David Houston B

Managing Partner


Profession: Chartered Quantity Surveyor Nationality: British Membership: MRICS, ACIArb, ICIOB, Society of Engineers (UAE), Society of Construction Law

Languages: English

Academic: BSc (Hons) in Quantity Surveying University of Ulster at Jordanstown, Northern Ireland Relevant

Experience: Office and Retail, Leisure, Residential, Banking, Hospitality, Industrial, Educational


Houston And Partners (Dubai, U.A.E) Jan 2006 – Present
Position: Managing Partner

Having established the Practice in late 2005, David is responsible for the management of the Practice and the servicing of the Practice’s Clients.

Davis Langdon (Dubai, U.A.E) (Singapore) 1995 – 2005
Position: Associate

Working on his own initiative and reporting to the practice partners, David’s duties and responsibilities comprised all aspects of pre and post quantity surveying work and general management of the office ensuring all project compiled with the Quality Assurance requirements while also supervising the staff members with APC preparation and reports.

Bruce Shaw Partnership (Belfast, Northern Ireland), March 1995 – Aug 1995
Position: Senior Quantity Surveyor

D G Jones and Partners (Paris, France) 1994 – 1995
Position: Quantity Surveyor

Bell Burton Associates (Douglas, Isle of Man) 1992 – 1993
Position: Quantity Surveyor

Moore MacDonald and Partners (Holywood, Northern Ireland) 1984–1991