Dean McGrail

CEO, Middle East at WSP

Dean McGrail is WSP’s Chief Executive Officer in the Middle East. Previously, he was Managing Director – Property & Buildings in the same region, a role he held since June 2019. Mr. McGrail joined WSP in Hong Kong in 2002 to start the Asian Fire & Life Safety team; he then moved to WSP in Shanghai as General Manager before heading to Dubai in 2005. Mr. McGrail has over 20 years of experience in professional services and consulting in the construction industry. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) degree from Leeds University and is a member of the Institution of Fire Engineers (IFE). Mr. McGrail is a member of WSP’s Global Property & Buildings Leadership Team, is the global Practice Area Leader for Building Specialists and is the Middle East sponsor and chair for Inclusivity & Diversity.


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