Yu Tao
Global Meets Local 2021

Yu Tao

Rank: 21

Company: China State Construction Engineering Corporation Middle East (CSCEC ME)

Designation: President and CEO—Middle East

Sector: Construction

Nationality: Chinese

Global headquarters: China

MENA headquarters: U.A.E.

Tao has been leading CSCEC ME’s operations since its inception in 2004. Based in the U.A.E., the company employs 17,000 people, with 3,500 new employees joining the firm since 2020 alone. The company delivered several mega projects in 2020, such as Dubai Digital Park Project, Deira Waterfront Development Phase I Plot 2 Project, and the Expo 2020 Roads Network-Contract 2 Project. CSCEC ME aims to enter Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain, and Iraq in the next year.