Desert Leisure

Meet Our Team

At Desert Leisure, we are dedicated to our work of building amazing pools & water features. We love what we do and we want to deliver the best for our Customers & Clients.

That means continuously investing in our ideas, our technologies, our systems and our staff in order to deliver what we promise.

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Since 2002, we have designed and built many types of pools and water features, from residential masterpieces with a personal touch, to hotel & roof tops pools that continue to amaze, relax and entertain the thousands of guests who come to experience what the UAE has to offer.

Desert Leisure would like to build your pool and you can be sure that we have the skills to make the experience a rewarding one.

Paul Knightley, General Manager

Lawrence Austria

Innovation & Cost Control Manager

11 years experience


  • Cost Control and Analysis
  • Project Performance Analysis
  • Project Management
  • Project Planning
  • Structural Analysis & Design (U/G Structures)

Krishnadas Mankuzhi

MEP Manager

25 years experience


  • Pool, Water Feature & Artificial Habitat MEP System and Life Support Design
  • Contracts Management
  • Quality Assurance & Control
  • Program & Process Development
  • Team Building
  • Client Management

Syed Shahid

Contracts Manager

14 years experience


  • Project Management
  • Design & Construction Pool & Water Feature
  • Infrastructural Works
  • Soft & Hardscaping Works
  • Joinery Works
  • Actioncrete
  • Specialized Water Retaining Structures

Prasad Asanka

Commercial Manager

10 years experience


  • Pre & Post Contracts Management
  • Multi-scope Quantity & Cost Estimation
  • In-depth Value Engineering