AESG Announces Expansion in the Data Centre and Pharmaceutical Markets with Commtech Europe Acquisition


Dubai, United Arab Emirates: AESG, a leading global specialist consultancy, engineering and built environment advisory firm with regional headquarters in Dubai, London, and Singapore, today announced its acquisition of Commtech Europe, an established provider of commissioning and technical services throughout Europe.

With the rapid expansion of the data centre and pharmaceutical sectors alongside the ever-increasing complexity of building systems, Commtech Europe’s reputation and strength in commissioning critical facilities and systems perfectly aligns with AESG’s comprehensive commissioning, digital handover and asset management services and its commitment to delivering best-in-class engineering services resulting in greater efficiencies in project delivery.

Commtech Europe, will be fully integrated into AESG, giving existing Commtech Europe clients access to AESG’s complimentary commissioning expertise as well as the firms multidisciplinary expertise in sustainable design, fire engineering, façade engineering, acoustics, environmental consultancy, and data management for the built environment. This acquisition further strengthens AESG’s service offerings in commissioning services, enabling the company to capitalise on the significant opportunities across our core markets of the Middle East, Europe and Asia.

In line with AESG’s recently announced global expansion strategy, acquiring Comtech Europe ensures the firm continues to be at the forefront of innovation and advanced technical solutions, to be able to keep delivering buildings and critical facilities that excel operationally with life safety, reliability and energy performance considered from the start.

Commenting on this acquisition Saeed Al Abbar, CEO at AESG, said, “Acquiring Commtech Europe is a significant step for AESG. Bringing their expertise into AESG enables us to continue building upon our proven track record of delivering exceptional projects for our clients across all of our core markets and sectors.”

“We maintain a highly optimistic outlook with confidence that our commitment to maintaining service excellence through our ongoing expansion will further validate our position as a leading global consultancy firm,” Al Abbar added.

Ian Woodroofe, who held the position of Managing Director of Commtech Europe, shall take on the role of Director of Commissioning for AESG’s Europe, UK and Asia markets.  Woodroofe said, “By bringing Commtech Europe’s wealth of experience and expertise in commissioning and technical services into AESG, we aim to build on the synergies and expertise of both firms in order to strengthen our client offering. Having recently joined AESG, I very much look forward to overseeing the integration process and ensuring that our clients, both existing and prospective, fully benefit from our expanded offer to optimise the delivery of their assets.”

About AESG:

AESG is an award-winning Specialist Consultancy, Engineering and Advisory firm regionally headquartered in London, Singapore and Dubai, working throughout Europe, Asia and the Middle East. We specialize in advanced performance within the built environment and are thought leaders in sustainable development, pairing technical knowledge with practical experience to provide strategic solutions to our clients.

We pride ourselves in being leaders in the industry in each of the services that we offer. We have one of the largest dedicated team with decades of cumulative experience in sustainable design, fire and life safety, façade engineering, commissioning, waste management, environmental consultancy, acoustics, data management for the built environment and carbon management. 

With unparalleled experience, gained from working on hundreds of iconic developments, our multi-disciplinary team of Architects, Engineers, Scientists, Planners, Modellers and Commissioning Managers work alongside our Clients to deliver effective solutions that stand the test of time. Our prestigious portfolio demonstrates our extensive capabilities and ability to consistently deliver best in class solutions to some of the industry’s most complex technical challenges.