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EDWARD MCHARDY

Senior Associate - Project Manager

Edward has over 37 years of experience, 27 years of which has been in the Middle East, working on large-scale and complex, fast-paced, prestigious projects. Edward has successfully led landscape works for urban, infrastructure, master planning, residential, institutional, cultural (museums), leisure (hospitality), aviation, and healthcare type projects. He also has the experience of managing Signature Architects and competition projects and working with a variety of International Operators.


Edward has also worked in a variety of roles from Client Representative, General Manager of an Italian Interior Design Company, Contractor’s side as well as the Consultancy aspect both from his own Company to working for large International Consultants.


The above has provided Edward with a variety of skills that enables him to understand challenges during the design and delivery processes from numerous angles. Challenges such as coordination, quality of documentation, change management, and time constraints. Its very easy to identify challenges but the key is to come up with solutions and Edward is well versed in problem-solving in order to keep the momentum of the project going.

Notable Achievements:

  • Burj Al Arab, UAE

  • Al Aqar Beach, UAE

  • Qasr Al Sarab, UAE

  • The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort, UAE

  • Eastern Mangrove, UAE

  • The Westin Abu Dhabi Golf Resort & Spa, UAE

  • Saadiyat Island Golf Academy Clubhouse, UAE

  • Candacraig House Refurbishment, Scotland

  • The Guggenheim Museum, UAE

  • Sheikh Zayed National Museum, UAE

  • Louvre Museum, UAE

  • Etihad Museum, UAE

  • Saadiyat Island, UAE

  • St Regis Villas, UAE

  • St Regis Apartments, UAE

  • TDIC Temporary offices, UAE

  • Mercato Mall, UAE

  • The Fairmont Hotel, UAE

  • Sir Baniyas Island - Anantara Resort & Spa incl. Al Yamm Villa Resort & Al Sahel Villas, UAE

  • Park Hyatt Hotel - Diriyah Gate South, KSA