International management and construction consultancy, Gleeds, have had their new operation in the Republic of Singapore given the seal of approval by His Excellency Antony Phillipson, the British High Commissioner, at a recent dinner held at Eden Hall, his official residence. Guests at the Gleeds hosted event included representatives from Rolls-Royce, Deutsche Bank, RICS and the British Chamber of Commerce as well as the Fairmont Raffles Hotel and Chevron Singapore.
Speaking at the event, High Commissioner Antony Phillipson said; “I am delighted to welcome Gleeds to Singapore; the hub of the Asia Pacific region for an increasing number of British companies. This thriving metropolis offers a dynamic busines environment and it is encouraging to see prominent companies with impressive client relationships such as Gleeds, recognising the enormous potential here. This is a fascinating time to be in Singapore, it is an area that sits at the heart of a region that is driving the global economic recovery”
The Gleeds operation will be headed up by Terence Goh who brings with him over 20 years’ experience of the local construction and property market, whilst Gleeds’ expertise in the process and power sector as well the petrochemical, industrial and manufacturing arenas’ will serve to further strengthen their position in the region.
Commenting on the evening, Richard Steer, Chairman of Gleeds Worldwide said; “We are delighted to have been personally welcomed to