Quantum – ‘Highly Commended’ at Construction Week Awards

Quantum – ‘Highly Commended’ at Construction Week Awards

Quantum Global Solutions (Quantum) were the proud recipients of two ‘Highly Commended’ awards at the recent Construction Week Qatar Awards, held at the St Regis Hotel. ‘’Construction Week is one of the principle publications in the Middle Eastern construction arena.  As one of Qatar’s long-standing SME’s we are proud to have received two prestigious ‘Highly Commended’ awards this evening by Construction Week: ‘Consultant of the Year’ and ‘CSR Initiative of the Year’.  At Quantum we have a small, dedicated and dynamic team who strive for excellence while working with our clients and also with respect to the community in which we live and work. We believe this award reinforces our strong and active role within Qatar’s construction community and among the wider global projects Quantum also works on,’’ said Peter Murphy, Quantum Managing Director following the award. In addition, Sarah Champa Al Dafa, Founder of Maktaba Children’s Library also stated, ‘’We are very proud to receive this award highlighting the partnership between Maktaba Children’s Library and Quantum.  The library relies on the support of large and small businesses and we are proud that this collaborative effort has been recognised this evening by Construction Week. Our joint initiatives over the past years have been a great success and as an increasingly active community space we look forward to more people visiting and enjoying the...
Jon Sanderson presents RICS Webinar on Contract Procedures and Administration

Jon Sanderson presents RICS Webinar on Contract Procedures and Administration

At the invitation of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) Jon Sanderson, Quantum’s Regional Director in Oman last night presented a RICS CPD Webinar on ‘Contract Procedures and Administration’.  With almost 30 years of industry experience Jon engaged the audience in a series of topics with the aim to give attendees a better understanding on how to effectively manage the procedures of a contract and provide guidance as to how this can be successfully managed, including exploring subjects such as time bars, effective notices and records.  The webinar contributed towards RICS members’ annual CPD programme. Speaking on the success of the presentation Jon Sanderson stated, ‘’As an organisation Quantum is fully committed to sharing industry knowledge and to working with key industry associations such as the RICS to promote their CPD programme.  Tonight’s presentation was a great success.  Utilising webinars to reach multiple audiences enables us to share our industry knowledge with attendees, and also for industry peers to join in and share individual experiences without the restriction of being in the same geographical location.  Over 40 attendees joined in from Oman and across the Middle East representing both client and contractor organisations.’’ Quantum is acknowledged as one of the leading construction support consultancies dedicated to serving the interests of the international construction and engineering industries.  In addition to regular industry presentations, Quantum is also actively involved in the presentation of training courses and mentoring programmes. The Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) is a professional body that accredits professionals within the land, property and construction sectors worldwide. They regulate and promote the profession; maintaining the highest educational...
Quantum announces Silver Sponsorship of ICAI International Conference

Quantum announces Silver Sponsorship of ICAI International Conference

As part of the company’s Corporate Social Responsibility commitment to support the local community Quantum Global Solution proudly announces their Silver Sponsorship of the Doha Chapter of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) 4th International Conference on the 23rd and 24th November 2017. ‘’The conference, under the theme ‘Engage, Innovate, Transform’ brings the highest calibre of speakers in our industry to Doha and with our philosophy of knowledge sharing at Quantum we are proud to be the Silver Sponsor for this flagship event in the Doha Chapter of ICAI international calendar,’’ said Rajesh Singh, Quantum Finance and Administration Director. Key speakers at this two-day event includes Shilpa Shetty, Bollywood diva; Luke Coutinho, fitness guru; Shiv Khera, renowned Indian author; P R Ramesh, Chairman, Deloitte India; Major D P Singh, India’s first blade runner; Khurram Siddiqui, Global Leader Robotics, E&Y, Amarjit Chopra, past president of ICAI; Ernst & Young and Midhat Salha, Audit Partner, Deloitte-Doha. Quantum is acknowledged as one of the leading global construction support consultancies dedicated to serving the interests of the international construction and engineering industries. In addition to regular industry presentations, Quantum is also actively involved in the presentation of training courses and mentoring programmes. The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) is a statutory body established by an Act of Parliament, by The Chartered Accountants Act, 1949 for regulating the profession of Chartered Accountancy in the country. The Institute, functions under the administrative control of the Ministry of Corporate Affairs, Government of India. The ICAI is the second largest professional body of Chartered Accountants in the world, with a strong tradition of...
Quantum sponsors ICC ONE Communication Championships 2017

Quantum sponsors ICC ONE Communication Championships 2017

As part of the company’s Corporate Social Responsibility commitment to the community Quantum Global Solutions has announced its sponsorship of the ICC ONE Communication Championship 2017. Organised by ICC ONE Toastmasters for the past many years, the ICC One Communication Championships is a nationwide contest conducted to promote communication and leadership skills.  The 2017 contest will be held at the Radisson Blu Hotel on Friday, 17th November and will comprise four competition categories – ‘Adult Inspiration’, ‘Adult Humorous’, ‘Junior Inspirational’ and ‘Junior Humorous’.  Winners will receive cash awards, trophies and gifts. Speaking on the sponsorship Rajesh Singh, Quantum Finance and Administration Director said, ‘’As a leading global construction support consultancy our philosophy is to connect parties to reach an amicable resolution to their issues through communication. We fully support the work of the ICC ONE Toastmasters to host this annual event to encourage residents of Qatar to enhance their communication skills in this open arena.’’ Quantum is acknowledged as one of the leading global construction support consultancies dedicated to serving the interests of the international construction and engineering industries.  In addition to regular industry presentations, Quantum is also actively involved in the presentation of training courses and mentoring programmes. Toastmasters International is a world leader in communication and leadership development. The organisation has more than 352,000 memberships. Members improve their speaking and leadership skills by attending one of the 16,400 clubs in 141 countries that make up a global network of meeting locations. ICC ONE Toastmasters was established in 2003 and the club has been hosting these competitions since...
Quantum and Maktaba present CSR philosophy to the American Chamber

Quantum and Maktaba present CSR philosophy to the American Chamber

“In the current climate supporting corporate social responsibility projects can be a challenge for SME’s, but with a collective will and a strong philosophy to give back to the community where we all live and work, the benefits to both parties far outweigh any costs,” stated Greg Caramanica, Quantum’s Associate Director as part of his opening address, along with Sarah Champa Al Dafa, Maktaba Children’s Library Founder at the recent American Chamber monthly ‘Distinguished Speakers’ event. Quantum and Maktaba Children’s Library, a non-profit organisation, have been partners since 2015 and as highlighted by Sarah in her presentation many activities have been undertaken during this period. These included the development of a children’s fruit and vegetable garden, the launch of an annual Garangou festival, ad-hoc maintenance issues, fire alarm installation and a variety of story time sessions with leading British children’s author, Kay Woodward. Greg and Sarah’s presentation also discussed Quantum’s three-phase approach to working with Maktaba including hands-on support including the company’s annual ‘Donate a Day’ initiative and financial and communication support. The team also noted how they worked with additional third parties through their business networks who were happy to assist Maktaba with lower rates structures and payment terms – they just needed to be asked. ‘’There is a misconception in the community that non-government charities like Maktaba are sponsored financially long-term by major organisations – this is not the case at Maktaba. While we welcome major organisations to partner with us to develop major initiatives for the benefit of the community, at Maktaba we value each and every one of our supporters including one-man organisations and SME’s...
Game Set and Match at Quantum and Mideco Tennis Tournament

Game Set and Match at Quantum and Mideco Tennis Tournament

With a spirit of healthy competition in the air this weekend Quantum Global Solutions and Mideco held a fun teambuilding tennis tournament at the InterContinental Hotel. Before the competition began in earnest the teams of (number in each team) started the event with 30 minutes of fun warm-up games. The competition included nine matches – four games per match.  Prizes were awarded for the overall winner in the following categories: ‘Around the world knock-out’ – Stuart Porter, Quantum ‘Champion team’ – Mideco ‘Big Match’ – Quantum ‘’This was a great event in the Quantum calendar of activities, we all enjoyed an afternoon of fun competition between our companies. The build up to the tournament was really great and the banter during games was super. I look forward to a rematch next year,’’ said Jonathan Pearce, Quantum Contractual/Commercial Consultant and organiser of the event. “It was a lovely and joyful day full of activities, sports and fun. The amazing sense of humour was there between all participants and the event was perfectly organised by Quantum. Mideco would like to have the event more regularly and not only once per year,“ said Michel Deeb, Mideco General Manager and winning team leader. Quantum team members: Carolyn Elson, Peter Murphy, Rajesh Singh, Jonathan Pearce, Leigh Murphy, Robin Mace and Stuart Porter. Mideco team members: Michael Deeb, Jamal Zahra, Alaa Kassis, Ashraf Tharwat, Honey Santos, Dima Siversky and Joseph Haddad. Quantum is acknowledged as one of the leading management consultants dedicated to serving the interests of the international construction and engineering industries.  In addition to regular industry presentations, Quantum is also actively involved in the...