Meet the Team

The Konstruct Interiors team is a collective of industry leading professionals, with over 50 years combined experience in the delivery of high-end fit-out projects.  Strong business acumen coupled with a deep understanding of the construction sector and a commitment to continuous staff development gives us the edge.

Martin Kernan

Managing Director

Managing Director Martin Kernan brings a unique but highly relevant skill set to his role at Konstruct. A planning graduate with a background working in both finance and property, his commercial astuteness is matched only by his excellent people skills, which make him a fine negotiator and an accomplished problem solver. As well as the day-to-day running of the company and overall management of workflows, Martin is heavily involved in business development and strategy, identifying new routes to market with a view to driving organic growth of the company. Whilst he has a great head for figures, Martin is also a talented chef and arts aficionado, having been known to tread the boards on occasion with his local theatre group!

Columb Gribbin

Contracts Director

Technically minded with a keen eye for detail, Contracts Director Columb Gribben has more than 15 years of construction industry experience and has been responsible for the safe and successful execution of a wide range of projects across the commercial, leisure and residential sectors.
A member of the Chartered Institute of Building, Columb is responsible for overseeing all practical construction elements of each project, liaising with the design and construction management teams to ensure projects are delivered within the agreed timeframes and budgets.

Johnston Shields

Commercial Director

With more than 25 years’ experience as a professional quantity surveyor, Commercial Director Johnston Shields is renowned at Konstruct for his ability to really drill down into the nuts and bolts of a project, gaining a deep understanding of the client’s motives and objectives to ensure a precisely tailored outcome. Johnston is a member of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors and the Chartered Institute of Building, and his personal portfolio includes some extremely high profile projects for clients in both the UK and Ireland. A keen runner, his combination of proven professional skill and easygoing personality make him a firm favourite with clients and his objective is always to deliver a project that exceeds expectations.