, Paternoster, Paarl, Stellenbosch
  • Vedanta Zinc International Gamsberg Mine (Northern Cape, South Africa)
  • Bokpoort CSP 50MW Solar Plant (Northern Cape, South Africa)

Marius Van Wyk

Senior Civil Engineer

I have over 22 years of experience in the Consulting and Construction industries. Managing of contractors in the Local Government setup. RDP Projects and Civil Infrastructure Projects. Installing water and sewer lines, building reservoirs. Building roads abroad for 2 years. Designing water, sewer and stormwater networks for 5 years. Experience in EPCM contracts as Resident Engineer.

Some projects I have worked on include:

  • Monsanto Production Warehouse & Site Building
  • Lanxess CO2 Plant – Newcastle
  • Middelburg Water Reclamation Plant – Beccsa
  • Sasol Secunda – Nitro – Thermal Plant

Muhammad Zeeshan

Project Engineer

20 years of diversified and aggressive experience in U.A.E., Seychelles Island and Pakistan. An experienced Engineer committed to pushing the benchmark of quality in completing a project with great communication, supervision and project management experience.

Some projects I have worked on include:

  • O Ten, Dubai Healthcare City, UAE
  • Fairways Vistas, Dubai, UAE
  • Aqua Hotel, Palm Jumeirah, Dubai, UAE
  • Warehouse, Dubai, UAE

Rissa Gasalatan

Senior Quantity Surveyor

A certified Civil Engineer with more than 15 years of extensive work experience as a Quantity Surveyor in construction, infrastructure and interior fit-out projects.

Some projects I have worked on include:

  • The Vida Hotel and Residences Project, Dubai, UAE
  • The Royal Atlantis Hotel, the Palm, Jumeriah, Dubai, UAE
  • WAFI Mall Extension, Dubai, UAE
  • Rotana Hotel, Al Jaddaf, Dubai, UAE

Jaime Doroja

Interior Designer

A fully fledged architect and interior designer with over 9 years experience, aiming to elevate every design solution to another level with extensive knowledge in universal, sustainable and architectural designs.

Some projects I have worked on include:

  • Zulekha Hospitals – Al Nada, Dubai, UAE – Area: 200 000 sq. ft.
  • Landmark Group Corporate Office – Dubai, Doha, Qatar, Kuwait
  • Sugar Factory – La mer, Dubai, UAE – Area: 8000 sq. ft.
  • United Furniture – Al Jimi Mall, Al Ain, IBN Batutta, Dubai

Cecilia Diez

Architect

With 12 years of continuous Project/Construction Management experience, and Technical design skills. Specializes in Interior Fit-out site coordination, 2D detailed drawings and 3D renderings.

Some projects I have worked on include:

  • AIKO Speciality Restaurant – Podium 4, WAFI Mall, Dubai, UAE
  • Al Tabkha Restaurant – The Pearl Qatar, Doha, Qatar
  • Guy Savoy Restaurant – The Pearl, Doha, Qatar
  • QELA Fashion Shop – The Pearl, Doha, Qatar

Carl Lourens

Qualified Plumber

I am highly skilled and qualified in installation, maintenance, and repair of all kinds of plumbing and irrigation systems which includes pipes, pumps, valves, sewer mains and storm drains with more than 15 years of experience.

Some projects I have worked on include:

  • Plumber – KBR, Iraq
  • Maintenance Manager – Bosseu Investments Inc, South Africa
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