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Tag: Construction Leaders

Theo Cullinane, CEO, BAM Ireland –”Appropriate Risk Sharing Must Be Embedded In All Procurement Models”

Theo Cullinane Bam

Theo Cullinane, CEO, BAM Ireland, speaks with ROBBIE COUSINS about some of the contractor’s successes in the past year and discusses issues that need urgent attention if the sector and economy are to bounce back from the Covid-19 crisis.

Liam Kenny, MD, John Paul Construction – A Baptism Of Fire

Liam Kenny, Construction Leaders, John Paul Construction

Liam Kenny, Managing Director, John Paul Construction, speaks with ROBBIE COUSINS about his hectic first few months heading up the company, and how the sector’s workers have responded, and CIF members cooperated in addressing Covid-19, gives him great confidence for its future.

Micheál O’Connor, Deputy MD, Dornan – “Covid-19 Is The Catalyst Needed To Usher In Digital Transition”

Micheál O’Connor, recently appointed Deputy Managing Director of Dornan Engineering, speaks with Mimi Murray about why all stakeholders should grasp the opportunities presented by Covid-19.

John O’Shaughnessy, MD, Clancy Construction – Offsite Construction Crucial To Overcoming Covid-19 Challenge

John O' Shaughnessy Clancy

John O’Shaughnessy, Managing Director, Clancy Construction, speaks with Robbie Cousins about how the contractor has adapted to meet the Covid-19 challenge, and why he believes the sector will come out stronger at the other side of the pandemic.

Rachel Clarke, President, MBCA – “MBCA Wants To Be A Partner In Ireland’s Economic Recovery”

Rachel Clarke

Rachel Clarke, President, MBCA, speaks with ROBBIE COUSINS about the challenges facing main contractors and the role that MBCA members have to play in getting the Irish economy back on its feet.

Mick Flynn – The Secret of Our Success


Mick Flynn, Operations Director, Flynn, speaks with ROBBIE COUSINS about how embracing diversity, looking after the wellbeing of staff and being an early adopter of digital construction technologies have helped the main contractor sustain its success. Flynn recently celebrated its 15th year in business. Having placed 19th in Construction magazine’s ‘CIF Top 50 Contractors’ last […]

Steve Bowcott, CEO, John Sisk and Son

As Sisk tops the Construction magazine CIF Top 50 2019, CEO Steve Bowcott has much to celebrate and discuss including the company’s future plans.
Steve Bowcott describes the Sisk business as a three-legged stool with operations in Ireland, the UK and Mainland Europe all making important contributions to the group.

Steve Bowcott, CEO, John Sisk & Son

Steve Bowcott

Steve Bowcott, Chief Executive Officer, John Sisk & Son, talks to Barry McCall about the challenge of leadership in a rapidly changing construction sector. Steve Bowcott could have been in the Royal Air Force, but, fortunately for the Irish construction industry, he chose a career in civil engineering. It wasn’t necessarily a love for the […]

Eoin Vaughan, CEO, Mercury Engineering

Eoin Vaughan

Eoin Vaughan, Chief Executive Officer, Mercury Engineering, tells Barry McCall about the key contributors to the company’s recent success. Mercury Engineering is one of Ireland’s great international success stories. Over the years its distinctive logo and red and blue livery could be found on sites throughout Ireland, the UK, Europe, the Middle East and beyond. […]

Anne Dooley, Managing Director, Winthrop

Anne Dooley

The M&E sector has changed hugely over the past decade. Anne Dooley, Managing Director, Winthrop, tells Carol Tallon about how some of these changes have influenced her leadership approach. Anne Dooley joined Winthrop in 1997 and progressed through the organisation to be appointed Managing Director in 2015. Winthrop started working as M&E subcontractors on their […]