PROFILE

PROFILE

About


We are a leading fit out contractor delivering superior and long-lasting results.

Founded in 2009 bearing the initials of our founders Atti Abu Assi and Tareq Khalafawi, A&T Group Interiors has evolved into one of the leading interior fit out companies in the UAE today.

For over a decade we have provided premium quality, complete turnkey solutions covering engineering, planning, execution, and delivery. Our ability to understand challenges and craft solutions is second to none and we place our people, clients, and end users at the very core of every decision. 

When it comes to cost, time and quality, these are not only a given at A&T Group Interiors, they are a starting point - we ensure a seamless experience where each and every project is delivered safely,snag-free and to the highest quality.

With a solid and diverse client base, our robust portfolio of successful projects includes hotels, restaurants, leisure and entertainment parks, retail stores, and commercial spaces. 

Currently located in Dubai and Saudi Arabia, our interior fit out, design and build and FF&E services extend to the whole of the GCC region.

PROFILE

About

We are a leading fit out contractor delivering superior and long-lasting results.

Founded in 2009 bearing the initials of our founders Atti Abu Assi and Tareq Khalafawi, A&T Group Interiors has evolved into one of the leading interior fit out companies in the UAE today.

For over a decade we have provided premium quality, complete turnkey solutions covering engineering, planning, execution, and delivery. Our ability to understand challenges and craft solutions is second to none and we place our people, clients, and end users at the very core of every decision. 

When it comes to cost, time and quality, these are not only a given at A&T Group Interiors, they are a starting point - we ensure a seamless experience where each and every project is delivered safely,snag-free and to the highest quality.

With a solid and diverse client base, our robust portfolio of successful projects includes hotels, restaurants, leisure and entertainment parks, retail stores, and commercial spaces. 

Currently located in Dubai and Saudi Arabia, our interior fit out, design and build and FF&E services extend to the whole of the GCC region.

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our key People

Tareq Khalafawi

CEO & C0-Founder

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Tareq Khalafawi

CEO & C0-Founder

In 2009 Tareq founded and established A&T Group Interiors. Tareq is a true visionary with a background rooted in Architecture. With both a Bachelor of Science in Architecture from Jordan University of Science and Technology, and a First Grade in Architecture from the Architecture School of Michigan Tareq spent most of his early life between the USA, Jordan and the UAE. Now with an Industry leading reputation Tareq is responsible for developing high quality business strategies at A&T and ensuring there alignment with the company’s objectives. His deep knowledge about the market enables dynamic leadership and a clear insight into all aspects of A&T's business, growth and expansion.

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Lee Wilde

General Manager

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Lee Wilde

General Manager

With over 22 years’ of experience in the commercial management of large fit out practices, including 10 years in the Middle East, Lee has lead teams on numerous types of fit out, refurbishment, construction and oil & gas projects and demonstrates a successful proven track record. Lee's key competencies and skills include: the implementation of commercial procedures, financial management, commercial project forecasting, interpretation and enforcement of contractual agreements, developing data tools to streamline and improve working practices, full quantity surveying from pre- contract to post-contract and certified knowledge of industry health, safety, quality and environment procedures.

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Nick McGrath

Projects Director

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Nick McGrath

Projects Director

Nick is the key point of contact for A&T's clients during project delivery and execution. With over 20 years of experience in the fit out and construction industry and a verifiable track record for the successful completion of multi-million dirham projects, Nick is well accustomed to developing partnerships and building positive rapport with architects, engineers, vendors, and most importantly clients. His core responsibility is to ensure projects are delivered on time to the highest international standards and within the agreed scope and budget. Nick's past work experience on large infrastructure projects in N. Ireland and the UK contribute to his ability to navigate challenges and lead effectively.

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ZAID QASIM

MEP Manager

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ZAID QASIM

MEP Manager

Zaid has over 14 years of experience in MEP design and construction management including the design delivery, site supervision, audit, construction progress, handover, variations and value engineering, within Middle East and GCC regions. He has been involved in a number of major construction projects including restaurants, towers, hotels and hospitals. At A&T Zaid works towards ensuring the harmony between the MEP systems and interior design and his responsibilities include managing the execution of the electrical works on all A&T's projects. His extensive work experience and passion for his work enables him to successfully manage, execute and deliver every project to the highest standard.

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PAUL NENA

Design Manager

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PAUL NENA

Design Manager

Paul has over 23 years of experience in the interior design industry and has extensive experience in the design management for commercial offices and high-end F&B projects. His has expertise in 3-D design, conceptualization as well as technical design. During his career, Paul has worked on large scale projects in companies such as BAFCO Furniture Trading LLC in the UAE and Robinsons Land Corporation in the Philippines. His background and experience has allowed him to develop deep technical knowledge and equipped him with excellent problem solving abilities. Paul is constantly discovering new ideas that add value to every project he undertakes and he is always ready for a challenge.

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Ruan Marais

Sales Development Director

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Ruan Marais

Sales Development Director

Ruan has over 12 years of sales work experience which covers client engagement, business development and commercial leadership; 8 years of which were in the UAE. Ruan is an energetic team player who understands how to effectively drive results in a fast-paced and rapidly growing environment and has a proven track record of achieving consistent sales growth in the construction market in the UAE. At A&T Group Interiors, Ruan is responsible for overseeing major aspects of business development, operations and client management, and is involved in pre-contract activities such as: pre-qualification, bidding, negotiation and management of existing and new client relationships.

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KIMBERLEY DEAN

Marketing Manager

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KIMBERLEY DEAN

Marketing Manager

Kimberley graduated with a Masters Degree in Business and has been in the UAE for an impressive 12 years. She has assisted firms with the marketing of their services through digital marketing strategies and digital transformation in order to develop a strong brand identity. Since joining A&T Group Interiors earlier in 2020 Kimberley has driven the firm in it's digital transformation journey and marketing efforts across a number of platforms including a full redesign of the firms website, creation of a digital collateral suite using web-based publishing software for excellent web-to-print features, implementation of cloud-based software across the organization, as well as introduced an upgraded CRM platform detailing new business pipelines, client targets and monthly email marketing campaigns. Kimberley also develops A&T’s written content to maintain the firm's blog and media presence - If you would like to open a conversation make sure to reach out to her in the email below.

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VIBUL ANDISSERY

Senior Projects Manager

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VIBUL ANDISSERY

Senior Projects Manager

Vibul has over 15 years of experience in the project management of interior fit-out, design and build and turnkey interior fit-out projects. He has successfully managed and delivered a number of projects within the Hospitality, F&B, Commercial and Retail sectors across the Gulf Region and is well accustomed to meeting deadlines and working to the highest international standards. Vibul is an excellent problem solver and excels at working under pressure whilst always delivering his projects to the agreed scope, schedule and budget. He regularly surpasses the standards and quality expected by clients and is requested on many of A&T's repeat business projects.

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BABEESH KAPPACHERI

Chief Estimator

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BABEESH KAPPACHERI

Chief Estimator

Babeesh has excellent field expertise and detailed knowledge of materials, labor and supplies and is a perfectionist at what he does. He is responsible for managing and directing the organization's estimating functions and for the creation and implementation of department standard operating procedures and performance metrics. Specifically Babeesh's role at A&T includes the review and preparation of BOQ's, the preparation of engineer’s estimates and budgets, negotiations with suppliers and sub-contractors to negotiate the best pricing for tender plus sub contractor quote evaluation to select suitable sub-contractors and suppliers, attending pre-tender and post-tender site-visits, coordinating with purchasing department & site engineers and overall preparation and submission of tenders.

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JENILYN B. CULLAMAT

Planning & Procurement Manager

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JENILYN B. CULLAMAT

Planning & Procurement Manager

Jenilyn graduated from the University of Mindanao in Philippines with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering. Jenilyn has led the A&T procurement team since 2014 and has over 15 years of combined experience through all stages of construction, interior fit-out and and building maintenance from the Philippines and UAE. Jenilyn excels in everything she does especially in her field of expertise which is planning and project management. In her spare time Jenilyn loves to spend time with family, travel and she also enjoys reading.

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SUZETTE LUPAS

Office Manager

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SUZETTE LUPAS

Office Manager

Suzette graduated from Ateneo De Davao Univeristy in Philippines with a Bachelor of Science in Accountancy. Suzette joined A&T Group Interiors as Office Manager back in 2012 and so is considered a real part of the A&T family. With over 19 years of diverse work experience in the field of administration, accounting, client relations, event planning and procurement she has the unique ability to assist different teams with varying tasks. Suzette is on board to assist each A&T department with administrative tasks and ensures that everything is submitted according to deadlines.

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RYAN S. SAN JUAN

HR and Administration Manager

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RYAN S. SAN JUAN

HR and Administration Manager

Ryan graduated from the University of the East (UE) and has an MBA degree in HR and a BBA degree in Management. Ryan joined A&T Group Interiors as HR & Administrations Manager in 2014 and works to maintain an organizational culture of high morale. In his 15 years of experience as a HR Manager, and a strong understanding towards developing, improving and handling relationships with human capital. Before joining A&T, Ryan worked in the UAE for companies such as HR Consultancy, EMAAR-Multiforms and Al Rajhi Holdings-Cladtech. At A&T Ryan has been an integral part of the Implementation of the HRIS system, implementation of shared service system related to HR & Admin, plus ISO Implementation & Certifications.

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HASSAN ABDOLLAH RASHIDI

P.R.O and Government Relations Officer

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HASSAN ABDOLLAH RASHIDI

P.R.O and Government Relations Officer

Hassan is qualified in Customer Service and graduated from Dale Carnegie, UAE. Hassan can boast of speaking four languages that include Persian, Arabic, English and Urdu. Hassan joined A&T Group Interiors as P.R.O and Government Relations Officer in 2014 and is responsible for the application, renewal and update of all workers and their dependents’ visas and work contracts on time to guarantee that A&T's records are always up to date in the labor and Immigration Departments. Hassan is A&T's eyes and ears when it comes to Government regulations and always makes sure to stay up to date on all work and migration standards from the government to keep the HR office and employees well informed for any changes in procedures and rules.

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BELAL QADOUS

Finance & Accounts Manager

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BELAL QADOUS

Finance & Accounts Manager

Belal graduated from Al Najah National University in Nablus, Palestine with a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from the Faculty of Economics & Administration and is also a Certified Management Accountant (CMA). Belal joined A&T Group Interiors in 2019 as the Finance & Accounts Manager and has over 20 years of experience in the financial field. Belal is responsible for developing and maintaining A&T's accounting principles, practices and procedures to ensure accurate and timely financial statements. Along with his team, Belal ensures that work is properly allocated and completed on time and in an accurate manner. He possesses excellent leadership and interpersonal skills as well as a strong understanding of accounting and management principles and financial legislation.

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THOMAS BABU

HSE Officer

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THOMAS BABU

HSE Officer

Thomas graduated from Himalayan University in India with a Bachelor of Fire Safety and Hazard Management and holds a Diploma from St Mary’s Engineering College in India in Fire and Safety Engineering, plus Environmental Health Engineering. Thomas is A&T Group Interiors HSE Professional and brings with him more than eight years of experience in the oil, gas and construction industries in the UAE. Thomas is a multifaceted, self-directed and solution focused individual. He is responsible for developing and implementing safety programs within the company and ensuring a safer environment on all A&T's construction sites. Thomas is also a certified safety professional with NEBOSH IGC, First Aider, Fire Fighter and Scaffolding Inspector; plus speaks four languages which include English, Hindi, Kanada and Tamil.

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Elisabeth Ramchandran

HR & Administration Assistant

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Elisabeth Ramchandran

HR & Administration Assistant

Elisabeth holds a B.A Degree in Sociology and a PG Diploma in HR. Elisabeth has been in the UAE for the past 6 years since joining A&T Group Interiors in 2014. Elisabeth is the face you see at A&T's front desk Sunday-Thursday from 8-6; and with her warm smile, professional and positive attitude she couldn't fit the role more perfectly. Her multi-tasking skills and attention to detail are second to none and she is always ready to help our team, and our clients, to the best of her abilities. When she is not working, Elisabeth enjoys reading, traveling and baking.

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Accreditations

ISO 9001:2015

A&T Group Interiors is certified by world leading certification body BUREAU VERITAS for Quality Management Systems conforming with the above ISO management system.

ISO 14001:2015

A&T Group Interiors is certified by world leading certification body BUREAU VERITAS for Environmental Management Systems conforming with the above ISO management system.

ISO 45001:2018

A&T Group Interiors is certified by world leading certification body BUREAU VERITAS for Health and Safety Management Systems conforming with the above ISO management system.

Awards

Interior Fit Out Contractor of the Year 2019

UAE Business Awards - MEA Markets

best bespoke interiors in hospitality and f&b 2019

BUILD Architecture Awards

SHORTLISTED - Top 10 INTERIOR FIT OUT FIRM OF THE YEAR 2019

Design Middle East Awards

SHORTLISTED - TOP 10 INTERIOR FIt OUT FIRM OF THE YEAR 2019

Big Project Awards

clients WHO TRUST US

"Thank you to A&T Group Interiors - with a team effort we delivered exactly what I had in mind. Hats off to all the team and special gratitude to Project Manager, Mohamed Saif and Project Engineer Prajosh who were with me onsite every single day. It was a true pleasure to work with the A&T team lead by Nick McGrath and Lee Wilde."
Jaime Castañeda
General Manager & Company Director, 99 Sushi Bar UAE
“A&T Group Interiors completed full build work for our World-famous restaurant, CÉ LA VI Dubai at the Address Sky View Hotel. A&T Group Interiors demonstrate excellent technical knowledge, provide clear solutions and are able to tackle any design or build challenge. The team conduct their business with a high level of integrity and demonstrate excellent team work, both on site and in the office.”
Wilson Lou
Client Representative, CÉ LA VI Dubai
"A&T Group Interiors have proved themselves as a reliable, dedicated and confident interior fit out company. They have the highest level of customer support and professionalism, and demonstrated a solid understanding of our projects aspects, particularities and tasks. They have successfully delivered a number of L’ETO Caffe’s and I feel confident to say that they are one of the top fit out contractors in the market today.”
Artem Login
Founder L’ETO Caffe
“We have enjoyed working with A&T Group Interiors on a number of projects including CE LA VI Dubai at Address Sky View, Pai Thai Dubai at Jumeirah Al Qasr, Lima Dubai at City Walk and Farzi Cafe at Mall Of The Emirates. I would strongly recommend their services to anyone seeking a professional and honest fit out contractor.”
William Hitch
Partner, Compass Engineering
“A&T Group Interiors successfully completed build work on both Pierre’s Bistro & Bar and The Fish House Dubai at InterContinental Dubai. The team has the technical and conceptual ability to transform any concept image to reality.”
Ashley Bundhun
Senior Project Manager, Al Futtaim

Contact info

UAE:
Office 804, API World Tower
Sheikh Zayed Road
Dubai, UAE

P.O. Box 184432,

T +971 4 396 4121
F +971 4 396 4122

KSA:
Office 120, Tower A, Al Safa Plaza
Jabal Abu Mughir, Al Safa
Jeddah, KSA

P.O. BOX 23451

T +966 56 255 4597

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