David Bradford

Turner, Project Director | Dubai, United Arab Emirates


Mr. David Bradford, Project Director of Turner International Middle East (TiME). With almost 50 years experience, David worked on the first Turner project in the Middle East, the Sheraton in 1975 and subsequently the World's tallest tower, the Burj Khalifa, in 2009. Other iconic projects David has managed include the DIFC Gate Building, Emirates Towers and The Address Residences Fountain Views.

David has worked in the USA, Hong Kong, Singapore, UK, Egypt and the UAE, across industry segments including high rise, housing, retail, hospital, military, airport, commercial and transport projects.

David has a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from Newcastle University, UK.


Annual Conference, Keynote Speaker (Shanghai 2012)

Annual Conference, Presenter (Middle East 2018)

CTBUH Initiatives


21 September 2012

Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building, is more than simply an icon for fast-growing Dubai. Emaar Properties created the world’s most dramatic example of an...


21 September 2012

Session Chair Timothy Johnson moderates as the panel consisting of: Cathy Yang, Taipei Financial Center Corp.; David Bradford, Turner International; & Talal Al-Maiman, Kingdom Real...