Management Team

ACT’s sizeable resources, experience and skills are professionally managed by a team of seasoned engineers, internationally certified ‘BGAS’ & ‘ NACE’ coating inspectors and supervisors, who together have a combined experience of over 500 years of in the field of corrosion prevention and protection of steel as well as concrete structures!

Each location is headed by Operations Manager who manages a team of professionals including Painting Inspectors, QA/QC Engineers, HSE personnel, and qualified supervisors. All operations are supported from head office by a team of Finance, Purchase HR & IT Experts.

ACT’s dedicated planning and estimation team ensures projects are planned, implemented and delivered successfully on time and efficiently.

Our Top Management

Samir Anton Qubrosi

Chairman & Managing Director

Mr Samir Anton Qubrosi can certainly be deemed as a connoisseur, specialized in the field of Anti corrosion, having over three decades of vast experience in the Arabian Gulf alone.

After completing his Engineering studies from UK, Mr. Qubrosi started his career in Gulf with HBK Power Cleaning, Qatar and later was deputed to Qatar Fertilizer Company. He has gained an extensive knowledge in this field and has worked closely with many government bodies/public and private companies for major developments in Qatar. Due to the rapid growth in Oil & Gas Sector and growing business opportunities during that time, Mr. Qubrosi spread his wings to Dubai and established his own venture A.C.T in the year 1988. Starting from a small set of crew, he has successfully built and strengthened his company throughout the years through his hardwork, creativity, sharp business skills and admirable management style.

His strong business acumen and varied interests led him to establish many other successful ventures in Oil & Gas support services, Fashion retail, Marine sports, Lifestyle and restaurants.

As his network of links and alliances grew so did his local and regional interests and so he formed Spadamco Holdings to better manage the group’s internal affairs & long-term strategy. This provided the companies with dedicated operational support.

Khalil Anton Qubrosi


Degree in Mechanical Production Engineering (U.K.)

35 years of experience in the industry. Since last 15 years working for ACT. He is exclusively managing our Jebel Ali operations that include building of new rigs and refurbishment.

Emmanuel Gonsalves

General Manager

Degree in Mechanical Engineering

35 years of experience in the industry. Over 17 years experience in fabrication and installation of piping, tanks and vessels. Has worked with prestigious companies like ISRO, EIL and ARTSON ENGINEERING. Working with ACT for the last 17 years, involving blasting and painting to oil drilling rigs. Has successfully managed blasting and painting projects on more than 200 rigs so far.

Scott Gallacher

Operations Manager
Mr. Scott Gallacher has over 20 years of rich experience in relevant fields and got Icorr Painting Inspector Level 1 followed with his CMI Level 5 Certificate in Leadership and Management other then the relevant certificates awarded to him which will add value to the organization. He has completed his last assignment with Pyeroy Limited, UK, as Sr. Operations Manager (Offshore Division).

Ramesh S

Finance Manager

Member of The Institute Of Chartered Accountants of India

Over 18 years of experience in the Middle East and India in contracting Industry.

Sampath Shetty

IT Manager

Electronics and Communication Engineering, MCSE, CSSA and ITIL V3

Over 15 years of experience in Information Technology in the Middle East and India in Contracting, Manufacturing and Retail industries.

Dhruv Goswami

HR Manager

Master in Management Studies followed with his CIPD qualification and certified Balance Scorecard professional.

Over 15 years of Managerial level experience with Oil & Gas and EPC Contracting industries across Middle East and India.

Ian Gimiel Fada

Project Manager


28 years of experience in the blasting and coatings industry working on a full range of projects from marine shipping, on shore & off shore oil & gas and downstream sectors, as well as power generation via coal, gas, nuclear and natural means in Middle East and UK.

Venkata Krishna

Project Manager


Mr. Venkata Krishna Golusu holds Bachelor of Engineering- Mechanical, B-GAS/CSWIP Level- 2 Painting Inspector and ASNT Level – II ( PT / MT / RT / UT ). He has over 10 years of rich experience in relevant fields and got an opportunity to work in Syria, Kuwait, Qatar, UAE and India.

Ethirajan Sathyamoorthy

HSE Manager

Graduate in Science. Diploma holder in Industrial Safety and Fire & Safety Management, Nebosh IGC Level -3

Twelve years of work experience in HSE (construction, petrochemical, power and maintenance industries) in India, Kuwait, Qatar and Bahrain, with prestigious multinational groups.

Sree Ram Veeramani

QA/QC Manager

Bachelor’s Degree in Science is certified NACE level III, SSPC Protective Coating Specialist and NACE Basic Corrosion

Over 9 yrs. experience with in Oil & Gas, Marine industries in India, Middle East Extensive experience of specifications in use ISO, ASTM, NACE and SSPC. He is well experienced with different global companies in Quality Assurance and Control, Painting applications, Inspections and Subcontractor management.


Wednesday, September 10th, 2014
We are proud to announce ACT International Oil Field Service LLC, our Abu Dhabi Branch for attaining ISO 9001:2008...

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Monday, June 23rd, 2014
 Applied Corrosion Technology L.L.C maintains its DUBAI CIVIL DEFENCE certification for application of Intumescent coatings. Intumescent coatings are used to preserve the...

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