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Our Background

DIAL are uniquely positioned to provide unrivalled advice to support existing technical facilities and next generation Edge, 5G, smart buildings, IoT and automation for business critical environments and requirements.  Our founders offer unrivalled experience in business operations, international commercial property and technical expertise from the Digital Infrastructure and Telecommunications industry which allows us to fully understand our customers objectives.  We bring together world class talent and a community of experts and partners to support both long-term assignments and shorter project cycles.


Mike West

Mike West

Mike has a proven approach to managing and developing world-class multi-disciplinary engineering teams.  He has delivered high-performing, efficient facilities globally and is credited with the development of the award-winning ‘Ecofris high efficiency cooling solution’.

He has a great technical understanding of client, investor and operator data centre challenges and drivers in the Critical Engineering environment, and is a recognised leader and expert in digital infrastructure design, and delivery of complex M&E projects.

Mike is a pragmatic engineer with a strong commercial focus, passionate about simplifying the complex, challenging the norm and delivering technical excellence through teamwork and strong governance.

With a keen interest in supporting innovative start-ups in the industry Mike is also Founder and CEO of Asia West Group Ltd, a leading Digital Infrastructure Specialist based in London, Washington and Hong Kong.

Stephen Whatling

Stephen Whatling

Stephen has supported and delivered some of the most secure and resilient digital infrastructure facilities in the world for major financial and corporate institutions.  He has extensive experience in delivering projects and strategic consultancy for digital infrastructure having worked on data centre development in Europe, Asia and North America, and has published several papers on data centre issues and trends.

Most recently Stephen served as Managing Director of Keysource Limited, the digital infrastructure design, build and operations specialist.  Previously he has held executive level roles as EVP at SUPERNAP International, SUPERNAP Thailand where he was President and at Digital Realty Trust where he was responsible for Design and Construction in Europe delivering projects in UK, Ireland, Netherlands and France.

Stephen has advised government bodies on market drivers and catalysts for attracting inward investment for digital infrastructure development. He has worked extensively with the investment community, advising on and carrying out due diligence for acquisitions and investments in the digital infrastructure market.


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