Friday December 13, 2019

Arab-Irish: Foresight leads to long-term success

An Irish engineering consultancy is reaping the benefits of careful research and investigation, writes Dave Boland.

30th March, 2014
Michael Looby and John Byrne, founders and joint managing partners, Byrne Looby Partners. Picture: Maxwells

Irish engineering consultancy Byrne Looby Partners made its first foray into the Middle East in early 2009, when it tested the water in Saudi Arabia.

The company has since expanded across almost every major commercial centre of the Arab world, with permanent offices in Doha, in Qatar, Dubai, in the United Arab Emirates and Jeddah in Saudi Arabia.

This expansion has helped it to upscale significantly in recent years, from 40 employees and a turnover of...

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