High Standard of Governance

The highest standards of integrity and ethics govern our business dealings and operations and we respect the rights of our workforce

Management

The overall management of Gammon is vested in the Board of Executive Directors which is responsible for the strategy, policies, risk management and financial performance of the business, and is directly accountable to our shareholders Balfour Beatty and Jardine Matheson.

We operate a comprehensive business management system that provides a common platform throughout our different business units, providing a set of standardised and interconnected policies, procedures, practices and processes that help us deliver proper governance and ensure consistency, as well as reliability of delivery and performance.

Our Code of Conduct lays out our principles for business operations and details our commitments to ensure the rights of our employees, while our Core Values (Safety, Integrity and Excellence) define our work ethic and guide our workforce.

Ultimately, our goal is to deliver a high level of quality to our customers, not only of our built products and service outcomes, but also in the way they are delivered: reliably, safely and responsibly.

Executive Committee

Directors

Thomas Ho, JP

Chief Executive

Thomas became Chief Executive in 2005, having served as the Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer of Gammon since 1999. He joined the Company in 1997.

Thomas is currently a non-official member of the Town Planning Board. He was the former chairman of the Construction Innovation and Technology Application Centre, as well as the Pneumoconiosis Compensation Fund Board. He was also the former President of Hong Kong Construction Association.

Paul Evans

Executive Director – E&M

Paul has over 35 years’ extensive multi-disciplinary design and construction project management experience in Hong Kong, Macau and the United Kingdom. Before Gammon, he held senior leadership roles for large-scale building, civil infrastructure, specialist MEP works, hospital and healthcare projects in Hong Kong and luxury 5-star design and build hotel and casino projects in Macau. Paul joined Gammon in 2019 and was appointed Executive Director in 2020. He is currently overseeing the E&M division.

C C Hau

Executive Director – Civil, Lambeth

C C has been with Gammon since 1988. With over 25 years of experience, he has broad range of recognised capabilities in civil projects. He is a Fellow Member of Hong Kong Institution of Engineer and Authorised Signatory in Site Formation category with Buildings Department. He was appointed Director in 2014 and Executive Director in 2017, and now heads civil operations as well as Lambeth, the engineering consultancy unit of Gammon in Hong Kong.

Ashley Howlett

Executive Director – Group General Counsel & Company Secretary

Ashley was appointed Executive Director in 2020. He oversees the Legal Department covering governance, legal advice, compliance, insurance and company secretarial services. Ashley has over 30 years’ experience in the legal profession specialising in construction and engineering issues connected with infrastructure and major projects. Ashley previously worked in New Zealand, the United Kingdom, Singapore, Beijing and Hong Kong and has for the past 20 years been involved in advising on construction projects throughout Asia. Ashley is the Chairman of the British Chamber of Commerce’s Construction Industry Group in Hong Kong and is also the Chairman of the Society of Construction Law Hong Kong. Prior to joining Gammon he was a partner and head of the Asian construction practice for a major international law firm.

Patricia Or

Executive Director – Finance, Risk Management, Information Management

Patricia joined Gammon in 2005 and was appointed Finance Director in 2014. She became Executive Director in 2015 and is responsible for the Company’s finance, risk management and information management. Prior to Gammon, she held a number of senior financial positions with Jardines in Hong Kong.

Gilbert Tsang

Executive Director – Building, E&M, Interiors, China

Gilbert joined the Company and was appointed Director in 2008. He was appointed Executive Director in 2011 and is now overseeing building, E&M, interiors operations in Hong Kong as well as business development in China. He has extensive expertise in building services systems of subways, road tunnels, commercial buildings, hotel developments and residential buildings. Gilbert is the President of The Hong Kong E&M Contractors’ Association and Vice President of The Hong Kong Federation of Electrical and Mechanical Contractors.

Patrick Hou

Director – Foundations and CSD

Patrick joined the Company in 1994 and was appointed Director in 2017. He has wide range of foundation experience and is now responsible for managing foundation operations in Hong Kong. Patrick is an Authorised Signatory of Specialist Contractor in the Foundation Works Category with Buildings Department.

Jenny Pong

Director – Human Resources

Jenny joined Gammon in 2019 as the Director overseeing human resources, administration and corporate communications functions, as well as the Shenzhen branch office. Jenny has more than 20 years of HR experience gained from various industries including management consulting, airline and financial services. Before Gammon, she held a number of senior HR positions across the region, including Group Director - Human Resources of JTH Group (a member of the Jardine Matheson Group). In addition to talent acquisition, talent management and employee relations, Jenny focuses a lot on organisation development and employee experience.

James Yuen

Director – Singapore

James has over 30 years' experience in general construction management including building, piling, civil engineering and precast operations. Before Gammon, he held senior leadership roles for a leading Singapore construction and property group and was responsible for strategic decisions and business direction for its subsidiary companies, as well as the overall management for the companies' business and financial performance. James joined Gammon in 2020 and is responsible for Gammon’s business in Singapore.

Ian Askew

Director – Lambeth, Innovations, Virtual Design and Construction

Ian was appointed Director in 2015 after having served as the General Manager of Lambeth, the engineering consultancy unit of the Gammon Group, since 2010. Ian joined the Company in 1997. He is responsible for managing Lambeth Associates operations and the Company innovation, virtual design and construction development. He is also a founder of the Temporary Works Forum in Hong Kong and sits on a number of industry panels.

Sandy Bryceland

Director - Commercial

Sandy is a Chartered Quantity Surveyor with over 35 years building and civil engineering experience gained in the United Kingdom, Middle East and Far East of which 15 years have been spent in Hong Kong on a variety of complex airport, highways and railway projects. He joined Gammon in 2014 and led the commercial function in the Civils Division prior to taking over his current role in 2019.

Percy Chan

Director – Building

Percy joined Gammon as a graduate trainee in 1987 and was appointed Director in 2017. In his career of over 30 years, he has managed a wide range of building projects. He is an Authorized Signatory in the Category of Registered General Building Contractor with the Buildings Department and is now managing building operations in Hong Kong.

Kennedy Cheung

Director – Civil

Kennedy has been with Gammon since 1978 and has over 40 years’ experience in major civil projects in Hong Kong including tunnels and bridges. He was appointed Director in 2007 and currently manages civil operations in Hong Kong. He has previously been the Chairman of the Chartered Institute of Highways and Transportation, and is currently Gammon’s Technical Director on all Water Supplies Department contracts, as well as Technical Director for Foundation and Site Formation work categories registered under Building Ordinances.

Horace Chu

Director & Chief Information Officer

Horace was appointed Director and Chief Information Officer in 2017. With over 25 years of experience, he served a number of senior technology roles in Gammon and Jardines. Horace is responsible for the formation and execution of the Group’s overall digital information strategy. He also actively serves various boards and committees in the IT industry.

Brian Gowran

Director – Civil

Brian joined the company in 2004. Prior to Gammon, he was with Balfour Beatty and was placed under international assignment to work on projects in Hong Kong. Over the years, Brian has experience in managing and successfully delivering various challenging railway and airport infrastructure projects. He was appointed Director in 2019 and is now overseeing civil engineering operations in Hong Kong.

Sammy Lai

Director – Building

Sammy started his career in project planning and subsequently developed into a full-fledged project leader through a number of challenging and technically complex building projects. Sammy’s project delivery capability has been highly regarded by the clients and the industry, he was recognised with the Excellent Award for Construction Manager at CIC’s Sustainable Construction Award in 2018. Sammy was appointed Director in 2019 and is responsible for managing the building operations in Hong Kong.

Banson Lam

Director – E&M

Banson became a member of the company in 2004 when Balfour Beatty’s Hong Kong operations merged with Gammon’s. He was appointed General Manager of E&M in 2016 and Director in 2017. He has been working in E&M field for over 25 years and has ample experience in managing mega scale E&M projects. He is now overseeing the business of E&M division in Hong Kong and Macau.

Tony Small

Director – Health & Safety, Sustainability, Systems & Audit

Tony joined the Company as Operations Head of H&S in 2010 and was appointed Director in 2011. He currently heads the functions of Health & Safety, Sustainability, Systems & Audit. Before joining Gammon Tony held a number of senior safety positions with Balfour Beatty.

Michelle Tao

Director - Business Improvement

Michelle joined Gammon as the Director - Business Improvement in 2020, she is responsible for developing and driving business improvement initiatives for the Company. Prior to joining Gammon, she held senior positions in Jardine Matheson, Bank of America Merrill Lynch and General Electric.

Tony Wong

Director – Building

Tony has been with Gammon since 1998 and was appointed Director in 2018. He has over 25 years of experience in site operations, project management as well as business management; and has solid track record in delivering challenging building projects. Looking after the building operations in Hong Kong, he is also responsible for driving the growth of interior and Macau businesses.