Mick Foran - CEO

Mick Foran

CEO

Relevant Experience

With over 25 years experience specializing in large and complex projects ranging from €1m to €100m value, Michael has been a key player in the construction industry for some time. His track record is demonstrative of his budget control, project planning, quality control, and best construction practice. Over the years Michael has gained renown for his ability to proactively deal with all areas of contracts management, successful collaboration, strong project management and attention to detail. It is because of Michael that ADCO’s commitment to quality of service and to the construction industry remain at the forefront of every project we do. Michael has worked with MSD for 14 years.

Qualifications

  • BSc Construction Management
  • Member of Chartered Institute of Building
  • CIOB, Construction Manager of the Year-50 mill Category 2005

Key Skills

  • Managed multi-million projects from Inception to completion and handover (1 to 100 million).
  • Project planning & Programme management on large residential schemes.
  • Budget and cost control.
  • Delivery of projects safety.
  • Quality control on site.
Mairead Luttrell - PM Pharma Division

Mairead Luttrell

Pharma Division Manager

Relevant Experience

Mairead leads the Pharmaceutical Division at ADCO Contracting. With over 10 years experience in Ireland and internationally in pharmaceutical environments, Mairead has managed projects for clients such as MSD, Alexion. Pfizer. Allergan and Amgen. Mairead’s project work has included new builds, design & build. ft-out, refurbishment, cleanrooms and shutdowns. Mairead is responsible for the full remit of ADCO’s pharma division including contract negotiation, cost & waste minimisation, client management, stakeholder engagement and resource management.

Qualifications

  • MEngSo Civil Engineering with Business
  • IOSH Managing Safely in Construction CIF 2016
  • Project Management Strategies - CIF 2018

Key Skills

  • Manage morning staff meetings delegating responsibilities through the General Foreman & team Leaders within the crew.
  • Micro-Management of ongoing projects particularly with all works received from Merck Scharp and Dohme from receipt of works to completion.
  • On-site inspections completed with the General Forman Overall responsibility to ensure quality of product health & safety requirements & efficiency in work
  • Review scheduling & status of all works being completed.
Joe Doorley - Contracts Manager

Joe Doorley

Contracts Manager

Relevant Experience

Joe has more than 20 years under his belt nationally and internationally, having taken his trade to the US, Canada and the Middle East Acquiring a wealth of knowledge very rapidly, Joe began his career as an Engineer and swiftly moved from Project Manager to Contracts Manager Joe has been responsible for the safe and successful execution of a wide variety of construction projects including industrial commercial, pharmaceutical and fit out facilities.

Qualifications

  • BSc Production and
  • Design Management Incorporate Member of the Chartered
  • Institute of Building Certificate in Project Management, DIT.

Key Skills

  • Ensuring Project Delivery.
  • Quality of project, Health & Safety requirements & efficiency in all projects are maintained & enhanced.
  • Establish and maintain working relationships.
  • Effective communication throughout all parties

Liam Lynam

Contracts Manager

Relevant Experience

Liam has 25 years of experience in delivering high-quality construction projects, he manages the organization of key clients and accomplishes project objectives by planning and evaluating the project activities. He combines the data-driven approach of his education in science with his experience as a site technician, quantity surveyor, and project manager to ensure projects are delivered safely and on time.

Qualifications

  • Occupational First Aid
  • Diploma in Web Design

Key Skills

  • Project Supervisor Construction
  • Stage Safety & Health in Construction
  • Manual Handling
  • Management and Inspection of Scaffolding
Anita Joyce - Purchasing

Anita Joyce

Purchasing

Relevant Experience

Anita ensures that the best value is found in the marketplace for construction materials and supplies. As an experienced buyer, Anita likes to ensure that ADCO regularly “gives back” to the community and supports our regular charitable donations.

Qualifications

  • Higher Certificate in Business Procurement, IIPMM (UCD & Griffith College),
  • Certificate in Business Administration, College of Management and IT (CMIT)
  • Purchase Card Training

Key Skills

  • Procurement
  • Customer service
  • Relationship management
  • Supply chain negotiation
  • Employee Expense Management
Brian Nolan - Estimating & Procurement

Brian Nolan

Estimating & Procurement

Relevant Experience

Brian oversees tendering and pricing of new projects. He ensures that ADCO clients get the best value-add from the supply chain in the marketplace. In his 10 years at ADCO, he has been instrumental in the company’s significant growth. He has built enduring relationships with design team members and end-user clients – this allows him to take a collaborative approach to the commercial elements of a project

Qualifications

  • BSc Construction Management & Engineering

Key Skills

  • Procurement
  • Value engineering
  • Commercial oversight on projects
  • In-depth knowledge and experience of pharmaceutical, industrial, food production, fit-out and construction
Sean Quinn - Project Manager

Sean Quinn

Project Manager

Relevant Experience

An experienced Project Manager and Chartered Engineer with an Honours Degree in Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering from Trinity College and a Diploma of Project Management from The Australian Institute of Management, Sean joined ADCO to oversee new build, pharmaceutical and fit-out projects.

Qualifications

  • BEng Civil Structural and
  • Environmental Engineering .HDP Project Management
  • 105H Managing Safely in Construction, CIF 2016

Key Skills

  • Project Supervisor Construction Stage
  • Overall management of the day to day site safety.
  • Managing site safety documentation.
  • Managing ADCO staff safety documentation.
  • On-site inspections completest with the General Foreman Overall responsibility to ensure quality of product, health & safety requirements & efficiency in work practices are maintained & enhanced.
  • Reviewing site safety daily.
Mayela Rivera - QS, Engineer Assistant

Mayela Rivera

QS, Engineer Assistant

Relevant Experience

Mayela has been in numerous roles in the Construction Industry for over 10 years. 8 years of work experience as Project Administrator, controlling budgets of general contractors on large-scale residential, industrial, and commercial construction projects. 4 years of work experience on-site by lean construction. Experience implementing about 9 project management knowledge areas (PMI). She recently qualified as a Health and Safety Professional.

Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree
    Construction Management
  • Building and Construction
    Management
  • Safe Pass
  • CIF COVID 19
    Compliance Officer
  • Manual Handling

Key Skills

  • Schedule activities by lean construction
  • Support up to 9 project management knowledge areas (PMI)
  • Management of subcontractors, design, quality, budget, safety, workforce, and scheduling on-site
  • Sub-contractor’s account statement and payments
  • Prepare Method Statements (RAMS) for each task, which should be signed by all workers who are going to work on the tasks
  • Site Safety Audits and inspections
Ben O’Leary - Project Manager

Ben O’Leary

Project Manager

Relevant Experience

Ben is a professional, highly qualified Construction Manager with over 16 years of experience working within civil engineering and building sectors. Proven track record os safe delivery of projects.

Qualifications

  • BSc Construction Site Management
  • Manual Handling
  • First Aid
  • SMSTS
  • MEWP
  • Confined space
  • Managing The Role of The Project
    Supervisor Construction Stage (PSCS)

Key Skills

  • Site setup
  • Logistic planning
  • Client interface and Meeting.
  • Planning and Programming
  • Lean Construction
  • Pre-appointments with contractor
  • Health safety environment management.
  • Reviewing design & raising TQ’s / RFI’s
  • Submittals of design and material approval
  • Quality review & auditing
  • Handover documents / BCAR
Robert O’Reilly - EHS Lead MSD

Robert O’Reilly

EHS Lead MSD

Relevant Experience

Possesses excellent interpersonal, communication skills and the ability to time manage and multitas. Enjoys being part of a successful team and thrives in highly pressurised and challenging working environments. Astrong work ethic enables the completion of tasks in a swift and efficient manner

Qualifications

  • IOSH Managing Safely in Construction
  • Nebosh International Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety
  • Manual Handling Instructor
  • Applied Suicide Intervention Skill Training (ASIST)
  • Working at Height Instructor

Key Skills

  • Promoting a safe working culture on project sites.
  • Part of Integrated Safety Teams on site
  • Reporting to the Client
  • Development and implementation of Company Site Safety Management Systems
  • Carry out weekly inspections to identify unsafe working conditions
  • Carry out toolbox taks with staff and sub-contractors
  • Carry out environmental health and safety inductions
Ronan Geoghan - Project Manager

Ronan Geoghegan

Fit Out Division Manager

Relevant Experience

Ronan has mastered quality control through his experience as a cabinet maker and is now successfully bringing his expertise to large-scale construction projects such as Staycity Aparthotel, Allure and Oasis of the Seas and 190 Strand apartments London. As the fit-out manager on-site Ronan was involved in every aspect of the job, ensuring only the highest quality delivery of every milestone. Now he is taking his skills to the next level as the new head of ADCO’s fit-out division.

Qualifications

  • BSc Furniture Design and Manufacture
  • CIF Project Management Strategies
  • National Skills All-Ireland Cabinet Making Winner

Key Skills

  • Attending site meetings with the design team, discussing design issues, problems on site, progress on the job, BCAR material submission.
  • Managing all the sub-contractors and the variations on-site.
  • Keeping track of day worksheets of sub-contractors and the variations on-site.
  • Organising labour for the site when needed.
  • Overall responsibility to ensure quality of product, health & safety requirements & efficiency in work practices are maintained & enhanced.
Francis Kavanagh - Site Manager

Francis Kavanagh

Project Manager

Relevant Experience

With more than 37 years of experience, Francis has worked in the Construction Industry from master carpenter to Site Manager. As Site Manager on projects, Francis has worked on large complex developments, multi-story pharmaceutical, food, and commercial projects, giving him the extensive knowledge and skills to deal with a range of building aspects. Francis has worked with Merck Sharp and Dhome since 2014. He has worked on other fit-out and general contracting with other pharmaceutical companies such as Ipsen Pharma, Amgen, Pfizer, Covidien, Forest Labs, and Leo Labs.

Qualifications

  • Master Carpenter
  • Manual Handling
  • Scaffolding CSCS Supervisor
  • Self-propelled Scissor Lift
  • CIF First Aid

Key Skills

  • Comply with company management, quality, and environmental systems.
  • Create and monitor work schedules for subcontractors and directly employed labor.
  • Manage short-term programs and monitor progress on site to ensure delivery of the completed project.
  • Ensure that all machinery and tools are available to the crew and everything is in proper order and state of repair.
  • Ensure that all materials, suppliers, tools and equipment are procured in a time-efficient manner.
Mick Kennedy - Site Manager

Mick Kennedy

Project Manager

Relevant Experience

During his years working with ADCO Mick has delivered large complex developments, multi-story pharmaceutical, food and commercial projects such as MSD Swords, BMS, and Astellas.

Qualifications

  • Safepass
  • Manual Handling
  • Firewatch
  • Abrasive Wheels
  • Confined Spaces

Key Skills

  • Comply with company management, quality, and environmental systems.
  • Manage short-term programs and monitor progress on site to ensure delivery of completed projects.
  • Ensure that all machinery and tools are available to the crew and everything is in proper order and state of repair.
  • Ensure that all materials, supplies, tools and equipment are procured in a time-efficient manner
Gisela Batista - PMO Project Manager

Gisela Batista

PMO Manager

Relevant Experience

Gisela’s knowledge of process and best practices standards provides insights on problems across functional areas of ADCO’s business. She contributes significantly to the success of the projects, efficient utilization of the resources, responsible for implementing new technologies at the company, standardizing streamlining processes. She helps the company in achieving strategic objectives and ensures business operations run smoothly to facilitate our frontline teams in achieving their project goals.

Qualifications

  • MBA in Project Management
  • BS in Automation and Control Engineering
  • Lead Auditor in the ISO9001 Quality Management System
  • Internal Auditor: ISO9001, ISO14001, OHSAS18001
  • AutoCad, SolidWorks, MS Project
  • Design of Experiments – DOE
  • Lean Manufacturing
  • Quality tools

Key Skills

  • Leadership and People Management
  • Operations Management
  • Analysis of Data and information
  • Development of objectives and strategies
Quantity Surveyor

Mark Hannon

Senior Quantity Surveying

Relevant Experience

With over 17 years experience in the construction industry, Mark has overseen contracts throughout Ireland and the UK working for PJ Hegarty & Sons and Techrete. Mark joined ADCO in 2022 and is a valuable addition to our quantity surveying team.

Qualifications

  • BSc in Construction and Economics Management
  • Advanced Level Certificate in Purchasing and Material Management
PMO Assistant

Karol Dominguez

PMO Assistant

Relevant Experience

With over 10 years experience in Mexico and Ireland, Karol is an accomplished Project Management Assistant (PMA) with experience addressing various business office needs through file and document management, inventory allocation and technical training.

Qualifications

  • MSc: Project Management
  • BSc: Civil Engineering
EHS Officer

Aisling Moran

EHS Officer

Relevant Experience

High achieving graduate of BSc in Environmental Health and Safety, with proven ability to lead and effectively participate in a team environment with twelve years customer service experience including three years of leadership duties. A motivated, hard-working person, with the ability to evaluate and
question when necessary.

Qualifications

  • BSc in Environmental Health & Safety, NUIG

Key Skills

  • Ensuring Project Delivery
  • Quality of project, Health & Safety requirements & efficiency in all projects are maintained & enhanced.
  • Project safety file management.
  • Site safety audits and inspections.
  • Expertise in customer loyalty, relationship and value management.
  • Strong teamwork and communication skills.
Bill Marks - Site Manager

Bill Marks

Project Manager

Relevant Experience

Bill has worked in the Construction Industry for over 35 years. As Site Manager on projects, Bill has worked on large complex developments, multi-story pharmaceutical, residential and commercial projects, giving him the extensive knowledge and skills to deal with a range of building aspects. He has managed operations on a day-to-day basis and ensured that work was done safely, on time and within budget, and to the right quality standards.

Qualifications

  • Trade Plastering
  • Fetac Lvl. 6 - certificate in building
    energy rating
  • Safe Pass
  • Manual Handling

Key Skills

  • Complying with company management, quality, and environmental systems.
  • Creating and monitoring work schedules for sub-contractors and directly employed labor.
  • Managing short-term programs and monitoring progress on-site to ensure delivery of completed project.
  • Ensuring that all machinery and tools are available to the crew and everything is in proper order and state of repair.
  • Monitoring daily construction procedures to ensure that proper
    quality is maintained and that schedules are being followed.
Construction Engineer

Marcel Mako

Project Manager

Relevant Experience

Marcel is a progressive construction senior project engineer/manager with more than 16 years of experience with strong technical, operational and managerial skills in construction, structural and site engineering, supervision, schedule planning, procurement material and coordinating with sub-contractors.

Marcel successfully completed sustainable a residential-recreational complexes in Tatras. Completed Dublin projects include Malahide, Clongriffin, Santy, and Finglas.

Qualifications

  • MSc. in Civil Engineering (Environmental Structures)
  • BSc. in Environmental Structures

Key Skills

  • Acting as the main technical adviser on a construction site for subcontractors
  • Checking plans, drawings and quantities for accuracy of calculations
  • Ensuring that all materials used and work performed are as per specifications
  • Overseeing the selection and requisition of materials and plant
  • Agreeing a price for materials and making cost-effective solutions and proposals for the intended project

Camila de Oliveira

Project Manager

Relevant Experience

Camila has  over 6 years experience in civil engineering including monitoring, planning and control of works, preparation of physical-financial scheduling and development of performance indicators. A highlight of Camila’s career was the execution of the famous restaurant Paris 6 in Campinas SP, finishing in the estimated time and cost, thus guaranteeing the satisfaction of the client.

Qualifications

  • Master of Science - MS, Project Management,
  • Civil Engineer, Civil Engineering
  • Technician in Occupational Safety, Engineering

Key Skills

  • Management of construction site services, utilities and planning conditions.
  • Monitoring of works progress and quality inspection on residential developments.
  • Preparation of programmes with MS Project and physical-monitoring reports.
  • Execution of final inspections, snagging list and as built drawings.
Temitope Malaolu - QA/QC Lead

Temitope Malaolu

QA/QC Lead

Relevant Experience

Temitope has been on numerous Civil Engineering roles in the construction industry for over 15 years and recently qualified as a Health and Safety Professional, which has allowed him to acquire the following key skills:

Qualifications

  • Masters, Environmental Health & Safety
  • IOSH Membership Number 209612
  • Level 8 in Civil Engineering
  • Project Management Professional (PMP)
  • QMS Auditor

Key Skills

  • Supervision of day-to-day site safety
  • Project Safety File management
  • Detalling / design / construction of Civil Engineering Structures
  • Site Safety Audits and inspections
  • Overall management of the day-to-day operations / constructions on site
  • Construction Project Management - Resourcing Costing & Scheduling
  • Quality Auditor 150 9001:2008
Rita Jasaitiene - Accounts

Rita Jasaitiene

Accounts

Relevant Experience

Working as a bookkeeper and credit controller, Rita is key to maintaining cash flow through the business. 

Qualifications

  • Diploma in Kilroy’s College – Bookkeeping and Accounts
  • Diploma in Kaunas Economical College – Bookkeeping and Control
  • Taxation Course in Irish Taxation Institute
  • Certified Employment Law Course

Key Skills

  • Preparing Accounts to Trial Balance
  • Maintaining Debtors ledger
  • Maintaining Creditors Ledger
  • Monthly Accounts Reconciliation
  • Bank Accounts Reconciliation
  • VAT Returns
  • RCT Returns
Ben O'Keeffe - Site Foreman

Ben O’Keeffe

Site Manager

Relevant Experience

Ben is responsible for ensuring that everything goes smoothly by maintaining effective communication between craft workers and supervisors. Ben has a keen eye for detail and a talent for organization on pharmaceutical projects.

Qualifications

  • Certificate in Managing Safety.
  • Trained first Aider.
  • Certificate in Asbestos Awareness.
  • Certificate in working at height.
  • Fire training awareness
  • Lucas card to work in train stations (UK)
  • CSCS card.

Key Skills

  • Delegation and management of site staff regarding duties and responsibilities
  • Co-ordinating and managing of subcontractors
  • Monitor daily construction procedures to ensure that proper quality is maintained and that schedules are being followed.
  • Adherence and monitoring of health & safety procedures
Ross Lawless - Site Engineer

Ross Lawless

Site Engineer

Relevant Experience

Ross is a qualified Civil Engineer having studied at the National University of Ireland, Galway. He graduated with a Master’s degree in 2018. Looking to further develop a career in Engineering/Project Planning and build on the experience gained thus far, determined and enthusiastic individual keen to enhance my skills through new challenges.

Qualifications

  • Honours MEng (Civil)
  • Honours BSc in
    Civil Engineering
  • Safe Pass.
  • Confined Space Training.
  • First Aid and CPR Training.
  • Full Microsoft Office Suite
  • AutoCAD, Robot
  • Civil CADs
  • Revit
  • ANSYS

Key Skills

  • Develop detailed construction programs, method
    statements, logistical and phasing plans.
  • Develop tender bid program submissions and plan
    management of live construction projects.
  • Monitor progress of construction projects and
    preparation of regular client reports.
  • Work on project impact delays and claim
    submissions for construction projects.
Pawel Kaszczak - Set Out Engineer

Pawel Kaszczak

Set Out Engineer

Relevant Experience

Having had 4 years experience of working with Civil Engineering & Surveying industry. Pawel has a good understanding of on site working practices and have a good knowledge of AutoCAD and Microstation. He is fleible and fully committed to jobs and adapt to new working environments very easily. He possess excellent communication skills at all levels and have a keen eye for attention to detail.

Qualifications

  • Auto CAD Survey and Roads Modules
  • Sate Pass
  • First Aid

Key Skills

  • Overall management of the day-to-day operations on site.
  • Import project sites to monitor progress and ensure as well as safety and sanitation standards are being met.
  • Oversee all construction maintenance and operations activities.
  • Analysed project-related reports including maps, blueprint, surveys and aerial photography.
  • Overall responsibility to ensure quality of product, health & safety requirements & efficiency in work practices am maintained & mancer.
Michael Pender - Sr. Quantity Surveyor

Michael Pender

Commercial Manager

Relevant Experience

Michael has worked in the Irish Construction Industry for more than 17 years starting in engineering and quickly moving into a Quantity Surveying Role Michael has worked on Public Projects from clients as diverse as Dept of Defence Dept of Education. Teagas. Respont. Royal College of Ireland and Various Local Authorities from Housing to offices as well as private work Government for client such an Tripadvisor, Biomurin, Sanof, MSD, LogMein, Regus, AIB. Green REFT. Arcadis, Survey Monkey. AA Playrix Amtnat, BNP. Origin and many others.

Qualifications

  • MSc Surveying/Construction
  • Bachelor of Engineering
  • BSc in Applied Physics
  • Member Society of Chartered Surveyors Chartered SCSI / RICS Member

Key Skills

  • Estimating
  • Take off for Works or Materials.
  • Procurement of subcontractors
  • Cost management.
  • Contact Administration
  • Variations and Assessment
Steven Howard - Quantity Surveyor

Steven Howard

Quantity Surveyor

Relevant Experience

Experienced Quantity Surveyor with a demonstrated history of working in the construction industry. Steven joined ADCO in mid-2019 as a strong operation professional skilled in Value Engineering, Procurement and Estimating.

Qualifications

  • B.Sc. Surveying
    (Construction Economics
    & Management)

Key Skills

  • Tendering for new works and preparation of bills of quantities
  • Negotiating with client representatives and subcontractors on procurement, valuations, variations, claims and disputes
  • Conducting on-site measurement and surveys
  • Ensuring budgetary targets are achieved
  • Preparation of tender documentation for pricing of trade packages
  • On-site measurement of concrete, steel and formwork elements
  • Preparation and submission of monthly evaluations
Itallo Nebenzahl - Quantity Surveyor

Itallo Nebenzahl

Quantity Surveyor

Relevant Experience

Itallo has worked in the Construction Industry for more than 5 years, with professional experience as Quantity Surveyor, Civil Design Engineer, and Site Engineer. Throughout his career, he has been involved in several major projects both in Ireland and Brazil.

Qualifications

  • BEng (Hons) Civil
    Engineering NFQ 8
  • Excel
  • AutoCAD
  • MS Project
  • Sigma/W

Key Skills

  • Preparing packages to tender, including BOQ’s
  • Allocating work to subcontractors
  • Completion of monthly claims
  • Budget control & manage all commercial & purchasing elements for all jobs being undertaken on-site & tracking variations
  • Review scheduling & status of all works being completed
Carolina Lidmar - Quantity Surveyor

Carolina Lidmar

Quantity Surveyor

Relevant Experience

Carolina has 6 years of experience in the Brazilian Construction Sector. She has worked on multiple high-value projects ranging from high-rise residential building projects to the restructuring and renovation of a national heritage building. Carolina has a degree in Civil Engineering and after she proceeded to study Project Management and Quantity Surveying.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science (Hons)
    in Civil Engineering
  • Construction Technology
  • Quantity Surveying and Construction
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD 2D and 3D
  • Knowledge in Revit

Key Skills

  • Commercial awareness and excellent numeracy
  • Analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Vast knowledge of construction methodologies & on-site procedures
  • Forward planning and efficient time management
  • Effective leadership and management skills

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