Paul Mullett

Group Director, Engineering & Technology, Robert Bird Group - UAE

Following graduation from the University of Southampton in 1995, Paul joined a top-tier engineering consultancy and worked in a technical support team providing specialist analytical and engineering consultancy services. In this role, Paul worked on a range of technically challenging projects, spanning across various market sectors and technical disciplines.


In 2006, Paul was seconded to Dubai as Technical Manager, returning to the UK in 2009 to act as the manager of the Advanced Engineering Team. In this practice-wide role Paul’s remit was to improve the range and integration of advanced engineering capabilities across disciplines and geographic locations.


Paul joined Robert Bird Group in 2010 as General Manager for the MENA Office until 2017, managing over 50 staff and providing technical, commercial and contractual oversight for a range of large, challenging projects.


In 2017 Paul took on the role of Director (Head of Engineering and Technology) in the MENA Office, driving quality, innovation and engineering excellence across disciplines. In 2018 Paul took on the role as Group Engineering and Technology Director.


Paul has a keen interest in common-sense, technically-driven solutions, structural investigations, concrete durability, blast engineering and forensic engineering. As a Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators Paul is also well-versed in claims and disputes and can provide either Expert Advisor or Expert Witness services to clients.

Takes part in

  • Digital Built World SummitView Full Event
  • 16:50 - 17:30

    Panel discussion – Digital twin transformation journeys – from a construction tool to a sustainable service platform and beyond

    Behind the hype, and the data management challenges, digital twins offer real value to AECs and asset owners. In this panel, we explore what it means to use digital twins as a digital and business transformation strategy and what this new framework means for BIM practitioners. 

    Panellists include:
    Raj Thampuran MD, Technology and Research, Surbana Jurong - Singapore
    David McKee CEO, Slingshot and Co-Chair, Digital Twin Consortium - UK
    Simon Evans Digital Twin Leader, Arup, and Chair of the Gemini Call at the National Digital Twin Programme - UK
    Paul Mullett Group Director, Engineering & Technology, Robert Bird Group - UAE
    William Harris Business Development Director - APAC, Asite
    Moderated by:
    Nicolas Waern CEO and Digital Twin Evangelist, WINNIIO - Sweden

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