As President of Development and Construction, Jayne McGivern is responsible for overseeing all new venue development projects for Madison Square Garden Entertainment Corp. (MSG Entertainment). The Company is building a state-of-the-art venue in Las Vegas, MSG Sphere at The Venetian, and has announced plans to build a second MSG Sphere in London, pending necessary approvals. Ms. McGivern manages a world-class team of construction management professionals who are responsible for driving the completion of the Las Vegas venue and retaining the knowledge gained for future MSG Sphere projects.
An established leader in global construction, Ms. McGivern has spearheaded the creation and delivery of a number of large development projects. She joined MSG Entertainment (formerly part of The Madison Square Garden Company (MSG)) in 2018 and, prior to being named President, served as Executive Vice President of Development and Construction. Before joining MSG, Ms. McGivern led Red Grouse Properties, her own private property investment vehicle. Her former roles also include CEO of the European Division of Multiplex plc and Managing Director of Anschutz Entertainment Group in London, during its acquisition and redevelopment of The O2 (formerly the Millennium Dome).
Ms. McGivern serves on the board of directors of Skanska AB, one of the world’s most prominent construction and development companies, and Cairn Homes, the leading Irish homebuilding company. She is also the former board chair of the UK Ministry of Defense’s Defense Infrastructure Organization, which plays a vital role in supporting the armed forces by building, maintaining and servicing the infrastructure needed to support defense.
Ms. McGivern is a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.