ESSAM EL-ABSI

MANAGER OF IS-CONSTRUCTION AND AUTOMATION AT CCC

Biography

Graduated as Civil Engineer in 1988, Master Studies in Steel Structures. He started his career in the field of IT applications  for engineering, planning and civil construction. He joined Consolidated Contractors Company (CCC) in Greece 1995 as an automation engineer for engineering systems and project controls for Civil projects. Initiated the BIM approach and methodology in CCC 1997; currently managing three main centers of excellence for providing BIM, engineering and project controls services among CCC group with a total number of BIM resources approaching 150 engineers.

Essam developed and managed the BIM implementation in several mega projects, such as Dubai Mall Project, Abu Dhabi International Airport Midfield Terminal, Nile Cornice Project (Qatari Diar) in Cairo, F-Ring Road – Qatar, Dukhan Highway Project in Qatar, Islamic University in Qatar, Lusseil Multi-Purpose Hall in Qatar, Princess Noura University in Riyadh, Muscat International Airport Phase #1, Khalifa Hospital in Casablanca-Morocco, Mubadala Building in Abu Dhabi, Carnegie Mellon university in Qatarand many others.Developing and Managing GIS systems , high technology surveying systems and Civil / infrastructure engineering automation systems among CCC group and projects. Representing actively CCC in the 5Di group (being a founding member) and the Encord VCP group; both are European organizations.