Baqir Al-Alawi, Arup

Baqir Al-Alawi

Associate Director

  • UKIMEA Facilities management leader

Baqir leads the MEP business for Arup in the Middle East. 

With extensive experience in managing teams on complex engineering projects, he has collaborated with a diverse range of clients in the UK and Middle East markets. His broad expertise spans various sectors, enabling him to develop design solutions tailored to meet specific client needs.

A chartered mechanical engineer, Baqir specializes in building physics, sustainability, and multidisciplinary design team leadership. He has guided teams through all project phases, from concept design to on-site delivery, for numerous building types. His portfolio includes hotels, residential, mixed-use developments, theme parks, retail, aviation, nuclear/defense, education, commercial, and high-rise buildings.

Baqir's leadership and technical skills have consistently led to the successful completion of projects, earning him a reputation for excellence and reliability in the engineering community. His commitment to sustainability and innovative design continues to drive the success of Arup's MEP business in the Middle East.