Our Team


Experts in Infrastructure projects, Construction Management, Refurbishment and Specialized Facility Maintenance Services.
Each division of Global General Trade is led by a member of the Board who makes sure
that our divisions work together across the business to deliver the best possible results with the highest standards in the industry.
This senior management team has a wealth of experience in Infrastructure Projects, Constructions and Specialized Facilities Maintenance Services.

Astrid Mclaughlin

Astrid Mclaughlin – Director

Astrid took over the reins of Global General Trade in 2016. Since then, she has completed a number of projects, (these include some of the prominent projects).

Astrid’s National Diploma in Business Management and Level 3 Certificate with London Trinity College has equipped her with the ability to cope with the demands of a constantly changing industry.

Her ability to remain calm and focused under pressure, to motivate her team and to think laterally under all circumstances, has ensured that Global General Trade clients are always provided with the best possible solution and services.

Ben Lutumba - Managing Director

Ben is responsible for the company’s overall strategic direction, the growth and development of the business, and is proactive in the development of Global General Trade’s leadership team.

He is passionate about property development and Construction, if you can Dream it – He can develop it.

Ben brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the table, accrued over the past 20 years in the Construction and Development industry.

Ben started his career after being appointed by Bib Bay Development as Project Manager and has worked at three major construction companies. His strong leadership also ensures that the Team delivers on the company’s key objectives of understanding and meeting client expectations.

Ben holds a financial business management diploma from Stellenbosch University. Currently, he is expanding his expertise with UNISA in Communication and Leading the Organization with MicroMasters, at the University of Queensland.

Ben Lutumba


We have a team of fully qualified professional Architects Engineers, Electricians and Builders who are all properly trained about the health & safety of our customers to work within residential homes and over our 65 years of combined experience.

  • Qualified & approved builders’ specialists
  • Modern and Progressive construction company.
  • Full 10-year guarantee
  • Comprehensive design and build plans
  • Full liability insurance


Our Contract Managers are your point of contact for all your Service and Maintenance needs. In conjunction with our specialist engineers and with the support of a dedicated administrator they will provide you with consultancy and advice as well as managing ongoing PPM and reactive support. It is their goal to make sure you have a safe, compliant and sustainable business.

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Every project we run is managed by a member of our Project Management team. Between them they have 40 years’ experience delivering a full range of Construction, Engineering & Electrical installations and refurbishments. Equipped with capabilities, a dedicated team, the support of an admin team and our estimators your Project Manager will be your point of contact, offering advice and overseeing all elements of your project.

Mike - Project Manager

Mike is one of Global General's Senior Project Managers responsible for design and consultancy projects.

He excels at getting the best out of his team and delivering complex projects.
He is a highly regarded construction professional specialising in project management and operational planning with over 35 year's experience in the industry.

He has held numerous safety-critical roles for a variety of main contractors resulting in an extensive knowledge of commercial and corporate construction practices.


Mishal - Accounts Administrator.

Mishal brings extensive experience in accounts administration and compliance to his role at Global General Trade.

He supports Christivie in all areas of the business, from accounts to office matters, as well as overseeing GGT reporting and health and safety.


The engineers are the core of business. Whether they are on the road or dedicated on-site, they have access to the full history of your site and your plant. Whether you need a specialist to fix a complex issue or a multi-skilled engineer to diagnose and remedy a non-specific fault we have the person for the job.

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Training the staff of the future is vital so many of our teams have apprentices. Whether they are developing engineering skills or administrative competencies we believe in growing our own team from the ground up. We aim to improve skills and support our team with the direction of their career.

Meet the team
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