Leadership Team

Our management team is vastly experienced in their specialist areas.
The team works together to provide an exceptional service to our customers.

David Gannon
Managing Director, Ireland/Group Safety Director

David is Managing Director of our Irish business with responsibility for service delivery, customer relationships and business development.  David joined Malone Group in 2005 and has been instrumental in developing the safety culture that exists in the Group. David holds a BA in Politics and Geography, an MA in European Studies and Diploma in Health, Safety and Welfare at Work.

Fergus Whelan
Group Engineering Director

Fergus is responsible for the successful delivery of projects supporting the country directors.  Fergus manages a multidisciplinary team of engineers and is focussed on ensuring that projects are delivered to the highest technical standards.  Fergus is a Chartered Engineer with a Master’s Degree in renewable energy and an MBA.

Pearl Mowlds
Group Finance Manager

Pearl is Group Finance Manager with responsibility for all aspects of finance and project cost control along with procurement.  She is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Ireland and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Studies and Accounting.

Stephen Malone
Chief Executive Officer

Stephen founded the company in 1999.  As CEO he is responsible for setting the direction of the Company along with its strategy and vision.  Culture is a critical aspect to the success of Malone Group and Stephen holds overall responsibility for developing and communicating this.  He is also responsible for building the senior management team.   

Tim Robson
Managing Director, Malmec

Tim is Managing Director of  Malmec with responsibility for service delivery, customer relationships and business development.  Tim has operated within the service sector for over 15 years at board level.  He is a Chartered Engineer and holds an Honours Degree in Instrumentation and Controls and a Post Graduate Diploma in Management Studies.

Tony Keohane

Tony is Chairman of the Board.  Tony was previously CEO of Tesco Ireland from March 2006 to July 2013, and Chairman from July 2013 until July 2015.  He is currently a Board Member of An Bord Bia – The Irish Food Board and Chairman of Repak.

John B.Kelly
Non-Executive Director

John is a former AIB banker where he held various roles in Enterprise, Small Business and Corporate Lending.

Simon Mason
Managing Director, Mason James Appointments

Simon manages Malone Group’s recruitment arm and is an experienced recruitment professional.

Paul Bunyan
Managing Director, UK

Paul is a chartered chemical engineer and has over 30 years' experience gained primarily in the brewing & drinks sector.