Ted Jacob Engineering Group

Larry McGuinness


Larry McGuinness is a key member of the Middle East management team, with extensive experience in the MENA region as a chartered structural engineer and design manager. He currently heads up finance, operations and human capital from the Dubai office. In the past, Larry spearheaded the opening of TJEG’s Bahrain office as General Manager and he continues to be a driver in the regional expansion strategy. During Larry’s professional career as a structural engineer he has worked with various multinational design consultancies as the project leader for major complex developments ranging across hotels, universities, housing schemes, shopping malls and 50+ storey towers. He has further project life cycle experience ranging from feasibility studies and peer reviews to contract administration and handovers.


Executive Education: Real Estate Management Program: Finance, Design and Leadership - Harvard Business School

Managing Technical Professionals and Organizations Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management

MBA, Master of Business Administration (with Distinction), Durham University Business School, United Kingdom

BSc (Eng) Civil Engineering, University of Cape Town, South Africa


Pr Eng – Professional Engineer, Engineering Council of South Africa

MSAICE – Member of South African Institution of Civil Engineering


COEPP Bahrain, Registered Civil Engineer

Society of Engineers, United Arab Emirates, Affiliated Member

Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat, Individual Member