Trained in sales by IBM and sales management by Xerox, Peter has been dealing with commercial businesses throughout his career. He has worked within the interior business since 1978. Initially he managed a successful office furniture business in Saudi Arabia, going from Regional Manager to General Manager over seven years with offices in Riyadh, Jeddah and Dammam.
Returning to the UK Peter was MD of System Offices in Birmingham and the Herman Miller Dealer for the Midlands. Then he started his own interior business on the South Coast, dealing with Westinghouse, Gordon Russell, Bene, Wilkahn and other quality products. The partnership was dissolved and Peter was then appointed as Commercial Director for Knoll International (UK), based in London and was responsible for the dealerships and commercial interests throughout the UK.
Peter returned to the Middle East in 1991 as Regional Manager for Vitra and then for 10 years as Regional Manager for Haworth Inc, covering UAE, Qatar and Oman.In 1994 he moved into the commercial fitout market and worked with Derwent International and Xworks Interiors in Dubai.
With this wealth of experience combined with his partner’s extensive design capabilities, Full Circle Design can provide a full and personal understanding of your interior requirements enabling us to be your natural choice to assist you achieve your requirements for your home, your office, restaurant or hotel.
Peter’s interests include reading good detective novels, trying to draw and the odd visit to the golf course.
“We have used Peter Donaldson’s services for almost 3 years including the management of the fit-out of our HQ Building in Dubai. Peter is very experienced with office fit-outs and particularly understands the challenges faced by companies in this part of the world. By leveraging his contacts in the industry, Peter always manages to get the best price for his clients and will go the extra mile to ensure we get good services from contractors and suppliers.”
Gerry Leahy, Operations Director, Holborn Assets Group Dubai
“JGE appointed Full Circle Design FZLLC as Design Consultants, Project Management and Procurement of the FF&E requirements of the European Tour Performance Institute (ETPI) at Jumeirah Golf Estates Dubai. We were delighted with their performance as they designed a stunning interior that was delivered on time and on budget for the DP World Tour Championship from November 14th -17th 2013.I highly recommend them to anybody who is looking for a professional, reliable company.”
Jumeriah Golf Estates Dubai