Corporate Office

Corporate Office

Global Switch
4th Floor Millbank Tower
21-24 Millbank
London SW1P 4QP
United Kingdom

+44 (0)20 7802 5150
info@globalswitch.com

Data Centres

Amsterdam

+31 (0)20 6666 300

salesamsterdam@globalswitch.com

Frankfurt

+49 (0)69 74 22 70

salesfrankfurt@globalswitch.com

Hong Kong

+852 3750 7572

saleshongkong@globalswitch.com

London

+44 (0)20 7473 9000

saleslondon@globalswitch.com

Madrid

+34 91 312 06 00

salesmadrid@globalswitch.com

Paris

+33 (0)1 55 90 04 60

salesparis@globalswitch.com

Singapore

+65 6858 5008

salessingapore@globalswitch.com

Sydney

+61 (0) 2 9566 7000

salessydney@globalswitch.com

 
 

Projects Team

The Projects Team consists of directors and managers with a unique set of technical and construction skills. Together they design, build and deliver bespoke solutions for some of the world's most sophisticated and demanding businesses.

 

Group

Dominic Lees - Regional Construction Director, Europe

Dominic joined Global Switch in 2015 as the Regional Construction Director for Europe.

Dominic has over 20 years' engineering and project management experience within the telecoms and data centre industries. Prior to joining Global Switch he was with Mace Group Consultancy where he specialised in project management for various data centre and technology commissions across the UK. Before this he was with ISG acting as Main Contractor and Construction Manager within the technical infrastructure and data centre teams.

Dominic draws on his experience as client, designer, contractor and consultant in providing a robust delivery capability to the Global Switch Projects team. His main objective is to drive efficiency, quality, value and certainty in the delivery of Global Switch's major expansion plans across Europe. He is also responsible for the delivery of various upgrade works across the existing European data centres which help to keep Global Switch at the forefront of the industry.

 

Bruce Stephenson - Regional Development Director, Europe

Bruce joined Global Switch in 2014 as Regional Development Director for Europe.

Bruce has nearly 15 years' experience working in the construction, technology and data centre sectors.  Immediately prior to joining Global Switch, Bruce was Head of Construction for a large scale data centre provider where he was responsible for delivering data centres across the UK and Europe from conception through to completion. Prior to this, Bruce was Head of Construction for a specialist data centre developer where he was responsible for the delivery of large scale data centre space in the London market including the delivery of dedicated on-site power and sub-station in excess of 30MW.

Bruce's role at Global Switch is focused on the design and delivery of energy efficient and sustainable solutions across Global Switch's European data centres.

 

Matthew Winter - Regional Engineering Director, Europe

Matthew joined Global Switch in 2014 as Regional Engineering Director for Europe and was promoted to Regional Projects Director for Europe in 2016.

Matthew has over 15 years' senior engineering experience gained whilst working for a leading consultancy practice where he was Director of the Critical Systems Group. Matthew has participated in the design of many projects including large-scale data centres with extensive electrical multi mega-watt infrastructures, deploying various forms of UPS including static, DRUPs and Hybrid Rotary UPS. Matthew has also been heavily involved in the deployment of air-side cooling in data centres.

Matthew holds a Master's degree in Intelligent Buildings from Reading University and a Bachelor's degree in Building Services Engineering Design & Management. He is also a Chartered Member of CIBSE.

Matthew's role at Global Switch focuses on the development of new projects and technical engineering to support  the successful operation of Global Switch's European data centres.

 

Andrew Ball - Regional Construction Director, Asia-Pacific

Andrew joined Global Switch in 2008 as Project Manager for Sydney, becoming Regional Project Manager for Asia-Pacific in 2010, and Regional Construction Director, Asia-Pacific in 2014. Andrew has considerable experience within the commercial building industry, the majority of which has been in delivering data centres.

Andrew has been instrumental in managing the delivery of technical space within Global Switch Sydney, along with several critical infrastructure projects including DRUPS systems, major cooling systems and several 33kV high voltage electrical projects. With both his appointments as Regional Project Manager and Regional Construction Director for the Asia-Pacific region, Andrew has also been involved with projects in Global Switch Singapore.

Andrew holds a Bachelor's degree in Construction Management and a Masters of Business, both from the University of Newcastle.

 

David Guth - Regional Development Director, Asia-Pacific

David joined Global Switch as Development Manager for Asia-Pacific in 2007, becoming Regional Development Director in 2012.

Having spent more than 10 years working in construction and property development, he has been instrumental in both the sourcing and acquisition of Global Switch Singapore Woodlands, and the design and implementation of Global Switch Sydney East. David divides his time equally between Singapore and Sydney.

His overall focus is the design and delivery of energy efficient and sustainable solutions that meet both the environmental and operational efficiencies Global Switch requires across Europe and Asia-Pacific.

 

Chris Heffernan - Regional Engineering Director, Asia-Pacific

Chris joined Global Switch as Regional Technical Director, Asia-Pacific in 2011 and was appointed Regional Engineering Director for Asia-Pacific in 2014.
 
Chris has over 25 years of knowledge and experience in the real estate and construction industry.  Prior to joining Global Switch he was Head of Engineering and Critical Systems at leading financial institutions such as Goldman Sachs and Credit Suisse, where he was responsible for the development and implementation of design, commissioning and operational strategies relating to data centres, trading operations, critical business operations and corporate headquarters across Asia, India and Australia.

Chris's key objective will be to focus on the Asia-Pacific expansion plans of Global Switch, and in particular the design and construction of Phase II of the Sydney campus.

 

Site

Danny Kwan - Senior Project Engineer, Hong Kong

Danny joined Global Switch as Senior Project Engineer for Hong Kong in 2014. Danny has more than 20 years' engineering experience in the construction industry across the Asia-Pacific region. Prior to joining Global Switch, Danny worked for a leading investment bank in the Corporate Services and Engineering department.

Danny holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Building Service Engineering from the University of Manchester's Institute of Science and Technology and is a registered Chartered Engineer of Engineering Council, UK

Using his extensive project management experience and knowledge of data centre engineering, design, construction and critical infrastructure, Danny's key focus at Global Switch is on the successful delivery of the new Hong Kong data centre.

 

Simon Hamer - Senior Engineer, Singapore

Simon joined Global Switch in 2013 as Senior Engineer for Singapore.

Simon has over 25 years' experience in the industrial engineering and construction industry of which 17 years has been spent working within the Asia-Pacific region.

Before joining Global Switch Simon was Regional Engineering Manager for a global bank, prior to which he was Senior Commissioning Manager for Commtech Asia covering corporate fit outs and data centre projects across Asia-Pacific.

Simon focusses on Global Switch Singapore advising on customers' design and fit-outs, as well as working with the Operations and Critical Environments teams in assessing infrastructure upgrade projects.

 

David Underwood - Senior Engineer, Sydney

David joined Global Switch as Senior Engineer for Sydney in 2013.

David has over 30 years' experience in the construction industry. Prior to joining Global Switch he was Senior Commissioning Manager at Commtech Asia, where he was responsible for the commissioning management and delivery of various projects including Hewlett Packard's data centre at Eastern Creek, NSW, Australia and JP Morgan's new headquarters in Sydney.

David's role since joining Global Switch has been focused on the design, commissioning and construction of Global Switch Sydney East.