Our Team | Eire Gulf Contracting LLC, Interior Fitout Company Dubai
Our team was built on the principles of integrity, passion, competency and openness. With decades of construction experience between we are make sure every project is completed to a high standard
Eire Gulf Team, About Eire Gulf, Patrick Dowling, Pol Soriano, Thomas McNicholas, Raymond
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Our Team

Directors Profile

Thomas Mc Nicholas

Interior Director

Thomas Mc Nicholas is an experienced construction professional with 13 years of rich experience in all levels of site management and organisation. He has worked for some of Ireland’s largest interior fit out companies both as an employee and later as a self-employed subcontractor, primarily concentrating on office and retail refurbishments and interior fit out projects. Upon moving to Dubai in early 2009, he joined Eiregulf as Interiors Director to share his knowledge and proficiency in all aspects of site and client relationship management to develop Eiregulf into a leading Interior fit out company.

Patrick Dowling

MEP Director

Patrick graduated from University College Cork with a Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical and Micro-Electronic Engineering. He worked in the U.K. and Australia before returning to Ireland to work with Rotary M&E. Having worked on a wide range of projects in Ireland and the Caribbean, he took up a position with them in Dubai. After two years Patrick joined Mercury MENA, working on a number of data center projects. In 2013 he joined Eire Gulf, heading up the MEP division.

Key staff members

Padhraic Garvey

Operations Manager

Padhraic has over 16 years’ experience within the Construction Industry with over 7 years of this within in the UAE. He takes responsibility of team leadership, estimation review, budgeting, cost control risk assessment, supervising the engineering implementing the specification, identifying design problems and resolving with concerned parties.

Padhraic has a proven track record in delivering prestige projects within the industry and managing the MEP package within time and budget. He holds a good understanding of all operational and engineering issues related to MEP and ensures all local authority requirements are adhered to and implemented.

Padhraic has an excellent relationship with Project Management teams and Clients, he ensures all agreed timeframes are met, delivered and handed over to the end user.

Regan Sammon 

Business Development Manager

Invaluable commercial experience within both the finance and construction industries over the past 7 years. Expertise in addressing already defined markets and innovative ideas and leads for new and untapped markets.

Her experience includes projects of all scales located in European, East Asian and GCC countries. Her warmth, personality and presentation skills mean she is great at getting the best from people and sharing solutions.

Stephen Foley

Project Manager

A highly experienced Project Manager with over 6 year’s turnkey interior fit-out experience within the UAE. He is a fit-out professional with a background in cost and project management. He has worked across a variety of sectors for Commercial, Retail, Hospitality, F&B, and Luxury Residential projects.

Pol Soriano

Office Administrator

Graduated in Bachelor of Science in Accountancy at University of Cagayan Valley, Philippines

Acquired 16 years’ experience in different areas of industry such as: Banking, Contracting, Trading and Advertising.

Independently handling accounting task up to finalization. Enthusiasm with strong analytical thinking, problem solving and decision making.

Maria Gloria C. Guballa

Commercial Manager

Having more than 6 years of working experience as a Quantity Surveyor / Estimator all throughout the Middle East. Areas of expertise include: Fit-out works Knowledge on UAE Market price, Quantity Take off & Estimating, Exceptional Client Interface Capabilities, Interim Payment Management, Contract Management & Cost Control, Subcontractor Variation Analysis, Knowledge in using Primavera P6, AutoCAD Operating, Proficient in using Microsoft Office, Knowledgeable in FIDIC and POM.

Noriza Villafuerte

Design Coordinator

A highly experienced Design Coordinator with over 5 years experience within the UAE.  Noriza conceptualizes, draws and executes designs creatively adhering to principle of local municipalities, safety and environmental sustainability.

She is responsible for contributing to a successful team of designers, to aid in Eire Gulf’s consisten

Lamyaa Maher

Head of Design

As Head of our design department, Lamyaa excels exceptional skills and experiences in planning, detailing, designing and coordinating projects both in the public and private sectors.

With a background in architecture – and over 4 years’ experience having worked with some of the world’s most renowned design firms – Lamyaa has the perfect combination of artistic vision and practical experience, and has used this in the creation and management of award-winning spaces.

Fasalu Rahman T.M.

Electrical Engineer

A professional degree holder of Electrical Engineering with 5 years’ experience as MEP Engineer. Having a vast of experience in MEP Design, Estimation, Procurement, Site supervising, Testing and Commissioning field. Also, with hands on experience in Low Voltage Systems (Data, Telephone, CCTV, Access Control and Home Automation), High Voltage Systems (Transformer, Panel Boards , Cabling, Termination and Commissioning), Fire Alarm, HVAC , Fire Fighting , Plumbing and Drainage Layout designing and Installation for Commercial and Residential Buildings.

Fazeeh SV

MEP Engineer

A Bachelor’s Degree Holder of Mechanical Engineering, with 5 years’ experience in MEP field as Mechanical Engineer. Sound good knowledge about HVAC, Drainage system, Water Supply System ,Fire flighting system & LPG.

Including all engineering activity such as Design, Estimation, Procurement, Site supervising ,Testing and Commissioning of each.

Brian McNicholas

Quantity Surveyor

Experienced Quantity Surveyor who has worked on a range of projects varying in value up to (Approx. 4 Billion Euro).

Responsible for both pre-contract and post-contract duties. including but not limited to preparation of final project accounts. Evaluating budget costing, reviewing contract Tenders documents both technically and commercially. Client correspondence, contract negotiations, measurement and pricing of construction work, evaluating specifically the value of actual work completed by Eire Gulf agreeing valuations and settling final accounts.

Our team can provide turnkey solution to all manner of fit out and MEP challenges