With a full time complement of around 100 staff, AEI is split into 3 client facing business units; Consulting, Support Services and Manpower Services. We have team members based throughout the Kingdom as well as in offices in the UK and the USA.


Stuart D'Souza


LinkedIn A veteran of the Kingdom and a former advisor to the Saudi Ministry of Defence, Stuart is well-versed on Saudi legal and procurement practices.

Adam Hosier

Founder Director

LinkedIn Specialising in the Saudi security sector, Adam leads AEI's international sales team and brings over a decade of Saudi Business Development experience to the table.

Jim Tanner


LinkedIn A former British Army Brigadier, Jim has an extensive understanding of the defence sector in the Kingdom and the challenges of delivering in this complex area of the Saudi market place.


Jo Taylor

Head of
Business Operations

LinkedIn Following a career in the financial services sector, including JP Morgan and Deutsche Bank, Jo is responsible for the effective running of AEI, from policies and processes to reporting and performance.

John Lockwood

Head of

LinkedIn With over a decade of commercial and defence experience in Saudi and the GCC region, John brings a wealth of knowledge and a broad network of contacts to support our clients' aims and ambitions.

Ali Ibrahim

Head of
Support Services

LinkedIn After a successful career in customer service, including a senior role within the Four Seasons Group, Ali is now AEI's lead supply chain and procurement manager and runs our Support Services.

Martin Hall

Head of
Manpower Services

LinkedIn With extensive experience of Gulf employment regulations and having built and run his own GCC entity, Martin leads the AEI Manpower Service business unit.