Preconstruction Director, Middle East
Darren Pavitt is preconstruction director for ISG in the Middle East. He joined in 2009, sits on the Middle East board, and heads up all pre-construction works. Darren is responsible for supply chain and new business strategy, which spans multiple sectors and geographies within the UAE and wider GCC region.
Darren has helped ISG to become one of the leading contractors operating in the UAE as well as winning and delivering work in Qatar, Bahrain and Saudi Arabia. His contribution is instrumental in securing work in new markets, as the company expands its geographic footprint.
During his time with ISG, Darren has secured AED 1.2 billion of project work, including the refurbishment of the iconic Kempinski Mall of the Emirates in Dubai, which was named Interior Fit Out Project of the Year at the 2016 Commercial Interior Design (CID) Awards.
Before joining ISG, Darren worked for some of the leading UK construction companies for over 18 years. He has extensive experience in the fit out sector and is committed to helping clients achieve their project goals through innovative and cost-effective solutions.
Outside work Darren is a keen golfer and cyclist. He is also kept busy with his two little boys, who are enjoying the new wave of leisure attractions being completed in the UAE, especially the ones fitted out by ISG.