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About – OBMG

Our Team

Highly trained, professionally capable team

Commissioning & Mission Critical Design Expertise

A growing team of 20+ x Full Time Technical and Engineering professionals. Additional support from expert contract team.

Our core staff includes a highly trained and professionally capable team with a wide spectrum of expertise from commissioning to mission critical design.

OBMG senior engineers are professionally recognised with membership of the IET / IEI / SEAI / Uptime Institute / CIBSE / ACEI bodies.

Training and Professional Development is a key philosophy within our company and all engineering staff are continuously developing their professional expertise to ensure the highest calibre individuals within our company.

Michael OBrien OBMG

Michael O'Brien

Co-Founder & Director of OBMG Ltd
Michael combines his work on Data Centre and Mission Critical facilities with leading the OBMG Team on the commercial, Healthcare, Educational and Residential division. He has over 24 years’ experience within the industry. He is also a highly experienced QAQC and Cx engineer having worked on multiple Data Centre projects throughout Europe.

He has the unique experience of working on the construction, design and commissioning element of projects; having commenced his career as a site based engineer before moving into the consultancy field.

It is this unique knowledge of working on both the design and construction elements of projects that provides the business with an unparalleled level of insight into delivering a successful service.

Michael has worked on an array of projects/clients from BMW-MINI, Bank of Ireland, Ericsson, Department of Education, Audi, Irish Rail, Interxion, Microsoft and Equinix to name but a few.
Gareth McGowan OBMG

Gareth McGowan

Co-Founder & Director of OBMG Ltd
Gareth is a Fellow and Chartered Engineer. He has over 24 years’ experience within the Mechanical and Electrical industry. His proficiency is in the critical environment design & commissioning projects with expertise in Commissioning Management and team leadership skills. Gareth is the project director for OBMG Mission Critical projects.

His core area of specialist expertise is in the design and commissioning for mission critical data centres and industrial facilities. Within this area of expertise Gareth has worked with clients such as Ericsson, Alexion, Johnson Controls, Alkermes, Zimmer Biomet, Microsoft, Equinix, K2 and Interxion. Working with leading edge technological companies, Gareth has developed a comprehensive portfolio of experience.

In addition, Gareth is a qualified Electrician with site management skills and was recently awarded the title of Engineering Fellow, the most prestigious and senior professional title within the engineering profession