Mark Pennington - Managing Partner

With over 18 years’ of international executive search experience focused on the Construction & Real Estate industries, Mark has been responsible for a number of key appointments within the Middle East region and further afield which have included CEOs, CFOs, COOs, Managing Directors, Regional Directors, Regional Commercial Directors, HSEQ Directors, Chief Development Officers, Development Directors, General Managers and other senior staff & technical appointments where they have been involved with major building and infrastructure projects.

Along with being a Partner with BCI Executive Search, Mark is also the Managing Director of BuildConsult International and a Director of Pennell Hart, a highly regarded executive search firm in the legal industry

Mark has lived in Dubai since 2005 and prior to moving to the region, he worked in Sydney and London for leading international recruitment firms. Due to his father’s work as a Civil Engineer, he has lived extensively across Africa and the Middle East.

M Tel: +971 50 653 3846


Jack Michelon - Partner

A senior level recruitment professional with an industry related background in Quantity Surveying, Jack’s longstanding regional presence and niche market expertise has enabled him to establish and maintain key strategic relationships with an array of leading organisations across the Gulf, including Tier 1 Developers, Local & Multi-National Conglomerates, Government Institutions, Asset & Property Managers, Investment Trusts (REITs), Main Contractors, PMC's and Architectural & Engineering Practices.

Jack specialises in delivering C and C-1 level retained search assignments having overseen a number of key appointments in the region including CEO, CFO, CCO, CIO, CDO and VP HR. Additionally, he has put together project teams for several of the region's most prestigious and iconic flagship developments, including residential communities, mixed-use, mega malls, high-rise towers, stadiums, hotels, schools, universities, transportation links, hospitals and international airports. Jack's transparent, honest and highly consultative approach tied with first class communication skills and market expertise enables him to build long lasting relationships, which in turn provide the foundations for attracting the industry’s leading talent on behalf of his clients.

M Tel: +971 55 662 4944

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