David Barley

BEng (Civil & Str), CEng, MIStructE

“To deliver success you don’t get inspired and then start work, you must start work to get inspired. And do this every day”

UAE director of structures David Barley brings to WME his more than 21 years’ experience in the delivery of structural engineering projects of all types.

In particular, his portfolio includes a series of major structural engineering projects in Abu Dhabi and Dubai, including residential high-rise towers, hotel re-planning and refurbishment, new luxury high-rise hotel developments, large commercial projects and data centres. In addition, he has worked on projects across the region and internationally, including in the UK, Syria, Lebanon, South Africa, Qatar and China.

David is a design-led engineer. He is responsible for leading our growing team of structural specialists and multi-disciplinary design teams.


Tel: +971 4 388 1616


Member of the Institute of Structural Engineers (MIStructE) –  024425193
Chartered Engineer, Engineering Council UK – 574933

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