Gemma O'Kane, Dowds Group | Business in the Community

Head of People and Communications, Dowds Group

Head of People and Communications, Dowds Group

Gemma joins the judging panel representing Dowds Group, a leading building services and construction company headquartered in Northern Ireland.

Having previously held roles in marketing and management, Gemma joined Dowds Group in 2015 to assist in establishing the Communications and HR departments of the business, a role which has grown to include oversight of the companies’ internal and external communications and CSR activities.

Dowds were delighted to receive the One-to-Watch Award in 2021 in recognition of their people-focussed drive and passion to build a better future for staff, customers, and the wider community.

Judge in the One-to-Watch Award category of the Responsible Business Awards. Find out more at