Aquila is a unique, connected, project management company with bounce, turning the industry’s traditionalism on its head.
Aquila leadership appreciates that there is a time to listen and a time to act – and knows instinctively when to employ each. Aquila understands the UAE market and is adaptable, with a solutions driven approach.
Louise Rodrigues MRICS BSc (Hons)
Project Management Consultant
Louise has 19 years experience in the design, development and construction industry, employed by Atkins, DHP and Lend Lease in London, prior to relocating to the UAE in 2008 to work with Bovis Lend Lease, on the Jumeirah Park project, following which Louise worked with TDIC (Saadiyat Island projects) and Mirage Leisure and Development (Bluewaters PMO, Dubai Creek Harbour, The Address hotels).
As a driven team leader with a flexible approach and the ability to motivate team members, Louise has a comprehensive and strategic understanding of programme and project management protocol and processes, technical issues and contractual requirements to take a project smoothly from inception to completion in both private and public sectors. She has the ability to review the project from a strategic level, and to understand the detail required to resolve issues.
Obtaining her RICS chartership in 2002, with her post qualified experience split across the UK and UAE, Louise's experience with working on large Government and Commercial projects in the UK, has provided a sound technical experience base for the many large Client Organisations she works with in the UAE.
Louise's leadership brings ENERGY to the project with a solutions-driven focus and can-do attitude, helping things to go right. She is a problem solver, who is passionate about people leadership and working in a productive, positive and fun environment.
Aquila offers a tailor-made solution to the PM expertise required for a project/ programme, increasing flexibility to client funds by bringing a cost effective solution.