In 1999 Chris was lead commercial in the Berth 12 redevelopment project at Jebel Ali Port, consisting of the refurbishment and construction of new quay walls and extensive areas of paved laydown areas.
In 2012, Chris led the project delivery commercial team of Dutco Balfour Beatty for the multi-million Dirham redevelopment of the three fishing Harbours for Dubai Customs in Jumeirah 1, Umm Suqeim 1 and Umm Suqeim 2 Dubai. The works included the conversion of existing buildings, re-housing of 800 fishermen and construction of workers accommodation, retail buildings, restaurants, preparation and cleaning areas, lighthouses and workshops. In total 53 buildings were constructed within three harbours sites. The works also included associated marine works including jetty and pier construction and associated MEP services.