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:
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.
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 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.
Head of Development
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.
Group HSE Manager
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.
Lee is a qualified Quantity Surveyor who has broad knowledge and expertise of working on a wide selection of projects under a variety of different construction contracts including JCT & NEC. At JG Hale Construction, Lee manages our team of Quantity Surveyors, and is heavily involved with schemes throughout the tendering/pre-construction phase through to project handover.
Tom has a wealth of experience working in the industry and has been responsible for operational, commercial and administration functions in a number of related disciplines. He is able to deliver business targets and strategies through the management of change and management techniques with a considerable focus on collaborative and alliance type approaches. Tom is involved with the preparation of project tenders along with overseeing the delivery of a number of live schemes and possesses a thorough appreciation of each clients’ requirements ensuring he has a clear understanding of the challenges and complexity of each development.
Andrew has a wealth of experience working in the industry at the highest level, having a vast amount of experience in educational, commercial, and high-rise accommodation projects. As contracts manager on a variety of social housing sites for JG Hale Construction, he holds the requisite skills and qualifications, both academically and site related, for each contract. Andrew has been responsible for operational, commercial and administration functions in several related disciplines, consistently delivering high-quality developments on time and within budget.
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.
Graham has been working at JG Hale Construction for the past decade, transitioning from apprentice plumber to contracts manager. As contracts manager, 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.
Community Engagement Officer
Lisa joined JG Hale Construction as our dedicated Community Engagement Officer in March 2023. Lisa has worked within the social housing sector in a tenancy management capacity for over 22 years, focussing on community, regeneration, and renewal projects throughout various geographical regions within South Wales. Lisa holds an in-depth understanding of the requirements of the Welsh Community Benefits Measuring Tool and as such, successfully assists JG Hale Construction to formulate and deliver all social value, community benefits, and targeted recruitment and training (TR&T) across each of our projects.