Company profile

GIBB has been present in Mauritius since 1958. Initially, Sir Alexander GIBB & Partners (Africa), based in Nairobi, were invited to Mauritius and provided consultancy services in the fields of Wastewater, Roads, Airport and Wave Energy. GIBB's involvement was continuous in Mauritius as such until 1972, when Sir Alexander Gibb & Partners (Mauritius) was set up as a local partnership under the laws of Mauritius.

GIBB (Mauritius) Ltd was incorporated as a private Mauritian company under the laws of Mauritius in February 1991. Since April 2002, the shareholding is 100% by Mauritian Nationals.

For the past fifty years, GIBB has undertaken many major building and civil engineering development works in the fields of:

  • Airports
  • Buildings and Industrial Estates
  • Environment & Solid Waste Management
  • Harbour Development, Dredging and Reclamation
  • Highway Engineering
  • Hydro Power
  • Infrastructure Development
  • Property Development
  • Irrigation Engineering
  • Project Management
  • River Engineering
  • Sewerage, Sewage Treatment and Disposal
  • Surface Water Drainage and Hydrological Studies
  • Town Planning and Land Use
  • Water Resources, Treatment and Supply

The services provided by GIBB include:

  • Project Management
  • Feasibility and Pre-Investment Studies
  • Land Surveying and Engineering Surveys
  • Site Investigations and Models
  • Engineering Design
  • Technical Assistance and Training
  • Procurement
  • Tender Documentation and Evaluation
  • Contract Administration and Measurement
  • Supervision of Construction Works.

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GIBB also provides specialist services in the field of Geomatics for various property development and engineering projects. These services include cadastral, topographic, bathymetric and engineering surveys and the setting up of Geographic Information Systems (GIS).

Our clients include:

  • Airports of Mauritius Ltd
  • Airport of Rodrigues Ltd
  • Central Electricity Board
  • Central Water Authority
  • Cliff of Macondé Property Holdings Ltd
  • Departement de l’Agriculture et des Forêts, Mayotte
  • Development Bank of Mauritius Ltd
  • Dhevatara Properties (Seychelles) Ltd
  • Emtel Ltd
  • Golf Development International
  • Indian Oil Ltd
  • Ireland Blyth Ltd
  • Irrigation Authority
  • Land Transport Division, Republic of Seychelles
  • Mauritius Ports Authority
  • Ministry of Housing and Lands
  • Ministry of Public Utilities
  • Ministry of Public Infrastructure
  • Ministry of Local Government and Solid Waste Management
  • Ministry of Environment and National Development Unit
  • Ministry of Health and Quality of Life
  • Ministry of Shipping, Rodrigues and Outer Islands
  • Ministry of Tourism and Civil Aviation - Republic of Seychelles
  • Mordaunt Ltd
  • National Housing Development Co Ltd
  • Outer Islands Development Corporation
  • Peter Brett Associates
  • Petroleum Companies - The Oil Consortium, Indian Oil & ESSO
  • Public Utilities Corporation - Seychelles
  • Road Development Authority
  • Rodrigues Regional Assembly
  • Rogers Group
  • State Property Development Corporation
  • State Trading Corporation
  • State Commercial Bank
  • Water Resources Unit
  • Wastewater Management Authority
  • Waste Management Companies - Atics Ltd & Maxi Clean
  • Zanzibar Ports Corporation, United Republic of Tanzania

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International funding agencies which have financed projects carried out by GIBB include:

  • Abu Dhabi Fund for Arab Economic Development
  • African Development Bank
  • Asian Development Bank
  • Banque Arabe pour le Developpement Economique en Afrique
  • European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
  • European Development Fund
  • Inter-American Development Bank
  • Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development
  • Saudi Fund for Development
  • United Kingdom Overseas Development Administration
  • United Nations Development Programme
  • United States AID
  • World Bank
  • European Investment Bank (EIB)
  • Kreditanstalt fur Wiederaufbau of Germany
  • Agence Française de Development (AFD)

An offshore company, GIBB (Indian Ocean) Ltd, was incorporated in September 2002 to provide services outside Mauritius.

GIBB (Mauritius) Ltd possesses a Quality Management System compliant with ISO 9001:2008 and applicable to Consulting, Design and Management Services and site based projects.

With a total staff of over a hundred, GIBB is the largest consultancy firm in Mauritius. Much of the services are provided with local expertise. Our key personnel comprises Mauritian engineers, land surveyors, a GIS analyst and technicians with multi-disciplinary experience in engineering works, backed up from the vast resources of the GIBB Group.


The GIBB GROUP, with permanent offices in 15 countries over Africa and the Indian Ocean region has undertaken a very large number of major multi-disciplinary and heavy civil engineering projects.

The range of projects undertaken and the various types of skills and expertise required are extensive. Expertise can be provided to supplement the existing expertise and capabilities of GIBB Mauritius to suit the requirements of each project.

Specialist services can be made available in areas such as

  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Major Dams and Hydraulic Structures
  • Irrigation, Drainage and Water Resources Management
  • Coastal Engineering
  • Hydro-Electric and Thermal Power Facilities
  • Airport Projects
  • Main Line Railways and Light Rapid Transit Systems
  • Complex Computer Modelling
  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

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