Nicholas Taylor

Nicholas’ work as an executive chef in South Africa is what made him explore a career in remote site services. He has gained valuable knowledge in facilities management and large-scale catering from working in amongst others Iraq, Afghanistan, the Democratic Republic of Congo, and Somalia. As FM Manager, he provides leadership and direction to RA’s…

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Mansi Ramanath Iyer

Mansi is our Financial Planning and Analysis Manager. She drafts our budgets, reports gross margins for the group, performs variance analysis and mentors project managers and finance teams in our operational areas on budget functionalities. Mansi joined RA in 2018 with almost a decade of experience in financial functions across industries in the UAE.  

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David Bruce Bruijntjes

As Business Development Manager, David’s role is to develop business opportunities in new and existing territories, and to ensure that all RA clients receive the highest level of service. David has 15 years’ experience in international business development, gained through working in the Balkans, Southeast Asia, the Middle East and throughout Africa. After a short…

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Walter Bolton

As Contracts Manager, Walter systematically and efficiently manages contractual matters with the purpose of maximising financial and operational performance, while building and maintaining healthy client relations. His role entails amongst others negotiating terms and conditions, drafting contractual correspondence, and managing contract administration activities. Walter joined RA in 2021 with almost three decades’ experience in Contracts…

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Jilsha Bharathan

Jilsha Bharathan is RA’s Forecast and Demand Planner- Food Category. Her responsibilities include monitoring inventory levels and overseeing supply chain activities, ensuring timely replenishment and availability of food items across RA’s operational locations. Prior to joining RA, she worked with Philip Morris International, Transmed and MMI in various Demand Planning roles. Jilsha holds a Master’s…

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Sharan Ashwin Mandavia

As Logistics Manager, Sharan is responsible for handling all inbound and outbound logistics for the RA Group as well as developing and presenting complex logistics plans to the leadership team. Since joining RA in 2020, Sharan has implemented a supply chain visibility tool that enables RA staff to track ongoing shipments in real time, ensuring…

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Haythem Ahmed

Haythem is a Chartered Professional Engineer by Engineers Australia, an Associate Member of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health and a Certified Quality Engineer/Auditor by ASQ, with over twenty years of experience working in Integrated HSEQ Management Systems. Before joining RA in 2021, Haythem worked across the Middle East and Asia Pacific in a broad array of…

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Lee Charles Allen

Lee is our Bid Writer, based in Dubai. He works with experts across our company to write compelling, compliant proposals for our clients. Before joining RA, Lee wrote bids for the likes of BP, General Motors, Deutsche Bank and the UK government, across multiple sectors. He has a degree in Geography with International Relations, with…

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Donatella Farese

Donatella is our Compliance Officer based in Dubai. Her responsibilities involve ensuring compliance with ethical standards, updating our policies, designing ongoing training programs, and collaborating with other departments to ensure that business policies are followed. Over the last 17 years, she has worked as a Compliance Manager at an oil and gas company and previously…

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Hubert Votter

Hubert Votter is our Head of Construction. He leads the engineering, project management and construction sectors across RA’s global portfolio. This means pulling together our construction activities, enhancing our design capability and developing a consistent project management methodology, based on global best practices. Hubert is focused on giving strategic direction to projects and delivering quality, safety,…

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