Access Hire Middle East is the Middle Eastern division of Access Group, boasting the thousands of privately owned Elevated Working Platform (EWP) machines. We facilitate the hiring, selling, servicing and transporting of world leading brands in some of the world’s most remote locations. Proud to work with market leaders such as Genie, JLG and Merlo, our robust fleet has an average age of just 3.2 years to ensure total reliability and quality. We are also the leading re-sellers of new and used access equipment.
In addition to Dubai-based operations, Access Hire operates extensively throughout the world with offices in the USA, UK, China and Australia.
Specializing in a huge range of elevating work platforms, telehandlers, forklifts, reach stackers, generators, lighting towers and more, here at Access Hire we are able to deliver on jobs of any size, no matter how big or remote. In addition to our extensive fleet, we also have our own service department which is operational 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Our specialized factory-trained service technicians and service vans allow us to perform repairs and maintenance with ease and efficiency, minimizing costly downtime.
Add value and a lift to your business by choosing Access Hire and be assured every time of receiving professional industry experience, quality equipment and outstanding service.
International Management Team
Robert has 28 years of experience in the equipment rental industry having commenced his career in Australia in 1991. He has since successfully set up and operated rental businesses in the Middle East, North Africa, Australia and Southeast Asia, and supported key industry sectors, including infrastructure, mining, construction and oil & gas. He maintains a demonstrated ability of streamlining operations, transforming profitability, actively maintaining industry leading customer service standards and driving continued market share. He brings exceptional multicultural work-force management skills into the business and is well aware of the varied business challenges across the Middle East. Robert understands the importance of HSEQ in the region, and the importance of employee training, employee retention and work place integrity. These, coupled with his global rental industry skills and comprehensive equipment knowledge, ensure Robert is well positioned to drive aggressive and sustainable growth across our Middle East business
Executive Chairman Managing Director
John was the founding CEO of Access Group. Having enjoyed an illustrious career in previous roles as a General Manager and Director, John has guided several businesses to rapid organic growth and market dominance. Since the Access Group and its various subsidiary companies were founded, the business model has proved highly successful. John has an intricate understanding of financials and is credited by the company’s banking partners as operating one of the most successful business models, setting the highest financial performance benchmarks in the industry. Possessing excellent intuition, vision and planning, John has always strategically planned in advance in order to remain the number one market leader ahead of competitors. He brings to the Access Group a distinctive management style which he executes decisively.
Andrew was appointed as a partner of Matrix Partners in 1991 and is currently the Managing Director. He specializes in the area of taxation and has professional expertise in strategic planning and business consultancy. Andrew has completed a Bachelor of Business at Edith Cowan University and the Certified Practising Accountants Programme at Deakin University and is the holder of a Public Practice Certificate. He is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, the Australian Society of Certified Practising Accountants and is a Fellow Member of the Taxation Institute of Australia. For more than 25 years, Andrew has gained considerable experience in public practice and during this time he has offered consultancy advice to a wide range of corporate sectors including property, building, wholesale, sporting, financial services and transport, as well as high net worth individuals. Andrew has previously held non-executive director and company secretary positions and currently sits on three advisory boards within the mining services industry. Andrew has been involved with Access Group Pty Ltd since 2002 and was subsequently appointed Chairman in March 2009.
Joining Access Group as the Financial Controller in November 2004, Nathanael has since taken on the role of Group CFO and is responsible for the financial leadership of the entire group. Nathanael holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Curtin University and is a certified practicing accountant. He brings to the group a firm background in accounting and financial management, having worked in various diverse businesses such as recycling, corporate management and the nursery and plant industry. Nathanael’s goals within the group are to enhance its corporate governance and accountability, and to ensure that the Access Group remains the market leader in the industry.
International Sales Director
Dean is the International Sales Director of Access Hire, the remote project specialist division of Access Group. He is responsible for overseeing the day to day operational activities of the business and has extensive experience in the hire industry totaling 15 years. Having held previous managerial roles in both operations and sales within the hire industry, he has a distinguished track record of retaining Tier 1 accounts, as well as seeking out new business opportunities and acquiring key clients within the mining, construction and industrial sectors. Dean’s success can be attributed to his wide-ranging experience, a deep understanding of what clients require and a commitment to exceeding their expectations 24/7.
Marc is a customer service self-driven and focused management professional holding 12 years of comprehensive operations experience with a demonstrated ability to streamline operations and transform profitability of a company. He is a self-motivated entrepreneurial professional with proven record of success in working across departmental and global work teams. Proficient in the preparation of business plans and financial statements, calculation and administration of budgets, project management, recruitment & scheduling of personnel and management of multicultural work forces across varied disciplines. Equipped with a recognized leadership and skilled in spotting business opportunities, he was involved in start-ups in Lebanon, Saudi Arabia and Belgium. His engineering and business educational background along with his international work experiences allowed him to combine the technical knowledge with the managerial and executive skills required to run a business.
Juan joined Access Hire Middle East in April 2019, bringing over 12 years of experience in operating and strategic finance roles for companies in the automotive, financial services, investment banking and FMCG industries. Before joining Access Hire, he worked for over 6 years at HEINEKEN International, where he led the design of global programs such as Cost-to-Serve and supported due diligences and business transformation projects in over 25 operating companies worldwide. Juan also brings extensive experience in Corporate Finance and M&A, having worked at an Investment Bank boutique in Colombia where he offered advice to a wide range of corporate sectors including logistics, hospitality and fast food. Juan holds a Bachelor degree in Finance and International Relations from Externado University in Colombia and completed a Master in Business Administration at Vlerick Business School in Belgium. Juan will contribute to the development of the finance function of our Middle East business based on his wide financial experience and passion for process improvement.
Locations and Markets
Access Hire provides plant & equipment to several regions in the Middle East providing hire, sale, servicing, transport, and training as part of our service delivery.
Key to our business strategy is our centralized location in the region. This allows us to tap into several sectors such as the Oil & Gas, Mining, Industrial, Commercial, and Infrastructure markets. We also specialize in servicing projects in some of the most remote locations across the Middle East.
World Class Suppliers
Access Hire supplies world leading brands such as Genie, JLG, JCB, and Atlas Copco – market leaders in their respective fields. These long-term partnerships enable us to be at the cutting edge of technology and provide the very best equipment with the latest safety features.
24/7 Equipment Servicing
Our technical support service is at the forefront of our business. We have a range of 2WD and 4WD service vehicles and trucks that are stocked with genuine spare parts and staffed by factory-trained mobile mechanics. Our 24/7 service fleet also includes mine spec vehicles, which allow our mechanics to go everywhere and anywhere for professional on-site servicing and repairs.
For jobs requiring more detailed attention, our workshop hosts the latest facilities, including specialized mechanics, spray paint booths, wash pads, and service bays.
Transport and Logistics
Offering the complete service solution has always been a corner stone to our success. A key part of any hire agreement is getting equipment where it needs to be – cost effectively and on time. Our dedicated transport division allows us to satisfy both these criteria.
Access Hire offers an extensive range of tilt trucks ranging from 8 tonne through to the 12 tonne capacity. We also provide an impressive range of low loaders including bogie, tri-axle or quad-axle trailers, and prime movers. Most importantly, all our trucks can be customized to fit your project requirements so that we always have the right vehicle for you.
We are the supplier of choice to several major international companies including Chevron, Shell, INPEX, Bechtel, Laing O’Rourke, BHP, CB&I, Woodside Energy, Petronas, Ichthys, and Kawasaki. Our industry best practices and unmatched performance enable us to stay ahead of our competitors at every turn.
With the proven track record of the Access Group internationally, and over two decades of experience in the plant and equipment industry, we look forward to the challenges of future projects, developing long-term, mutually beneficial relationships to further enhance Access Hire’s reputation as a dependable industry partner.