Chairman

Werner Aeberhard

Werner founded the G.A Group in 1985, following positions at Marriott International and InterContinental Hotels Group, working as Vice President of the International Architecture and Construction Division and Regional Director, Technical Services respectively. Werner has a degree from the International Hotel School in Lausanne, Switzerland and his early career involved a number of management positions in Hotels.

Chief Executive Officer

Jonathan Aeberhard

An Oxford graduate, Jonathan spent a decade with Ogilvy & Mather in London, Singapore and Kuala Lumpur prior to joining G.A in 2013. Jonathan set-up the branding division of G.A and led the integration of digital technology into the company upon his arrival. He now leads the G.A Group worldwide from the London HQ, overseeing all aspects of the company’s performance.

Executive Design Director

Terry McGinnity

Originally trained as an Architect in Australia, Terry moved to London to continue his career. After assuming the role of Managing Director of G.A Design in 1998, he has turned it into one of the most dynamic and interesting Interior Design firms working out of the UK. He has recently moved into the position of Global Executive Design Director where he oversees the creative output for all G.A projects.

Vernon Brannon

Chief Financial and Administrative Officer

Vernon Brannon

With extensive experience in operations and finance on a global level, Vernon is responsible for the supervision and management of all the financial and administrative functions for the G.A Group of companies. These include, but are not limited to, accounting, finance, treasury, IT, legal, HR and governance.

Independent Director

Wei Li Liu

Wei Li was Senior Vice President, Design & Technical Services for Starwood Hotels & Resorts Asia Pacific. He joined Starwood in 2006 and oversaw all creative and design resources for Starwood’s ten brands in Asia Pacific, including St. Regis, The Luxury Collection, W Hotels, Sheraton, Westin, Le Meridien, Tribute Portfolio and Four Points by Sheraton, Aloft and Element. Wei Li is a licensed architect in the New York State and holds both Architecture and Urban Design Master degrees from Harvard Graduate School of Design. Prior to Starwood, Wei Li worked for major developers and hotel owners in Singapore and China.

Group Director of Branding

David Mayo

David’s wealth of experience working as an outcome-focused Global Marketing Leader has seen him build relevance and consumer impact for companies like Diageo, Coca-Cola, Motorola, Nike, Nestle Huawi and Mondelez. With highly-developed critical skills in running businesses and brand relationships across geographies and cultures, he has experience in Telco, Alcohol, Auto, Banking, FMCG, Education and QSR among others. His role at G.A will allow David to use the tools and the essence of brilliant design, AI and AR to drive business growth through better and more immersive experiences for our brand clients.

Independent Director

David Cairns

David Cairns joined G.A Group’s Advisory Board in 2020. He has been Vice President Policy and Public Affairs Global at Equinor since August 2019, and is responsible for Equinor’s UK Government relations. Before joining Equinor, David was the British Ambassador to Sweden (2015-19) and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office’s Director for the Nordic Baltic Network. In his career in the Foreign Office he also served in Japan as the Director for Trade and Investment, and in Geneva as the Head of the UK’s WTO delegation. He studied Japanese at Oxford, worked in investment banking in Tokyo and London before joining the FCO, and was Vice-Chairman of the Japan Society (2011-15).

Managing Director

Edward Davies

G.A Design London

Principal

Johnathan Garrison

G.A Design New York

Director

Corinna Galdies

G.A Design London

Director

David Clixby

G.A Design London

Juliet Eardley

Managing Director

Juliet Eardley

G.A Residential London

Managing Director

Kate Cox

G.A Brand Design London

Paul Woods

Managing Director

Paul Woods

G.A Design Budapest

Adrian Currie

Managing Director

Adrian Currie

G.A Design Kuala Lumpur

Managing Director

Jonathan Wang

G.A Design Shanghai

Managing Director

Duncan Mackenzie

G.A Destination Architecture

Global Head of FF&E

Sam Hall

G.A Design London

Group Finance Director

Mark Duncan

G.A Group

Work for us

We have four ever-expanding global offices located in London, Budapest, Kuala Lumpur and Shanghai. We offer opportunities to people from all manner of creative, technical and administrative backgrounds and we are always interested to hear from people who want to join the G.A Group. To learn more, please take a look at our careers page.

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