MEAM UAE Business Awards 2018

MEAMARKETS / 2018 UAE Business Awards 45 Best International Fire & Life Safety Consultancy 2018 Best International Fire & Life Safety Consultancy 2018 Design Confidence (DC) provides expert and comprehensive Fire and Life Safety and Fire Engineering services to the Construction Industry across Australia, theMiddle East, Africa and India. We profile the firm to find out more. Established in 2009 as a one-man- team, consisting of Founder Tom Sagris, since inception DC has flourished, although the ethos has remained the same throughout, despite moving from smaller projects, to larger, world-class projects. Tom, who has since become Group Principal, believes it is this ethos that continues to propel DC as one of the leading consultancy firms for building regulations Internationally. In an environment where regulatory compliance is critical within the overall building design, control and approvals process, DC ensures best practice in the interpretation and application of international building regulations, codes, standards and best practice. Offering specialised services in key areas, DC undertakes all aspects from concept design through to the completion of construction. To ensure that they are ahead of the market requirement, the engineers at DC are up-to- date, and always learning the new software packages that their clients use. As the market evolves, they master all new technologies to put themselves at the forefront of industrial advances to ensure they exceed their clients’ expectations. These engineers are vital to the firm’s success, and as such DC focuses on nourishing the technical qualifications and expertise of their engineers. They promote their engineers to have face-to-face contact with clients, promoting real, mutual connections based on understanding and respect. With regards to the future, Tom envisions global expansion with DC, expanding the business throughout Australia, and the MENA region specifically. There is a significant potential for work due to the Dubai Expo 2020 and the overall strategic plan for the United Arab Emirates. These new projects will provide the firm with many exciting opportunities to build upon its current success and grow even further. UA180019 Company: Design Confidence Consultancy Contact: Tom Sagris Address: Ibn Battuta Gate Office, Level 6, Office 613-614B, Garden Cross Road, Dubai, PO Box 454418, UAE Phone: +971 4 432 9277 Contact Email: [email protected]