AFG College & SNC-Lavalin venture sign 3-year contract
06 Aug 2017 - 2:13
AFG College with the University of Aberdeen is pleased to announce the award of a three-year contract to SNC-Lavalin Profac Gulf Management, a joint venture comprised of SNC-Lavalin and Nasser Bin Khaled Al Thani & Sons Holding Company (NBK), to provide end-to-end facilities management services at its new college in Qatar.
AFG College with the University of Aberdeen is a newly established university college partnership and will welcome its first cohort of undergraduate students studying for bachelor degrees in Business Management and Accountancy & Finance in September of this year.
Headquartered in Canada, SNC-Lavalin, is a global fully integrated professional services and project management company with revenues recorded in 2016 of $8.5bn. SNC-Lavalin is recognised by the industry as a leading facilities management provider with experience on numerous properties within the Middle East, and AFG College with the University of Aberdeen are confident that they have made the right choice of facilities management provider.
The ceremony was attended by Sheikh Khalid Nawaf Al Thani, representing NBK & SNC–Lavalin, and Professor Richard Wells, Dean of transnational education representing AFG College. Senior delegates from the University of Aberdeen were also present, including the Dean of Middle East and Southeast Asian affairs and the deputy director of estates.
Dr Sheikha Aisha bint Faleh Al Thani, chairperson and founder of AFG College with the University of Aberdeen, said, “The signing of this commercial relationship reinforces AFG and the University’s vision to provide an exceptional campus experience for our students. To this end, I am extremely pleased to have SNC-Lavalin managing the safety and facilities of our newly established university college campus.”