The Downs


Co Westmeath

Contact Details

Ph +353 (86) 8012520



2014 - 2015          CIArb & MII – Accredited Mediator – MII 7 CIArb

2014 - 2015          Postgraduate Diploma in Adjudication Law U.C.D.

2010 - 2012          Postgraduate Diploma in Contract Law & Admin, Trinity College.

1999 - 2000          Diploma in Arbitration Law, U.C.D.

1993 - 1997          Degree (Hons) in Construction Economics (Quantity Surveyor), D.I.T. Bolton Street, D1.


A Commercial / Contracts Manager with twenty years’ professional experience in key roles with responsibility for the commercial and contract administration of large scale capital and maintenance projects Skilled negotiator with extensive experience negotiating large construction contracts, closing final accounts and defending large scale (multi million euro) contractual claims from some of Ireland’s largest contractors and consultants.

Experienced in working as part of an Asset Development team in semi state and multinational organisations with programmes of work from €2-5 billion. Projects include civil, structural, mechanical and electrical (including specialist process systems, LV - HV) and life safety & security system.

Extensive experience in administration & commercial management of a number projects under the FIDIC Red Book (to €10 - €200m), FIDIC Yellow Book (€25m), RIAI / GDLA & IEI (€2-20m), JCT & NEC (€2-30m), PWC (€2-€15m).

Excellent knowledge of contract administration & contract law, utilised to deliver complex technical projects.

Commercially aware professional delivering projects from inception to completion, understanding the interaction between project and business needs

Professional Experience

July 2016 – Current             Jacobs Engineering

Construction Contracts Manager

I am responsible for the procurement and post contract and commercial management of the construction element of a new build €500M plus Biopharmaceutical facility where Jacobs hold the role of ECPM, delivering design, procurement and construction management services under a bespoke EPCM agreement 

June 2012 – July 2015         DPS Engineering, Leixlip, Ireland

Construction Contracts Manager

Work for a large semi-conductor manufacturer as part of a complex construction management team. Responsible for the contract administration of a number of complex refurbishment, new build and tool install projects.

June 2008 – June 2012                       Dublin Airport Authority, Cloghran House, Dublin Airport.

Senior Cost / Commercial Manager

Nov 2006 – June 2008                        Hassett Construction, Maynooth, Co Kildare.

Contract Manager – General Contractor / Developer

May 2006 –Nov 2006         Contract Work

Contracts Manager / QS – Specialist Sub-Contractor (shell and core to end product).

March 2002 – April 2006   Murenna Construction, Co. Westmeath

Contracts Manager – General Contractor / Developer.