Marcos is one of the founding partners of Summertown Interiors, which he cofounded in 1997. It is Marcos’ passion and vision which has seen Summertown develop into one of the UAE’s leading fit out contractors, respected for its exceptional client service, project excellence, green credentials and sound business principles. He is also passionate about creating a happy workplace for Summertown’s 132 employees that encourages teamwork and productivity.
Marcos arrived in the UAE in 1990 after completing his university studies in Leiden and Paris, obtaining his Bachelor of Business Administration in International Business. He speaks Dutch, English and French, and enjoys participating in triathlons and enjoying the outdoors.
A passionate advocate of sustainability Marcos works tirelessly to educate and inspire others to adopt similar sustainability principles. He believes that the best way to demonstrate your commitment to sustainability is to ‘walk the talk’ and is excited that Summertown has set 3 new sustainability ambitions in 2019 under the company’s new JOURNEY2030 sustainability goals. Firstly, to deliver 100% sustainable projects, which will include the new offer of free LEED certified level certification for all projects over 2,000sqm, secondly to improve workplace happiness and well-being, and finally to achieve zero company waste to landfill.