Alasdair Henderson
Alasdair Henderson, Executive Director, BAM Contractors Ltd.

For over 60 years, BAM has been at the centre of shaping Ireland’s built environment, in more recent times helping public and private sector clients reduce carbon emissions and enhance sustainability over the lifecycle of their buildings and infrastructure.

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BAM Ireland

BAM Ireland is part of the UK and Ireland Division of the Royal BAM Group of the Netherlands.

An integral part of its sustainable strategy for 2023 is to have an overall positive impact on biodiversity and climate. As verified by its leadership position on the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) A-List, Irish Green Building Council membership, and its most recent Green Construction Award win at the Green Awards 2023, it has set an ambitious carbon target to become net zero in its direct operations by 2026.

Horgans Quay, Cork
Bolands Quay
Bolands Quay, Dublin.

BAM people

People are the foundation of BAM’s strategy – Building a Sustainable Tomorrow. Through this, it wants to remain the employer of choice, leading with an open and diverse culture where it cares for the environment and the communities it works in – both today and tomorrow.

Around the country, its highly skilled teams use digital construction and industrialised construction methods to help ensure energy-efficient operations. It also works with expert industry partners, academic researchers, the government, its highly valued supply chain, customers and end users to embed a circular approach to how it designs, constructs and operates buildings and infrastructure.

Alasdair Henderson, Executive Director, BAM Ireland, comments, “As a purpose-led business, we aim to create a sustainable infrastructure that meets the needs of society whilst ensuring that we leave a lasting legacy. The continuously increasing loss of biodiversity and the climate crisis is a severe threat to our planet, and our industry can play a crucial role in reversing their effects.”

BAM Ireland
The Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Bridge (N25 New Ross Bypass PPP).
County House Brewery Quarter Cork
County House Brewery Quarter, Cork.

BAM awards

Recent awards include the BIM Excellence Award for the Department of Education Lot 2 Schools Project and Leisure Award for Aparthotel, Little Mary Street (ICE Awards 2023), as well as the already mentioned Green Construction category award win at the 2023 Green Awards.

Recent and current BAM projects

Recent projects include The Shipping Office; One Lime Street, Dublin; Navigation Square, Cork; Boland’s Quay Development, Dublin; and the N5 Westport to Turlough JV.

Ongoing projects include Derrybrien Windfarm, Waterford North Quay Public Infrastructure Project, The New Children’s Hospital (NCH); New Maternity Hospital at Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast JV; Newmarket Square; Green Acre Grange Dundrum; Athy Distributor Road and N3 Snugborough Interchange.

BAM also continues to be active in the facilities management, modular homes, and Irish PPP markets.

BAM Ireland
The New Children’s Hospital, Dublin.
BAM Ireland
N5 Westport to Turlough joint venture.



ADDRESS: Hartwell Lower, Kill, County Kildare

PHONE: 045 886 400


LINKEDIN: Bam UK and Ireland

TWITTER: @bamukandireland

KEY EXECUTIVES: Alasdair Henderson, Executive Director BAM Ireland; John Barry, Finance Director; Kathy O’Leary, Director of Occupational Health and Safety; Suzanne Kavanagh, HR Director, John Lucy, Director Civils; Denis McCarthy, Regional MD Building; Ger Moloney, Regional Director Building; Luke Gibbons, Regional Director Building; Grainne DeMordha, FM General Manager; John Woods, Managing Director MHI; Tom Scott, Pre-construction Director.

KEY ACTIVITIES: General Building, Civil Engineering, PPP, Volumetric Housing, Facilities Management focusing on sustainability, industrialisation and digitalisation.

YEAR-END: 31/12/2022