Our Story

Palmyra is a leading construction company successfully delivering projects across Nigeria and beyond. Established in 1978, Palmyra has completed hundreds of projects of various magnitudes across all sectors – specialising in buildings, roads & bridges, steel structures and dredging. With over 40 years of experience and over a 100 direct employees, Palmyra has played an integral part of shaping Nigeria’s skyline. Our continued success is founded on our client base, comprising Federal, State and Local Government Agencies as well as key private and institutional corporates.

Meet the Senior Management Team

Palmyra Construction UK was established in 2018 to replicate the success of Palmyra Construction internationally. We currently have an office in Central London, as well as Amsterdam

Ziad Saimua

Chairman & CEO

Ziad Saimua founded Palmyra Group in 1978 in Nigeria. He has led Palmyra for 40 years, overseeing major infrastructure and construction projects and working with Governments, finance houses and developers in Africa and Asia

Mark Taylor


Mark Taylor has worked for 30 years in various businesses on 3 continents, including shipping, infrastructure, law and government policy

Daniel Vale

Business Director

Daniel has three decades of business leadership and development in a number of statutory and community sectors.

Work with the Palmyra Group

Palmyra is actively looking for partners on international infrastructure, development and construction bids. Contact our Business Development Team to arrange a discussion.