Ian Simmonds


Ian Simmonds heads the Cost, Commercial and Procurement team for The Red Sea Development Company who are developing 3,000 keys across 16 hotels with all there associated infrastructure and supporting facilities. Ian’s large team is responsible for all procurement and the full commercial and contract management for the hundreds of awarded contracts.

Ian has over 25 years’ experience and has been in the Middle East for nearly 15 years previously leading AECOM’s assets cost management team in the UAE and prior to that worked for 10 years in the UK for a major contractor.