“Adaptability and Innovation are vital for Structural Engineers to realise clients’ vision and contribute towards built environment.”

Murali Guruvappan

Director – Structures

Murali Guruvappan is a Director of Structures at WME and is based in Dubai. Murali has been integrally involved in the firm’s client relations in Middle East and India. Murali leads the WME India business for regional development and supporting WME’s Global growth.

Murali has over 20 years of international civil and structural engineering experience in the projects located in USA, India, Middle East and the UK. Murali has significant experience in analysis and design of various structural systems for low to super tall building structures. He is skilled in the design of buildings for hurricane winds and seismic activity. Murali managed and delivered many large-scale projects including multi-storey developments up to 10 million square feet and towers up to 111 stories.

Murali frequently lectures at industry conferences and events, including IStructE and CTBUH. He promotes the development of bespoke structural engineering solutions that creates cost-effective and innovative designs.


Tel: +971 4 388 1616
Mail: m.guruvappan@wmeglobal.com


Chartered Engineer, UK
Member of the Institution of Structural Engineers, UK
Registered Engineer in Dubai, Mumbai Authorities

Project Experience

QOGNO Smart Towers

WME is working with QOGNO to build technologies that have an enduring impact, by riding on the tailwinds of the design and digital transformation.

Marina Mall

The project under NINC is being led by KKD architects The mission is to upgrade the Mall into a new exciting retail and entertainment destination.

Solitaire Mall

Solitaire, known as the jewel of Riyadh, is a 70,000m2 retail mall, made up of a number of pavilions.

Four Seasons Hotel – Jeddah

WME, in partnership with DSA, were appointed to redesign the 600 key hotel and branded apartments located in Jeddah Corniche.

Downtown Views II

Located on a prime site in Downtown Dubai, Downtown Views II provides good view of the Burj Khalifa, the Dubai Mall Fountain, and The Observation Tower, currently under construction in the Dubai Creek Harbour.

SRG Tower

SRG Tower is a 111-floor luxury residential apartment tower; a highly efficient, highly engineered iconic super- high-rise tower that resonates with efficiency, innovation, and sustainability.