Scott Coombes

Managing Partner, AESG

Scott is the co-founder and Managing Partner of AESG, an award winning, Specialist Consultancy, Engineering and Advisory firm headquartered in London and Dubai, working throughout the Middle East, Europe and Asia.

Under Scott’s leadership, AESG has grown to be a highly recommended consultancy of choice with unparalleled experience in Sustainability, Facade Engineering, Acoustics, Fire & Life Safety Engineering, Environmental Planning, Waste Management, Building Performance, Energy Management and Data Management for the Built Environment and Commissioning.

With an honors degree in Architecture from the University of Nottingham, Scott has firmly established expertise in sustainable development & passive design and is recognised as an industry thought leader through his involvement in industry events as keynote speaker.

As a resident of the UAE for over 30 years, his first-hand experience of fast-paced, high-rise construction has fuelled his passion for sustainable architecture. He is committed to supporting the industry regionally & globally in furthering the net zero agenda and helping clients solve their greatest challenges through collaboration, innovation and advanced technical solutions.

As Managing Partner, Scott has directed the delivery of some of the world’s most impressive projects across multiple sectors, including master planning, critical infrastructure, healthcare, hospitality, residential, commercial, retail and high rise.

He has spearheaded the growth of AESG, which has received international recognition for being an industry leading specialist consultancy, that has influenced the design, construction and operation of hundreds of projects to date, and for its investment in construction technology such as parametric design, AI, digital twins, computational design and BIM.

Scott also sits on the CTBUH Height and Data Committee and is the Chairman of the American University in Dubai (AUD) ID Advisory Board under the School of Architecture, Art and Design.

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