Abdullah Gulabi

A curious engineer

About Me

I enjoy tackling engineering and business challenges. I believe in privacy, ownership of personal data, and sharing and building our collective body of knowledge.

Professional Experience

Currently working on transforming the AEC industry with Dassault Systèmes. Previous experience in digital transformation of steel fabrication industries, offsite modular rebar, data centre design and engineering, industrial and infrastructure projects in Sub-Saharan Africa, and consulting.

Dassault Systèmes (since ‘23), United Kingdom

I’m working to bring productization to the built environment. Business Value Consultant for the AEC industry.

Graitec Group (‘22 - ‘23), United Kingdom

Consultancy for the implementation of the Group’s “Fabricate” line of software solutions oriented toward rebar, steel and offsite manufacturing industries.

Midland Steel (‘21 - ‘22), United Kingdom

Innovative offsite reinforcement solutions, delivered just-in-time and prefabricated in modules based on project constraints.

Huawei (‘18 – ‘21), Turkey

Headed Data Centre construction department for the regional office. Solution design and delivery for data centre projects in East and Central Europe, Nordic Region, Turkey, Ukraine, Russia and Sub-Saharan Africa. Offsite and/or modular facilities.

VKS (‘15 –‘18), Nigeria

Construction and contract management for EPC contractor in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Renaissance (‘13 – ‘15), Nigeria

Estimator in a commercial project - a hotel project in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Formet (‘12 – ‘13), Nigeria

Building materials sales in the ECOWAS market.

LASG (‘10 – ‘12), Nigeria

Consultancy to the Lagos State Government Ministry of Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation.


I have a master’s degree in Construction Engineering and Management, an MBA and a Structural/Civil Engineering degree.

Contact Me

Currently in London. Feel free to contact me on LinkedIn or simply send me an e-mail: abdullah at gula dot bi

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Web Presence

I publish a blog oriented towards starting a dialogue with young Turkish professionals, sharing snippets of life as an engineer.

Click the logo below to visit the site (in Turkish) at https://www.muhendisrehberi.com


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