Joao Sales is a qualified Civil Engineer with thirteen years of international design
experience in the UAE, the UK and Portugal. He joined KEO in 2011 as the Project Manager – Bridges in our Abu Dhabi Infrastructure Division and was promoted to his present position in 2014.

He specializes in the project management of multi-disciplinary infrastructure
contracts and is currently engaged in multiple projects in Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Saudi Arabia. His technical background is in the design of bridges, particularly long span, pre-stressed, concrete bridges of multiple structural types and construction methods. He was the Senior Bridge Design Engineer for the Manori Creek Bridge in Mumbai, which has a main span of two hundred and ten meters, the Nareel Island Bridge and the Al Raha Beach Interchange 3 in Abu Dhabi.

Joao is a versatile, creative and talented designer of concrete and steel structures whether for bridging or other infrastructure purposes. He has a highly professional and meticulous approach to design review and an excellent reputation for effective coordination with contractors, clients, consultants and other engineering disciplines. He is an articulate team leader with reliable management skills as well as a proven capacity for the effective resolution of site related issues. He is one of a group of younger and talented specialist engineers which KEO has recruited in recent years as part of our policy of attracting the best international professionals available.


Operations Principal, Infrastructure