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Seamus Griffin

Managing Director

Seamus is the Managing Director of Griffdon Engineering. Seamus is responsible for the day-today running of the business and has overall responsibility for the company. Seamus joined the family business in 2004, and has worked on many prestigious projects for Griffdon throughout his career. Seamus has over 20 years’ experience in the construction industry and has led the transformation and growth of Griffdon throughout Europe over the past 10 years. Seamus has a passion to ensure that Griffdon build on their success to date, and is committed to continue to deliver for our clients in the multiple jurisdictions in which we are established.

Elayne Griffin

EHS Director

Elayne is our Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality Director with responsibility for all HSEQ operations across the company. Elayne is the daughter of Martin and Mary and has been directly involved in the company since 2004. Elayne is tasked with ensuring that Griffdon is committed to achieving the highest standards of health and safety on all our projects throughout Europe. Elayne travels extensively to all of our projects and provides our teams with leadership and professionalism. Elayne is responsible for the implementation and auditing of all our HSEQ systems and processes.

Alex Ghidiu

European Operations Manager

Alex is our European Operations Manager with full responsibility for the day-to-day business across multiple jurisdictions in Europe. He plays a key role in the successful delivery of projects across various regions. Alex oversees projects from inception to final handover and is instrumental in the building of teams to support and deliver these projects. Alex ensures that projects are delivered to the highest level of expectation of all concerned stakeholders.
Qualifications: Electrician,
Mechatronics Degree.

Noel Hughes

Operations Ireland and UK

Noel is our Ireland and UK Operations Manager with full responsibility for the day-to-day business across multiple projects. Noel has over 30 years’ experience in the industry and has worked on major and prestigious projects across a number of different sectors including data centres, oil and gas, healthcare and life sciences. Noel oversees projects from inception to final handover and is instrumental in the building of teams to support and deliver these projects.

Matt Colborne

Leinster Operations

Matt heads our Leinster operations, and is directly responsible for the day-to-day running of all aspects of our projects. He oversees projects from planning straight through to commissioning and handover. Matt has extensive construction and project management experience which he uses to provide leadership and mentoring to staff and apprentices. He has over 20 years’ experience delivering projects across multiple sectors such as data centres, life science, manufacturing and commercial builds.

Niall Hunt

Off-site Manufacturing

Niall is our dedicated OSM Facility Manager with extensive knowledge and experience in off site manufacturing. Niall controls our multiple off site facilities in both Ireland and Europe. He is responsible for ensuring that our projects are fully supported from our OSM facilities to ensure a successful delivery for our clients. He oversees our OSM operations, logistics throughout Europe and also helps to manage our Tool and Plant division.

Grace Ward

Financial Controller

Grace is the Financial Controller for Griffdon Engineering. Grace is responsible for the company’s financial management ensuring adequate processes, controls and risk management procedures are in place. Grace also has accountability for support services relating to human resources, and administration. Grace is a qualified Chartered Accountant, and over the past 15 years has gained significant experience in financial management and control, risk management, and financial reporting.