Bob Hope

    CEO, SSH

    Bob joined SSH in September 2012 with a plan to take SSH to the next level while retaining the company values. Bob has considerable experience as both a major contractor and leader of a world class consultancy operation. As CEO of SSH, he offers energetic leadership and a clear insight into all aspects of the design and delivery chain.

    Bob is a chartered builder and proven business leader and developer with the ability to grow and develop major businesses from scratch. In the past 10 years, Bob has started up Atkins business units in Qatar, Bahrain, Kuwait and Saudi Arabia to form the Northern Gulf business taking the company into new developing markets.

    Significant projects include Bahrain World Trade Center, Durrat Al Bahrain, Education City in Qatar and Jeddah airport. Bob expertise in major projects means he can meet the challenges presented by planning, designing, estimating and delivering complex programmes.

    Bob is alumni of Stanford CA organisational strategy and Cranfield UK business leadership programmes. He obtained his Bsc (Hons) in Construction Management from The University of Salford and he recently gained his Fellowship status from the Chartered Institute of Building.

    In 2014 Bob won the Middle East Construction CEO of the Year Award by Arabian Business.