Get to know Our Senior Managment Team
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Senior Management Team

The success of our business is dependent upon the skills, expertise, and dedication of our entire workforce. We ensure all staff have access to any training they need to facilitate their continuous improvement. As a family run business, we understand the importance of achieving a work/life balance and take pride in providing a happy, healthy work environment for our staff to thrive within.

JG Hale Construction holds a wealth of experience throughout our Senior Management Team:


Jonathan Hale

Group Chairman

Jonathan founded JG Hale Construction in 1996 and has since driven the company forward to expand into one of the largest providers of social housing throughout South Wales. As the chairman of Hale Construction, Jonathan is renowned for his great enthusiasm and passion for promoting excellence always with an eye on cutting edge processes. With years of experience in the industry, Jonathan has been pivotal in the development of our state of art JCG factory, specialising in new and industry leading manufacturing systems. His passion for innovation, sustainability and training the next generation set the tone for the whole company.

David Harrhy

Group Managing Director

As Managing Director, David is responsible for JG Hale Construction’s overall performance, overseeing company policy and implementing change. As the aims of business are focused on growth, profits and increasing shareholder return, it is David’s responsibility to ensure that the company strategy is geared towards this. With leadership skills developed from over 37 years’ experience, David brings an enviable record of project safety, timely completions, and high-quality delivery within budget.


With over 18 years working for the Hale Group, Ceri’s responsibilities include complete financial control of the Hale Group of Companies; overseeing efficiency throughout the business, human resources, monitoring performance, and identifying cost savings at every stage. Ceri has developed a cost management system which tracks key expenses associated with build elements throughout the life of a project, ensuring that JG Hale Construction delivers cost effective solutions for its clients. Ceri lives locally and is passionate about social value – whether this is through training and developing staff throughout the company or promoting the Hale Group’s green initiatives.


David Llewelyn

Commercial Director

With over 30 years’ experience working on a variety of residential, commercial, civil, and healthcare projects, David manages all commercial financial aspects at JG Hale Construction. David is responsible for quantity surveying, purchasing, estimating and financial control. He has worked on a variety of complex developments, from multi-million-pound projects to Welsh Assembly schemes, and heritage sites.


Mal Thomas

Contracts Director

Mal is an individual with demonstrated extensive experience within the construction sector. Mal joined JG Hale Construction in 2001 and has since been promoted from Contracts Manager to Contracts Director. Throughout his time within the organisation, Mal has delivered an envious record of successful projects, including residential, commercial, healthcare, extra care, and educational – from new builds to redevelopments.


Kevin has a wealth of experience working in the industry and is currently a Contracts Director across residential developments for JG Hale Construction. Kevin possesses both the requisite skills, qualifications and experience required to deliver projects to the highest standards. Kevin holds responsibility for operational, commercial, and administrative disciplines across projects. He is equipped to deliver business targets and strategies through placing high importance on collaborative and alliance type approaches.


Throughout her career, Emma has gained vital practice within the following disciplines: Business Development, Land Appraisal, Scheme Development, Planning and Technical, Bid and Pre-Construction Management. Emma maintains key relationships with clients and employer’s agents, supporting her in conceptualising and delivering land led package deals. Emma’s extensive knowledge of the tendering process has allowed her to productively manage bid teams to produce successful bids for housing, education, and commercial projects, including framework agreements.


Michael has over 40 years’ experience within the construction and civil engineering sectors with robust Health and Safety skills, carrying out duties as Site Supervisor/Manager and a Health and Safety Advisor on large civil and construction sites. Mike is responsible for all aspects of Health and Safety on site, conducting monthly site audits, toolbox talks, and site Inductions, alongside implementing staff training needs. He is the organisation’s lead competent person for Health and Safety as defined by the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999.


Following his extensive experience as Hale Group’s Managing Surveyor, Lee has recently received a promotion to become a Commercial Director. He holds a broad knowledge and expertise of working on a wide selection of projects under a variety of different construction contracts including JCT & NEC. Lee manages our extensive team of Quantity Surveyors, and is heavily involved with schemes throughout the tendering/pre-construction phase through to project handover.

With a wealth of operational, administrative and commercial experience, Tom has successfully delivered an array of award winning developments. Tom has recently been promoted from Contracts Manager to Construction Director, and oversees the entire Construction function, ensuring the effective management of all developments, from pre-construction through to client handover. Additionally, Tom is heavily involved with the preparation of tender documents, and possesses a thorough appreciation of each clients’ requirements, ensuring he has a clear understanding of the challenges and complexity of each development.

Winning 6 LABC awards over the past decade, and recently receiving the highly acclaimed accolade of LABC’s National Site Manager of the year 2021, is a testament to Matthews excellent quality control and attention to detail.  As contracts manager, Matthew is responsible for the overall management of construction, technical, and planning matters. With over two decades experience in delivering social housing, Matthew has vast amount of knowledge and expertise. Matthew has delivered a variety of high-profile complex developments, all of which have been delivered to budget, and within programme.

Rhodri Boosey

Contracts Manager

Rhodri started his construction career over 15 years ago, as a Bricklayer. He has since developed to Site Management, specialising in the execution of sustainable schemes, specifically the application of energy-efficient technologies. Since joining Hale in 2023, Rhodri has progressed to become a Contracts Manager. Rhodri holds overall responsibility for effective leadership of the site teams and subcontractors, clear communication with our clients and stakeholders, and ensuring that each build achieves the highest possible quality standards.

Geraint Thomas

Contracts Manager

Geraint’s journey into construction began with a Foundation Degree in Surveying, followed by a Project Management Degree. Since then, Geraint has worked as a Site Manager, Project Manager, and Construction Manager across an array of projects ranging from £3m – £27m, varying from RC Frame, to SFC, Timber Frame, and Traditional Build. Geraint is well versed with innovative technologies, specialising in eco-friendly developments, having successfully delivered Net Zero schemes, designed to Passivhaus Principles.

Joining JG Hale at 16, Graham has been working at JG Hale Construction for over a decade, transitioning from Apprentice Plumber to Site Manager, Contracts Manager, and most recently; Construction Director. Graham holds overall responsibility for the delivery of each development, adopting an effective leadership strategy to guarantee that appropriate direction is maintained, and quality is achieved during each build. Graham excels at sustaining consistent and transparent communication with each client, ensuring a strong, well-informed relationship throughout the duration of each project.

David is a highly experienced and resourceful buyer with over 30 years of experience spanning various sectors of the construction industry. As JG Hale Construction’s Senior Buyer, David is responsible for the procurement of materials and plant for multiple construction sites across the whole of Wales. Ensuring that materials are procured and delivered in line with site deadlines, withing budget and meeting client specifications is David’s specialty. David’s excellent communication skills allows him to highlight any potential issues arising throughout the construction process. David is responsible for selecting suppliers, negotiating terms, and setting up Preferred Supplier Agreements to maximise value for money for the business.