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ICE Middle East and North Africa

ICE Middle East and North Africa supports members living and working in Egypt, Oman, Qatar, UAE and other regions in the area. 

It shares knowledge, influences public infrastructure policy, and encourages innovation and excellence in the civil engineering profession.

ICE Middle East and North Africa also aims to raise the profile of civil engineering by working with the media, schools and universities.

Find out more about ICE's work in Middle East and North Africa, including local events, competitions and awards, the latest civil engineering news, and how you can get more involved.

ICE regions in Middle East and North Africa

We represent the interests of our international members through a dedicated platform for the following regions in the Middle East and North Africa.

Our MENA office address is: 

Level 2, Office 4, Dubai Association Centre

The Offices 2 One Central Building,

Dubai World Trade Centre Complex

Dubai

Tel: +971 50 188 9620

Click on an individual region to find out more.

ICE Egypt

There are around 200 ICE members living in Egypt and working on a range of projects across the country.

If you'd like to get involved with ICE activities in Egypt, or find out how you can work towards a professional qualification, you should get in touch with our local volunteer representative, Dr Karim Attallah CEng MICE. He arranges technical events, visits to ongoing engineering projects and helps to increase the profile of civil engineering throughout the country.

ICE Student Chapters

ICE has several student chapters in Egypt.

Find out what the chapters do, who's on the committees and how you can get involved.

    The ICE Student Chapter at 10th Ramadan HTI organises interesting events for civil engineering students.

    The groups aims to:

    Help students develop professionally by organising seminars with corporate and engineering professionals
    Organise technical competitions
    Give students opportunities to express their ideas
    Organise campus drives for internships and jobs
    Allow students to form student networks to share knowledge
    Build relationships with allied institutions, organisations and learned societies

    To get involved or for more information about the ICE Student Chapter, please contact [email protected].

For more information or to get involved please contact [email protected].

Group members
Name Position

    The ICE Student Chapter at Arab Academy for Science and Technology and Maritime Transport (AASTMT) organises interesting events for civil engineering students.

    The chapter aims to:

    • To organize university-level workshops, conferences, and seminars
    • Establish campus drives for internships and jobs
    • Develop student administrative, alliance and time-management aptitudes
    • Swap knowledge and help students get adroit advice from civil engineering professionals
    • Give opportunities to students to express their ideas and form student networks to share knowledge

For more information or to get involved please contact [email protected].

Group members
Name Position
Dr Mohamed Abdellshakoor Faculty Advisor
Abram Shahat Youssef Gerges President
Mohamed Abdo Oraby Vice President
Shady Magdy Secretary
Ahmed Abdelfatah Fakri Treasurer

    The ICE Student Chapter at Beni Suef University organises interesting events for civil engineering students.

    The groups aims to:

    Help students develop professionally by organising seminars with corporate and engineering professionals
    Organise technical competitions
    Give students opportunities to express their ideas
    Organise campus drives for internships and jobs
    Allow students to form student networks to share knowledge
    Build relationships with allied institutions, organisations and learned societies

    To get involved or for more information about the ICE Student Chapter, please contact [email protected].

For more information or to get involved please contact [email protected].

Group members
Name Position

    The ICE Student Chapter at the British University in Egypt organises interesting events for civil engineering students.

    The groups aims to:

    Help students develop professionally by organising seminars with corporate and engineering professionals
    Organise technical competitions
    Give students opportunities to express their ideas
    Organise campus drives for internships and jobs
    Allow students to form student networks to share knowledge
    Build relationships with allied institutions, organisations and learned societies

    To get involved or for more information about the ICE Student Chapter, please contact [email protected].

For more information or to get involved please contact [email protected].

Group members
Name Position

    The ICE Student Chapter at the Future University organises interesting events for civil engineering students.

    The groups aims to:

    Help students develop professionally by organising seminars with corporate and engineering professionals
    Organise technical competitions
    Give students opportunities to express their ideas
    Organise campus drives for internships and jobs
    Allow students to form student networks to share knowledge
    Build relationships with allied institutions, organisations and learned societies

    To get involved or for more information about the ICE Student Chapter, please contact [email protected].

For more information or to get involved please contact [email protected].

Group members
Name Position

    The ICE Student Chapter at the Institute of Aviation Engineering and Technology (IAET) organises interesting events for civil engineering students.

    The groups aims to:

    Help students develop professionally by organising seminars with corporate and engineering professionals
    Organise technical competitions
    Give students opportunities to express their ideas
    Organise campus drives for internships and jobs
    Allow students to form student networks to share knowledge
    Build relationships with allied institutions, organisations and learned societies

    To get involved or for more information about the ICE Student Chapter, please contact [email protected].

For more information or to get involved please contact [email protected].

Group members
Name Position

    The ICE Student Chapter at Kafr el Sheikh organises interesting events for civil engineering students.

    The groups aims to:

    Help students develop professionally by organising seminars with corporate and engineering professionals
    Organise technical competitions
    Give students opportunities to express their ideas
    Organise campus drives for internships and jobs
    Allow students to form student networks to share knowledge
    Build relationships with allied institutions, organisations and learned societies

    To get involved or for more information about the ICE Student Chapter, please contact [email protected].

For more information or to get involved please contact [email protected].

Group members
Name Position

    The ICE Student Chapter at Mansoura University organises interesting events for civil engineering students.

    The groups aims to:

    Help students develop professionally by organising seminars with corporate and engineering professionals
    Organise technical competitions
    Give students opportunities to express their ideas
    Organise campus drives for internships and jobs
    Allow students to form student networks to share knowledge
    Build relationships with allied institutions, organisations and learned societies

    To get involved or for more information about the ICE Student Chapter, please contact [email protected].

For more information or to get involved please contact [email protected].

Group members
Name Position

    The ICE Student Chapter at Minia University (MUSC) organises interesting events for civil engineering students.

    The groups aims to:

    Help students develop professionally by organising seminars with corporate and engineering professionals
    Organise technical competitions
    Give students opportunities to express their ideas
    Organise campus drives for internships and jobs
    Allow students to form student networks to share knowledge
    Build relationships with allied institutions, organisations and learned societies

    To get involved or for more information about the ICE Student Chapter, please email [email protected].

For more information or to get involved please contact [email protected].

Group members
Name Position

    The ICE Student Chapter at MUST University organises interesting events for civil engineering students.

    The groups aims to:

    Help students develop professionally by organising seminars with corporate and engineering professionals
    Organise technical competitions
    Give students opportunities to express their ideas
    Organise campus drives for internships and jobs
    Allow students to form student networks to share knowledge
    Build relationships with allied institutions, organisations and learned societies

    To get involved or for more information about the ICE Student Chapter, please contact [email protected].

For more information or to get involved please contact [email protected].

Group members
Name Position

    The ICE Student Chapter at Port Said University organises interesting events for civil engineering students.

    The groups aims to:

    Help students develop professionally by organising seminars with corporate and engineering professionals
    Organise technical competitions
    Give students opportunities to express their ideas
    Organise campus drives for internships and jobs
    Allow students to form student networks to share knowledge
    Build relationships with allied institutions, organisations and learned societies

    To get involved or for more information about the ICE Student Chapter, please contact [email protected].

For more information or to get involved please contact [email protected].

Group members
Name Position

    The ICE Student Chapter at Suez Canal University organises interesting events for civil engineering students.

    The groups aims to:

    Help students develop professionally by organising seminars with corporate and engineering professionals
    Organise technical competitions
    Give students opportunities to express their ideas
    Organise campus drives for internships and jobs
    Allow students to form student networks to share knowledge
    Build relationships with allied institutions, organisations and learned societies

    To get involved or for more information about the ICE Student Chapter, please email [email protected].

For more information or to get involved please contact [email protected].

Group members
Name Position

    The ICE Student Chapter at Sohag University organises interesting events for civil engineering students.

    The groups aims to:

    Help students develop professionally by organising seminars with corporate and engineering professionals
    Organise technical competitions
    Give students opportunities to express their ideas
    Organise campus drives for internships and jobs
    Allow students to form student networks to share knowledge
    Build relationships with allied institutions, organisations and learned societies

    To get involved or for more information about the ICE Student Chapter, please contact [email protected].

For more information or to get involved please contact [email protected].

Group members
Name Position

    The ICE Student Chapter at Tanta University organises interesting events for civil engineering students.

    The groups aims to:

    Help students develop professionally by organising seminars with corporate and engineering professionals
    Organise technical competitions
    Give students opportunities to express their ideas
    Organise campus drives for internships and jobs
    Allow students to form student networks to share knowledge
    Build relationships with allied institutions, organisations and learned societies

    To get involved or for more information about the ICE Student Chapter, please contact [email protected].

For more information or to get involved please contact [email protected].

Group members
Name Position

ICE volunteer representatives

We have a volunteer member in Egypt who helps arrange ICE activities and promote our work.

Dr. Karim Attallah CEng MICE

Regional Volunteer
Dr. Karim Attallah CEng MICE

If you have a query and your region is not represented above, please contact us at [email protected].

ICE Oman

There are over 500 ICE members living and working in Oman. Our members work on a broad range of projects across the country.

At the heart of everything we do in Oman is the volunteer-led, Oman local committee.

The local committee is made up  of members of all levels including Fellows, Members & Graduates. They invite ICE members to exchange knowledge and ideas, visit interesting engineering sites and to attend social events. They also work to raise the profile of ICE and civil engineering in the country.

There's also an ICE graduate and student group that supports members who are working towards professional qualification.

ICE also has an Agreement of Cooperation with the Oman Society of Engineers (OSE) which enables members of either organisation to attend meetings, conferences and use library facilities at members' rates.

ICE has one committee in Oman.

Find out what they do and how you can get involved.

The Oman Local Committee arranges events, visits to ongoing engineering projects and social events for ICE members based in the country. This gives members the chance to meet other engineers, share knowledge and network.

Interested in getting involved?
We're always looking for new committee members. If you have a few hours to spare we would be pleased to have you on board. Please contact Sadiq Al Muscati for more information.
Committee members
Name Position
Sadiq Al Muscati Country Representative
Muktar Bature (CEng FICE CPEng FIEAust SCE) Industrial Adviser
Christopher James (CEng MICE) ICE Oman Committee Member
Barry White (CEng MICE) ICE Oman Advisor
Subbaraman. R(Raman) (CEng FCIHT FIHE MICE) Professional Development Advisor
Safiya Al Huti (GMICE) Graduate & Student Representative
Zainab Alhamdani (GMICE) Event Manager
Tariq UMAR PhD CEng MICE IntPE (UK) Observer
Azhar Al Qaissi (FICE) ICE Oman Advisor

ICE volunteer representatives

We have a volunteer member in Oman who helps arrange ICE activities and promote our work.

If you've got any questions or want to get involved in our work then please contact the person closest to you.

Sadiq Al Muscati PhD CEng FICE CMgr FCMI

Regional Volunteer
Sadiq Al Muscati PhD CEng FICE CMgr FCMI

If you have a query and your region is not represented above, please contact us at [email protected].

ICE Qatar

There are over 200 ICE members living and working in Qatar. Our members work on a huge range of projects across the country.

The Regional Support Team works to further the objectives of the Institution and to serve our members' interests in Qatar. We offer membership advice, and help run a huge range of events and training opportunities to support ICE members in the region.

By joining our LinkedIn group, you will have access to discussions, presentations, invitations to events held by ICE and its industry partners, industry viewpoints, helpful information and links for IPD and much more.

Committees

ICE has one committee in Qatar.

Find out what they do and how you can get involved.

ICE Committee Qatar arranges events, visits to ongoing engineering projects and social events for ICE members based in the Qatar. This gives members the chance to meet other engineers, share knowledge and network.

Interested in getting involved?
We're always looking for new committee members. If you have a few hours to spare we would be pleased to have you on board. Please contact Jennifer Stables for more information.
Committee members
Name Position
Jennifer Stables Country Representative & Chair
Lavinia Melilla Qualification & Membership Lead & Deputy Chair
Surya Kondori Treasurer
Dan Savage Knowledge & Professionalism Lead
Tom Olliver Informing Opinion Lead
Diana Biro Education & Inspiration Lead
Anthony Hardman Social Secretary
Srinivas Kommaraju General Member
Fahem Memon Membership Secretary
Arun Kumar General Member
Sayed Hamouda General Member
Anba Chelliah General Member
Khalid Khammas Al-Azawi General Member
Adeeb Nimry Student Secretary

ICE volunteer representatives

We have a volunteer member in Qatar who helps arrange ICE activities and promote our work.

If you've got any questions or want to get involved in our work then please contact the person closest to you.

Jennifer Stables

Regional Volunteer

Jennifer is a Fellow and Chartered member of the Institution of Civil Engineers, a registered Engineer with MMUP Qatar, and a Project Management Institute Project Management Professional (PMP) with PRINCE 2 Project Management certification. She holds a masters degree in civil & Structural Engineering, and has worked for AECOM in Doha, Qatar since June 2013. Jennifer is the ICE Qatar Country Representative and Committee Chair. She is a Mentor to those seeking chartership and previously sat on the ICE Global Council. She is a member of Engineers Without Borders UK. Jennifer acts as a Patron for the TeamBuild cross construction industry competition for young people previously having acted as an organizer and Trustee. Jennifer was recognized in the top 50 women engineers under 35 by WES and the Telegraph newspaper in 2017, and was the winner of the Qatar UK Alumni Science and Sustainability Award in 2022.

Jennifer Stables

If you have a query and your region is not represented above, please contact us at [email protected].

ICE Saudi Arabia

There are over 100 ICE members living and working in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA). Our members work on a huge range of projects across the country.

At the heart of everything we do in KSA is the volunteer-led, KSA local committee.

The local committee is made up members of all levels including Fellows, Members & Graduates. They invite ICE members to exchange knowledge and ideas, visit interesting engineering sites and to attend social events. They also work to raise the profile of ICE and civil engineering in the country.

There's also an ICE graduate and student group that supports members who are working towards professional qualification.

ICE has one committee in Saudi Arabia.

Find out what they do and how you can get involved.

The Saudi Arabia Local Committee arranges events, visits to ongoing engineering projects and social events for ICE members based in the country. This gives members the chance to meet other engineers, share knowledge and network.

Interested in getting involved?
We're always looking for new committee members. If you have a few hours to spare we would be pleased to have you on board. Please contact Dr. Paul J McKeown B’Eng (Hons) FICE for more information.
Committee members
Name Position
Dr. Paul J McKeown ICE KSA Country Committee Representative
Fahad Al Jubair Vice Chair
Donal McKeever Honorary Treasurer
Alex McEnaney Honorary Secretary
Muhammad Talha G&S Chair
Mir Laghari Publicity & Communication
David Mitchell Member
Wael Al Tayeb Assist G&S Chair
Badr Al Jubair Assist G&S Chair
Ahmad Abas Assist G&S Chair

ICE volunteer representatives

We have a volunteer member in Saudi Arabia who helps arrange ICE activities and promote our work.

If you've got any questions or want to get involved in our work then please contact the person closest to you.

Dr. Paul J McKeown CEng FICE

Regional Volunteer
Dr. Paul J McKeown CEng FICE

If you have a query and your region is not represented above, please contact us at [email protected].

ICE United Arab Emirates

There are over 800 ICE members living and working across the UAE. Our members work on a huge range of projects across the country.

At the heart of everything we do in the UAE is the volunteer-led, UAE Local Association.

The local association is made up of sub-committees for Dubai and Abu Dhabi. It invites ICE members to exchange knowledge and ideas, visit interesting engineering sites and to attend social events. It also works to raise the profile of ICE and civil engineering in the country.

There's also an ICE graduate and student group that supports members who are working towards professional qualification.

ICE also has an Agreement of Cooperation with the UAE Society of Engineers (SoE) which enables members of either organisation to attend meetings, conferences and use library facilities at members' rates.

ICE UAE sponsorship opportunities

Find out more about sponsorship and
promotional opportunities, and how
they can benefit your company.

Working with the ICE UAE Branch will help place your company in the minds of the key decision makers, and raise the profile of civil engineering across the GCC.

The ICE UAE Branch was formed in the 1960's, and like the parent organisation, it strives to promote and progress the civil engineering profession across the Emirates by:

  • Qualifying professionals engaged in civil engineering
  • Ensuring the highest standards within the industry are met
  • Facilitating the exchange of Knowledge and Best Practice
  • Promoting the profession's contribution to society

In 2012, ICE UAE became a registered legal entity and further cemented its standing in the UAE by entering into a Memorandum of Understanding with the UAE Society of Engineers.

Becoming an ICE sponsor in the UAE demonstrates your companys':

  • Support of the ICE's aim's and objectives and its importance for the industry.
  • Commitment to professional qualifications, high standards within the industry and the pursuit of excellence.
  • Profile as an industry leader among ICE's local partner organisations e.g. RTA.
  • Commitment to hiring the best Talent in the industry.
  • Wide exposure within the market and profession (MICE, FICE).
  • Commitment to continuous learning and development via CPD and the professional development of staff.

Sponsor Benefits are extensive and include a wide variety of recognition, brand awareness and participation across a range of events and platforms including but not limited to:

  • Annual Gala Dinner
  • Annual Gala Party
  • Learned Events
  • Graduate & Student Events
  • Emerging Engineers Award
  • Middle East Lecture Tour
  • Brunel Lectures
  • Fellows Forums
  • Universities programme
  • Schools Programme
  • ICE UAE Linked In
  • ICE UAE quarterly Newsletter
  • ICE UAE Office branding
  • Media Communications

Meet our sponsors

Find out more about some of the companies we're currently working with.

AECOM

AECOM

AECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm – planners, designers, engineers, program and construction managers driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.
Jacobs

Jacobs

Jacobs is one of the largest and most diverse providers of technical, professional and construction services including all aspects of architecture, engineering, operations and maintenance alongside scientific and speciality consulting.

Maccaferri

Maccaferri

Maccaferri offers solutions at a global level for a wide range of civil, geotechnical and environmental engineering applications, from coastal protection to reinforced soil structures and from rockfall mitigation to tunneling systems.

Ramboll

Ramboll

Ramboll in the Middle East specialises in structural engineering, building services, fire and risk assessment, acoustics, facade engineering, sustainability and environmental services, transport infrastructure and transport, master-planning and oil & gas services.

Atkins

SNC-Lavalin Atkins

SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. Established in 1938. Atkins acquired Faithful+Gould in 1996 and was acquired by SNC-Lavalin in 2017. It has over 18,000 employees worldwide and is 3rd in the top 225 international design firms (ENR 2018).

Want to become a UAE Sponsor?

If you'd like to know more about partnering with ICE United Arab Emirates, or have any questions about our sponsorship packages, please contact Sarah Harvey:

t: +971 50 552 0968

e: [email protected]

ICE committees

ICE has two committees in the UAE.

Find out what they do and how you can get involved.

The joint group arranges events, visits to ongoing engineering projects and social events for ICE members based in the UAE. This gives members the chance to meet other engineers, share knowledge and network.

Interested in getting involved?
We're always looking for new committee members. If you have a few hours to spare we would be pleased to have you on board. Please contact Sabih Khisaf for more information.

Committee members
Name Position
Mark Jamieson Country Representative
Sabih Khisaf Chairman
Philip Todd Fellows Events
Gillian Shannon Social Events
Andrew Mountain Professional Reviews
Mike Jennings Honorary Treasurer
Richard Barrett Sponsorship
Ben Thompson Communications
Craig Thackray Learned Events
Haider Abbas G&S Chair
Ian Finlay Schools & Universities
Ghanim Kashwani UAE SOE Liaison
Tarig Hamza Honorary Secretary

ICE student chapters

ICE has one student chapter in the United Arab Emirates.

Find out what the chapters do, who's on the committees and how you can get involved.

    The ICE Student Chapter at Higher Colleges of Technology (HCT) organises interesting events for civil engineering students.

    The chapter aims to:

    • To organize university-level workshops, conferences, and seminars
    • Establish campus drives for internships and jobs
    • Develop student administrative, alliance and time-management aptitudes
    • Swap knowledge and help students get adroit advice from civil engineering professionals
    • Give opportunities to students to express their ideas and form student networks to share knowledge

For more information or to get involved please contact [email protected].

Group members
Name Position
Dr Sokrates Ioannou Faculty Advisor
Mohamed Taher Husain Omar Alhashmi President
Hasan Mohamed Salem Almesabi Alharthi Vice President
Nasser Qais Taha Hasan Alsaeedi Secretary
Abdulla Saleh Abdulla Alsuwaider Alwahedi Treasurer

ICE volunteer representatives

We have a volunteer member in the UAE who helps arrange ICE activities and promote our work.

If you've got any questions or want to get involved in our work then please contact the person closest to you.

Mark Jamieson CEng FICE

Regional Volunteer
Mark Jamieson CEng FICE

If you have a query and your region is not represented above, please contact us at [email protected].