Meet the team

Mr Alpha Kennedy

Position Group Security Director and MENA Regional Manager

Country United Arab Emirates

Mr Alpha Kennedy

Position Group Security Director and MENA Regional Manager

Country United Arab Emirates

A former Royal New Zealand Army Infantry Officer, Alpha travelled to Afghanistan in 2009 as a Patrol Commander in Bamyan Province, and spent several subsequent years working there. In 2010, he co-founded project management and consultancy company International Strategic Development Solutions.

Alpha is skilled in delivering development and construction projects in challenging environments, and extremely familiar with the ground-level effects of international development policy. His recent work includes managing a year-long irrigation infrastructure development project for Prime in Bamyan, resulting in the design and construction of 22 small dams, and advising on management capacity building for a renewable energy project. Alpha possesses high levels of cultural and security awareness, and speaks fluent Maori and workable Dari. He is based in Dubai.