About us

We humbly seek perfection in what we do and how we do it. We are a transversal team where no one is more than anyone else and together we get to do extraordinary things.

Specialization. Confidence.
Commitment.

We are convinced that our passion and commitment to the profession, together with a methodology based on high specialization, experience and continuous training, allows us to be one of the engineering and architecture companies of reference in hospitality and high end.

We develop our services in a traditional way, adapted and personalized to the client.

Our definition of “success” goes beyond the delivery of outputs in terms of time, cost and quality, we ensure that the outcomes exceed customer expectations.

 

RSC

It fills me with pride to be able to say that in 22 years we have never – and I repeat never, failed in terms of time, cost or quality.

Joan Grimalt Morey
Operations Director

Purpose

Our Mission

To achieve the success of our clients' projects through highly specialized services.

Ous Vision

To build value for society, innovating, inspiring and improving Spanish engineering.

Our Inspiration

"Companies with soul, which from their corporate logic seek to solve relevant problems in the world"- Xavier Marcet: La Vanguardia, October 15, 2018.

Values

1. Commitment

Absolute commitment to the Client, to excellence and to the Project. Commitment to our code of ethics, values and principles.

2. Passion

For what we do and for achieving results and exceeding the Client's expectations.

3. Integrity

As an ethical principle of honesty and transparency in professional and personal interactions.

4. Respect

Respect as recognition of self-worth and the rights of individuals and society.

5. Humility

As a personal mark of Gngrup and a necessary quality to achieve excellence.

6. Sustainability

The ultimate goal of our entire cycle is none other than to provide value to customers, society and the planet.

Compliance

1. Customer service

I will serve my clients with honesty, integrity, competence, and objectivity, establishing a relationship of trust and confidentiality whilst offering the best technical judgement in line with my client’s interests.

2. Qualification

I will only accept assignments for which I have studied, trained and am professionally qualified and in accordance with my experience and technical background. I also undertake to assign projects to staff according to their qualifications and the services to be provided.

3. Standard Practices

My services are provided in a manner consistent with the accepted professional standards in accordance with the laws, rules and regulations that govern this practice.

4. Fair competition

I will carry out my professional duties based on direct experience and delivered services, and I will compete loyally and with total respect for my fellow professionals.

5. Conflict of interest

I will avoid any conflict of interest and I will inform the client of any circumstance that could call into question my impartiality and objectivity or integrity in the services provided.

6. Fair compensation

I will negotiate fairly and openly with my clients the bases of compensation, and will set the fees and expenses within reason and consistent with the service to be performed along with the responsibilities and risks to be assumed.

7. Disseminate information

I will only make comments publicly that are true and objective. I will appropriately store confidential information and files and protect the interests of my clients and fellow professionals.

8. Social Conscience

I will not participate in any racial, sexual or political discrimination in relation to any assignment. I will avoid any conduct that could be considered unethical or that interferes or has conflicts with the law, statutes or regulations, and I will defend the safety, health and social welfare in the development of my professional duties.

9. Professional development

I will continue to study and develop professionally, obtaining skills whilst contributing to the development practices of Integrated Project Management as a profession, promoting research, education and motivation.

10. Profesional Integrity

I will avoid actions that promote my own interests at the expense of the profession and uphold the standards of the Project Manager profession with honour and dignity.

11. Spanish Association of Project Management

GNGRUP, being a member of the Spanish Association of Integrated Project Management AEDIP, agrees and undertakes to carry out its duties following the AEDIP Code of Ethics

12. Spanish Association of Engineering, Consulting and Technological Services Companies

GNGRUP, being a member of the Spanish Association of Engineering, Consulting and Technological Services Companies, TECNIBERIA agrees and undertakes to carry out its duties following the Code of Ethics of TECNIBERIA.

Meet the team

Belén Oliver Nicolás

Presidency

  • Josep Antoni Grimalt Morey

    CEO

  • Joan Grimalt Morey

    COO & PMO

  • Javier Rodríguez

    Partner & Málaga Director

  • Manuel Rodríguez

    Partner

  • Tolo Gomila

    Board of Directors

  • Santiago de Torres

    Advisory Board Member

  • Juan Molas Marcellés

    Advisory Board Member

    Inmaculada Ranera

    Advisory Board Member

  • Isabel Beneitez

    Advisory Board Member

  • Jose Angel Blanco Martínez

    Director Departamento de project y Construction Management

  • Silvia Lanseros

    Malaga Project Mgmt Director

  • Artur Aguiló

    Architecture Director

  • David Medina Pedrón

    Adjunto Dirección Ingeniería

  • Fabián González

    Senior Project Manager

  • Antonia Barba

    Construction & Design Manager

  • Jacqui Brown

    Financial Department

  • Ramón Zorrilla

    Coordinador MEP Engineering

  • Aina Brunet

    Architech

  • Agustín Justicia del Rio

    Senior Project Manager

  • Justo Marín Garcia

    Project Manager Director

  • Belén Oliver Nicolás

    Presidency

  • Josep Antoni Grimalt Morey

    CEO

  • Josep Antoni (Pep) studied at the Superior College of Industrial Engineers in Barcelona (ETSEIB) – part of the Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC) and in 1998 he earned a Bachelors and Masters Degree in MEP engineering.
    His profesional career began on the front line working as site manager and later as Technical Director for several construction companies in both the private and public sector.
    In 2002 he created the Company Enginyeria I Urbanisme where he and his partners designed and directed numerous projects around the Balearic Islands, Canary Islands and southern Spain.

    In 2008 he created GNGRUP where he specialized in Project and Construction Management of hotels and high end real estate.  He is currently Managing Director of GNGRUP in Spain and LATAM. He has participated in numerous courses and seminars and is currently a speaker in Project Management courses and webinars and a lecturer of the Project Manager postgraduate course at the UIB.

    He is a member of the building and urban agenda commission and the international committee of TECNIBERIA, PMP® certified and associated with the Project Management Institut PMI® and the American Society of Value Engineering SAVE International, he is certified in PM2 essentials by the PM2 Alliance.

    He completed postgraduate studies in Real Estate and Hotel Investment at Cornell-University in Ithaca, New York.

    He is certified as BREEAM® Associate, certified WELL AP® (Accredited Professional) and certified by TÜV Rheinland in carbon footprint calculation and management.

    He is the coordinator and head of the Sustainable Tourism Commission of the Spanish Association of Scientific Tourism Experts (AECIT).

    He is a member of the Board of Directors and in 2021 he was elected treasurer of the Spanish Association for Integrated Project Management (AEDIP).

    Joan Grimalt Morey

    COO & PMO

  • In 1997 Joan graduated from the Technical College of Industrial and Technical Engineers (EUETIB, part of the polytechnic University of Catalonia UPC) with a Bachelors Degree in MEP engineering.
    Furthering his studies at the university of La Rioja in 2002 he graduated with a masters degree in MEP engineering from the Superior College of Industrial Engineers.
    That very same year he created the Company Enginyeria I Urbanisme along with two other partners. As head of design his role within the Company led him to direct numerous projects throughout Spain, the Balearic Islands and the Canary Islands.
    In 2008 GNGRUP was formed and Joan specialized in Installation Design for hotels and high end residential building projects. He is currently Director of Operations for GNGRUP throughout Spain. Passionate about his field of work Joan continues to participate in courses and seminars keeping abreast of all the latest and innovative technologies.

    Associated with the Green Building Council Spain (GBCe) and is a certified specialist in environmental assessment of VERDE Omega GBCe buildings, he is certified as BREEAM® Associate and certified by TÜV Rheinland in carbon footprint management and calculation.

    Javier Rodríguez

    Partner & Málaga Director

  • Civil Engineer, Canals and Ports from the Polytechnic University of Madrid. He founded and was CEO, together with his brother Manuel, of one of the most important construction companies in Andalusia. Founder and CEO of Ituval Innovation, a company dedicated to the most innovative decontamination, disinfection and purification technologies for water, air and surfaces. Founder and CEO of Ituval Project Management and managing partner of GNGRUP-ITUVAL Málaga.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Manuel Rodríguez

    Partner

  • Training economist. He founded and was CEO, together with his brother Javier, of one of the most important construction companies in Andalusia. Founder and CEO of Ituval Innovation, a company dedicated to the most innovative decontamination, disinfection and purification technologies for water, air and surfaces. Founder and CEO of Ituval Project Management and managing partner of GNGRUP-ITUVAL Málaga.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Tolo Gomila

    Board of Directors

  • Founder of the multinational ESTEL Ingeniería y Obras in 1995. For twenty years he led its international expansion, participating in the execution of more than 700 hotels around the world. In 2015 he capitalized on his holdings and, following his entrepreneurial spirit, created Gomila Group Investment, a Family Office that focuses its activity on medium-sized companies with innovative models and international expansion strategies. This Mallorcan businessman stands out for his firm commitment and active participation in civil and business society in his homeland (President of the ParcBIT Business Association, President of the Innovation Commission of the Mallorca Chamber of Commerce, Secretary of the Metacluster IBCluster , among others). During his professional career, he has been distinguished with several awards, highlighting: Best Entrepreneur Award of the Balearic Islands by Joves Empresaris, Case of Success by Expansión magazine and the nomination for the 2012 European Business Award by Spain.

    He is currently the president of FEVITUR (Spanish Federation of Tourist Housing and Apartment Associations).

    Santiago de Torres

    Advisory Board Member

  • Santiago de Torres Sanahúja (Barcelona, ​​1955), a doctor by training, has extensive professional experience in the field of management, both public and private. Graduated in Medicine and Surgery from the Autonomous University of Barcelona, ​​he specialized in Clinical Pharmacology at this university, where he taught. He was also Head of the Drug Addiction Section of the Hospital del Mar in Barcelona.

    Between 1985 and 1994, De Torres held different public positions in three ministries, during the PSOE governments. First, he was general director of the National Plan on Drugs (Ministry of Health and Consumer Affairs). Two years later, he would occupy the position of Undersecretary of the Ministry of Culture and a year later the same position in the Ministry of Social Affairs. Later he worked as an advisor in the Cabinet of the Presidency of the Government, expert in the General Secretariat of the European Commission and delegate of the Government of the Generalitat de Catalunya in Madrid.

    In the private sector, one of the professional axes of the president of Alianza has been and is the most cutting-edge innovation in the development of medicine. Currently, he chairs the companies Atrys Health, Althia and e-Diagnostic, dedicated to Telemedicine. He is also the chairman of the biotech venture capital fund Inveready Biotech. In addition, he is part of various advisory boards of companies in the health, Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) and consulting sectors. He is also a member of the Executive Committee of the Digital Health Association.

    This professional vocation is parallel to his dedication to the world of culture and solidarity. He belongs to the patronage of the Reina Sofía Museum, the Teatro del Liceo in Barcelona and the Fundación Santa María la Real, dedicated to the preservation of the Romanesque. Regarding the field of solidarity, he has been part of the management of Doctors of the World and is currently vice president of the Pasqual Maragall Alzheimer International Foundation and now president of the Alianza por la Solidaridad Foundation.

    Juan Molas Marcellés

    Advisory Board Member

    Born in Barcelona in 1952, he studied Tourism Marketing and Hotel Management and after a professional training process, he directed the Hotel Reina Elisenda on the Costa Brava, this being his first position as director at the age of 22.
    • From 1975 to 1986 Commercial Director of Unión Hoteles Independientes.
    • CEO of H10 Hotels from 1987 to 2004
    • President of CEHAT (Spanish Confederation of Hotels and Tourist Accommodation) from 2007 to 2019.
    • President of the ITH (Hotel Technology Institute) from 2008 to 2020.
    • President of CONFECAT (Catalan Confederation of Hospitality) from 2002 to 2018.
    • Member of the CEOE Board of Directors, from 2011 to 2019.

    Nowadays:
    • President of the Tourism Board since January 2020
    • President of COPERNICUS HOSPITALITY.
    In the year 2000 he received the Tourism Medal of Catalonia.
    In 2011 he received the Medal of Tourist Merit from the Government of Spain.

     

     

    Inmaculada Ranera

    Advisory Board Member

  • She studied Communication and Public Relations at the UB and is currently finishing her Law degree. He worked for 10 years in the Development Agency of the Government of Catalonia, in charge of attracting foreign investment to Catalonia, participating in countless projects in various industrial sectors.

    She was the former General Director for Spain and Portugal of Christie & Co for 21 years. She is an expert in Investment, Real Estate, Surveys, Valuations and Consulting in hotel operations, after her long experience in the sector in Spain and at European level. ”

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Isabel Beneitez

    Advisory Board Member

  • Architect by training and Director of the Real Estate Sector with more than 20 years of experience in professional services, developed in leading companies (CBRE, Deloitte, JLL). She has participated in and led the advice and large real estate projects of the last two decades, with a global and transversal vision of the real estate business, currently also from independent professional advice in various organizations.

    At CBRE, she was responsible for several important company initiatives, such as the creation of Strategic Consulting, the development of the Public Sector and Large Corporations area, the consolidation of the Asian Desk platform with EMEA, as well as the development of the digital area in Spain.

    Member of numerous relevant committees, both business and CSR, as well as several associations, member of WIRES, member of the Diversity and Leadership committee of the US Chamber of Commerce in Spain until June 2020, current member of the 2030 Observatory , AMMDE advisor and RICS accredited member.

     

     

     

     

    Jose Angel Blanco Martínez

    Director Departamento de project y Construction Management

  • Jose Angel graduated in Industrial Engineering in 1990 from the Superior Technical College of Industrial Engineers in Gijón (ETSIIG), University of Oviedo (Asturias).
    He began his professional carreer as Construction Manager and quickly progressed to Construction Group Manager for two Real Estate Construction/Promotor companies where he worked for 14 years.
    In 2004 he became Contract and Technical Director for a real estate company developing projects (houses, hotels, shopping centers, offices, urbanizations) in both Spain and America.
    In 2013 he worked for RIU Hotels controlling construction costs answering directly to the President on all issues in relation to building projects both renovations and new build.
    In 2014 he moved to an engineering company as Director for Project Management (amongst other projects he managed The Acadamy and Rafa Nadal’s Sport Center in Manacor).
    On joining GNGRUP Jose Angel directs the Department for Project and Construction Management.

    Silvia Lanseros

    Malaga Project Mgmt Director

  • Graduated in architecture. Project Manager, planning, managing and controlling projects and their execution, in order to deliver to the client a product of high quality standards, adhering to their wishes and expectations. Director of the Department of Project and Construction Management of GNGRUP-ITUVAL Málaga.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Artur Aguiló

    Architecture Director

  • Architect from the Higher School of Architecture of Barcelona, belonging to the Polytechnic University of Catalonia.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    David Medina Pedrón

    Adjunto Dirección Ingeniería

  • On leaving school David took a BTEC diploma in electrical and electronic engineering. He then decided to further his studies and in 2004 graduated from the University of Girona in Industrial Technical Engineering.
    In 2005 he began his career as a Quality Technician at SEMAI (automotive electronic systems) In 2006 he was made head of Quality Control and part of the technical team for LED lighting designs.
    In 2007 he furthered his career by stepping into the world of Industrial Installations and Legalization of Activities.
    In 2015 he joined the team of professionals at GNGRUP working on Installations and Legalization of Activities. David also manages GNGRUPS engineering projects.

    Fabián González

    Senior Project Manager

  • Technical Architect and Project Manager with more than 35 years of experience in the sector.

    Senior Construction Manager.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Antonia Barba

    Construction & Design Manager

  • Training Technical Architect and Project Manager.

    BREEAM Associated.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Jacqui Brown

    Financial Department

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    Ramón Zorrilla

    Coordinador MEP Engineering

  • Engineer Graduated in Electrical Engineering from the Higher Polytechnic School of Jaén, University of Jaén.

    Master’s degree in management of energy facilities and internationalization of projects from the Cardenal Herrera University, Valencia.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Aina Brunet

    Architech

  • Architect from the Technical School of Architecture of Barcelona belonging to the Universitat Politècnia de Catalunya (UPC).

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Agustín Justicia del Rio

    Senior Project Manager

  • Technical architect.

    Malaga Coordinator.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Justo Marín Garcia

    Project Manager Director

  • Justo is a technical architect from the University of La Laguna (Tenerife) and later did a degree in building engineering at the University of the Balearic Islands.
    In 2014 he joined CBRE where he worked for two years on large shopping center projects.
    After joining the GNGRUP team in 2016 as a senior project manager, he successfully managed 14 hotel refurbishments until 2020. He then joined the BOVIS team for the refurbishment of the Porto Pi shopping center in Palma de Mallorca, then moved on to work directly as a property manager for Merlin Properties.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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