Our Story

Construction Delivered.

About ALEC

ALEC Engineering & Contracting LLC (ALEC), part of the Investment Corporation of Dubai (ICD), is a large construction company with related businesses operating in the UAE and as of 2020, Saudi Arabia. ALEC also has an ongoing presence in Ethiopia, and Oman.

ALEC has consistently evolved and grown over the last 25 years to become a trusted partner for the execution of complex and iconic construction projects. Quality, safety, functionality, and aesthetics are of the utmost importance to the company when building and providing construction solutions for clients.


ALEC has extensive experience in complex projects across a variety of sectors, which include airports, retail, hotels & resorts, high-rise buildings, and themed projects as well as providing its clients with the services of construction management, design management, estimation, cost planning, and procurement services.

Strategic Project Delivery

ALEC has recently introduced a new strategic division to provide practical construction design advice in the early stages of the project, which in turn optimises and reduces the cost of the project, while getting design expertise in the project definition stage.

Turnkey Project Solutions

This evolution and enhancement of our solution portfolio ensures we are able to deliver the most comprehensive value to our clients. ALEC is able to offer its clients a complete turnkey solution with construction, MEP, fit-out, energy solutions, data center solutions, heavy equipment rentals and technology systems.

History of ALEC.

ALEC's journey began with a vision to deliver innovative and sustainable projects across various sectors, including commercial, residential, hospitality, and infrastructure. ALEC's commitment to excellence and adherence to international standards quickly earned them a reputation for delivering high-quality projects on time and within budget.


ALEC Setup in 1999.

ALEC formed as ajoint company between Al Jaber Group & Grinaker LTA. (South Africa)

Grinaker LTA Exit

Grinaker LTA sold their shares to Al Jaber Group. The company name was changed to Al Jaber LEGT Engineering & Contracting. (ALEC)

Investment Corporation of Dubai

Al Jaber sold their shares to ICD Dubai The company name was changed to “ALEC Engineering &Contracting LLC”.

ALEC Engineering and Contracting

Today, ALEC continues to expand its operations, undertaking increasingly complex and challenging projects. Their commitment to innovation, quality, and sustainability remains unwavering as they strive to shape the future of construction in the Middle East and beyond.


Our Board of Directors

Kez Taylor
Founder & Director
HE Abdulla Al Shaibani
Kamillia AlMarashi
Riad Kamal

Our Core Management Team

Barry Lewis
Chief Executive Officer
John Deeb
Chief Operating Officer
Kobus Dreyer
Group Commercial Director
Sean McQue
Managing Director - Construction