We are delighted to announce that Stephen Tode has joined the Black & White Engineering team as CFO. Although based in the Dubai office Stephen’s responsibility is a global role and he will play a vital part in working with the CEO and Directors in developing and communicating the vision, values and direction of the business to achieve sustainability, growth, efficiency and profit.
Stephen has over 37 years’ experience in the industry, having started in 1983 as a graduate QS for a contractor, going onto complete his Membership to the Chartered Institute of Building (MCIOB) and then a Bachelor of Law (LLB). Stephen has gained wide experience in different procurement models, including traditional contracting, construction management, management contracting and design & build. In 1996 Stephen moved from the construction side to engineering consultancies and has been previously based in Malaysia, Singapore, UK and Taiwan.
In 2005 Stephen moved to the Middle East where his project work has covered both the property & building sector and heavy civils engineering.
Stephen has worked on projects that have included the Gatwick Airport South Terminal extension, Taiwan High Speed Rail, the Burj Khalifa among many other notable projects.
Apart from his project and general commercial and contractual work, Stephen is also experienced in corporate operational matters such as financial reporting, audit reviews, compliance and ethics, insurance, licencing, agents and integration/merger activities. We look forward to a successful journey with Stephen as part of our team.