Navigant Opens Office in Qatar, Expanding Middle East Presence

  Navigant Opens Office in Qatar, Expanding Middle East Presence

Infrastructure Growth Offers Significant Opportunity for Consulting

Business Wire

DOHA, Qatar -- October 8, 2013

Navigant announced today the opening of a new office in Doha, Qatar,
established to provide sophisticated advisory, dispute and investigative
services to the region.

“As development and implementation of Qatar’s National Vision 2030 gathers
pace our clients are increasingly requesting support to help improve and
protect project outcomes, particularly in the construction, petro-chemical,
infrastructure and energy sectors,” said Lee Spirer, Executive Vice President
and Global Business Leader at Navigant. “The scale of the National Vision is
not simply about grand scale projects. It is also about education, health
care, the environment and economic development; areas where Navigant can bring
to bear its considerable expertise in shaping and delivering world class

Michael Kenyon, who has been a Director in the firm’s Dubai office, has been
appointed to lead the Doha office and serve as country manager. A Chartered
Quantity Surveyor and Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors,
Kenyon brings more than 25 years of commercial management and construction
claims experience to Navigant’s Doha office. He has worked as both a
consultant and contractor on a wide array of international projects ranging
from oil and gas, petrochemical, off shore, building and civil engineering
infrastructure projects. Kenyon is an experienced expert witness on matters of
quantum and project disruption in the Middle East, UK and numerous other

“We are excited to be expanding Navigant’s presence in the dynamic and rapidly
growing Middle East region and to have Michael at the helm,” said David
Tortorello, Practice Leader of Navigant’s Global Construction Practice. “The
experienced construction industry professionals in our Doha office will be
strategically positioned to support Qatar’s massive infrastructure development
and our clients who are driving that growth.”

The opening of the Qatar office expands Navigant’s presence in the Middle East
which was initiated in 2010 with the opening of Navigant’s Dubai office.
Navigant has established particular expertise in the areas of damages, delay
and disruption and liquefied natural gas (LNG) infrastructure development in
the Middle East.

About Navigant

Navigant (NYSE: NCI) is a specialized, global expert services firm dedicated
to assisting clients in creating and protecting value in the face of critical
business risks and opportunities. Through senior level engagement with
clients, Navigant professionals combine technical expertise in Disputes and
Investigations, Economics, Financial Advisory and Management Consulting, with
business pragmatism in the highly regulated Construction, Energy, Financial
Services and Healthcare industries to support clients in addressing their most
critical business needs. More information about Navigant can be found at


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