Chenega International is a branch of Chenega International that has offices and personnel in North and South America, Europe, Africa and the Middle East. Chenega Europe HQ is in Belfast, Northern Ireland and headed by President John Douglas.

The Senior Management Team run all European operations, manage personnel within Europe and liaise with our international colleagues.

John Douglas - President

John Douglas


After a military career in the British Army spanning 27 years with an infantry regiment interspersed with a number of intelligence appointments and operations, John retired in order to develop business opportunities  in the Middle East.

Initially he worked on the Shell Pearl (GTL) project in Ras Laffan, Qatar and was responsible for the training and leadership development of the 250,000 strong construction workforce. He followed this by implementing a national training and education program in Yemen in partnership with Pearson Education and Sheikha Mozah’a youth enterprise, “Silatech”. After a period of political instability in Yemen John took up the appointment of Director Middle East, for Inspirational Development Group, affiliated with the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst to deliver youth development programs. Latterly, John returned to Yemen to take up an MD appointment with G4S as country lead to run the largest security company in the country responsible for critical infrastructure facilities.

In his time with Chenega John has continued to develop a training offering and a technical integration model targeted at major infrastructure and government projects on a global level.

Senior Engineering Officer

Bill Adams

Senior Engineering Officer

US Army as an Intelligence Analyst for 10 years specializing in SIGINT and Far East studies

Worked with Defense contractors and Federal System Integrators in the Washington D.C. area

6 years working in Director level positions for system engineering, sales & support for computer hardware manufacturers. Locations in the US and 3 years’ international operations in Europe.

Owner of Deep Tek Diving Services. Conducted training programs, underwater explorer and expedition leader

President of Adamsoft Industries. A multi-state field service organization, providing IT and repair services to the private sector and for national support providers (Fujitsu, NCR).

Chenega International – Dubai – Senior Engineering Officer